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Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

Science Says Gaming Disorder Addiction

CHICAGO (AP) — Now that the world’s leading public health group says too much Minecraft can be an addiction, could overindulging in chocolate, exercise, even sex, be next? The short answer is probably not. The new “gaming disorder” classification from the World Health Organization revives a debate...


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Pastor took out an active shooter and expertly treated the wounded, all after delivering

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. On Sunday morning, David George, pastor of the Oakville, Washington, Assembly of God Church, delivered his sermon as he does every Sunday. The subject, on Father’s Day, was “The Value of MENtoring,” about how much difference an individual can make in the lives of...


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Texas sheriff refuses to help feds guard migrant children tent city, saying 'it's wrong'

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The El Paso County sheriff prohibited his deputies from working off-duty at a temporary shelter housing migrant children, saying he refused to support the Trump administration’s “unjust” policy of separating families at the border. Sheriff Richard Wiles received a...


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WHAT'S HAPPENING: Can GOP fix immigration amid border crisis

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President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that reverses a policy forcibly separating more than 2,300 children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, but House GOP leaders are still trying to get hesitant party members to agree to a measure to resolve broader immigration issues. A...


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Young immigrants detained in Virginia center allege abuse

Immigration Abuse Claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Immigrant children as young as 14 housed at a juvenile detention center in Virginia say they were beaten while handcuffed and locked up for long periods in solitary confinement, left nude and shivering in concrete cells. The abuse claims against the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile...


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AP-NORC Poll: Majority approve of Trump's North Korea effort

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump’s handling of U.S. relations with North Korea, a change that comes after his historic summit with that country’s leader, Kim Jong Un. But most don’t believe Kim is serious about addressing the international concerns...


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AP-NORC Poll: Americans not hopeful about ties with allies

AP Poll American Outlook

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans feel U.S. relations have a better chance at improving in the year ahead with traditionally hostile nations such as North Korea and Russia than they do with allies such as Britain and Canada, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs...


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Supporters of Trump steadfast despite immigration uproar

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati resident Andrew Pappas supported President Donald Trump’s decision to separate children from parents who crossed the border illegally because, he said, it got Congress talking about immigration reform. Niurka Lopez of Michigan said Trump’s “zero-tolerance” policy made...


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Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-face

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As a crisis of migrant children separated from their families provoked national outrage, President Donald Trump said he was powerless to act through an executive order. Five days later, he did just that. The president’s abrupt about-face laid bare the administration’s capricious...


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Orlando International Airport to scan faces of US citizens

Airport Face Scans

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s busiest airport is becoming the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, including U.S. citizens, according to officials there. The expected announcement Thursday at Orlando International Airport...


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