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4-year-old boy can't contain emotion during stepmom's heartfelt wedding vows

ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) -- Two U.S. service members tied the knot over the weekend, but it was the groom's 4-year-old son who stole the show.Emily Leehan, a senior airman in the Air Force, stood at the altar at Quincy Cellars in New York on Saturday to marry Marine Sgt. Joshua Newville and recited separate vows to his son Gage.As she shared her meaningful words, her soon-to-be stepson became overwhelmed with emotion, welled up with tears and embraced her."When she started reciting the vows, that's when the ...

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Oldest captive manatee dies at 69 in heartbreaking accident

ABCNews.com(BRADENTON, Fla.) -- The life of the world’s oldest captive manatee came to an end at the South Florida Museum on Saturday, one day after his 69th birthday.Born in 1948, Snooty was the center of attention on Friday and the keeper of a manatee milestone worth celebrating. According to the non-profit Save the Manatee Club, the large marine mammals usually live up to 60 years or more in captivity.But news of the marine mammal’s death one day later created a much different mood at the ...

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A $20 dress that's all the rage among female news anchors

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Girl code: When you find a fabulous dress at a great price, you share the news.And that's exactly what happened among a group of female newscasters. More than 40 news anchors have been spotted on local broadcasts across the country wearing versions of the same $20 Amazon.com dress.The trend was noticed by Frances Wang, an anchor at ABC's affiliate in Sacramento, KXTV. She's starting a blog, #WangsWorkWear, because so many women ask where she gets her on-air clothes.To illustrate the dress' popularity ...

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Charlie Gard's family ends legal fight to take the sick boy to the US

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The British parents of 11-month-old Charlie Gard, whose illness has damaged his brain and rendered him unable to breathe on his own, have decided against pursuing their controversial efforts to take him to the United States for treatment after an assessment from a U.S. doctor.A formal decision by a U.K. judge on the fate of Charlie was expected to be made early this week, but this choice made by his parents will preemptively end the court proceedings, and end any possibility of ...

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Study finds a major uptick in calls to poison control centers over dietary supplements

iStok/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A new study found calls to poison control centers in the U.S. due to exposures to dietary supplements rose by nearly 50 percent between 2005 and 2012, and that a majority of those calls involved children being exposed to supplements.The report, published Friday in the Journal of Medical Toxicology, called for an increase in regulation by the Food and Drug Administration for certain supplements that were associated with high amounts of toxicity.Researchers combed through all calls that were made to poison control ...

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Congressional Democrats to roll out economic agenda

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Chuck Schumer and other Democratic congressional leaders are launching a revamped messaging campaign Monday as part of the party's new appeal to voters before the 2018 midterm elections.The campaign features a new package of economic priorities Democrats are calling A Better Deal.Schumer, the Democratic Senate minority leader, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, progressive champion Sen. Elizabeth Warren and several other Democratic leaders will rally in a swing Virginia district Monday to roll out the new platform.In an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos ...

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Trump calls Jeff Sessions 'beleaguered AG' in tweet

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) --  President Trump Monday morning called Attorney General Jeff Sessions "beleaguered" following his public criticism of Sessions in a recent interview with The New York Times."After 1 year of investigation with Zero evidence being found, Chuck Schumer just stated that 'Democrats should blame ourselves, not Russia,'" Trump said in a tweet."So why aren't the Committees and investigators, and of course our beleaguered A.G., looking into Crooked Hillarys crimes & Russia relations?" Trump wrote, referring to his Democratic opponent from the election, Hillary Clinton.So why ...

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For years, mammography has stood on the front lines in the fight against breast cancer. But new technology in mammography, together with other cutting-edge breast imaging technology, is making the early detection of breast cancer easier and more accurate.
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