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Former NFL running back, University of Texas star Cedric Benson dies at 36

33ft/iStock(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Cedric Benson, a former NFL running back and fourth overall pick in the 2005 NFL draft, died in Austin, Texas over the weekend. He was 36. Benson's attorney, Sam Bassett, told ESPN that he died in a motorcycle crash Saturday night. Bassett said he did not have details of the accident.Benson, who is ranked second in the University of Texas' history for most rushing yards, played for the Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals and Green Bay Packers in the NFL. He also led ...

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10 common sleep myths: Put bad habits to rest and wake up a better sleeping routine

Adene Sanchez/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Ah, sleep. Why is our most precious recharging resource so scarce in our busy, modern lives?We all know the excuses: demanding schedules, social lives and screen time. Sometimes it's subconscious, but we're all making decisions to do these things instead of getting the sleep we need. ABC News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton walked us through some of the most common myths about sleep to set the record straight:Myth 1: I can function just fine on 5 to 6 hours ...

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Potential links to lung illnesses and e-cigarettes under investigation: CDC

Paolo_Toffanin/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Federal health officials are investigating potential links between lung illnesses and e-cigarettes amid the soaring popularity of so-called vaping among young people.Since June 28, there have been at least 94 cases reported across several states involving people with "severe pulmonary disease" possibly tied to vaping, with the majority of those affected being teenagers and young adults, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.At least 30 of those cases were reported in Wisconsin, the CDC said in a statement Friday.The CDC ...

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Scoreboard roundup -- 8/18/19

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUENY Mets 11, Kansas City 5AMERICAN LEAGUESeattle 7, Toronto 0Tampa Bay 5, Detroit 4Boston 13, Baltimore 7Cleveland 8, NY Yankees 4Minnesota 6, Texas 3Houston 4, Oakland 1LA Angels 9, Chi White Sox 2NATIONAL LEAGUESt. Louis 5, Cincinnati 4San Diego 3, Philadelphia 2Atlanta 5, LA Dodgers 3Washington 16, Milwaukee 8Colorado 7, Miami 6, 10 inningsArizona 6, San Francisco 1Chi Cubs 7, Pittsburgh 1WOMEN'S NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONConnecticut 78, Dallas 68Washington 107, Indiana 68Las Vegas ...

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Police track down mother whose newborn was left naked, alone in woods

Montgomery County Police Department(SILVER SPRING, Md.) -- Police in Maryland are investigating why a newborn baby girl was left alone in the woods without so much as a diaper.The baby was rescued in Silver Spring, Maryland, on Friday when a passerby heard her crying from a nearby street, police said. The baby's cries may have saved her life. "He went to investigate the sound and found a naked baby approximately ten feet from the sidewalk in the woods," the Montgomery County Department of Police said ...

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Missing California hiker found dead after five-day mountains trek

Trinity County Sheriffs Office(NEW YORK) -- A Northern California hiker was found dead on Sunday after an intense three-day search, police said.Rescuers found the body of Daniel Komins late Sunday morning in a remote wilderness area in the Trinity Alps, where he had embarked on a five-day solo hike on Aug. 10, according to the Trinity County Sheriff's Office.His family reported the 34-year-old missing when he did not return home as planned on Aug. 14. Preliminary investigation indicates that he may have fallen "in the ...

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One-third of economists predict US recession in 2021

D-Keine/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Among 226 economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics, 34% said a recession would hit the U.S. in 2021, an increase from 25% who believed so in February.The new survey, released Monday by the Washington-based organization, also revealed that fewer economists expected a recession to begin this year -- only 2%, down from 10% who said so in February.Additionally, 38% of the economists are predicting a recession will begin in 2020, down from 42% in February. The number who believe ...

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Almost every country requires those wishing to immigrate to show the means for maintaining self-sufficiency once admitted.

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