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Science panel: States should lower drunken driving thresholds

A prestigious scientific panel is recommending that states significantly lower their drunken driving thresholds as part of a blueprint to eliminate the "entirely preventable" 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths in the United States each year.

Walmart is giving away free opioid disposal kits

The retail chain said Wednesday that its pharmacies will offer a free kit that allows patients to safely throw out unused opioid prescription pills at home.
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Meteor credited for bright light, noise rattling Michigan

Experts say a bright light and what sounded like thunder in the sky above Michigan was a meteor.

Wave of lawsuits filed to block net-neutrality repeal

The expected wave of litigation against the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net-neutrality rules has begun.
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Growing number of actors are renouncing Woody Allen

A growing number of actors are distancing themselves from Woody Allen and his next film, heightening questions about the future of the prolific 82-year-old filmmaker in a Hollywood newly sensitive to allegations of sexual misconduct.
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Doctor says Trump has no medical or cognitive issues

President Donald Trump's overall health "is excellent" and he did "exceedingly well" on cognitive screening.
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US withholds $65 million from Palestinian aid programs

The Trump administration on Tuesday cut tens of millions of dollars in money for Palestinian refugees, demanding that the U.N. agency responsible for the programs undertake a "fundamental re-examination," the State Department said.
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Pope begs forgiveness for ‘irreparable’ harm from sex abuse

Pope Francis begged for forgiveness Tuesday for the "irreparable damage" done to children who were raped and molested by priests, opening his visit to Chile by diving head-first into a scandal that has greatly hurt the Catholic Church's credibility here and cast a cloud over his visit.
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Parents say 6-year-old suffers frightening side effects after taking Tamiflu

A North Texas family says their daughter’s side effects from the popular drug Tamiflu were beyond what they ever could have imagined – and left them saying never again.

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