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California Vaccine Rules Advance Over Emotional Opposition

SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers advanced tougher rules for vaccinations late Wednesday after hearing hours of testimony from hundreds of opponents while the nation grapples with the highest number of measles cases in decades. The Senate Health Committee a...
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US Measles Cases Hit Highest Mark in 25 Years

NEW YORK — Measles in the U.S. has climbed to its highest level in 25 years, closing in on 700 cases this year in a resurgence largely attributed to misinformation that is turning parents against vaccines. T...

‘Kai the Hitchhiker’ Convicted of Killing Elderly Man

ELIZABETH, N.J. — A man who gained Internet fame as "Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker" has been convicted of first-degree murder in the beating death of a New Jersey man almost six years ago. Jurors in Union County convicted 30-year-old Caleb "Kai" McGil...
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Wall Street Keeps Hitting Records. What Do Investors Do Now?

The S&P 500 just hit an all-time high, recovering from last year's dramatic plunge. The economy seems to be on fairly solid footing, still it's anyone's guess what happens next for the stock market. So what does this mean for the average investor? Here ...
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Google’s Wing Aviation Gets FAA OK for Drone Deliveries

WASHINGTON — Google affiliate Wing Aviation has received federal approval allowing it to make commercial deliveries by drone. It's the first time a company has gotten a federal air carrier certification for drone deliveries. The approval from the Federal...
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