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December 19, 2018 6:21 PM NYC-area estate of 1st US self-made female millionaire sold

IRVINGTON, N.Y. – The New York estate of a black entrepreneur who's considered the nation's first self-made female millionaire has been purchased by the owner of Essence magazine and his family. The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced Wednesday that Madam C.J. Walker's century-old Italianate-style mansion outside New York City was recently 112

December 19, 2018 2:33 PM 133 million cars are 'lost' here every year

Brits spend 35 million hours a year looking for their parked cars, according to research. A survey of 2,000 drivers revealed over one third regularly forget where their car is parked, and on average ‘lose’ their vehicle once a month. A further one in 20 drivers said they struggle to locate their parked car on a weekly basis. According to the data, it commonly 134

December 18, 2018 6:52 PM Arizona Republican McSally will fill McCain's Senate seat

(Reuters) - Republican U.S. Representative Martha McSally will take over the late John McCain’s U.S. Senate seat in January, two months after losing her bid for Arizona’s other Senate seat, the state’s governor said on Tuesday. McSally will replace the retiring John Kyl, whom Governor Doug Ducey appointed after McCain died in August following a battle 141

December 17, 2018 3:42 PM Evofem shares surge as contraceptive gel meets late-stage trial goal

(Reuters) - Shares of Evofem Biosciences Inc jumped as much as 38 percent on Monday after its birth control gel showed effectiveness in a late-stage study, bringing the first hormone-free contraceptive close to approval. Male condoms and oral pills dominate the $5.5 billion contraceptive market in the United States. However, oral pills cause side effects 126

December 17, 2018 4:02 AM Miss Universe winner is Catriona Gray, 24, from Philippines

Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, of South Africa, right, crowns new Miss Universe Catriona Gray, of Philippines, during the final of 67th Miss Universe competition in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018.(Associated Press) Was it the “lava walk” that helped crown Catriona Gray of the Philippines as the new Miss Universe? Just one day before 166

December 16, 2018 3:03 PM 'Wreaths Across America' honors fallen vets at hundreds of locations in the US

At hundreds of ceremonies this weekend, Americans quietly paid their respects to those who served and lost their lives in the country's wars. "Wreaths Across America" is an annual December event that pays tribute to U.S. servicemembers. "We're here to honor the veterans. My father was a veteran, my grandfather and my great grandfather and we’re here to place 96

December 15, 2018 4:29 PM Trump joins Wreaths Across America in laying wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery

President Trump joined thousands of volunteers in the rain Saturday at Arlington National Cemetery to participate in the annual holiday wreath-laying event that pays tribute to those who served—and died-- in America’s wars. Trump made the unscheduled stop to the famous military ceremony about 2:15 p.m. ET, hours after the event began. Every December 74

December 15, 2018 2:34 AM Nobel laureate Murad to build hospital in her hometown in Iraq

SINJAR, Iraq (Reuters) - Nadia Murad, an Iraqi Yazidi woman held as a sex slave by Islamic State militants who won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, said on Friday she intended to use the prize money to build a hospital for victims of sexual abuse in her hometown. The Yazidi survivor was speaking to a crowd of hundreds in Sinjar, her hometown in northern 90

December 14, 2018 9:36 AM California's chief justice leaves GOP; cites Kavanaugh confirmation to Supreme Court

California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye delivers her State of the Judiciary address before a joint session of the Legislature at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. (Associated Press) The chief justice of California’s Supreme Court announced that she quietly left the Republican Party over the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme 121

December 13, 2018 10:50 PM Woman’s tweets detailing heart attack go viral: ‘I was lucky’

A woman who recently survived a heart attack is using her experience to remind others how symptoms of the sometimes fatal occurrence can differ for men and women. The woman, identified only as Twitter user @gwheezie, took to the social media platform on Sunday to share her story, detailing what she later realized were signs of a heart attack. “I want to warn women 131