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Could Taylor Swift bring Dazzler to life in 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix'?

With franchise fatigue already setting in for some, a bit of new mutant blood could help to stir things up.

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Netflix cancels Girlboss after one season

Netflix has decided to pull the plug on another one of its freshman series.

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Immunizations for high flyin' travelers

Nothing spoils a trip faster than getting sick. And a good way to protect yourself is by getting certain vaccinations before you leave home.

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When is an opioid safe to take?

Many people in pain are apprehensive about taking an opioid painkiller to ease their suffering, and rightfully so.

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Security summit warns of new phishing email targeting tax pros

The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry today warned tax professionals to beware of phishing emails purporting to be from a tax software education provider and seeking extensive amounts of sensitive preparer data.

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Appeals court rules in favor of Making A Murderer's Brendan Dassey

Netflix's hit documentary series Making a Murderer got viewers up in arms about the possible corruption within the Manitowac County police force, and the topic of whether or not Steven Avery was guilty became a national discussion.

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How to spend your first paycheck

The bad news: It’s probably smaller than you expected. The good news: It can still take you far

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Scientists in Maine are fighting back against an invasive species - by eating it

European green crabs are devastating Maine's renowned clam beds. The solution? Create demand for some tasty crab empanadas

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JanSport's latest backpack is basically one giant QR Code

If you get one of these, you may have to attach a small sign telling others

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‘Nex Machina’ hands-on review

'Nex Machina' takes gaming back to addictive, white-knuckle arcade basics

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Can smartphone use bring on carpal tunnel syndrome?

People who spend lots of time on their smartphones may be scrolling, tapping and swiping their way to carpal tunnel syndrome, a painful wrist and hand disorder.

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HBO, John Oliver sued by coal company CEO over Last Week Tonight episode

A West Virginia coal mogul (who's a friend to Donald Trump) is suing John Oliver, HBO, Time Warner and the writers of Last Week Tonight for defamation

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Mammogram decision hinges on patient-doc talk, OB-GYN group says

As the debate continues about the best time for mammograms, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is asking women to add their voice to the discussion.

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IRS website provides tools to help small businesses

The Internal Revenue Service reminds small businesses of the many free products available to help them understand and comply with the law

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’War for the Planet of the Apes’ looks ’insanely realistic,’ Andy Serkis says

Projects like War for the Planet of the Apes are pushing the boundaries of visual effects technology, making fictional worlds more realistic for viewers.

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The first 'Jurassic World' sequel poster reveals the upcoming film's title

The title reveal is a reminder that we are getting closer to the sequel's much-anticipated 2018 release.

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Senate Republicans reveal their replacement for Obamacare

Attempting to thread a very tight needle, Senate Republicans on Thursday released a health-care reform bill intended to undo major parts of the Affordable Care Act while still supporting the public's access to healthcare

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Big gap in cancer deaths between rich, poor countries

Over the past few decades, death rates linked to cancer and heart disease have declined in most developed nations, thanks to more effective prevention strategies, early detection and greater access to quality health care.

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Many doctors silent on cost of cancer care

Cancer doctors are often mute when a patient asks about the cost of treatment, a new study shows.

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Amazon goes all-in on physical stores, buys Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion

Prime members may have tantalizing new benefits when Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods Market closes.

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Game of Thrones' new Season 7 trailer is all about WinterIsHere

"When the snows fall and the white winds blow, the lone wolf dies but the pack survives."

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IRS now accepting renewal applications for ITINs set to expire by end of 2017

The Internal Revenue Service is now accepting renewal applications for the Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) set to expire at the end of 2017.

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'Moss': our first take

Super-cute VR adventure game 'Moss' feels like playing co-op with yourself

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’Transformers: The Last Knight’ sets a new low for Michael Bay’s franchise

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‘Transformers: The Last Night’ is laughably bad (and not in a good way)

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Could you raise a 'no-diaper' baby?

Environmentally conscious parents have long struggled with the fact that their baby's dirty diapers wind up in landfills, but what option do they have?

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Netflix is rolling out choose-your-own-adventure programming for kids

Passive TV watching could soon be a thing of the past. Netflix is rolling out new interactive programming targeted toward kids.

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Look out, Zelle — PayPal is also touting a new instant bank transfer feature

PayPal's new instant transfer feature is a clear attempt to stay competitive with Zelle, a rival service that's only been around for a few weeks.

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Han Solo movie: News, trailers, and everything we know so far

Directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have left the Han Solo movie

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Could certain hair dyes, relaxers raise breast cancer risk?

