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Rough day for QBs: Wentz, Savage, McCown, Peterman hurt

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It was a rough day for NFL starting quarterbacks on Sunday. Philadelphia's Carson Wentz, Houston's Tom Savage, the Jets' Josh McCown and Buffalo's Nathan Peterman each left their respective games with injuries. The most serious appears to…

Sunday, Dec 10

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The Latest: Bills receiver Kelvin Benjamin hurts right knee

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Buffalo Bills receiver Kelvin Benjamin has hurt his right knee, and his return is questionable. Benjamin was hurt while attempting to make a deep catch up the right sideline in the fourth quarter of Buffalo's game against Indianapolis.…

The Latest: Houston QB Savage goes to locker room after hit

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Tom Savage has left Houston's game against the San Francisco 49ers after taking a hard hit. Savage was injured when he was driven to the ground on a hit by Elvis Dumervil with about nine minutes left in the second quarter. Replays showed…

Friday, Dec 8

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Blood test may help predict which breast cancers will recur

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A blood test five years after breast cancer treatment helped identify some women who were more likely to relapse, long before a lump or other signs appeared, a preliminary study found. It was the largest experiment so far to use these…

Wednesday, Dec 6

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Gene therapy shows promise against blood-clotting disease

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Gene therapy has freed 10 men from nearly all symptoms of hemophilia for a year so far, in a study that fuels hopes that a one-time treatment can give long-lasting help and perhaps even cure the blood disease. Hemophilia almost always…

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House conservatives show openness to bill averting shutdown

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Hard-right House conservatives signaled an openness Wednesday to backing a short-term spending bill this week, raising the odds that Congress will pass the measure and prevent a partial government shutdown on Saturday. "We've got to get…

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Atlanta mayoral runoff: Bottoms claims victory; Norwood seeks recount

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GET THE FULL STORY: Find in-depth coverage on myAJC.com. SEE THE ELECTION RESULTS: Vote totals for Atlanta mayoral election, Fulton County Commission chairman, metro Atlanta mayoral elections and other runoff elections. 12:31 a.m.: Norwood…

Tuesday, Dec 5

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AP Exclusive: Top gossip editor accused of sexual misconduct

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The top editor for the National Enquirer, Us Weekly and other major gossip publications openly described his sexual partners in the newsroom, discussed female employees' sex lives and forced women to watch or listen to pornographic…

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Q&A: Tax bill impacts on health law coverage and Medicare

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The tax overhaul Republicans are pushing toward final votes in Congress could undermine the Affordable Care Act's health insurance markets and add to the financial squeeze on Medicare over time. Lawmakers will meet this week to resolve…

Monday, Dec 4

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City of Atlanta’s expansion to Emory and CDC approved

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The Atlanta City Council voted unanimously Monday to annex Emory University as part of the city’s largest expansion in 65 years. The city’s 744-acre addition covers Emory, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Children’s…

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Hardly a journeyman: Keenum shines again in Vikes win

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Maybe it's time to stop asking about Case Keenum's starting job with the Minnesota Vikings. After being picked as the NFC offensive player of the month for November, Keenum kept up his hot play by throwing for two touchdowns in a 14-9…

Sunday, Dec 3

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Affidavit: Florida teen was afraid to leave country with former coach

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The 17-year-old was located safe Friday in central New York. Her former soccer coach Rian Rodriguez, 27, is currently in jail on a charge of interference with a child's custody. According to Rodriguez's arrest warrant affidavit, a friend…

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Sex cases put spotlight on sex addiction, but is it real?

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Is sex addiction a true addiction, a crime, or a made-up condition used by misbehaving VIPs to deflect blame or repair tarnished images? A tide of high-profile sexual misconduct accusations against celebrities, politicians and media…

Friday, Dec 1

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Postal regulators move to let stamp prices jump higher

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Seeking to bolster the ailing U.S. Postal Service, federal regulators moved on Friday to allow bigger jumps to stamp prices beyond the rate of inflation, a move that could eventually add millions more dollars to companies' shipping rates…

Waffle House customer cooks his own meal after finding staff sleeping

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A hungry, slightly inebriated man knew just what to do when he stopped by a South Carolina Waffle House early Thursday only to find the restaurant's staff snoozing: He cooked up his own meal, snapping selfies along the way. >> Read more…

