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Study: Horses recognize human emotions

A smile can get you a long way with people -- and animals, it turns out.

Ashley Graham

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Plus-sized model Ashley Graham is SI swimsuit model

Last year Ashley Graham was in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. In an ad.

This year the plus-sized model is one of the stars, a 2016 SI Swimsuit rookie.

She's not the first model in the issue's history who is considered plus-sized, but her inclu...

Tom Green, Drew Barrymore

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Celebrity odd couples

We all love our celebrities, especially when they pair up. But sometimes their tastes when it comes to matters of the heart can leave us scratching our heads.

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Flint mayor: $55 million needed to replace pipes

The mayor of Flint, Michigan, said Tuesday she needs $55 million to remove lead pipes in the city beleaguered by a toxic water crisis. She is asking that Gov. Rick Snyder partner with her to get the funds.

"In order for Flint residents to once again ...

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Photos reveal birth bags around the world

All over the world, a packed bag is a sign that a baby will soon arrive. Call it a birth bag, a maternity bag, a hospital bag -- it contains what a mother-to-be believes she needs, and perhaps a few goodies that will bring her comfort. But the place ...

Elderly senior citizen's hand held by younger hand

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Why Americans don't live as long as Europeans

Americans die younger than people in other high-income countries, and drug poisonings, gun injuries and motor vehicle crashes are largely to blame, a study finds.

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Hospital approved for HIV-positive organ transplants

It could mean the difference between life and death for more than 1,000 people in the United States each year.

Doctors at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore have been given the okay to become the first hospital in the country to perform HIV-positiv...

Hugh Jackman

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Hugh Jackman treated again for skin cancer

Actor Hugh Jackman has revealed yet another bout with skin cancer, warning fans to wear sunscreen to keep the common disease at bay.

Brazilian mother

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How and when will we get to a Zika vaccine?

President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $1.8 billion in emergency funding that would in part fund an expedited effort to develop a Zika vaccine, but even with presidential power and funding, a vaccine could still be awhile.

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Calming the teenage mind in the classroom

At the start of the school year at Marblehead High School in Massachusetts, students started moving their desks out of the way, grabbing a mat and laying down on the floor for guided meditation before French class. Lexxi Seay, a senior, was skeptical...

Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt at Maleficent premiere

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Celebrity couples who met on set

Where exactly is a busy Hollywood A-lister supposed to find romance? How about on the set, just like these celebrity couples?

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