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Medical Compass: Improving chronic heart failure outcomes

Reducing oxidative stress may reduce risk By David Dunaief, M.D. Heart attacks and heart disease get a lot of attention, but chronic heart failure is often overlooked by the press. The reason may be that heart failure is not acute like a heart attack. To clarify by using an analogy, a heart attack...

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A 57-year-old man was behind bars Monday on suspicion of murder in the stabbing death of another man during a fight early Sunday in El Cajon, police said. Michael Anthony Mena, Jr., was being held without bail in the San Diego Central Jail, where he was booked a little before 5 p.m. Sunday, jail...

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Attorney General, prosecutors seek harsher sentence in Laquan McDonald case

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul on Monday asked the state's highest court to re-sentence Jason Van Dyke, the white Chicago police officer found guilty last month in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald

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Florida woman charged in 3-year-old son's 1986 Nevada death

A 60-year-old woman who moved to Florida from the Las Vegas area a year after her 3-year-old mysteriously vanished more than 30 years ago has been arrested on a warrant charging her with killing the boy, authorities said Monday.

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Pompeo denies US trying to cover up Khashoggi killing

The Trump administration pushed back Monday against allegations that it was trying to cover up the killing of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi when it failed to send Congress a report determining who was responsible for his death.

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Sheriff: 5 people were shot to death, found in Texas house

Sheriff's officials say they have found five people who were shot to death in a house in Texas.

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Carmen Argenziano, Stargate SG-1 and The Godfather: Part II Actor, Dies at 75

Carmen Argenziano, an actor on Stargate SG-1, has died. He was 75. Argenziano’s rep confirmed his death to PEOPLE on Monday. In a Facebook post on Sunday, Event Horizon Talent announced the death of Argenziano, who worked as an actor for more than four decades. “It is with a heavy heart and more...

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Showrunners Reveal Offscreen Death Too ‘Horrible’ For TV!

The Game Of Thrones showrunners are being extraordinarily tight-lipped about season eight. But now that it’s almost all over, they’re more than happy to tie up loose ends. …even if it means telling you about a death which happened offscreen, between seasons. [SPOILERS AHEAD] So when EW asked...

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The Massachusetts woman who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself has been jailed years after his death.

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Why repeal of the individual mandate hasn’t (yet) brought ObamaCare’s death spiral

As you file your tax returns this year, you will be asked whether or not you had health insurance during 2018. If your answer is “No,” you could be subject to a penalty of up to $2,085 per family. Fortunately, this will be the last year that Americans will face punishment for failing to...

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Illinois Attorney General Challenges Sentence for Officer Jason Van Dyke

Kwame Raoul, the attorney general, wants the Chicago officer’s prison term reviewed. Some have questioned whether less than seven years was enough in Laquan McDonald’s death.

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Nonfiction: A Grieving Woman’s Eloquent Homage to Virginia Woolf

In “All the Lives We Ever Lived,” Katharine Smyth revisits “To the Lighthouse” for comfort and insight after the death of her father.

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Prosecutors on Monday asked Illinois' highest court to review the less than seven year prison sentence for the white Chicago police officer who was in the shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald

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Family and friends gathered Monday to memorialize a young Nashville musician who was shot to death outside his home last week. Five youths ages 12 to 16 have been charged … Click to Continue »

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Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty

PITTSBURGH >> The man charged in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre pleaded not guilty to hate crimes and dozens of other counts today, but his new lawyer — a prominent death penalty litigator who represented one of the Boston Marathon bombers — signaled he might be open to a plea deal.

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