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China Launches Its Most Powerful Rocket Yet

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — China successfully launched its Long March 7 rocket over the weekend in a key test that will pave the way for a planned space station set to become operational by 2022.Blasting off from the Hainan Wenchang Space Launch Center in southern China, the 53-meter rocket carried a mock-up of China's next generation crew spacecraft so officials could find out how the vessel fared during re-entry. The new vehicle could one day be used to help service the China's future space station.Using a ...

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House Democrats Release Their Own Preemptive Benghazi Report

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Frustrated Democrats on the House special committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi, Libya terror attack released separate findings Monday, preempting the long-awaited results expected to be announced by the committee Republicans as early as Tuesday.Committee Democrats, led by Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., say it was necessary to release their own report because the Republicans, led by Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., refused to issue a joint report that would incorporate opinions of the minority group.The Benghazi Select Committee was established over two years ago even ...

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Elizabeth Warren Unleashes on Donald Trump at Hillary Clinton Campaign Event

John Sommers II/Getty Images(CINCINNATI) -- Hillary Clinton on Monday brought a champion of the Democratic Party’s progressive wing, Elizabeth Warren, to the campaign trail in Ohio, where the Massachusetts senator slammed Donald Trump more like Clinton’s running mate than an opening act."Now, I'm here today because I'm with her. Yes, her. We're all here today because we're with her," Warren said. "And we're going to work our hearts out to make Hillary Clinton the next president of the United States. Yes. I'm ready. Are you ...

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The Health Hazards of Severe Flooding

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Deadly floods in West Virginia have already killed at least 23 people and officials fear the heavy rains could put others in danger. But floodwater can be noxious even after it recedes, according to medical experts.Standing water can contain harsh chemicals as waters wash over roads and other industrial areas. Bacteria can infect open wounds, causing dangerous infections, and infectious diseases including E.coli, norovirus and tetanus can spread easily in areas with flood damage, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...

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Wildfire Spreads Over 45,000 Acres in Erskine, California, Damage and Death Toll May Rise

iStock/Thinkstock(KERN COUNTY, Calif.) — Many residents in Kern County, California, have lost their homes in a deadly fire still burning through the area, while others have been denied access to their houses amid the catastrophic destruction left behind.Two people have died and at least 150 homes have been destroyed in the Erskine fire, which has reportedly spread over 45,000 acres. Officials says the death toll could climb as they continue to search for victims amongst the charred buildings with a team of cadaver dogs.One woman ...

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Passengers Evacuate Flight After Brakes Cause Smoke Upon Landing

conductorjason/Twitter(DALLAS) -- Passengers aboard a flight to Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport were forced evacuate their plane after a smoky landing Monday morning, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.Everything aboard American Eagle Flight 3492 from Mobile, Alabama, operated by Envoy Air, was business as usual Monday morning until the plane was already on the ground, according to the airline. Upon landing, the aircraft's brakes became hot and began to produce smoke, according to American Airlines spokesperson Ross Feinstein.The airport and American Airlines told ABC News the ...

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai Gets Hacked

Google(NEW YORK) -- Google CEO Sundar Pichai may want to change his passwords Monday.An account belonging to Pichai on Quora, a question-and-answer social network, appeared to have been briefly hijacked on Sunday by OurMine. The same group claimed to have accessed Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter account earlier this month.After gaining access to Pichai's Quora account, the group was able to send linked tweets to Pichai's Twitter account, where the CEO has more than half a million followers.Hacking high-profile targets seems like an unorthodox way to get ...

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You Tell Me Texas

YTMT Logo Exactly what about this choice is hard for you?

If you’re a Republican and Donald Trump wasn’t your first choice back in January, he’s your only choice in June.

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UT Health Logo Congestive Heart Failure: More Common & More Serious Than You Think

Congestive heart failure affects one in five people and one in nine will die from it. It’s the condition that took the life of Nancy Reagan.
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