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  • Pregnant nurse: I was fired for refusing flu vaccine

    Posted on: 7:16 am, December 30, 2013, by and

    She told her employers that she would not get the vaccine after she explained that there were very limited studies of the effects on pregnant women.
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    flu vaccine
  • Kerry heading to Jerusalem, Ramallah next week

    Posted on: 8:00 am, December 29, 2013, by and , updated on: 05:10am, December 29, 2013

    This will be the ninth trip to the region for Kerry, who has said that leaders remain "as determined as ever" to negotiate a peace deal.

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    John Kerry -- NDN/AP
  • For New York lottery winner, $1 million was blowing in the wind

    Posted on: 8:00 am, December 29, 2013, by and , updated on: 05:07am, December 29, 2013

    Rosales Martinez, 27, a resident of Hicksville on Long Island, was awarded his $1 million lottery prize on Friday, more than a year after he claimed the winning ticket.
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    marvin rosales martinez
  • A&E: ‘Duck Dynasty’ resuming ‘with the entire Robertson family,’ including Phil

    Posted on: 8:13 am, December 28, 2013, by and

    The announcement came nine days after A&E originally suspended Robertson.
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    Phil Robertson is the patriarch of the Robertson family as seen in A&E's "Duck Dynasty."
  • Ten displaced after West End apartment fire

    Posted on: 6:10 am, December 28, 2013, by and , updated on: 08:08am, December 29, 2013

    Investigators are trying to figure out the cause of an apartment fire in Henrico's West End.
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  • Judge: California teen is brain dead after tonsil surgery

    Posted on: 6:02 pm, December 24, 2013, by and

    A judge has concluded that 13-year-old Jahi McMath, who suffered complications after tonsil surgery, is brain dead.
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    California Girl Brain Dead
  • In Utah, judge’s ruling ignites same-sex marriage frenzy

    Posted on: 8:30 am, December 21, 2013, by and

    It was joyful mayhem Friday night in the county clerk's office in Salt Lake City, Utah, after a federal judge struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
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    Utah Same-Sex Marriage Ban Overturned
  • Family wins court order to keep brain-dead 13-year-old girl on life support

    Posted on: 8:25 am, December 21, 2013, by and

    A judge granted a temporary restraining order Friday to keep a 13-year-old girl on life support after she was declared brain dead following a tonsillectomy at a hospital in Oakland, California.
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    Routine Surgery Complications
  • Budget compromise clears Senate procedural hurdle

    Posted on: 12:38 pm, December 17, 2013, by and

    A federal budget compromise that already passed the House cleared a key procedural hurdle on Tuesday in the Senate, increasing the likelihood it will win final Congressional approval this week.
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    Senate Vote on Budget Deal
  • Nicotine in e-cigs, tobacco linked to heart disease

    Posted on: 1:20 pm, December 16, 2013, by and

    The nicotine delivered by cigarettes -- even the electronic versions -- may still contribute to heart disease, a new study suggests.
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  • No winners in $425 million Mega Millions jackpot, lottery officials say

    Posted on: 8:38 am, December 14, 2013, by and

    There was no winner in the Mega Millions lottery Friday, pushing the jackpot to $550 million, lottery officials said.
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  • Newtown marks anniversary of school killings

    Posted on: 8:37 am, December 14, 2013, by and

    The people of Newtown, Connecticut, on Saturday are remembering a tragedy that convulsed the nation one year ago.
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    Sandy Hook school shooting memorial