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Syphilis, a highly contagious infection spread by sexual contact, can cause if untreated, bone and dental deformations, deafness, blindness, heart disease and central nervous system deterioration.

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A destructive wildfire near Yosemite National Park that was burning out of control Sunday through tinder-dry forest land has grown into one of California's biggest blazes of the year, forcing thousands of residents to flee remote mountain communities

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Through eight hearings over six weeks, the House Jan. 6 committee has disclosed stunning evidence about the Capitol insurrection, laying out in vivid detail what it calls an “attempted coup” by former President Trump as he desperately sought to overturn Democrat Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 election

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Last month, California became the first state to commit to setting up trust funds for children who lost a parent or caregiver to the pandemic.

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Vice Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, June 28, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) 

The Jan. 6 committee is preparing for more hearings in September, and investigations persist in multiple jurisdictions and venues. New details will be unearthed.

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The right to use contraceptives would be enshrined in law under a measure that Democrats pushed through the House, their latest campaign-season response to concerns a conservative Supreme Court that already erased federal abortion rights

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Michael E. Langley’s name has been ringing bells since he was a young Marine in the 80s, showing out at flag football games, setting records for writing training courses, and getting tapped by higher-ups to mediate disputes.

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New variants of the highly contagious virus are challenging the nation's efforts to get back to normal after two and a half years of pandemic disruptions.

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Federal officials are grappling with how local teams staffing the national 988 lines will contend with suspicion of the medical establishment.

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Emmett Till left his mother's house on Chicago's South Side in 1955 to visit relatives in Mississippi, where the Black teenager was abducted and brutally slain for reportedly whistling at a white woman.

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