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Spanking a child can lead to dating violence when they’re older

Violence begets violence. Those who were given corporal punishment as children are 29% more likely to extend that abuse into their dating life, a new study from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston says. The study, which was ...

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Gum disease can lead to this kind of cancer

One more reason your mother was right about flossing regularly — diseased gums can lead to esophageal cancer, says a new study. The presence of two kinds of bacteria, especially Tannerella forsythia, is tied to a 21% increase in the ...

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Amazon Trumpets Its Cloud Lead With N.F.L. and Other Deals

In a phone interview, Michelle McKenna-Doyle, the N.F.L.’s senior vice president of information technology, called the new game analysis it plans to offer using Amazon “instant quarterbacking,” a nod to Monday morning quarterbacking, the traditional postgame discussions fans often hold. ...

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G.M. Unveils Its Driverless Cars, Aiming to Lead the Pack

“Everything we are doing is geared to speed,” G.M.’s president, Daniel Ammann, told journalists at an event showcasing the cars on Tuesday. To emphasize the company’s progress, Mr. Ammann said the cars would be ready for consumer applications in “quarters, ...

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Search continues for missing N.C. girl after lead falls through

Authorities in North Carolina are still searching for a missing 3-year-old girl after a possible lead turned into a dud. A girl spotted walking into a Morehead City Walmart on Monday morning turned out not to be Mariah Woods, local ...

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Speed eating can lead to obesity and heart disease: study

Slow down when eating your Thanksgiving dinner this year. Speed in gobbling down your food could be linked to obesity, heart disease and diabetes, says a preliminary study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2017. In the study, ...

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Joel Embiid scores 46, grabs 15 boards to lead 76ers over Lakers

LOS ANGELES — Joel Embiid scored a career-high 46 points — the most by a Philadelphia player in 11 years — and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead the 76ers past the Los Angeles Lakers 115-109 on Wednesday night. Sixers rookie ...

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Taraji P. Henson to play lead role in ‘What Women Want’ remake

If you know what men want, you can rule! Taraji P. Henson will play the lead character in an upcoming remake of “What Women Want,” which originally starred Mel Gibson in the main role, Deadline reported. Henson, who stars in ...

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‘Hamilton’ headed to Puerto Rico, with Lin-Manuel Miranda as lead

Broadway’s buzziest show is headed to Puerto Rico. Lin-Manuel Miranda is bringing “Hamilton” there in early 2019 for a three-week run — during which he’ll reprise his leading role of founding father Alexander Hamilton. It’s a dream come true for ...

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Jim Parsons, Matt Bomer lead Broadway's ‘The Boys in the Band'

“The Boys in the Band” will open on Broadway with a star-studded cast in April to mark the 50th anniversary of Mart Crowley’s landmark, in-your-face 1968 comedy-drama about gay lives. In one of many indelible lines, a character notes: “It ...

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