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CVS to Limit Opioid Drug Prescriptions

(CNN) - One of the nation's largest pharmacies is making it harder to get opioids. CVS announced Thursday that it will limit opioid prescriptions in an attempt to fight the epidemic of overdoses. The company's prescription drug management division CVS…

Gatorade Punished for Dissing Water in Game

(CNN) - Gatorade is in hot water... For telling gamers to avoid water. It stems from a mobile game called "Bolt" which came out in 2012. The opening instructions warn "keep your performance level high by avoiding water." California's Attorney…

GOP Senate Candidate Roy Moore Holds Post-Debate Rally

  MONTGOMERY, Ala. — At a rally for Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore in a historic train depot on Thursday evening, several of his prominent supporters took turns explaining why they think President Trump endorsed the Republican establishment's pick for…

The Latest: Kim Says Trump Will 'Pay Dearly' For Threat

7:30 p.m. President Donald Trump has added economic action to his fiery military threats against North Korea, authorizing stiffer new sanctions in response to the Koreans' nuclear weapons advances. Its leader Kim Jong Un issued a rare statement, branding Trump…

Attorney: Tests Show Aaron Hernandez Had CTE

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, researchers said on Thursday. His lawyer announced a lawsuit against the NFL and the team, accusing them of hiding the true…

Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

BOSTON (AP) — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, researchers said on Thursday. His lawyer announced a lawsuit against the NFL and the team for hiding the…

L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at age 94

PARIS (AP) — Liliane Bettencourt, the L'Oreal cosmetics heiress and the world's richest woman, has died at her home in a chic Parisian suburb. She was 94. Bettencourt's daughter, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, said in a written statement Thursday that her…

Woman brandishes gun in Kardashian-owned boutique

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A woman screaming about Cuba pointed a gun Thursday at employees inside the Kardashian-owned DASH boutique in West Hollywood and returned hours later waving a machete at reporters, but eluded authorities both times. The woman…

Frequent Blood Donations Don't Affect Your Health

  In Your Health Minute today, new research finds giving blood frequently has no major side effects. Researchers in England studied over 45-thousand blood donors over a two year period. They found frequent blood donations, every 8 weeks for men…

First Daughter Postpartum Depression

Ivanka Trump revealed in a television interview that she struggled with postpartum depression after the births of her three children. During an interview with Mehmet Oz, better known as Dr. Oz, President Trump's eldest daughter, who also serves as his senior adviser,…

GOP Health Care Effort

It's divisive and difficult, but the Republican drive to erase the Obama health care overhaul has gotten a huge boost from one of Washington's perennial incentives: Political necessity. In the two months since Senate Republicans lost their initial attempt to…

Hurricane Maria Aftermath

Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans stunned by a hurricane that crushed concrete balconies, twisted metal gates and paralyzed the island with landslides, flooding and downed trees vowed to slowly rebuild amid an economic crisis as rescue crews fanned out…

Woman in Kevin Hart scandal denies being an extortionist

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On the heels of comedian Kevin Hart's Instagram video about someone seeking financial gain from a mistake he made, a woman came forward Wednesday and said she was "involved" with the box office star a month…

Clinton book has sold more than 300,000 copies

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton's "What Happened" had a big debut. Clinton's book, about her stunning presidential election loss in 2016 to Donald Trump, sold more than 300,000 copies in the combined formats of hardcover, e-book and audio, Simon…

Tom Price Took 5 Private Jets for Work Last Week

(CNN) - Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price is reportedly using expensive private jets for government work. Politico reports that Price took private planes last week for five separate flights. The trips were for official business, costing taxpayers tens…

CVS Gives Millions to Tobacco-Free Colleges

(CNN) - CVS is on a million-dollar mission to reduce smoking tobacco among young Americans. CVS's charitable foundation announced on Tuesday that it has teamed up with the American Cancer Society and truth initiative to provide grants to 126 colleges…

Clinton's New Book Sees Big Sales in First Week

(CNN) - Her campaign memoir "What Happened" sold 167,000 hardcover copies in one week. That's the biggest first week for a hardcover nonfiction book in five years. It also sold more digital audio copies than any book in publisher Simon…

London Artists Gives You the "Dadbod" You've Always Wanted

A London artist is seeking production partners on a bizarre new men's fashion accessory which, for some, may be hard to stomach! Are you tired of your sleek physique? Do your washboard abs have you feeling drab? There may soon…

Older Diabetics More Likely to Break Bones

    Older adults with diabetes may be more likely to break a bone. Researchers found type two diabetics had deficits in the cortical or protective outer surface of…

Exercise Improves Mental Health

  Exercise can improve the physical and mental health of senior citizens. A new Gallup study found older adults who exercised were 32-percent more likely to feel optimistic than their sedentary…

Amazon Mistakenly Sends Baby Registry E-mails

(CNN) - Here's a gift for the baby you're not expecting. A glitch by retail giant Amazon left customers very confused on Tuesday. Amazon sent out emails telling a large number of customers that someone had bought an item off…

Bed Bath & Beyond In-Store Sales, Shares Drops

(CNN) - Bed Bath and Beyond's latest financial report is showing a significant plunge in profit. Shares in the retailer's stocks dipped by about 12% on Tuesday. Bed Bath and Beyond also said its earnings have decreased by more than…

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