The safety of hair products has been debated for years. Now, new research suggests that black women who use dark hair dyes face a higher risk of breast cancer, while chemical relaxers and straighteners boost the odds in white women

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Here's what's coming to (and leaving) Hulu in July 2017

A whole host of movies are going to be at your disposal starting on July 1st, including all the original Star Trek and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles films.

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Americans want to be fit, but most don't put in the effort

Most Americans want to be in better shape, but few are putting in the work to get there, a new survey shows.

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Millions of Americans got free Amazon credits from a lawsuit. It expires Saturday. Here's how to check

There were $400 million in credits. If you haven't used yours yet, they expire in a matter of days.

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Twitter celebrates Father's Day with fake TV dad facts — and the results are hilarious

It's Father's Day, and television fans are getting in on the celebration of all things dad by poking fun at their favorite small screen patriarchs and all their various eccentricities

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Yoga soothes back pain in study

If you suffer from chronic low back pain, yoga might bring you as much relief as physical therapy, a new trial shows.

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Bad Robot’s ‘Overlord’ gets release date, but will it be a ‘Cloverfield’ spinoff?

The potential connection between last year's 10 Cloverfield Lane and the 2008 film Cloverfield generated much speculation, and now Bad Robot has two more movies hitting theaters that could also be part of the franchise.

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Carrie Fisher's autopsy reveals she had cocaine, heroin and ecstasy in her system

The Los Angeles Coroner's office released the official autopsy for Carrie Fisher on June 16th, and the results pointed towards sleep apnea.

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Carrie Fisher's autopsy points towards sleep apnea

The Los Angeles Coroner's office released the official autopsy for Carrie Fisher today (June 16th), and the results point towards sleep apnea.

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High-intensity exercise may be bad for the bowels

When it comes to stomach discomfort during exercise, forget that old adage "no pain, no gain." New research suggests that excessive strenuous exercise may lead to gut damage.

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Glenn Close to star in Amazon zombie series pilot Sea Oak

Glenn Close is returning to TV for the first time since Damages.

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Here's why Cersei Lannister should win the Game of Thrones

Ever since Game of Thrones began, Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) has been the antagonist you love to hate: a brother-banging, sociopath-spawning, power-grabbing alcoholic who was instrumental in the death of several beloved Starks

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This year, make your summer vacation debt-free

Have a truly relaxing vacation by planning an affordable getaway

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Lifesaving drugs from Pfizer in short supply: FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday that it's working with the drug company Pfizer to remedy a shortage of important injectable medications, including emergency syringes of epinephrine.

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Mission to Mars would double astronauts' cancer risk

Once astronauts leave the Earth's protective magnetic field, their cancer risk would soar while traveling to Mars, new research indicates.

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Indian stir-fried roti (Baghari masala roti)

Yamini Joshi of the League of Kitchens doesn’t let her leftover roti go to waste. She fries it up with chiles, onions, and spices to make Baghari masala roti, a savory snack similar to Mexican chillaquiles, Jewish matzobrei, and Sri Lankan kothu roti.

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‘Super Mario Odyssey': Our first take

‘Super Mario Odyssey’ will surprise and delight you at every turn

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Leading U.S. doctors' group takes aim at rising drug prices

The American Medical Association is calling for more transparency in drug pricing amid skyrocketing costs that are putting some lifesaving medications out of reach for patients and communities.

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Horse therapy could rein in stroke's damage years later

It may not be for everyone, but a new study suggests that the smooth stride of a gentle horse may help stroke survivors regain lost mobility and balance years after their brain attack.

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Jason O'Mara joins The Man in the High Castle Season 3 as series regular

Amazon's pride and joy, The Man in the High Castle, is getting a new addition for Season 3. According to Deadline, Jason O'Mara has officially joined as a series regular, playing the role of Wyatt Price.

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There's a John Wick TV series called The Continental in the works

It's no Dog Wick, but it still sounds pretty cool: Lionsgate is developing a TV series spin-off of the John Wick film franchise called The Continental.

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Orlando IRS Tax Forum registration deadline is June 27

The Orlando IRS Nationwide Tax Forum will take place July 11 to 13.

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First decline seen in 'vaping' among U.S. teens: CDC

For the first time since the U.S. government began tracking e-cigarette use among American youth, a new report shows fewer teens are vaping.

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Richard Branson's newest company is in the middle of a billion-dollar space race

Getting startups beyond Earth's orbit could be a lucrative business

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A sufferer's guide to easin' sneezin' season

When seasonal allergies strike, what remedy is right for you? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has some answers.

