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May 22, 2019

First US state legalizes composting of human bodies
Washington has become the first state in the nation to pass a law allowing composting as an alternative to burial or cremation of human remains. ... More >>

RV driver led police on a wild high-speed chase
A suspect who led California Highway Patrol officers on a wild high-speed chase through the San Fernando Valley Tuesday evening has been arrested. ... More >>

Yiddish translation of New York's measles message riddled with errors
Late last year, officials at the New York State Department of Health knew they had to act fast to stem the tide of a growing measles outbreak in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities. ... More >>

Operating rooms test positive for mold in Washington
Several operating rooms have been shut down in a Washington children's hospital because of mold. ... More >>

A flamingo in an Illinois zoo had to be put down after a child threw a rock at it
A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal's exhibit. ... More >>

Jerry Nadler is the other House Democrat feeling the heat on impeachment
Pressure is mounting for House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler to launch impeachment proceedings, but the New York Democrat is weighing dueling loyalties to eager members and to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has urged her caucus to stay the course on investigations and ignore the growing chorus for wha... More >>

Lawmakers emerge from Iran threat briefing split along partisan lines
Debate over the threat posed by Iran took on a partisan hue after Trump administration officials briefed lawmakers Tuesday, with Democrats charging that the White House is blowing normal threat levels out of proportion and Republicans insisting that deterrence, not war, is the goal. ... More >>

Trump lawyers to fight House subpoenas for bank records in hearing
A federal judge in New York on Wednesday will field another clash over House Democrats' pursuit of President Donald Trump's financial records. ... More >>

Maine House votes to allow more medical professionals to perform abortions
Maine's House of Representatives has passed a bill that would expand the number of medical professionals allowed to perform abortions in the state. ... More >>

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain collapses
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's restaurant empire in the United Kingdom has collapsed. ... More >>

Coca-Cola is ready to laugh about the New Coke disaster
Coca-Cola is hoping a failed product from the 1980s will help it go viral in 2019. ... More >>

Sisters sell lemonade to pay off classmates' school lunch debt
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Firemen battle house fire filled with loose snakes
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Local man overcame paralysis, beat bone cancer
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Aquarium set to release 2 rescue seals in ocean
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Girl creates toy for police dogs around the state
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School opens largest e-sports arena
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Man scams $80k from woman he met on dating site
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Neighbor helps elderly man escape house fire
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Firemen stop warehouse fire from reaching propane
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Miami police now enforcing strict curfew on teens
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Baseball player thankful for help after heart attack on mound
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Mom receives son's tissue donation after his death
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Boy raises money for grandfather's heart transplant
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Boy assaulted as baby dies at 14
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6-year-old puts on cop outfit, slows traffic
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Homeschooled teen graduates college at 16
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Boy hit by car collects bike helmets for kids
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Couple steal car, push 72-yo woman out of seat
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