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Sofia Vergara shows off bikini body during Italian vacation ahead of her 47th birthday

Sofia Vergara showed off her toned abs during an Italian vacation with husband Joe Manganiello ahead of her 47th birthday.

Heavy rains cause flash flood chaos in Nebraska

Flash flood warnings have been issued for a section of Nebraska after an overnight deluge. Up to nine inches of rain fell from storms that struck Buffalo, Dawson, Kearney and Phelps counties.

The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Tuesday

Snag an incredible deal on comforters, Echo Dots, Bluetooth speakers, and more before Prime Day even starts.

Five unlikely players take different paths to their first MLB All-Star Game

The Mets' Jeff McNeil, Angles' Tommy La Stella, Mariners' Dan Vogelbach, White Sox's James McCann and Rangers' Joey Gallo in first MLB All-Star Game.

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Who was Carter Burden?

Who was Carter Burden and why does it matter today? If you live in New York City, especially if you’re over sixty, you might expect the question to be what is, not who was Carter Burden? Getting to know Carter Burden, the man, not the nonprofit that bears his name, will surprise you. Carter Burden: … Continue reading Who was Carter Burden? →

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Mainstream News Media Sucks #1

My first direct experience with news reporting happened way back in 1968. A vehement anti-war activist, uninvited, I visited my favorite hometown columnist. Tom Cawley wrote for the Binghamton Press. Protesting the bloody conflict in Southeast Asia wasn’t popular in my conservative Upstate hometown, but I hoped he would listen. Cawley turned my story into … Continue reading Mainstream News Media Sucks #1 →

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A Free Miracle Cure…?

“A miracle cure,” says Great Britain’s Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. and it’s absolutely free. BMJ, a medical journal, doesn’t go as far but says it’s “the best buy for public health.” And one other thing, it’s simple, and it’s free. Free and Easy, Walking to Better Health No matter how you feel about exercise, compared with … Continue reading A Free Miracle Cure…? →

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