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Broccoli extract shows promise for type 2 diabetes

Your Mom may have been right about broccoli's goodness. A small study hints that a substance in the crunchy veggy may help some with diabetes get better control of their blood sugar.

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Bill Simmons' Game of Thrones recap After the Thrones moves to Twitter

After the Thrones, the Game of Thrones aftershow from Bill Simmons, is going through some major changes.

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Flu shot falls short more often for obese people: study

A flu shot is the best way to avoid getting sick, but new research reveals the vaccine doesn't work as well for people who are obese.

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Loosely Exactly Nicole is getting revived by Facebook

Facebook is starting its push into TV creation.

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Lindsay Lohan joins Rupert Grint and Nick Frost in British series Sick Note

Lindsay Lohan, who's British now, is mounting a comeback across the pond.

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IRS continues to expand taxpayer services; adds new features to taxpayers online account

The Internal Revenue Service announced today the addition of several new features to the online account tool first introduced late last year as part of the IRS’s commitment to improve and expand taxpayer services.

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FDA puts brakes on rule requiring new 'nutrition facts' label

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday announced that the launch of an updated "nutrition facts" panel on foods, developed during the Obama administration, will now be delayed.

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Here are the winners of the 71st Annual Tony Awards

The 71st Annual Tony Awards were held Sunday night in New York City and broadcast by CBS, with host Kevin Spacey helping stage luminaries hand out trophies for the best that Broadway has to offer.

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'Beans' or 'sizzlin' beans:' words get people eating healthier

When is a carrot not just a carrot? When it's a "twisted citrus-glazed carrot."

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Taxpayers abroad must file by June 15; extensions available; new filing deadline now applies to foreign account reports

The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers living and working abroad that they must file their 2016 federal income tax return by Thursday, June 15.

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Poussey fans are not OK with Orange Is the New Black Season 5

We're past the point of having to preface discussions of Poussey Washington (Samira Wiley)'s tragic death with spoiler warnings, aren't we?

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Nearly 10 million U.S. adults suffer from mental illness

Nearly 10 million American adults have a serious mental illness, and a similar number have considered suicide during the past year, according to a new government report on the nation's behavioral ills.

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Can folks with type 2 diabetes forgo the finger stick?

People with type 2 diabetes who aren't taking insulin don't necessarily need to check their blood sugar levels, a new study contends.

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New drugs show promise as first to prevent migraine

A host of new drugs that appear to prevent migraine headaches are in the final stages of testing and approval in the United States.

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Adam West, TV's original Batman, dead at 88

Adam West, who played the titular caped crusader on TV's Batman, died Friday night, a family spokesperson told The Hollywood Reporter. He was 88.

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Dish Network hit with $280M penalty for violating do-not-call rules

If you've ever gotten a robocall from Dish Network, good news: Those days are over.

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With summer sun comes heightened skin cancer risk

Summer beckons, and with those sunny skies comes a warning to protect yourself from skin cancer.

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The stakes are medium in HBO's new Tour de Pharmacy trailer

HBO has just released the trailer for what will undoubtedly be one of the funniest TV events of the summer, Tour de Pharmacy.

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The latest Windows Insider build adds a ton of fun new features and effects

This new Insider's build is a major feature update, and provides a preview of what will ship in the Fall Creators Update.

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Babies' fascination with faces may start in the womb

An infant's fascination with faces is already evident in the womb, a new study contends.

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The Stranger Things cast says the new monster is terrifying

We all knew that when Stranger Things returns for Season 2, it will come back with a bigger scope. But I don't think any of us were prepared for what we saw during the series' Super Bowl Season 2 teaser.

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Opioids over-prescribed after c-sections: studies

Women are routinely prescribed more opioid painkillers than they need after Cesarean sections, creating a high risk for misuse, a trio of new studies suggests.

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1 in 20 pregnant women infected with Zika have babies with birth defects: CDC

One in 20 women in the U.S. territories who were infected with Zika during pregnancy had babies with serious birth defects, officials reported Thursday.

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Migraine warning signs may differ in kids, adults

Fatigue and mood changes are the most common symptoms that occur before children develop migraines, a new study finds.

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Interest rates remain the same for the third quarter of 2017

The Internal Revenue Service today announced that interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning July 1, 2017

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‘Wonder Woman’ shatters records on the way to $100 million debut

The power of positive buzz was on full display as Wonder Woman easily set a new record for female-directed movies, and left quite a few notable superhero movies in the dust, too.

