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No hiding: You can now see when your Instagram friends are using the app with a green dot

2 hours 14 min ago

Ignoring someone's text but still scrolling through your Instagram feed? Now you may get called out, after Instagram unveiled an updated feature to notify users when their friends are on the app.

       
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Thayer Hall voted ALL-USA girls athlete of the year

2 hours 17 min ago

Thayer Hall has been voted the American Family Insurance ALL-USA girls athlete of the year.

       
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Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro seeks information about immigrant suicide reports

2 hours 18 min ago

Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro says he's increasingly frustrated by lack of transparency about immigrant family reunification and reports of suicides.

       
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Video Shows Struggling Duck Boat in Mo. Storm

2 hours 18 min ago

Amateur video captured at least one struggling duck boat amid severe storm conditions on Table Rock Lake Thursday. Officials have blamed the weather for a duck boat accident on the lake that killed at least 17 people. (July 20)

       
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Contamination problem: McDonald's tainted salads have now sickened 163 people in 10 states

2 hours 18 min ago

The number of people sickened by tainted McDonald's salads has jumped to 163 in 10 states and three of the victims have been hospitalized. The fast-food chain said it's removed the lettuce blend from Fresh Express’ Streamwood, Illinois, facility, and replacing it with a new supply.

       
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Michael Cohen taped Trump discussing payment to a Playboy model, report says

2 hours 19 min ago

The FBI seized the tape of the secret conversation in a raid of Michael Cohen's offices, The New York Times reports. The conversation took place two months before the 2016 election.

       
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Roseanne Barr defends racist Valerie Jarrett tweet: 'I thought the (expletive) was white!'

2 hours 32 min ago

On Thursday, Roseanne Barr claimed that she thought Valerie Jarrett was white in an expletive-filled video posted to her YouTube channel.

       
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Immigrant shelters drug traumatized teenagers without consent

2 hours 33 min ago

The experience of immigrant kids detained by U.S. authorities reveal a serious issue: the failure of government-funded facilities to seek informed consent before medicating immigrant teenagers.

       
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Before accident in Missouri, duck boats had history of fatalities

2 hours 36 min ago

Some of the fatal incidents over the years have involved duck boat operators with the same company that operates "Ride the Ducks" in Branson.

       
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World's strangest-looking airplane? New Airbus 'Beluga' takes flight

2 hours 54 min ago

Airbus’s oddly shaped jet – named for its resemblance to the whale of the same name – will replace an older 'Beluga' model being phased out by Airbus.

       
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Transgender woman: A CVS pharmacist denied my hormone prescription

2 hours 58 min ago

Hilde Hall said the CVS pharmacist refused to give her the prescription back to fill elsewhere and left her feeling "mortified."

       
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Shark Week 2018 viewing guide: What to watch (and how to stream)

3 hours 13 min ago

Discovery has chummed the viewing waters with adventure-TV guide Bear Grylls, MMA queen Ronda Rousey, Olympian Lindsey Vonn, Shaquille O'Neal and NFL stars Aaron Rodgers and Rob Gronkowski for this year's Shark Week lineup.

       
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3 new online marketplaces better than Craigslist

3 hours 45 min ago

Craigslist is a ghost of its former self, but there are new online marketplaces opening up. If you're looking to make a quick buck — or procure that hard-to-find possession — you may try scouring these helpful sites.

       
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New Zealand firm tries 4-day work week, finds resounding success

4 hours 6 min ago

Perpetual Guardian finds that a 4-day work week improved work-life balance for employees with little to no impact on overall productivity

       
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Get on the gridiron and join our new Facebook Group, 'The Ruling Off the Field'

4 hours 36 min ago

If you're as excited about football season as we are, we've got the perfect spot for you.

       
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Federal watchdog urges better EPA oversight after Flint water response

5 hours 11 min ago

A federal watchdog is urging the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen oversight of drinking water systems following its response to the Flint water crisis.

       
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Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden to join 'Cats' film cast

5 hours 13 min ago

Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden and Ian McKellen are all set to join the cast. Although most roles are unclear at this time, Variety reports that Hudson will play Grizabella, who sings popular track “Memory."

       
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Duck boat accident in Branson, Missouri, leaves 13 dead after severe storm

5 hours 17 min ago

Four people were still missing Friday as search and rescue operations began at dawn, authorities said. Wind gusts that sank the boat were as strong as 65 to 80 mph.

       
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Coach in LaVar Ball's Junior Basketball Association who got physical with player no longer with team

5 hours 19 min ago

The coach in LaVar Ball’s Junior Basketball Association (JBA) who got physical with one of his players last week was not on the sideline Thursday night for the team’s first game since the incident.

       
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The Latest: Zach Johnson the clubhouse leader in Open

5 hours 20 min ago

Zach Johnson is the clubhouse leader on a rainy day where players are posting low scores in the British Open

       
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