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An American veteran wins gold in the military's Wounded Warrior Games

Sgt. Mike Nicholson celebrates life after losing both legs and an arm in Afghanistan.

Aston Martin Confirms 2019 Production for Electric RapidE

Aston Martin has confirmed that it will start building its all-electric RapidE four-door in 2019. And while that’s a year after this model originally was set to arrive, it’s due to a reboot of the project that’s likely to make for a better car—and one that’s a more effective cheerleader for the …

When Cutting Access to Health Care, There’s a Price to Pay

Senators, the United States is a sick country.<p>Four years ago, a panel of experts convened by the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council set out to assess the nation’s health compared with that of 16 other rich nations. Americans, they found, had the second-highest mortality from …

U.S. worries Russia could step up North Korea support to fill China void | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - As the United States pressures China to enforce United Nations sanctions on its ally North Korea, Washington is concerned that Russia could provide support to Pyongyang and fill any vacuum left by Beijing, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on …

New island appears off coast of North Carolina

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Carolina's Cape Hatteras National Seashore has always been stunning, but now there's a new wonder for visitors to explore: A new island has appeared in the ocean almost overnight.<p>Spotted by eagle-eyed locals on the ground -- and photographed by Chad Koczera -- the sandbank has grown …

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Theresa May visit: UK and US 'committed' to Nato

<b>US President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May have reaffirmed their commitment to the Nato alliance after White House talks.</b><p>Mrs May confirmed Mr Trump was "100% behind Nato" despite the president's recent comments calling the transatlantic alliance obsolete.<p>Both leaders said they …

'American carnage': Donald Trump's vision casts shadow over day of pageantry

In Donald Trump’s first speech as US president, he offered a sinister view of the US: cities afflicted by crime, political elite in control and closed-down factories<p>At the stroke of noon, as is the American way, power passed from one man to another man. And with that passing of the baton from …

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Trump to break another tradition after becoming president

At what he had billed as his final post-election “thank you” rally, Donald Trump hinted that he just might keep on holding them after being sworn in …

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Parents, put the phone down — after you read this

OK, kids, a quick moment to gloat: As it turns out, it’s not just you; it’s us parents too. We just can’t stop staring at screens.<p>That’s the result of a new national survey suggesting that parents spend nine hours a day plugged into tech, with only an hour and a half of it dedicated to work and …

What Trump's hand gestures say about him

"New Yorkers tend to use a lot of hand gestures," and Donald Trump is no exception.<p>Body language expert Mary Civiello breaks down the top five gestures Donald Trump uses when he speaks.<p>Video by Jasmine Taylor-Coleman and Anna Bressanin

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How to tone your legs: 5 exercises that bring the burn

Whether you’re outside or stuck at home, you can get a great workout by incorporating stairs into your routine. Using these exercises on a set of stairs will help tone and strengthen your legs and glutes.<p>These can be challenging moves, so if you feel they're a bit more intense than what you're used …

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Irish charity desperate to raise funds for Haiti victims

Tens of thousands of people in Haiti have been affected by the devastating Hurricane Matthew.<p>Towns and villages have been submerged under several …

Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade, slammed into the Bahamas early on Thursday and intensified as it barreled toward the south-eastern US coast where millions of residents heeded warnings to flee inland. The governor of Florida called for people to evacuate as the …

Hillary Clinton calls U.S. racist in debate

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Yes, Hillary Clinton called the nation racist in her first presidential debate.<p>When talking about race-relations in the country, and …

GOOGLE EARTH CAPTURED THIS 22 SHOCKING IMAGES OF A GHOST TOWN

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John Hinckley Jr, Reagan's would-be assassin, released after 35 years

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-37328612<p><b>John Hinckley Jr, the man who tried to assassinate US President Ronald Reagan, has been released from a psychiatric hospital after 35 years.</b><p>Mr Reagan and three others were injured in the shooting outside a hotel in Washington in March 1981.<p>Mr …

Robot operates inside eye in world first

<b>Surgeons have used a robot to operate inside the eye and restore sight - in a world first.</b><p>A team at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital used the device, controlled via a joystick, to remove a membrane one hundredth of a millimetre thick.<p>Patient Bill Beaver, 70, a curate in Oxford, said it was "a …

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5 Easy Morning Habits That Can Make Your Day More Productive

It's the most important part of your day that most people don't think about.<p>Do you want to be more productive? Do you want to be more motivated today? Happier? Then put some thought into the most important part of the day: the start.<p>I know it may seem obvious, but the beginning of your day is the …

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The police can't track your cellphone without a warrant, judge rules | VICE News

In a first, a Manhattan federal judge presiding over a narcotics case has decided that drug evidence obtained through cell phone surveillance technology called "Stingray" won't be admissible in court.<p>StingRay (also known as "Hailstorm" or "TriggerFish") is an "IMSI catcher" basically acts like a …