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Christmas came early for Brody Allen after doctors said he might not make it to the holidays. Family and friends put up lights and held a parade for him.

On this week's sprint through the best new releases we've got irresistible earworms from Peter Bjorn & John, the deep soul of PHONY PPL, Esperanza Spalding's mind-bending songcraft and more.

by St. Margaret Mary O Sacred Heart of Jesus, to Thee I consecrate and offer up my person and my life, my actions, trials, and sufferings, that my entire being may henceforth only be employed in loving, honoring and glorifying Thee. This is my irrevocable will, to belong entirely to Thee, and to do all …

A Long Island teacher was arrested for having sex with a student at the Lawrence Woodmere Academy, officials said.

A new service will deliver abortion medication to U.S. addresses for $95. Once only possible through shady websites with no real safety promise, a new service now makes it safer and easier than eve…

12 Little Spells, an album by Esperanza Spalding on Spotify

The video for Maxwell's new video "Shame" shows him lying around New York in anguish. The first single after announcing his new album NIGHT, the visual opens with three veiled figures who appear ominously around New York City as Maxwell pours his heart out. "Lay all night/all day//lay here with me/lay here with me/shamelessly" he cries as the figures start unveiling themselves and lip syncing to…

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New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is not going to get into a war of words with John Mara after the Giants co-owner's criticism of him.

In the statement, Canton, Ohio area attorney, Laura Mills, described a sexual encounter her client had with Brown in the late 1980s.

Authorities held a press conference Thursday, answering questions about a man who survived for two days in a 100-foot-deep mine shaft.

Next week’s municipal election is not going to be as it should be. We should have 47 wards in this city. Doug Ford’s anti-democratic interference in our election has put Toronto in a weakened state. Who’s going to stand up for Toronto? Someone needs to because, according to my research, we now have the weakest …

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Central Library is holding a name contest for the bronze Eagle statue in our grand lobby—and we need your help.
The sculpture came from the headquarters of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle newspaper. The records of the newspaper have been at the Library since 1957 so the Eagle is kind of special around here.
Over the years, the Eagle has nested in many places. It was loaned to the Brooklyn Public Library in 1997 by the Brooklyn Historical…

In the wake of Hurricane Michael, CubeSmart facilities in Florida may experience precautionary closures.

Although delivery models in rural health care and urban/suburban health care are distinct, by virtue of geographic density and resource availability, each locale affords lessons for the other. NEJM Catalyst surveyed Insights Council members on similarities/disparities and barriers to excellent rural health care.

Wimbledon announced Friday that it will implement a fifth-set tiebreaker once the score reaches 12-12. The move is an effort to end marathon matches.

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Twitter became aware of some of the bots on Thursday when NBC News presented the company with evidence of coordinated activity.

Remember, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, what ineffable power Thy divine Son hath given Thee over His own adorable Heart. Full of trust in Thy merits, we come before Thee and beg Thy protection. O heavenly Treasurer of the Heart of Jesus, that Heart which is the inexhaustible source of all graces, which …

Colorado parents discussed the correct way to assure a child would contract Chickenpox. One parent said she was "swamped with requests" to share her daughter's Chickenpox.

This year has truly flown by – it doesn’t seem that long ago that I was at Verbier with the family over Christmas talking about our New Years’ resolutions and how I wanted to get unbelievably fit so I’m ready for a trip into space
I’ve always made lists of things I want to achieve – it helps me track my progress. But to-do lists are only useful if you actually do the things on your list. So I made a note on…

Tyler, the Creator is an exuberant rap star and a thoughtful polymath working across fashion, animation, and film. WarnerMedia, Nike, and Sony have hopped aboard. Are you ready to ride?

Gustav Moller’s ingeniously lean thriller builds tension from little more than one police officer, two rooms and a frantic telephone call from a kidnapped woman.

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The relationship between Avraham Avinu and his nephew Lot was significant. Aside from his loyal wife, Sarah, Lot was the only family member who joined Avraham throughout his travels. Lot undoubtedly bonded and appreciated Avraham’s mission. According to many who watched…

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It is true that the aristocracy in Europe practiced and enjoyed both religious and secular classical music. But, as such, the masses had little or no access to this culturally elevating experience. And of the aristocracy, many, if not most, had only very…

afflicts Pharaoh and his court with severe plagues and she is released unmolested. Avram returns to Eretz Yisrael (Canaan) with much wealth given to him by the Egyptians. During a quarrel over grazing rights between their shepherds, Avram decides to part ways with his nephew Lot. Lot chooses to live in the rich but corrupt city of Sodom in the fertile plain of the Jordan. A war breaks out between the kings of the region and Sodom is defeated. Lot is taken captive…

My wife and I were once travelling in the subway in Los Angeles, and a friendly African-American stopped us to ask, “Hey! Are you guys Amish?” To which I promptly replied, “Nah, we’re Hebrews.” But why are Jews called “Hebrews”? Better yet, why are Jews called “Jews”? If we want to get Biblical, the Jewish People are known as “Israelites”; what is the meaning of that term? These questions and more will be answered in the article before you
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