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Guard against this little-known swimming danger

An electric shock is an often overlooked threat to swimmers, a safety expert warns.

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This startup wants to make the NBA even more diverse

On Thursday, Jopwell announced deals with professional teams including the Golden State Warriors, the Boston Celtics, and the L.A. Clippers.

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Game of Thrones costume preview spoils a character in chains

At this point, are you even the slightest bit surprised that Game of Thrones fans were able to find spoilers in something as innocuous as a costume design preview?

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Even moderate drinking may dull the aging brain

People who drink at even moderate levels may see some of their mental skills slip faster as they age, a new study suggests.

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Universal gives us a taste of upcoming ‘Super Nintendo World’ theme park

Super Nintendo World looks like it will largely focus on Mario, with Peach's castle staring down Bowser's castle.

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Road Rules star Danny Dias dead at 33

Danny Dias, who competed on Season 13 of MTV's adventure competition series Road Rules in 2004, has died. He was 33.

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Overweight kids pay a heavy social price

Overweight kids are excluded and ostracized by classmates in school more often than their thinner peers, new research indicates.

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13 Reasons Why cast responds to criticism the show glorifies suicide

The cast of 13 Reasons Why is opening up about criticism that the show glorifies suicide.

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Netflix Is removing Futurama and fans are NOT having it

"If you cancel Futurama, we'll cancel you, Netflix!"

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5 of Daymond John's most profitable 'Shark Tank' deals

The FUBU founder and investor has scored some huge hits in his eight seasons on the show.

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Legionnaires' hiding in hospital, nursing home plumbing systems: CDC

Deadly Legionnaires' disease is lurking in the water systems of hospitals, nursing homes and long-term care facilities, putting the most vulnerable patients at risk, U.S. health officials said Tuesday.

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Orange Is the New Black can't make its condensed timeline concept work

Is Orange Is the New Black incapable of producing two great seasons in a row? Based on the fifth season of the Netflix drama, which premieres June 9, it certainly seems that way.

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Julia Roberts in talks to star in series from Mr. Robot's Sam Esmail

Last week, Julia Roberts had no TV shows. This week, she has two.

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When a divorce turns bitter, kids' immune systems may pay a price

An unfriendly divorce can raise a child's risk of colds in adulthood, a new study suggests.

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Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester delivers emotional performances

Today's One Love Manchester tribute concert has been filled with emotional performances, thoughtful tributes, and a touching amount of perseverance and collective love.

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6 ways to feed your Wonder Woman obsession, right now

If you're like most of the rest of the world, you have suddenly, and unavoidably become obsessed with Wonder Woman. And why wouldn't you?

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Implantable defibrillator may not mean end to sports

Competitive sports may be safe for many athletes who have an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), new research suggests.

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Reporting symptoms online to docs helps cancer patients live longer

When people with advanced cancer report their symptoms to health care providers using an online program, they may live longer, a new study suggests.

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Can sharing your bedroom with older baby come with risks?

It's healthiest to evict infants from their parents' bedroom at 6 months of age, suggests new research that runs counter to national guidelines.

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IRS face-to-face help is now by appointment

Taxpayers who need in-person help from an IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center (TAC) need to call to schedule an appointment.

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Amazon's The Last Tycoon gets release date and trailer

Amazon Prime is bringing F. Scott Fitzgerald to TV.

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Netflix cancels Sense8 after 2 seasons

Sense8 has joined The Get Down in the list of shows Netflix has decided to do away with this year.

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Zika's set to return to mainland U.S., but budget cuts threaten response

The Zika virus will strike the continental United States again this summer, and looming federal budget cuts will make it hard for local officials to curb its spread, public health experts said Wednesday.

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'Making the best of it': Families face the heavy burden of Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer's Association has just completed a new survey that asked more than 1,500 adults to share their fears and concerns about getting older, getting sick and/or caring for a family member struggling with dementia.

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Can online treatment replace your therapist?

Many barriers can keep people from psychotherapy, such as cost or the availability of a qualified health provider.

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Sin City getting rebooted for TV by a former Walking Dead showrunner

Sin City, Frank Miller's landmark comic series that spawned two movie adaptations directed by Robert Rodriguez and Miller, is being turned into a TV series.

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IRS approves first group of Certified Professional Employer Organizations; more expected in coming months

The Internal Revenue Service today issued notices of certification to 84 organizations that applied for voluntary certification as a Certified Professional Employer Organization (CPEO).

