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Growing concerns over great white shark boom off Cape Cod

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Growing concerns over great white shark boom off Cape Cod

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — An influx of great white shark sightings has residents and tourists worried about potential encounters in the water, especially during the heart of summer.Senior Fisheries Biologist Dr. Greg Skomal told ABC News the incre…

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Human error caused NYC subway train derailment, transit officials say

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Human error caused NYC subway train derailment, transit officials say

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Transit officials said human error, not a track defect, is to blame for a subway train derailment in New York City on Tuesday morning that injured nearly three dozen people and caused major delays.The incident occurred ju…

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New app dubbed ‘Tinder for Moms’ aims to help mothers connect

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New app dubbed ‘Tinder for Moms’ aims to help mothers connect

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Many moms find that making new friends later in life can be just as challenging as dating.A new app called Peanut was created to help connect like-minded mothers and give them the opportunity to form new friendships.Miche…

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5 children sickened by ‘cloud of chlorine gas’ at Florida pool

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5 children sickened by ‘cloud of chlorine gas’ at Florida pool

Peter Cade/Getty(TAMPA, Fla.) — Five children were transported to the hospital in Tampa after a malfunction at a local indoor swimming pool caused a concentrated “cloud of chlorine gas” to form, according to the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue departm…

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5 children sickened by ‘cloud of chlorine gas’ at Florida pool

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5 children sickened by ‘cloud of chlorine gas’ at Florida pool

Peter Cade/Getty(TAMPA, Fla.) — Five children were transported to the hospital in Tampa after a malfunction at a local indoor swimming pool caused a concentrated “cloud of chlorine gas” to form, according to the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue departm…

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Two struck and killed by Amtrak train outside Washington, DC

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Two struck and killed by Amtrak train outside Washington, DC

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — An investigation has been opened by authorities after two people were killed Tuesday night after being struck by an Amtrak train as it approached Union Station in Washington, D.C.“Amtrak Train 175 from Bosto…

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Venomous tarantulas and scorpions found in abandoned Texas apartment

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Venomous tarantulas and scorpions found in abandoned Texas apartment

Mike L. Baird/Getty(HOUSTON) — Animal rescue workers in Houston seized dozens of venomous tarantulas and scorpions from a Houston apartment on Tuesday after their owner abandoned them, according to police.The Houston Society for the Prevention of Crue…

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Tales from patients that stand to lose a lot from GOP health bill

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Tales from patients that stand to lose a lot from GOP health bill

Credit: Joe Merlino(WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, has decided to postpone a vote on Republicans’ legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, after concluding he does not have …

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‘Good Samaritan’ targeted and beaten after helping lost toddler

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‘Good Samaritan’ targeted and beaten after helping lost toddler

The Lakeland Police Department(LAKELAND, Fla.) — A Florida man who police say was trying to help a missing toddler locate her parents over the weekend ended up beaten and shamed on social media by the child’s family after they mistook him for a kidnap…

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"Big Bang Theory" star’s home burns down in California wildfire

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"Big Bang Theory" star’s home burns down in California wildfire

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — The Big Bang Theory star Johnny Galecki lost his ranch on California’s Central Coast on Monday, his publicist confirmed, when a massive wildfire torched nearly 1,600 acres of land in the area.Galecki’s home in Sa…

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