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May 05, 2018 - 7:43 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Wisconsin man Don Gorske tasted his first McDonald's Big Mac in 1972, but he calls the most recent sandwich he consumed a "biggie." Gorske ate his 30,000th Big Mac Friday, setting a new world record for "Most Big Macs consumed." McDonald's promoted Gorske's feat, hosting Gorske at the...
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May 05, 2018 - 3:19 pm
(LONDON) -- Women who want to get pregnant should put down the hamburger and fries, new research suggests. Women who eat fast food regularly are more likely to have trouble conceiving, according to a study published in Human Reproduction. A survey of nearly 5,600 women in Australia, New Zealand,...
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May 04, 2018 - 6:07 pm
(PITTSBURGH) -- Would you call out your child's bully? A mother from Pennsylvania is fighting to regain privileges at her son's school after she was banned by the district for confronting her child's alleged bully on the school bus. Tammy Aikins, a mom of two, said that last Aug. 28th, on the...
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May 04, 2018 - 5:19 pm
(TOLEDO, Ohio) -- It's been almost 70 years since Bob Barger last sat in a classroom, but the World War II veteran will finally receive his college diploma this weekend. The 96-year-old former U.S. Navy pilot will graduate Saturday with an associate degree in technical studies from the University...
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May 04, 2018 - 3:04 pm
(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced on Friday she is going to sign a bill banning abortion in the state after a fetal heartbeat is detected. A heartbeat can be detected as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. Some women may not even know they are pregnant before being prohibited...
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May 04, 2018 - 4:19 am
(NEW YORK) -- These superkids who are fighting cancer are playing dress-up in their very own photo sessions. Photographer Ashley Richer of Rhode Island offers free princess and superhero shoots for kids who are currently in treatment. Richer began the sessions in 2017 after her son Chase, 2, lost...
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May 03, 2018 - 5:59 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Can a baby’s brain waves predict the chance of autism? New research that looked at brain wave patterns of babies and toddlers showed the answer is likely yes. A research group in Boston crunched data on brain activity from a group of 188 infants, between 3 months and 3 years old, to...
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May 03, 2018 - 4:36 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- Ryan Reynolds has made no secret of his struggle with anxiety. But, in a new profile by The New York Times, the "Deadpool" star makes clear just how deep his anxiety goes. "Both in the lighthearted ‘I’m anxious about this’ kind of thing, and I’ve been to the depths of the darker...
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May 03, 2018 - 4:31 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Concerns are rising amid the nationwide outbreak of food poisoning from E. Coli that has killed one person in California and infected 121 so far, according to official counts. 52 people have been hospitalized. Romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona, is the culprit in these E. Coli...
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