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Man who inspired ALS Ice Bucket Challenge dead at 46

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Angels pitcher Hector Santiago took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge before a game against the Cleveland Indians in August 2015. Anthony Senerchia Jr., who helped inspire the viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, died Saturday, ending a 14-year…

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Protests grow as vote count in Honduras drags on

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Protesters and police clashed violently Thursday as incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez emerged with a growing lead for re-election following a reported computer glitch that shut down vote counting for several hours. Challenger…

Thursday, Nov 30

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Lauer becomes biggest name toppled by misconduct allegations

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Matt Lauer's firing as host of NBC's "Today" makes him the biggest media figure brought down by sexual misconduct allegations since Bill O'Reilly and Roger Ailes lost their lofty positions at Fox News Channel. In the wave of accusations…

Wednesday, Nov 29

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Scientists say glitter is potential environmental hazard

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Because glitter is a microplastic, it poses a potential ecological hazard, scientists told The Independent. The threat is particularly serious to marine animals, who have suffered fatal consequences from consuming plastic that makes its…

Tuesday, Nov 28

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Bone treats send dozens of dogs to vets, FDA issues warning

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There have been 90 reports of dogs falling ill after getting “bone treats,” the FDA reported. >> Read more trending news. The “bone treats” are bones that are processed, dried either by smoking or baking, and packaged for sale as treats…

Monday, Nov 27

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Dry weekend draws shoppers even as online sales boom

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The driest Thanksgiving weekend in five years may have helped holiday shopping, despite an overall decline in foot traffic. But some shoppers just took notes in the hopes of finding an even better deal online. That's a consequence of…

Sunday, Nov 26

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George HW Bush now longest-living president in US history

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George H. W. Bush now holds the longevity record among U.S. presidents, moving past Gerald R. Ford on Saturday. George H.W. Bush is now the longest-living president in U.S. history, Time magazine reported. >> Read more trending news. The…

Saturday, Nov 25

Sir Richard Branson responds to claim of sexually inappropriate behavior

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 05: Sir Richard Branson looks on as he launches Virgin Australia's inaugural Melbourne to Hong flights on July 5, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. Sir Richard Branson has released a statement addressing the claim…

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Colorado pastor admits to impregnating 14-year-old girl, police say

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A Colorado pastor has been charged with several felonies after admitting to having sex with and impregnating a 14-year-old girl, police said. Romello Leach, 22, is a licensed pastor serving several local churches, Denver7 reported.…

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Florida teen in custody at border, is 'person of interest' in grandmother's death

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Tyler Logan Mott, left, and his grandmother, Kristina June French, had been missing since Monday, officials said. A 15-year-old Florida teen is in custody at the U.S.-Canada border, hours after police discovered the body of a woman…

Friday, Nov 24

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Colin Kaepernick surprise guest at 'Unthanksgiving Day' on Alcatraz

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Colin Kaepernick (7) was criticized for kneeling on the sidelines during the national anthem last season. Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made a surprise appearance at the Alcatraz Indigenous People's Sunrise…

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Papua New Guinea officials remove last refugees from camp

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The last asylum seekers abandoned a closed immigration camp on Papua New Guinea on Friday, ending a three-week standoff between police and hundreds of men who had been prepared to suffer squalid conditions without power or running water…

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Caught on camera: Teacher arrested, accused of doing cocaine in the classroom

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A high school English teacher has been arrested after she was secretly filmed by her students while appearing to cut up and snort what police suspect to be cocaine in an empty classroom, WGN9 reports. >> Read more trending news ...

Thursday, Nov 23

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Mama June proves she kept her weight loss promise 7 months later

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[June April 5, 2017] AJ Calloway interviews Honey Boo Boo and Mama in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra). Seven months after losing 300 pounds on “Mama June: From Not to Hot,” Mama June Shannon is here to prove…

The last straw? Uber loyalists tested by string of scandals

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Uber has managed to hold the title of world's largest ride-hailing service despite its seemingly endless string of scandals. Its latest misbehavior involving a data breach cover-up revealed this week could be the impetus for people to ride…