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Man killed in Texas alligator attack

A man who apparently mocked alligators, then jumped in the water -- despite warning signs -- is dead after being attacked in Texas.

Nearly 10 million Americans still using tanning beds

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Your health: Tanning beds, antipsychotics and more

CNN Health & Wellness takes a look at the potential impact tanning beds and antipsychotics can have on our health, lists ways to cut the risk of heart disease and shows time matters in cardiac arrest cases.

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Are selfies empowering or objectifying?

Is a selfie empowering? Or objectifying? According to the undisputed queen of selfies, Kim Kardashian, it can be both.

George Pataki announced his GOP candidacy for president May 28, 2015

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George Pataki plays his Trump card

George Pataki might have found a way to get noticed in the crowded GOP field of presidential candidates: attack the highest-profile hopeful, Donald Trump.

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Two rockets fired from Sinai strike Israel

Two rockets fired from Sinai landed in southern Israel Friday afternoon, the first such attack since last summer. The rockets caused no injuries and did no damage, police said.

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Boko Haram attacks near Borno capital

Boko Haram gunmen engaged in a fierce battle with Nigerian troops in the country's northeast, local residents said Friday. Soldiers fought to push back Boko Haram extremists attempting to enter Maiduguri.

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Trump slams illegal immigration in S.F. killing

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Friday that the seemingly random killing of a young woman in San Francisco was even more proof why voters should send him to the White House.

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On this day: July 4

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The United States declares its independence, an "Iron Horse" retires, the Beach Boys hit No. 1 for the first time, and we lose three presidents, all on this day.

7 tips for healthy Fourth of July weekend

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Keep you and your friends and family healthy and safe over the Fourth of July weekend with these tips.

On this day: July 3

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A major Civil War battle ends, America gains a new state, Jim Morrison overdoses, and summer blockbusters dominate theaters, all on this day.

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