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New combo pill offers hope to Hepatitis C patients who fail other treatment

A pill that contains three powerful antiviral drugs might offer a cure for many hepatitis C patients who have failed other treatments, researchers report.

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10 life lessons from Boy Meets World's Mr. Feeny

Mr. George Feeny (William Daniels) was many things to the kids of Boy Meets World -- teacher, principal, professor, neighbor -- but above all, he was a friend and mentor. 

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Apple’s ‘Siri speaker’ may debut as early as next week

If you have a hankering for Apple products and you're after a smart speaker, you may not have too long to wait.

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For letter rulings and similar requests: Electronic payment of user fees starts June 15; replaces paying by check

Beginning June 15, taxpayers requesting letter rulings, closing agreements and certain other rulings from the Internal Revenue Service will need to make user fee payments electronically using the federal government’s Pay.gov system.

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Nearly 4 percent of Americans suffer from food allergies

Millions of Americans have had to swear off shellfish, eggs, peanuts or soy to avoid allergic reactions that can range from stomach cramps to life-threatening swelling of the airways, new research shows.

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Animaniacs reboot in the works from Steven Spielberg and Warner Bros.

After nearly 20 years, TV's zaniest toons could be making a comeback.

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Kevin Hart and T.I. are making a TV home at Showtime

Kevin Hart and T.I. are teaming up for a new series at Showtime.

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1 in 4 nursing home residents has antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Multidrug-resistant bacteria, such as E. coli, can be found in more than one-quarter of people living in nursing homes, a research review finds.

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Lauren Graham will play the Anti-Lorelai Gilmore on Curb Your Enthusiasm

Don't be shocked if you see an entirely different side of Gilmore Girls alum Lauren Graham when she starts her recurring role on Curb Your Enthusiasm's upcoming ninth season.

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Does dad time with infants boost babies' IQ?

If you're a new father, spending plenty of time with your baby could boost his or her mental development, a new study suggests.

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Kim Kardashian talks Taylor Swift feud, Caitlyn Jenner drama on Watch What Happens Live!

Kim Kardashian-West appeared on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen Sunday night, offering up more insight into her mysteriously glam life that's become more introspective since her scary robbery in Paris

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Spring 2017 Statistics of Income Bulletin now available

The Statistics of Income (SOI) Division produces the online Bulletin quarterly, providing the most recent data available from various tax and information returns filed by U.S. taxpayers.

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Meth addicts' hearts may improve if they quit

Methamphetamine users who quit the drug may get a break: New research suggests it's possible to reverse heart damage with proper medical treatment.

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Brush up on swim safety for summer

Before your family pulls out their swimsuits this Memorial Day, brush up on water safety, for your kids' sake.

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Tidal struggles to gain ground, fires its third CEO in just two years

While Tidal may have plenty of celebrity endorsement, it's unclear how well users are buying into the service, and leadership is feeling the heat.

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Everything you need to know about Android Pay

Android Pay launches PayPal support, could see Canadian release next week

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New cholesterol fighting meds target key gene

New gene-based therapies appear to significantly decrease cholesterol levels in people, and could even cut down on arterial plaque, according to results from two early drug trials.

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Alzheimer's deaths jump 55 percent: CDC

As more baby boomers age, deaths from Alzheimer's disease have jumped 55 percent, and in a quarter of those cases the heavy burden of caregiving has fallen on loved ones, U.S. health officials report.

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CBO: 23 million would lose health insurance under house health care bill

The Republican-led bill to repeal and replace Obamacare that passed the House last month would result in 23 million Americans losing their health insurance coverage, according to a much-anticipated report released Wednesday.

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Compound in pot eases severe form of epilepsy

A landmark clinical trial has shown that a compound in marijuana can ease life-threatening seizures in children with a rare and devastating form of epilepsy.

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How to Instill Business Ethics in Today's Marketplace: An interview with Heider College of Business Dean Anthony Hendrickson PhD Video included

Today's Marketplace host Jane King sits down with Anthony Hendrickson PhD, Dean of the Heider College of Business at Creighton University.  

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'Injustice 2' review

The most expansive solo experience we’ve seen in a fighting game, Injustice 2 compels you to master its fast-paced, combo driven combat.

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Could chocolate guard against an irregular heartbeat?

There's delicious news for chocolate lovers: New research suggests the sweet might help keep a common and dangerous form of irregular heartbeat at bay.

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Helping ease kids' fears after Manchester terror attack

As reports of the carnage at Monday's Ariana Grande show in Manchester, England, continue to pour in, many teens with tickets to concerts during the coming summer music season may be reluctant to attend an event.

