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October 20, 2017 - 6:31 am
(NEW YORK) -- Fire safety experts are urging people to close their bedroom doors before they go to sleep, saying the simple task can potentially save lives in the event of a fire. “When you can’t get out, the most important thing you can do, close that door between you and the fire," Stephen Kerber...
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October 19, 2017 - 6:45 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- When one woman met a young man in a popular D.C. nightclub, she had no idea she'd go onto marry him, much less become part of a royal family. But that's just what happened when Ariana Austin met Joel Makonnen in Pearl Nightclub 12 years ago. Austin told ABC News it was "days before...
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October 19, 2017 - 3:37 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Southwest Airlines has marked their very first "unmanned" flight. The company tweeted photos on Oct. 18 of the all-female crew posing before takeoff on the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The first "unmanned" Southwest flight on a @BoeingAirplanes 737 MAX 8! All-female Crew pic taken...
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(Mike Juliannelle) Mike Juliannelle, 41, the author of Dadandburied.com, poses with his two sons in this undated family photo.
October 19, 2017 - 1:46 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Mike Julianelle, a blogger and father of two, gained internet fame by posting photos of all the things kids can ruin, like when his kids turned a coffee table into a train set. The 41-year-old Brooklyn dad, is now sharing photos on Instagram of how kids have changed the parents...
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(Courtesy Dean Otto) Dean Otto; Will Huffman, left, the driver of the truck; and Dr. Matt McGirt, the surgeon, participated in the Napa Half Marathon to celebrate Otto's rehabilitation.
October 18, 2017 - 11:00 pm
(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- Dean Otto of Charlotte, North Carolina, was riding his bike one humid morning in September 2016 when the unimaginable occurred: The husband, father and marathoner was struck by a truck. His spine was fractured. His pelvis, tailbone and ribs were broken. And he could not feel...
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(Courtesy Beth Gaudino) Sisters Anna Howat, 29, and Beth Gaudino, 32, photographed with their doctor, Andrea DiLuigi.
October 18, 2017 - 3:40 pm
(TOLLAND, Conn.) -- A selfless woman is carrying a child for her sister who experienced the heartbreaking loss of newborn twins. Anna Howat is due to give birth to her niece, Charlotte Grace, on Feb. 2. Howat offered to carry her sister Beth Gaudino's baby when Gaudino had difficulties conceiving...
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(Courtesy Bharathi Rao) Gitanjali Rao, 11, works on her lead testing device at home in Lone Tree, Colo., in an undated handout photo.
October 18, 2017 - 2:31 pm
(LONE TREE, Colo.) -- An 11-year-old girl inspired by the Flint, Mich., water crisis has been named “America’s Top Young Scientist” after she developed a device that can quickly detect lead levels in water. Interested in Flint? “I had been following the Flint, Michigan, issue for about two years,”...
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ABC News
October 18, 2017 - 8:46 am
(NEW YORK) -- Over the past week or so, Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual harassment by a number of women. Among them: Former "Friday Night Lights" star Minka Kelly claimed that Weinstein asked her to be his girlfriend in exchange for "a lavish life," while actress...
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ABC News
October 18, 2017 - 7:39 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The longtime personal trainer of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- who has gained the nickname "The Notorious R.B.G." -- shared secrets for how the 84-year-old stays physically strong every day as she interprets the Constitution. Bryant Johnson has been training Ginsburg...
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October 18, 2017 - 6:53 am
(NEW YORK) -- A father of two said he lost 100 pounds with the help of a fitness tracker that he wouldn’t have thought to buy for himself. The Salem, Massachusetts father of two weighed 304 pounds before he stepped into a weekly wellness group, which included fitness trackers, his doctor had...
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