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Task Force Explores Why Texas Had Higher Pregnancy Death Rates in Study

moodboard/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  Texas officials are working to understand why more women across the state have been dying either during pregnancy or shortly after. A study published this month has found that maternal mortality rates doubled in Texas between 2011 and 2012 compared to the years before and a new state task force is attempting to understand why the increase occurred.Dr. Daniel Grossman, Professor at Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at University of California San Francisco and Investigator at the Texas Policy Evaluation ...

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Ryan Lochte Charged for Making False Police Report in Rio

Matt Hazlett/Getty Images(RIO DE JANEIRO) -- U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte has been charged for making a false police report in connection with the Rio de Janeiro gas station incident, Civil Police confirmed to ABC News.Earlier today, it was reported that Lochte has been summoned to give testimony related to the investigation into the incident, a spokesman for the Brazilian Ministry of Justice confirmed to ABC News.Police want Lochte, who flew home to North Carolina after the incident, to travel to Brazil to deliver his ...

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Donald Trump: No Path to Legalization for Undocumented Immigrants

ABC News(NEW YORK) --  Donald Trump is offering more details on his ever-evolving immigration plan, telling CNN's Anderson Cooper that there would be no legal status for undocumented immigrants."There's no path to legalization unless they leave the country," Trump told Cooper after an event in Manchester, New Hampshire. "When they come back in, then they can start paying taxes, but there is no path to legalization unless they leave the country and then come back."According to CNN, he also said that he would authorize law ...

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Photos Show North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Elated at 'Success' of Alleged Submarine Missile

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  Photos show North Korean leader Kim Jong Un overjoyed at the "success" at the alleged test-firing of a submarine ballistic missile.Kim said the purported missile launch "was a great manifestation and demonstration of the tremendous power and inexhaustible muscle" of North Korea, the Korean Central News Agency said Thursday. They said he provided guidance from an observation post by giving the order for the submarine to submerge in and fire the missile, called "Pukguksong." The KCNA did not disclose the date and time ...

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US Navy Fires Warning Shots at Iranian Boat

US Navy(NEW YORK) --  A U.S. Navy ship in the Persian Gulf fired three warning shots on Wednesday at an Iranian small craft that had earlier come as close as 200 yards to another U.S. Navy vessel, and the Iranian boat sped away after the warning shots were fired, U.S. officials said today.The incident was one of three encounters in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday involving U.S. Navy vessels and small boats from the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Navy that the Pentagon is calling "unsafe and ...

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Explaining the 'Alt-Right' Movement That's Emerging as a Force in the 2016 Race

ABC News(NEW YORK) --  One of the groups that has been emerging as a force during the 2016 presidential election is one that developed largely in the corners of the conservative web.The "alt-right," which is shorthand for the "alternative right," is composed of many far-right ideologies.The Southern Poverty Law Center, an organization that monitors hate groups, defines the alt-right as "a set of far-right ideologies, groups and individuals whose core belief is that 'white identity' is under attack by multicultural forces using 'political correctness' and ...

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Ryan Lochte Summoned to Give Testimony in Rio Investigation

Matt Hazlett/Getty Images(RIO DE JANEIRO) -- U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte has been summoned to give testimony related to the investigation into the Rio de Janeiro gas station incident, a spokesman for the Brazilian Ministry of Justice confirmed to ABC News.Police want Lochte, who flew home to North Carolina after the incident, to travel to Brazil to deliver his testimony in person, a Brazilian Federal Police source said.The decision comes days after Lochte said his original story about being held up at gunpoint in Rio ...

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You Tell Me Texas

YTMT Logo Parallels.

Just as Nixon could never seem to escape the Watergate story, Hillary cannot seem to escape a steady stream of potentially incriminating revelations stemming from her emails.

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UT Health Logo Mosquito-Borne Illness: The Zika Virus & More

The 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro served to focus world attention on the area’s concurrent battle with a mosquito-borne virus called Zika. Dr. Richard Wallace answers questions on the subject.
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