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Man dies after he's carjacked, run over by his own vehicle: Police

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) --  A man was killed on Monday night after he was carjacked and run over by his own vehicle in Los Angeles, police said.The carjacking occurred inside a parking structure in the 600 block of South Carondelet Street at about 6:25 p.m., police said.The victim -- whose name or age was not released by authorities -- was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.The suspect -- whose only description is that he is an adult male -- fled in the victim's car, police ...

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Iowa student and driver die in school bus fire

iStock/Thinkstock(DES MOINES) -- An Iowa school bus became engulfed in flames this morning, killing the driver and a student who were on board, according to authorities.The bus began its route about 7 a.m. in the farm town of Oakland before backing out of one home's driveway and landing in a ditch where it caught fire, Pottawattamie County officials said.“[The bus] was backing out of the driveway, and ended up in the opposite side ditch and a fire ensued; and the driver and one student was ...

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CEO of La Colombe coffee company speaks out against new tax bill

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  Todd Carmichael is one of the few chief executives in America to publicly condemn Republicans’ plans to slash the corporate tax rate and rewrite the tax code.Why bash a plan that would be a boon for his shareholders? Carmichael says he’s willing to declare what other executives won’t: the bill may be good for his business, but it’s bad for the country.Carmichael said he defines his own success by doing right by the people around him. His primary responsibilities as the Chief ...

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New Yorkers resume routines after terror attack: 'You can't stop living'

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Twenty-four hours after a homemade explosive was detonated in a New York City subway passageway, New Yorkers are back to their daily routines -- including walking through that same tunnel on their way to work.The Monday morning explosion occurred in an underground passageway near the Port Authority Bus Terminal, sending commuters scrambling to evacuate a major transit hub just blocks from Times Square. Five people suffered minor injuries.Commuter Robin Danzy told ABC News she "was about to come down into the train ...

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American Girl dolls available to borrow at libraries, thanks to Girl Scout's savvy

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A New York Girl Scout is giving hundreds of kids the chance to play with a childhood staple, the American Girl doll, by creating a lending program for the dolls at local libraries.Olivia Reduto, 14, of Edgemont, New York, spent the past year raising nearly $800 so she could purchase six American Girl dolls and accessories for the dolls.Olivia, a ninth-grader who has been in the Girl Scouts since the first-grade, then donated two dolls each to three libraries within the ...

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Inside new technology being developed to protect bus, train travelers

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) --  To get on a plane, passengers have to go through TSA checks, but rail and bus stations have little security presence, leaving travelers more vulnerable.To address the issue without creating long lines and elaborate checkpoints, The Department of Homeland Security is trying to employ technology. Inside a secure lab outside Washington D.C., DHS and researchers at Johns Hopkins University are developing a centimeter wave sensor system.The system would work inside panels incorporated in to the walls of subway and bus stations. Using radio ...

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How gun laws have changed in the 5 years since Sandy Hook

iStock/Thinkstock(NEWTOWN, Conn.) -- Shannon Watts, a mother of five who became a gun control activist in the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, thought her advocacy work was going to be over shortly after it began. On December 15, 2012, the day after 20 students and six educators were killed by a shooter in Newtown, Conn., Watts started a Facebook group that would eventually become Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.“I have never been impacted by gun violence personally," Watts, ...

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YTMT Logo Robert Mueller is attempting a coup. Here’s why.

Listen To You Tell Me Texas Friday 12/8/17 http://www.youtellmetexas.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/youtellme.mp3 Download The initial reaction by the Left to Donald Trump’s election victory was predictable. The hair pulling and shrieking and shouting of vulgarities is pretty much standard lefty fare. The female-organ shaped hats and the marching in the streets and the foaming at the mouth on … Continue reading Robert Mueller is attempting a coup. Here’s why.

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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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