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Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 04:54 PM CDT

Jimmy Kimmel Challenges Senate Ahead of Health Care Vote

Jimmy Kimmel Challenges Senate Ahead of Health Care Vote

The war of words over the future of health care in America is heating up and it has an unlikely figure leading the fight -- late night comedian Jimmy Kimmel.

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 08:39 PM CDT

GOP Health Bill Provisions Help 2 States: Analysts

GOP Health Bill Provisions Help 2 States: Analysts

Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose vote party leaders desperately need and another who co-sponsored...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 10:32 PM CDT

Aaron Hernandez's Family Suing NFL, Pats After CTE Diagnosis

Aaron Hernandez's Family Suing NFL, Pats After CTE Diagnosis

Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez are suing the NFL and the New England Patriots over his death after a brain study showed the former football star suffered from a "severe case" of the degenerative brain disease...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 07:51 AM CDT

Kimmel Ramps Up Battle Against GOP Health Care Bill

Kimmel Ramps Up Battle Against GOP Health Care Bill

Jimmy Kimmel used his late-night platform to continue his assault on the GOP health care bill, firing back at critics including U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy and "Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade. The ABC star on...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 08:37 PM CDT

Why Do College Kids Think Backpacks Can Save a Drunk Friend?

Why Do College Kids Think Backpacks Can Save a Drunk Friend?

In the final hours of his life, Tim Piazza lay on a couch in a Penn State frat house barely conscious and occasionally vomiting from alcohol poisoning and serious internal injuries. Twice on a night of heavy...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 06:17 AM CDT

4th Annual Plano Peanut Butter Drive Fights Hunger

4th Annual Plano Peanut Butter Drive Fights Hunger

The City of Plano is asking for donations to help local families, as well as victims of Hurricane Harvey, who are in need of nutritious food.

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 04:08 AM CDT

Coping With a Stressful World Through Meditation

Coping With a Stressful World Through Meditation

Kadampa Meditation Center in Dallas is seeing more people than usual lately, in the wake of recent natural disasters.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 06:57 PM CDT

Twins Thrive After Marrow Donation

Twins Thrive After Marrow Donation

Born with a life-threatening condition, a pair of twins in Minnesota is thriving thanks to a generous donor more than 4,000 miles away. With World Marrow Donor Day coming up, the twins are sharing their...

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 10:26 PM CDT

Allergies Bring Misery To North Texans

Allergies Bring Misery To North Texans

Allergies ramp up in North Texas, but there are ways to take matters into your own hands.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 05:22 PM CDT

Mouthwash Could Help Detect Oral Cancer

Mouthwash Could Help Detect Oral Cancer

A simple, non-invasive oral rinse test may soon be available to detect deadly oral cancer early, with the hope of saving more lives.

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