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Twitter Is Changing Your Timeline: What You Need to Know

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It's a new era for Twitter.The social media company, which has long shown an endless stream of tweets in reverse-chronological order, announced today it will now serve users with an algorithmic timeline that will show tweets out of order.In the coming weeks, Twitter users can turn on the feature in their settings. When logging onto Twitter, they'll see the tweets that Twitter's algorithm believes they're most likely to care about at the top of their timeline, going in reverse chronological order ...

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Asia McClain Speaks Out About Adnan Syed

ABC News(BALTIMORE) — His story has been heard by millions since the 2014 launch of investigative podcast, Serial, turning listeners into armchair detectives.Adnan Syed was convicted in the 1999 murder of his high school ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, who was found strangled in a Baltimore park. At age 17, Syed was arrested and later sentenced to life in prison. His attempts to appeal were unsuccessful until a Maryland court agreed to give him another chance to present new evidence –- including an alibi witness.In an ...

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GMA's Michael Strahan Talks to His Dad About Heart Health

ABC News(NEW YORK) — It’s National Heart Month, and Good Morning America’s Michael Strahan sat down for a heart-to-heart conversation with his father, Gene Strahan, about improving his heart health.In the video chat, Strahan said he decided to talk about his dad’s heart condition to help ensure his dad is “around as long as possible.”“Sometimes the hardest thing to do is talk to your dad or your hero. Because you admire them,” Strahan said in the new video recorded for Meta, a wellness line, for ...

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Donald Trump Revels in New Hampshire Primary Win

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Ahead of his victory in the New Hampshire primary, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said his campaign was getting “great signals” that he would win in the Granite State.“Whatever rally, you know, many, many people would show up -- many more than we ever anticipated,” he said in an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos on Good Morning America Wednesday. “It’s a great place – New Hampshire – you know I love the people and they were ...

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Diana and The Queen's Dresses Go on Display at Kensington Palace

Historic Royal Palaces(LONDON) — Kensington Palace, home to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, will be opening its palatial doors to a new dazzling exhibition called "Fashion Rules: Restyled." The exhibit is organized by the charity Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) and takes visitors into the wardrobes of three famous royal women: Queen Elizabeth, Princess Margaret and Diana Princess of Wales."The exhibition looks at the unofficial rules of royal dressing in a way many of the considerations that a designer or a royal ...

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Tax Tip: It Pays to Be a Parent During Tax Season

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- All those long nights of lost sleep will finally pay off for moms and dads when it comes time to filing their taxes.New York tax accountant Janice Hayman says kids can be helpful, "especially if they're young."Each child you claim as a dependant earns you a tax credit of up to $1,000. That's called the Child Tax Credit -- and there are even more savings if you've been paying for child care."If they're under age 13 and both parents are working, there ...

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Running Boosts Brainpower, Study Finds

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A new study that has been published in the Journal of Physiology: London proved that running -- unlike other exercises -- boosts your brainpower.According to the findings by scientists at the Department of Psychology and the Department of Biology of Physical Activity at the University of Jyväskylä in Finland, aerobic exercise fires up the neurons in the hippocampus area of the brain, which is the portion of the brain responsible for learning.Interestingly, while all exercise is good for your body, ...

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What President Obama's Nostalgic Return to Illinois Means for 2016

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — When President Obama travels to Illinois this week to speak in front of the state legislature, it will be nine years to the day since he announced his bid for the presidency from the same spot.“By ourselves, this change will not happen. Divided, we are bound to fail,” Obama said in 2007 to the thousands of supporters gathered that blisteringly cold Saturday in Springfield. “But the life of a tall, gangly, self-made Springfield lawyer tells us that a different future is possible.”Obama's ...

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POLL: Pushback Against the Political Order Boosts Both Trump and Sanders in NH

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A powerful pushback against the established political order lifted Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders alike in New Hampshire, underscoring deep splits both within and between the Republican and Democratic parties.Trump was boosted to victory by broad support among voters seeking a political outsider, anger at the federal government, strong worry about the economy and terrorism and substantial backing for some of his controversial proposals. He did best with less-educated voters, those looking for blunt talk and those who see better days ...

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YTMT Logo So long, Pierre.

Pierre de Wet, the founder and guiding light of the Kiepersol galaxy of enterprises, died suddenly last week and left an army of people who loved him gasping for breath.

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Colon cancer is the second-leading cancer killer in the U.S. and the sad fact is that it doesn’t have to be. Catch colon cancer early and it’s one of the most treatable and beatable cancers. Read more at the Health Connection website!

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