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Former dentist, professor continues fight against Alzheimer's

Sandy Halperin closes his eyes. His expression is pensive, his mouth slightly upturned. Memories, like glints of light, dance inside his mind -- a kind of neural film strip.

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Communities celebrate Indigenous People's Day

More jurisdictions are recognizing the second Monday in October as Indigenous People's Day, building on efforts to shift the holiday's focus away from the Italian explorer.


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Small farm town rallies behind man in need

In July, Carl Bates was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Doctors gave him just months to live.

Bates, a grain farmer in the town of Galva, Illinois, became physically unable to endure the rigorous hours in the field, according to CNN affiliate KWQC.


The Rabbit who wants to fall

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Author says book will make your child sleep

Bedtime is loathed by parents universally, a fact author Adam Mansbach capitalized on in his best-selling book "Go the F**k to Sleep".

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Historical facts that just aren't true

Friday is Leif Erickson Day, but don't go grabbing that horned hat to wear just yet.

Many neighborhood bars are closing across U.S.

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Uh oh. Thousands of neighborhood bars have closed

Love hanging out at your corner bar on a Friday night? You might have to kiss that ritual goodbye. In the last 10 years, more than 10,000 neighborhood bars around the country have shut down.



JetBlue opens farm at JFK airport

JetBlue wants to bring farm to table. Tray table that is.

The airline announced Thursday that it would be opening a blue potato farm and a garden at New York City's John F. Kennedy airport.

The "T5 Farm" will be located outdoors at JetBlue's Terminal 5...

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Train yourself to breathe like a pro athlete

From an early age, we're taught that breathing is part of our autonomic nervous system, like digesting food, so unless there's a problem, it's not something we need to think about.

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Dad applauds son for dressing up like 'Frozen' princess

Many kids ask their parents to dress up as their favorite characters from "Frozen" for Halloween, including a young boy from Virginia.

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Group looks to make on-demand economy worthwhile

Flexibility, livable wages and room for growth. These are just a few things that make up a "good" job.

That's according to the National Domestic Workers Alliance, which wants to make sure the growing number of on-demand jobs are good jobs.

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D.C. considers US' most generous paid leave policy

For many American workers, taking time off to have a child or care for a sick family member means not getting paid.



Study: Cholesterol test can cost you $14 or $1,070 in US

When it comes to health care, it can really pay to shop around.


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