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LaCroix, Sparkling Ice, Bai and beyond: Are fruit-flavored waters good for you?

We break down what's really in these trendy, enhanced beverages.<p>There's no doubt that drinking lots of water is good for us. The many benefits of staying properly hydrated include glowing skin, enhanced mental function, a healthy immune system and the ability to recover faster after a good workout. …

Flavors

Joey Chestnut breaks world record, downs 74 hot dogs to win Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Defending champion Joey "Jaws" Chestnut broke his own world record on Wednesday by eating 74 hot dogs in 10 minutes to claim his 11th Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest title.<p>The judges originally counted 64 hot dogs for Chestnut, but it was later revealed that an entire plate wasn't counted. Chestnut …

Here's What Happens to Your Body And Brain if You Stop Drinking Water

Don't try this at home.<p>What would actually happen to your body if you stopped drinking water, including all beverages that contain water, like …

Hundreds of schools closed as teachers rally in Oklahoma, Kentucky

<b>OKLAHOMA CITY</b> -- The state Capitol in Kentucky filled with teachers protesting pension changes Monday, and thousands of Oklahoma educators walked out …

Facebook’s tracking of non-users ruled illegal again

Another blow for Facebook in Europe: Judges in Belgium have once again ruled the company broke privacy laws by deploying technology such as cookies and social plug-ins to track internet users across the web.<p>Facebook uses data it collects in this way to sell targeted advertising.<p>The social media …

Rise of 'hobby farms' means more growers get maimed, killed

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Phil Jacobs was just a teenager when his parents bought a scenic Kentucky farm with hayfields, forests, creeks, trails and a view …

Farming

Chinese law professor calls BS that Donald Trump saved UCLA players from prison time

President Donald Trump called LaVar Ball "ungrateful" for not being more appreciative for getting his son and two other UCLA players out of five to …

How to Winterize Drafty Windows

Don't throw money away all winter by allowing cold air to leak into your home. Seal up those drafty windows now.<p>With winter rapidly approaching, it's time to seal drafty windows to prevent cold winds from blowing into your home. And while there are many ways to solve this problem, the best approach …

Home Improvement

Trump to Scrap Critical Health Care Subsidies, Hitting Obamacare Again

WASHINGTON — President Trump will scrap subsidies to health insurance companies that help pay out-of-pocket costs of low-income people, the White House said late Thursday. His plans were disclosed hours after the president ordered potentially sweeping changes in the nation’s insurance system, …

Health Care

Mexico City earthquake: At least 273 dead as buildings reduced to rubble

Desperate rescue workers scrabbled through rubble in a floodlit search on Wednesday for dozens of children feared buried beneath a Mexico City school, one of hundreds of buildings wrecked by the country's most lethal earthquake in a generation.<p>The magnitude 7.1 shock killed at least 273 people, …

Mexico City

Trump threatens shutdown, suggests controversial pardon at Arizona rally

PHOENIX — President Trump on Tuesday threatened to shut down the government over border wall funding, said the North American Free Trade Agreement is likely to be terminated and signaled that he was prepared to pardon former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who is anathema to the Latino …

Donald Trump

Kitten Found Hiding in Lawn Frozen in Fear For Hours But 4 Days After Rescue...

A tiny feral kitten was found hiding in someone's yard for hours frozen in fear, but a few days after he was rescued, everything changed!<p>Meet …

This Blind Kitten Got a Wheelchair, Thanks to Some Eighth-Graders

They built it, in part, with a 3D printer.<p>The world can be a pretty dark place, almost as much as it can be a delightful place. File a group of …

Amazon’s deal with Whole Foods should be scrutinized by Congress, lawmaker says

A House member is urging Congress to hold a hearing to analyze Amazon's proposed $14 billion acquisition of Whole Foods, a merger that critics say could cramp innovation and hurt workers.<p>The deal could affect grocery stores and consumers nationwide, Rep. David Cillicine (D-R.I.), the top Democrat …

Sweet Little Kitten Gets Rescued From The Deep, Dark Depths Of A Buick SUV

Buicks aren’t all boring, and they’re not just for the elderly. This youthful little kitten found one roomy enough to climb up in, and a local …

This video of a kitten being rescued from inside of a Tesla bumper will make your heart burst

There are many things you wouldn’t expect to find inside the bumper of your Tesla, but a tiny adorable kitten probably tops the list.<p>An unidentified …

Police Officer Finds a Stray Kitten and Cuddles With Her All Night So She Won’t Be Alone

We will never get tired of hearing about animal lovers who went the extra mile to help animals in need. The story of the officer who drove one and …

Stray Kitten Stuck on Roof of Building Lost His Meow Calling for Help...

A tiny kitten was stuck on the roof of a building in a construction site in Beirut Lebanon. He was meowing for days, hoping someone could help him …

Monkey Raises Litter of Puppies With as Much TLC as a Human Mom

Hi! Here’s the sweetest thing you will see this month.<p>First thing’s first: We have no information about this monkey or these puppies. We don’t know …

How to Keep Your Rabbits Cool in the Summer Heat

Rabbits do fairly well in cool temperatures, but when it comes to very hot weather, you have to take extra precautions.<p><i>(Read below)</i><p>Rabbits are very …

13 Reasons an Engagement Puppy Is Better Than an Engagement Ring

We recently shared the top trends we’re hoping to see this engagement season; one of those was unique engagement gifts that aren’t necessarily rings. Like, say, an engagement puppy. Then I received the <i>best</i> picture and story from a friend of mine.<p>“We’d been talking about a dog for a while, so rather …

Pet of the Week: 3-month-old kitten named Midnight

Our ABC7 Pet of the Week on Thursday, May 4, is Midnight, a 3-month-old domestic shorthair cat. Please give her a great home!<p>Midnight is not only …

Woman Gets a Text About Six ‘Hairless’ Puppies. When She Sees a Picture, Her Heart Is Destroyed

As Detroit's first and only no-kill shelter, Detroit Dog Rescue is known for helping extremely sick dogs when shelters don't have space, nursing them …