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Hepatitis A vaccination for Alaskan children has wiped out the virus

A comprehensive hepatitis A vaccination program established in Alaska in the 1990s, which became a requirement for school entry in 2001, has virtually wiped out the virus in the native peoples of Alaska, where it had been endemic.
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Georgia judge suspended for comparing removal of Confederate monuments to ISIS actions

A judge in Gwinnett County, Georgia has been suspended for comparing those taking down Confederate monuments to the terrorist group Islamic State. There has been a nationwide push acros
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Sword piercing Russia and Diablo III angel? Ukraine war memorial image mirrors video game character

A memorial erected in Kiev for the fallen soldiers in the conflict in eastern Ukraine features a giant sword stuck into the map of Russia and a 'guardian angel,' whose image renders a s
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‘Infinity Mirrors’ artist Yayoi Kusama to open her own museum in Tokyo

Yayoi Kusama, whose obsessively patterned and repetitive imagery has made her one of Japan’s most celebrated artists, is opening her own museum in the Shinjuku neighborhood of Tokyo on Oct. 1.
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AI is creating new types of art, and new types of artists

The ultimate idea is not to replace artists but to give them tools that allow them to create in entirely new ways.
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The Readers On The Bus: books seen on King County Metro

What are Seattle-area commuters reading? Well, here’s what they’ve been up to on critic Moira Macdonald’s bus.
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Why Elvis Presley ate his emotions

Research shows some are more susceptible than others to overeating high-fat, high-sugar foods. Colorado State University food scientist Melissa Wdowik explores what drove Elvis's obsession.
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Warriors star Stephen Curry sells Walnut Creek home for $2.94 million

Basketball star Stephen Curry has shot and missed in the East Bay housing market. The Golden State Warriors guard just sold his home in Walnut Creek, Calif., for $2.94 million. He had listed the 7
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After watching livestream of deadly crash that killed sister, jailed teen can't believe 'the way she reacted'

The attorney of a woman accused of driving drunk as she livestreamed a crash that killed her younger sister says she watched the video for the first time Sunday from jail. “She couldn’t believ
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Suspension of Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott leads to harsh words between NFL and players union

Fighting words are flying between the NFL and the players union over the Ezekiel Elliott case. The Dallas Cowboys running back, who led the NFL in rushing last season, was suspended by the league
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Idaho Falls braces for the world as eclipse-mania sweeps the small town

The soft orange light of the Sunday early morning sun filtered through the old church’s stained glass windows while the Rev. Ruth Marsh stepped down from the altar and asked her congregants if t
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Luis Valbuena and Kole Calhoun homer as Angels defeat Nationals 3-2

Luis Valbuena and Kole Calhoun homered, Ricky Nolasco bounced back from a rocky first inning before exiting with an injury and the Angels defeated the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Wednesday to spli
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Trump administration agrees to continue healthcare subsidy for now

The Trump administration, faced with increasing pressure from Republican members of Congress, agreed Wednesday to continue giving insurance companies payments that are widely viewed as critical to
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Mayor says planned white nationalist rally 'is not welcome in Berkeley'

The mayor of Berkeley says he is exploring all options regarding a planned white nationalist rally set for Aug. 27.
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Hoping to talk about infrastructure, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is pressed to address Trump's Charlottesville comments

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California politics updates: Gavin Newsom spends time in Central Valley; Republicans in Congress speak out against hate

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