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Van Halen Member Has Cancer—and a TheoryLegendary rock guitarist Eddie Van Halen has traveled to Germany for years to treat his throat cancer—for which he has an unusual explanation, TMZ reports. "I used metal picks—they're brass and copper—which I always held in my mouth, in the exact place where I got the tongue...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Anaheim, Calif. The Angels say they do not know whether a longtime public relations official had been providing drugs to late pitcher Skaggs, as detailed in a report on ESPN's "Outside the Lines." Eric Kay, a 24-year employee of the Angels' PR department, told the Drug Enforcement Agency he had provided opioids to Skaggs and used them with the pitcher for years, according to the ESPN report Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. Kay reportedly watched as Skaggs snorted three lines of crushed pills in his hotel room in Texas, on the night before he was found dead. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
ESPN reports Angels PR employee supplied Skaggs with opioidsThe Los Angeles Angels say they don't know whether a longtime public relations official had been providing drugs to late pitcher Tyler Skaggs
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Thousands of Kenyans come out into the streets to celebrate Eliud Kipchoge's sub-2 hour marathon time, in the Rift Valley town of Eldoret where he lives and trains, in Kenya Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. Eliud Kipchoge sent shockwaves through the world of sport by becoming the first athlete to break the two-hour barrier for a marathon, at an event set up for the attempt in Austria, although it will not count as a world record. (AP Photo)
'No human is limited': Kipchoge runs sub-2 hour marathonEliud Kipchoge has become the first athlete to complete a marathon in less than two hours although it will not count as a world record
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 file photo, Cliff Dunn, owner of Pawsarotti's pet store, runs a generator in order to keep a freezer full of raw pet food cold during a power outage in Santa Rosa, Calif. Power shutdowns intended to prevent more devastating California wildfires are raising concerns about another environmental threat: air pollution. As utilities temporarily halted service to more than 2 million people this week, many fired up standby generators that spew toxic emissions. (Christopher Chung/The Press Democrat via AP, File)
California power shutdowns raise air pollution worriesPower shutdowns intended to prevent more devastating California wildfires are raising concerns about another environmental threat: air pollution
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One State Tells Public Schools: You Must Offer AbortionsComing to a California university near you: abortion pills. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Friday ensuring that public universities will provide medication abortions at student health centers on campus starting in 2023, the Hill reports. This after the state assembly voted 55-19 in September to pass Senate Bill 24...
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Ruby Rose Ran Into an Old Pal. Then It All Began 'to Unravel'Ruby Rose made the revelation last month that she'd badly hurt doing stunts on the set of Batwoman , and she even posted an up-close look at the surgery she'd had to undergo to take care of her injuries. Now the 33-year-old actress has offered another glimpse into her private life—...
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California to ban smoking on state parks, beachesCalifornia is banning smoking on state parks and beaches
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FILE - In this May 21, 2019 file photo, people rally in support of abortion rights at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a measure, on Friday, Oct. 11,2019, that will require public colleges and universities to offer abortion medication at campus health centers. The bill, SB24, was authored by Sen.Connie Leyva, D-Chino. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
California to require abortion medication at public collegesCalifornia is the first state to require public colleges and universities to offer abortion medication at campus health centers
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A view of the E. Barrett Prettyman Courthouse in Washington, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. A U.S. appeals court is voicing broad skepticism about the Trump administration's work requirements for low-income Medicaid recipients. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
US appeals court skeptical of Trump's Medicaid work rulesUS appeals court broadly skeptical of Trump's work requirements for low-income Medicaid recipients
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Fishermen live in stain of Venezuela's broken oil industryVenezuela's crumbling oil industry has turned Lake Maracaibo into a wasteland, threatening fishermen who depend on the water for sustenance while destroying the landscape around them
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WHO anti-cholera vaccination campaign begins in SudanWorld Health Organization launches vaccination campaign in Sudan's southeastern provinces to contain cholera outbreak
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2 Dead, More Than 100 Sick in Outbreak Linked to Hot TubsFamilies are demanding answers after two deaths linked to a hot tub display at last month's North Carolina Mountain State Fair. Authorities say they have confirmed 134 cases of Legionnaires' disease among people who attended the fair in Fletcher, NC, between Sept. 6 and Sept. 15, CNN reports. Health officials...
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