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Ben and Alyssa Riedhead

Baby born without back of skull

Even as Ben and Alyssa Riedhead were expecting their first child, they were planning for his funeral.

Usher, June 2015

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Secret celebrity weddings

While some celebrities go all out for their weddings, others slipped away to tie the knot in private. Join us for a look at celebrity marriages that began beyond the prying eyes of the paparazzi.

Don Horton

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Former players rally around coach dying of Parkinson's

For 16 seasons, Don Horton was a dad to his college football teams. Now, his former players are coming to the dying coach's aid.

Spider in web

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Harnessing spider powers to heal human bodies

Professor Fritz Vollrath keeps his spiders in luxurious accommodation on the roof of Oxford University.

Bob McDonald

CNN

VA's McDonald apologizes for Disney waiting line comparison

Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald apologized Tuesday for comparing long waits at VA hospitals to the lines at Disney amusement parks, amid calls from top Republicans for him to resign because of the remark.

surgery with ipad

AUBMC

Doctor uses iPad to conduct surgery

In countries ravaged by conflict, providing international medical expertise on the ground can be almost impossible.

Bob McDonald

CNN

Senator calls on VA secretary to resign

A senior Republican senator called on Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald to resign Tuesday after he inflamed the veterans' community by comparing the time it takes to receive medical care to long lines at Disneyland.

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Dave Mirra

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Late BMX biker Dave Mirra diagnosed with CTE

Iconic BMX biker Dave Mirra was found to have chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the same brain disease that has been diagnosed in a number of former professional football players, including Junior Seau and Ken Stabler.

Brazil Zika mosquitoes

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WHO: Zika result of 'massive' policy failures

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Margaret Chan lashed out at family planning and mosquito control "failures" as root causes of the ongoing Zika crisis in an address to the World Health Assembly.

Baby feet

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It's OK to let your baby cry himself to sleep, study finds

Many new parents long for a full night of glorious, uninterrupted sleep yet shudder at the thought of letting their baby "cry it out," the sleep training method in which parents allow babies to cry themselves to sleep.

Nasdaq headquarters

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Nasdaq rejects pot startup MassRoots

MassRoots, a social networking platform for cannabis users, said Tuesday that Nasdaq has rejected its request to trade shares on the exchange.

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