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This is the fountain of youth?

CNN - 9 hours 52 min ago
For centuries, man has been on a quest to find the elixir to eternal life. Alchemists struggled fruitlessly to create the legendary philosopher's stone, a mythical substance capable of turning base metals into precious gold and said to hold the key to immortality.
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Solar system in huge bubble

CNN - 9 hours 53 min ago
Ever feel like you live in a bubble?
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Michael Sam waived by Rams

CNN - 9 hours 57 min ago
The St. Louis Rams announced Saturday that Michael Sam, who made history as the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, has been waived and did not make the team's final 53-man roster.
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Crews battling California wildfire to focus on creating defensible space around homes

FOX News - 10 hours 51 sec ago
Crews battling a wildfire in a far Northern California forest that has led to the evacuation of 250 homes are bracing for warmer, dryer weather.
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Lightning strike kills boy swimming in Pennsylvania creek

FOX News - 10 hours 52 sec ago
Authorities say a lightning strike has killed a boy who was swimming in a central Pennsylvania creek.
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Texting woman impaled in buttocks

CNN - 10 hours 4 min ago
A woman admits to texting while driving after she hit a pole which pierced her buttocks. KUSA reports.
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GOP has jitters over Kansas

CNN - 10 hours 8 min ago
Our Labor Day weekend trip around the "Inside Politics" table included GOP jitters over Kansas, the 2016 impact of President Obama's immigration deliberations, progressive worries about Elizabeth Warren's hawkish foreign policy views, and Republican angst about a research project that was designed to help but may have done more harm then good.
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Letter From America: From Afar, the United States Seems at Odds With Its Ideals

The New York Times - 10 hours 16 min ago
A mysterious sign at the protests in Ferguson, Mo., bespoke a larger truth: America has lost influence by failing to embody its own creeds.

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Obama Takes to Road to Push Rise in Minimum Wage

The New York Times - 10 hours 38 min ago
With the midterm elections in sight, President Obama is traveling to Milwaukee to try to refocus attention on an economic policy issue that could help his party.

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Newborn in good condition after being found inside trash bin

FOX News - 10 hours 39 min ago
Police say a newborn baby found alive inside a trash bin in the central Illinois community of Jacksonville is in good condition.
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Chris Christie’s Trip to Mexico Doubles as a Foreign Policy Test

The New York Times - 10 hours 43 min ago
Aides to the New Jersey governor say his journey is about economic ties and commitment to Hispanic voters back home, but it will also offer him a chance to demonstrate a grasp of international affairs as he considers a run for the presidency.

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Muir resurrects 'World News Tonight'

POLITICO - 10 hours 44 min ago
The network will restore the broadcast's Peter-Jennings-era title, "World News Tonight."
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Elementary school principal suspended after crack cocaine arrest

FOX News - 10 hours 57 min ago
An elementary school principal has been suspended after being charged with buying crack cocaine.
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Youth soccer coach charged in 19-year-old homicide

FOX News - 11 hours 57 sec ago
Police have charged a Texas youth soccer trainer in connection with a 19-year-old homicide case.
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University of Florida to launch Islamic study center

FOX News - 11 hours 4 min ago
The University of Florida is launching a center for global Islamic studies.
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Rep. Larson: 'We're AWOL'

POLITICO - 11 hours 9 min ago
"Congress as been off for more than six weeks," Larson says on MSNBC.
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Mother of jailed Marine Andrew Tahmooressi makes plea to Obama

FOX News - 11 hours 14 min ago
In a personal plea to President Obama, the mother of jailed U.S. Marine Andrew Tahmooressi asked for increased urgency in her son’s case in Mexico, where she says “one more day is one day too many” behind bars.
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Losing weight: What they don't say

CNN - 11 hours 33 min ago
At 27 years old, I weighed 486 pounds and decided to have gastric bypass surgery. I know what you might be thinking: "Oh, you took the easy way out."
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Sidebar: The Dubious Sources of Some Supreme Court ‘Facts’

The New York Times - 11 hours 34 min ago
The justices are hungry for the data in amicus briefs, but a law professor argues that this is a perilous trend, because some of the briefs cite questionable materials.

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Perez: Obama 'fighting' for wage hike

POLITICO - 11 hours 49 min ago
"The economy is clearly moving in the right direction," he says.
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