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Oddsmakers Put Warren Ahead Of Biden

There are at least two ways to determine which candidates are most likely to get elected. One is polls, which have, in the past, missed the mark. The other is ...
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Police Are Now a Leading Cause of Death for Young American Men

If you’re a young man in America today -- and especially a young black man -- you might want to give law enforcement a wide berth. A new study found ...
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Where Does Each Democratic Candidate Stand On Gun Control?

After two mass shootings in two days, in El Paso and Dayton, the focus of political policy continues to swing sharply to gun control. Most of the current presidential candidates ...
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Almost 30% Of Americans Are Always Online

Many Americans are glued to their phones, or in front of their PCs or tablets. The number who say they are always online is extraordinarily high according to information from ...
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40% of Americans Believe in Creationism

God created man as he is today sometime in the last 10,000 years. Four in ten Americans believe that statement, according to Gallup. Most other Americans believe man was created ...
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It’s 93 Degrees Below Zero Here Right Now

As 100-degree weather spread across much of the U.S. this weekend, and temperatures rose to 70 degrees near the Arctic Circle yesterday, one place is remarkably cold. At this location ...
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How Likely Are You to Get Sick from Stress? Take This Test to Find Out

What stresses us out the most? That depends on a number of factors, including how “stress” is defined. That can be difficult to pin down, because everyone reacts differently to ...
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Eating Lots of These Nuts Might Be Key to Living Longer, Study Says

Daily consumption of pistachios can reduce oxidative damage to DNA, positively affecting cellular aging and longevity. That was among the conclusions of a new study involving 49 people with prediabetes, ...
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Walking This Many Steps a Day Could Make You Smarter

We all know that exercise is good for us, both physically and psychologically, but many of us complain that we simply don’t have time to devote a couple of hours ...
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Earth’s Most Dangerous Glacier Is Melting, and It Could Drown Major Cities Around the World

We tend to think of glaciers as huge, extremely frozen, and very slow-moving. But the Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica, which has been called both “terrifying” and “the world’s most dangerous” ...
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Study: Alcohol Might Help Seniors Live Longer

“Getting old,” actress Bette Davis once remarked, “isn’t for sissies.” Physical disabilities, waning energy levels, mental fog… It’s not a pretty picture. But here’s some good news: A recent study ...
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Study: Third-Hand Smoke Can Damage Your Lungs

By now, presumably almost everybody knows about the dangers of second-hand tobacco smoke: Even if you don’t smoke, being around others who do can be seriously harmful to your health. ...
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There Isn’t Just One Version of the Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence is a signed engraving on parchment, displayed at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. Or is it? The truth is that there are countless versions of ...
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A Woman Told the World Who Signed the Declaration of Independence

The names of the signers of the Declaration of Independence were revealed to the world in 1777 by a woman -- Mary Katherine Goddard, printer and postmaster to the Second ...
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What Was the Weather Like on the Original Fourth of July?

The Fourth of July this year will be hot and rainy in Philadelphia -- the birthplace of the Declaration of Independence, according to the Weather Channel’s weather.com site. The forecast ...
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