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A Virginia church once led by Robert E. Lee votes to remove his name

A Virginia church, once led by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, voted this week to remove him from its name, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported. Leaders of R.E. Lee Memorial Episcopal Church in Lexington voted to change its name back to Grace Episcopal Church — the name it used …

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Politico Magazine column argues that the Electoral College is a ‘national security threat’

While many Hillary Clinton supporters have attacked the Electoral College as unfair and undemocratic after President Donald Trump’s surprising 2016 election victory, two national security experts have penned a column for Politico Magazine that goes quite a bit farther. In their column, they argue that …

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Kansas sanctions former Planned Parenthood doctor after he broke law during 13-year-old’s abortion

The state of Kansas has sanctioned a doctor who failed to follow state law after performing an abortion on a young teenager. What happened? State officials say Dr. Allen S. Palmer, a former contractor for Planned Parenthood, violated state law when he failed to preserve fetal …

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St. Louis restaurant owner gave water to protesters, ripped police. And now cops are fighting back.

Amid demonstrations in St. Louis after a white former police officer was acquitted of murder Friday in the 2011 fatal shooting of a black motorist, the owner of a popular eatery in town was photographed passing out water to protesters. “This the largest group of people …

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Parents, you need to watch trailer for sex-fueled show about teens in puberty headed to Netflix

Sorry, parents. But it’s better you know what’s about to appear on Netflix in case you have it (or in case the families of your children’s friends subscribe). What is it? The raunchy, animated comedy is titled, “Big Mouth” and begins streaming Sept. 29. It’s …

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Viral video: Cop pranks students watching a football game — the end result is hilarious

School Resource Officer Jack Taschner approached the stands during an Appleton East High School football game in Wisconsin on Friday, and by all accounts, the teens in the stands seemed to think Taschner was there to spoil their raucous fun. But they were very wrong. …

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‘This isn’t right’: In viral post, woman explains why she regrets her abortion

A woman took to Twitter on Tuesday to share why she regrets an abortion she had nearly 30 years ago. In a series of tweets that gained a great deal of attention, she said that, in 1989, when she was just 16, she and a …

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Jimmy Kimmel blasts GOP health care bill: ‘Politicizing my son’s health problems because I have to’

During his monologue on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Tuesday, host Jimmy Kimmel addressed the Republican health care bill recently introduced by GOP Sens. Bill Cassidy (La.) and Lindsey Graham (S.C.), and he had a pointed message for Cassidy, who had appeared on Kimmel’s show in May and, according …

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Scientists develop ‘chatbot’ to advise patients about end-of-life care

Scientists have developed a “chatbot” to advise patients about their end-of-life care, according to New Scientist. End-of-life chatbot can help you with difficult final decisions https://t.co/MOoNBGyNOZ pic.twitter.com/ieymbBP0aN — New Scientist (@newscientist) September 20, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js According to the report, Timothy Bickmore, a professor at Northeastern …

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Hillary Clinton gives the UN speech she would have given if she had won

Hillary Clinton appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert Tuesday and gave her version of the speech she would have given at the United Nations instead of President Trump. “Did you happen to see the president’s speech at the U.N. today?” Colbert asked. “I …

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