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As Rio Carnival ends, Brazil shifts its focus to historic presidential election

iStock/Thinkstock(RIO DE JANEIRO) -- Samba drums and hypnotic percussions, nonstop flow of positive lyrics about love and "Saudade" in the streets of Rio de Janeiro. Women, men and children wearing sparkly red shirts, fun headpieces dancing tirelessly."Blocos de Rua" -- or street bands -- could be found across the country, mobilizing locals and tourists alike. One of the thousands of organized street festivals is the "Bloco de Carmelitas" -- originated in 1990 in the St. Teresa neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro.As it plays out every ...

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Celebrate Lunar New Year with Chinese crepes

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- It's officially the Year of the Dog, and we’ve fetched a doggone delicious recipe to help you celebrate.In honor of China’s largest and most celebrated holiday, we teamed up with a New York City restaurateur to learn how to make Peking duck jianbing. These “Chinese crepes” are sold from street carts back in China and are a cultural staple.Brian Goldberg, the owner of Mr. Bing in New York City, lived in China for 14 years and speaks fluent Mandarin.  Goldberg shared ...

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Families, friends gather as more loved ones are laid to rest in wake of school shooting

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- A 17-year-old boy whose last social media post said his girlfriend was "a greater blessing than I could ever imagine" will be mourned at a funeral on Saturday, the latest service for the 17 people killed in a shooting massacre at a Florida high school.Joaquin Oliver was a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where a former student allegedly opened fire Wednesday. It's the deadliest school shooting in the U.S. since the 2012 rampage at Sandy ...

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Baby abductors, like Gloria Williams, often fit a similar profile

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- After a South Carolina woman stood in court this week and pleaded guilty to abducting an infant from a hospital nearly two decades ago and raising the girl as her own daughter, many were left asking this: Who would steal a baby? And why?Gloria Williams admitted she acted alone in 1998 when she walked into a Florida hospital dressed as a nurse and walked out with the newborn, whose name was Kamiyah Mobley. Williams raised Mobley for 18 years as her own ...

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Snow bears down on Northeast, with record warmth to follow

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pair of disturbances taking shape in the south-central U.S. will come together during the day Saturday and accelerate toward the Northeast, bringing a quick hit of snow to major I-95 cities from Philadelphia to Boston.Winter storm warnings have been issued for parts of New Jersey through southern Massachusetts, including Manhattan and the Bronx. Coastal areas such as Staten Island, Brooklyn, parts of Queens, Long Island and Cape Cod have a winter storm watch due to the uncertainty of how much ...

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Hundreds protest outside NRA headquarters following Florida school shooting

iStock/Thinkstock(FAIRFAX, Va.) -- More than 100 protesters stood outside the National Rifle Association headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia, on Friday night demanding action on gun control in the wake of Wednesday's school shooting in Florida.Among the attendees were friends of some of the 17 students and teachers who were killed in Parkland, Florida; Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va.; and relatives of those shot and killed at Virginia Tech in 2007."Children are dead because of you," Connolly said of the NRA, in comments reported by ABC's Washington, D.C. ...

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Five killed as semitrailer plows into cars in fiery crash on California freeway

KABC-TV(RIALTO, Calif.) -- Five people are dead after the driver of a tractor-trailer lost control on the 10 freeway in Railto, California, plowed through the median and into oncoming vehicles on the other side of the road.Authorities told Los Angeles ABC station KABC-TV that at least five people were killed in the fiery accident that shut down the freeway on both sides for hours. In addition to the semi, at least three other vehicles were involved in the crash, including a motorcycle.Video and photos shot ...

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YTMT Logo We shouldn’t accept chaos. (Or am I crazy?)

Immigration policy has to be orderly, adherent to duly enacted law and reflective of the will of the people whose country it is.

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UT Health Logo Your Metabolism: Realistic Explanation for Weight Gain?

Some people seem to eat whatever they want and never gain a pound. The rest of us have to be really careful. So what’s at work? The answer is metabolism: the mechanism by which your body burns the calories you eat and converts them to the energy necessary for your body to function. In the latest post to HealthConnection.TV, UT Health Northeast internal medicine expert Dr. David Shafer answers questions about your metabolism and its effect on how much you weigh.

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