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No Sanders Vs. Trump Debate? Sad!

Although the de factor GOP presidential nominee had seemed open to the idea when asked by TV host Jimmy Kimmel, "it seems inappropriate that I would debate the second-place finisher," he says now.
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Dr. Heimlich Uses His Maneuver At Retirement Home, Saves 87-Year-Old Woman

The residents' dinner became quite an event. Henry Heimlich, 96, is famous for inventing a technique to help people who are choking.
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Entering Final Primary Stretch, Clinton And Sanders Fight For A California Win

Hillary Clinton could lose California's primary on June 7 and still win the Democratic nomination, but she and Bernie Sanders are campaigning hard there, hoping to close out the season on a high note.
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Verizon, Labor Unions Reach Tentative Deal To End Weeks-Long Strike

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez announced the agreement in principle and says he expects workers will be back on the job next week.
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'Near-Normal' Atlantic Hurricane Forecast Could Mean More Storms

The past three hurricane seasons have been considered below normal, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says. This season, NOAA predicts about four to eight hurricanes in the Atlantic.

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U.N. Panel Blocks Accreditation Bid By Committee To Protect Journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists confronted a "Kafka-esque" process — put off for years, then blocked by countries including China, which it calls the biggest jailer of journalists in the world.
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Verizon, Unions Reach Deal In Principle For Four-Year Contract

About 39,000 landline and cable employees in nine eastern states and Washington, D.C., have been on strike since April. They had been working without a contract since last August.

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Slammed, Hurled and Pummeled: The Life Of A Pit Crew

It takes an IndyCar pit crew about seven seconds to replace four tires and refuel. It's high stakes on race day and a lot can go wrong in the pits. One misstep can cost a race — or worse.
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Chef Eddie Huang On Cultural Identity And 'Intestine Sticky Rice Hot Dog'

Huang and his brothers, Evan and Emery, headed to China to reconnect with their culture, to eat lots and lots of food — and to cook. He's documented his travels in his new book, Double Cup Love.
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Taylor Swift, Aryan Goddess?

Haters (of a multicultural society) gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate. Meanwhile, Swift will continue to bask in her utterly unremarkable whiteness.

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