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Why This Popular Airline is Asking For Catastrophe

Southwest Airlines is operating 49 jets that may not have been properly inspected and should be grounded until it can be determined that they meet U.S. airworthiness standards, according to a top official at the Federal Aviation Administration.The aircraft in question are among 88 used jets purchased from foreign carriers by Southwest between 2013 and 2017. The planes underwent special ...

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What’s Causing California’s Mental Health Crisis Among Adolescents

Less than a decade ago, the emergency department at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego would see maybe one or two young psychiatric patients per day, said Dr. Benjamin Maxwell, the hospital’s interim director of child and adolescent psychiatry. Now, it’s not unusual for the emergency room to see 10 psychiatric patients in a day, and sometimes even 20, said ...

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Another Reality TV Star Enters Politics to Defend Conservative Values

Jed Duggar has announced his foray into politics. The former “19 Kids and Counting” star, 20, took to Instagram on Monday to announce his candidacy for Arkansas state representative. The reality TV star said that he stands for “conservative values.” “I’m announcing my candidacy for Arkansas State Representative District 89 in Springdale. I’d appreciate your prayers, support, and your vote!” Duggar ...

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Is Retirement Dying? Why The Old Work Model Is Disappearing…

More Americans are opting to work well into retirement, a growing trend that threatens to upend the old workforce model. One in three Americans who are at least 40 have, or plan to have a job in retirement to prepare for a longer life, according to a survey conducted by Harris Poll for TD Ameritrade. Even more surprising is that more than ...

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What Are the Benefits of CBD?

More than 60 percent of CBD users were taking it for anxiety, according to a survey of 5,000 people. Does it help? The CBD industry is flourishing, conservatively projected to hit $16 billion in the United States by 2025. Already, the plant extract is being added to cheeseburgers, toothpicks and breath sprays. More than 60 percent of CBD users have ...

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Jennifer Aniston gets a kiss from Gwen Stefani

Backstage at the E! People’s Choice Awards on Sunday night, Jennifer Aniston, 50, posed for a photo with Gwen Stefani, and the “Hollaback Girl” singer, 50, planted one on the cheek of the “Friends” star. The duo met over 15 years ago through their now-ex-husbands Brad Pitt and Gavin Rossdale, who were close pals. Both Aniston and Stefani picked up awards on ...

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Disney Struggles With New Launch

Disney+ launched to much fanfare on Tuesday, and then immediately hit some bumps. Disney (DIS) fans looking to enjoy all the content the company’s new streaming service had to offer were instead greeted by error pages starring Disney’s own Wreck-It Ralph. “Unable to connect to Disney+,” one error page, which showed Wreck-It Ralph holding a WiFi signal, read. “There seems ...

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Is it Time for Republicans to Embrace President Mike Pence?

Scandals, true or not, have destroyed many a politician over the years while others remained immune to rightfully deserved scandals. Hillary Clinton was plagued with scandals including her role in the Benghazi attack that resulted in the death of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens and 3 other brave Americans. Stevens had repeatedly warned of the danger and asked for more security ...

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New Study Warns We Need To Ban Tobacco

For decades, we have all been told over and over that smoking is one of the leading causes of cancer and heart disease. Next to non-melanoma skin cancer, lung cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. In 2009, there were nearly 220,000 deaths in the United States due to lung cancer, but by 2019, ...

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Do These Governor Races Foretell 2020 Elections?

Currently, there are 23 Democrats holding the governorship of their states compared to 27 Republicans. In some ways, this reflects the narrow lead Republicans hold in the Senate. In 2019, 3 governor races are brining national attention. In Kentucky, Republican Gov. Matt Bevin was running for re-election against Democratic State Attorney General Andy Beshear. In Mississippi, Republican Tate Reeves was ...

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