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Hoax? Rome firm claims new Modigliani but offers no evidence

It's a story almost too fantastical to be true: A flea market dealer finds a painting near a subway trash bin, submits it to laboratory analysis and emerges convinced he has a Modigliani on his hands. Read more »

Published June 18, 2016

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Up to 1 in 5 trauma deaths could be prevented, study says

Up to 1 in 5 people may be dying unnecessarily from car crashes, gunshots or other injuries, a stark conclusion from government advisers who say where you live shouldn't determine if you survive.... Read more »

Published June 17, 2016

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Memphis now charges $10 to enter Beale Street on Saturday night

Tourists and locals who visit the blues bars, dance clubs and barbecue joints on Memphis' Beale Street on Saturday nights now have to bring along some extra cash, just for the privilege of being... Read more »

Published June 17, 2016

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Orlando tourism: No mass cancellations now but future unsure

say it's too soon to gauge whether a week of horrific news out of Orlando will hurt tourism there. But travel agents are not seeing widespread cancellations, and many travelers say they're... Read more »

Published June 17, 2016

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After fatal attack, theme parks weigh alligator warnings

It's an unwritten rule for Florida residents: Keep your kids away from ponds and lakes because alligators are everywhere. Read more »

Published June 16, 2016

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Philadelphia is 1st major American city with soda tax

Philadelphia became the first major American city with a soda tax on Thursday despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it. Read more »

Published June 16, 2016

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CDC: 3 babies with Zika-linked birth defects born in US

Three babies with Zika-linked birth defects have been born in the U.S., the government reported Thursday in its first accounting of outcomes for pregnant women infected with the virus. Read more »

Published June 16, 2016

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UN: "very hot" beverages are "probably carcinogenic" to humans

The World Health Organization's research arm has downgraded its classification of coffee as a possible carcinogen, declaring there isn't enough proof to show a link to cancer. Read more »

Published June 15, 2016

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Boy snatched by gator is presumed dead; Disney beaches close

Walt Disney World closed beaches at its Florida resorts Wednesday while dozens of rescuers searched a lagoon for the body of 2-year-old boy who was snatched off the shore and dragged underwater by... Read more »

Published June 15, 2016

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Surgeon general calls for greater investment in opioid fight

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on Tuesday called for more government investment in addressing the nation's opioid epidemic, saying only half of the 2 million people who need treatment for... Read more »

Published June 14, 2016

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FDA approves stomach-draining obesity treatment

A new weight loss device offers a novel approach to cutting calories: draining them from the stomach before they are fully digested. Read more »

Published June 14, 2016

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As historic flags age, civil war brews over preservation

More than 80 Civil War flags, some tattered, some stained in blood and ripped by bullet holes, capture the attention of visitors to New Hampshire's State House. Read more »

Published June 14, 2016

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Implosion levels tower of Las Vegas' Riviera casino

The Riviera Hotel and Casino — the Las Vegas Strip's first high-rise that was as famous for its mobster ties as its Hollywood personification of Sin City's mobster past — officially... Read more »

Published June 14, 2016

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Airlines race to Cuba, overcoming major hurdles

Galo Beltran stands on the tarmac testing a hand-held baggage scanner. Each time a barcode is successfully read, he smiles. Read more »

Published June 13, 2016

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Utah lawmaker renews push for aid-in-dying bill

Salt Lake City resident Carrie Snyder spent about two years with Stage 4 lung cancer before recently finding out that the disease had spread to her brain and is incurable. Now the 52-year-old... Read more »

Published June 12, 2016

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The Latest: Ex-wife of club gunman says he was mentally ill

The Latest on the shooting at an Orlando nightclub (all times local): Read more »

Published June 12, 2016

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Los Alamos app allows users to visit 1940s 'Atomic City'

Los Alamos, a once secret city where scientists participated in the nation's classified World War II nuclear development program, can now be experienced much like it was then with a new app. Read more »

Published June 11, 2016

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Lights drown out Milky Way for third of world's population

More than one-third of the world's population can no longer see the Milky Way because of man-made lights. Read more »

Published June 10, 2016

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Death in boiling hot spring shows importance of park rules

The death of a tourist who left a boardwalk and fell into a boiling, acidic spring in Yellowstone National Park offers a sobering reminder that visitors need to follow the rules, park officials and... Read more »

Published June 9, 2016

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Pregnant 'Today' anchor Savannah Guthrie to skip Olympics because of Zika concerns

;Today” anchor Savannah Guthrie is pregnant and as a result will bow out of covering the Olympic Games this summer in Rio de Janeiro because of concerns over the Zika virus. Read more »

Published June 7, 2016

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Bandaged shark bite victim is all smiles in hospital photo

A woman who was attacked by a shark in Southern California was all smiles in a photograph taken as she recovers from a large bite wound that stretches from her shoulder to her pelvis. Read more »

Published June 6, 2016

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Would teens be slimmer if Katy Perry hawked kale & quinoa?

Would U.S. teens be any slimmer if Katy Perry hawked kale and quinoa? Read more »

Published June 6, 2016

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Insurance rates going up: New concerns for Obamacare

Fresh problems for "Obamacare": The largest health insurer in Texas wants to raise its rates on individual policies by an average of nearly 60 percent, a new sign that President Barack Obama's... Read more »

Published June 5, 2016

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Seine River peaks in Paris, top museums stay shut for days

The Seine River peaked early Saturday around Paris, hitting its highest level in nearly 35 years — almost 4.5 meters (15 feet) above average — then began a slow descent. That drew a... Read more »

Published June 4, 2016

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Muhammad Ali, who riveted the world as 'The Greatest,' dies

Muhammad Ali, the magnificent heavyweight champion whose fast fists and irrepressible personality transcended sports and captivated the world, has died according to a statement released by his... Read more »

Published June 3, 2016

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