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Navy pilot recalls encounter with UFO: 'I think it was not from this world'

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Retired Commander David Fravor spent 18 years as a Navy pilot but nothing prepared him for what he witnessed during a routine training mission on Nov. 14, 2004."I can tell you, I think it was not from this world," Fravor told ABC News. "I'm not crazy, haven't been drinking. It was, after 18 years of flying I've seen pretty much about everything that I can see in that realm and this was nothing close."Fravor's stunning retelling of his encounter off the California ...

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Former soccer star discusses how lung cancer changed her athletic career and new initiatives to spread awareness

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Taylor Bell Duck grew up shifting, making cuts, and changing directions on the soccer field.A star athlete in high school, Duck was taking the next step on her athletic journey as she was on her way to play Division 1 soccer at East Carolina University. Once she went to college, however, her life shifted in a different direction. Health became an issue for Duck. She experienced numbness in her feet and recurring pneumonia, which forced her to quit soccer before graduating. She ...

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Man allegedly tries to ram gate at British air force base: Police

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A man has been detained after allegedly trying to ram a gate at the perimeter of a British air force base used by the U.S. military, local police said.The Royal Air Force Mildenhall -- a Royal Air Force station the U.S. military uses in Suffolk, England -- was placed on lockdown during the incident. The lockdown has since been lifted, Suffolk Police told ABC News.The suspect didn't respond to security guards who signaled him to stop, prompting guards to fire several warning ...

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Stormy week ahead for holiday travel

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Two storm systems are expected to move through the country this week, just ahead of the Christmas holiday, bringing more than a foot of snow to some areas and heavy rain to others.The first storm is forecast to hit the far south on Monday, bringing as much as 4 inches of rain to some areas between Texas and the Carolinas.The second storm is expected to bring snow and arctic cold from the Northwest into the Midwest. That system will start out Wednesday ...

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Must-know shipping deadlines for last-minute holiday shopping

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Christmas falls on a Monday this year, which is good news if you’re planning to hit the stores over the weekend. But if you’re planning to buy online or ship, the deadlines are creeping up.With more than 2 billion packages going out this holiday, your safest and cheapest bet is to take care of business now, ABC News chief business correspondent Rebecca Jarvis said.Here are Jarvis’ top tips for securing the perfect gifts for everyone on your list at the very last ...

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Prince William and Princess Kate share adorable family Christmas card

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Prince William and Princess Kate shared a new family photo that’s featured on their royal Christmas card this year.Kensington Palace released the new portrait Monday of the family and Prince William, Princess Kate, Prince George and Princess Charlotte are wearing matching blue outfits.The new photo was taken by Getty Images royal photographer Chris Jackson earlier this year at Kensington Palace.The palace also announced that Princess Charlotte will attend the Willcocks Nursery School in London, starting next month."We are delighted that The Duke ...

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#MeToo movement highlights question for parents: How to raise good men

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The #MeToo movement that has encouraged women to speak out about their experiences of sexual harassment or assault, contributing to a recent wave of prominent American men facing accusations of sexual misconduct, has also sparked another conversation -- on parenting.A key question coming to the fore is how best to raise boys so that they grow up to be kind men who treat women as equals and with respect.Matt Damon opens up about Harvey Weinstein, sexual harassment and confidentiality agreementsThe 'silence breakers' ...

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YTMT Logo To drain the swamp, start in the deepest part.

The Justice Department is the thickest, nastiest, murkiest and most malodorous corner of the swamp.

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UT Health Logo Cholesterol Numbers: What They Mean, Why They Matter

Cholesterol is a word we hear a lot. It’s a substance that’s produced in the body that is a part of every cell. But we also hear numbers associated with the word “cholesterol.” HDL, LDL, “good”cholesterol, “bad” cholesterol. Depending on the numbers associated with each, you could be at greater risk for heart attack or cardiovascular disease.

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