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City life tough on teens' mental health

City life seems to take a toll on the adolescent mind, new research suggests.

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1 in 4 Americans knows someone hooked on opioids: poll

More than a quarter of Americans -- and 1 in 3 millennials -- say they know someone addicted to opioids or prescription painkillers, according to a new survey from the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

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First-try antibiotics now fail in 1 in 4 adult pneumonia cases

The first prescription of an antibiotic that the average U.S. adult with pneumonia receives is now ineffective in about a quarter of cases, a new study finds.

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Fewer U.S. teens are boozing it up

American teens are hitting the bottle less often than they did 25 years ago, new research reveals.

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The water's not fine: U.S. pool-linked infection doubles in 2 years

Families seeking to cool off don't expect to pick up a nasty infection. Yet, outbreaks of a diarrhea-causing parasitic infection have doubled in recent years at swimming pools and water playgrounds in the United States

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Suicide by insulin?

Insulin typically saves the lives of those with diabetes, but it can also be a way for some people to kill themselves, a new review warns.

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Nuts! Good medicine for colon cancer survivors?

Colon cancer patients might improve their chances of survival if they eat nuts along with an overall healthy diet and regular exercise, two new studies report.

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Could a weight-loss surgery lead to alcohol abuse?

After a popular type of weight-loss surgery, nearly 21 percent of patients develop a drinking problem, sometimes years later, researchers report.

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Your doctor's age might affect your care

Contrary to popular wisdom, an older, more experienced doctor may not always be the best choice.

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Think you're a 'fun drunk?' a 'mean drunk?' think again

Maybe you think you're the life of the party after your third gin and tonic. Or maybe you worry you'll drink too much and turn into a "mean" drunk.

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‘Sonic Forces’ lets you make your own Sonic sidekick

Sonic Forces’ takes inspiration from recent Sonic games, while adding new features and a darker tone.

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Is your child's day care center ready for pandemic flu?

The vast majority of U.S. child care centers are not fully prepared to handle the risks posed by a possible influenza pandemic, a new investigation warns.

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Many under 40 may not need regular cholesterol checks: study

Many adults under 40 may not need to have routine cholesterol screenings, a new study suggests.

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'Female viagra' may lift a younger woman's libido

If a woman's sex drive has waned to the point where she's distressed about it, or the issue is causing relationship problems, the medication dubbed "female Viagra" may help, a review of several studies suggests.

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Blood thinners may prevent dementia in atrial fibrillation patients

A new study suggests blood thinners may also help keep dementia at bay.

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People with pre-existing health issues fear repeal-and-replace bill

Millions of Americans fear the worst as they face so much to lose if Republicans in Congress pass a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

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Coming this summer: more ticks and a deadly new tick-borne disease

Scientists have a double-shot of bad news about ticks: There's a new, and potentially fatal, tick-borne illness called Powassan, and this summer looks like it might be one of the worst on record for an increase in tick population.

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Fewer U.S. high school students drink, CDC finds

Drinking among U.S. high school students has plummeted in recent years, a new government report shows.

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New guidelines say no to most 'keyhole' knee surgeries

"Keyhole" arthroscopic surgery should rarely be used to repair arthritic knee joints, a panel of international experts says in new clinical guidelines.

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Life expectancy with HIV nears normal with treatment

Young adults with HIV who get treatment are living longer in North America and Europe, a new study finds.

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Common painkillers tied to slight rise in heart attack risk

Commonly used painkillers such as Motrin, Advil and Aleve might increase your risk for heart attack, even in the first week of use, a new study suggests.

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Zika risk may be lower than thought for some pregnant women

U.S. women traveling to areas where the Zika virus is circulating might be less likely to be infected than expected, but risk remains, a new study suggests.

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IRS offers tips to taxpayers preparing for hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters

With Hurricane Preparedness Week, May 7 to 13, the Internal Revenue Service offered advice to taxpayers who may be affected by these types of storms, as well as other natural disasters.

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Amazon makes it even easier to get free 2-day shipping

If you're a regular Amazon shopper who's not signed up for Prime, the new free shipping minimum offers an even better chance to save some cash.

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Addressing your cancer risk

Where you live appears to play a role in your risk of cancer, a new analysis suggests.

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Just 5 percent of daily salt gets added at the table

Tossing out the salt shaker may not be enough for your heart health. Most of the salt that Americans consume comes from processed foods and restaurant meals, a new study finds.

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