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Just married and just giving back: Charitable honeymoons are trending

While couples traditionally opt for seclusion and luxury for their honeymoon plans, an increasing number of newlyweds are opting to take a honeymoon involving volunteer efforts. “There is a greater consciousness to make genuine connections and a positive impact,” says Adam Zilber, general manager for Andaz Costa Rica Resort of this so-called “voluntourism.” The property’s...
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Nick Cannon apologizes for "anti-Semitic" comments
"I am committed to deeper connections, more profound learning and strengthening the bond between our two cultures today and every day going forward," Cannon said on social media.
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What it means for Hong Kong as US revokes its special trade status
US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order ending Hong Kong's special trade status to treat the city the same as mainland China. He also signed the Hong Kong Autonomy Act into law to sanction businesses and individuals that help China restrict Hong Kong. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports.
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Fauci says he's 'walking a tightrope' as people try to 'pit' him against the president
The nation's leading infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, doesn't like "conflict" and he doesn't "like to be pitted against the president," he told CBS anchor Nora O'Donnell in an interview published Wednesday on InStyle.com.
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Drug overdose deaths jump in 2019 to nearly 71,000, a record high, CDC says
Drug overdose deaths in the United States jumped last year by a projected 4.8%, wiping out a slight decline in 2018 and setting a new record high, according to preliminary data released Wednesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.
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NYPD releases pics, video of suspect in Brooklyn Bridge police attack
The NYPD has released photos and video footage of the suspect caught clubbing cops with a cane on the Brooklyn Bridge, including the city’s top uniformed cop. The unidentified man, seen wearing tan pants, a purple shirt and a red bandana over his face, is seen in photographs climbing a railing during a protest on...
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Jerry Falwell Jr. bashes New York Times as 'bigoted bunch of liars' after Liberty files $10M defamation suit
Lberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. joined "Hannity" Wednesday to explain why the school filed a $10 million defamation lawsuit against The New York Times over its coverage of the university's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Ex-Hawaii police officer sentenced to prison after forcing man to lick public urinal
A former Hawaii police officer who forced a homeless man to lick a public urinal was sentenced to four years in prison Wednesday, according to multiple reports.
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Yankees’ DJ LeMahieu close to returning from coronavirus
Post columnist Joel Sherman confirmed a report that the Yankees are expecting second baseman DJ LeMahieu to join the team this week after not participating in spring training 2.0 due to testing positive for coronavirus. The Yankees, who have a workout scheduled for Thursday at Yankee Stadium, will play their final intrasquad game Friday night...
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Black Lives Matter sculpture replaces toppled statue of British slave trader
The sculpture of a Black Lives Matter protestor has replaced the toppled statue of a 17th Century slave trader in England. The model of BLM protestor Jen Reid was snuck onto the Bristol pedestal that housed the 125-year-old statue of Edward Colston until demonstrators hauled it down and dragged it into the nearby harbor on...
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New Era Field no more: Cap company to end stadium naming rights deal with Buffalo Bills
The Bills will no longer being playing in Orchard Park at a stadium named New Era Field. The cap company is pulling out of the agreement.        
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Orlando Bloom asks fans for help finding missing dog: 'My heart is already broken'
Orlando Bloom needs some help from his fans.
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The 'Dixie'-less Chicks make a thrilling return with a painfully vivid breakup album
They've removed 'Dixie' from their name and are set to release their first album in 14 years, one that might be the best of the Chicks' tumultuous career.
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Hannity praises Liberty University suit against 'garbage' NY Times, says paper 'exposed yet again'
Sean Hannity reacted to Liberty University's lawsuit against the "garbage" New York Times on Wednesday, praising the move as a step in the right direction to combat an "information crisis" plaguing the country.
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Asheville, N.C., Approves Steps Toward Reparations For Black Residents
"The blood capital that we have banked to spend today to fight for significant change came ... not from our allies but from Black men, women and children who died," said Councilman Keith Young.
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Maine to use ranked voting for 2020 presidential election after repeal fails
AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine voters are poised to become the first group of voters in US history to be able to use a ranked style of voting for president, following a ruling by the secretary of state Wednesday. Maine voters approved a switch to ranked-choice voting with a statewide vote in 2016. A state law...
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Florida emerges as coronavirus epicenter as thousands pack testing sites; 90-year-old Scottish woman climbs stairs for charity 
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San Francisco reporter details 'disaster' of city's 'hotels for homeless' program: 'It is pandemonium'
Thousands of homeless people have been housed in several of San Francisco’s empty hotels in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus.
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Twitter reacts after Demi Moore reveals carpeted bathroom
Actress Demi Moore spoke with late night host Seth Meyers about how pictures she took of her bathroom caught the attention of Twitter users.
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Gary Sanchez can’t wait to show off new, improved catching stance
Gary Sanchez dealt with the flu and a sore back during spring training in March, before baseball was shut down by COVID-19. With the Yankees set to open their season next Thursday in Washington, the 27-year-old feels healthy and, just as importantly, said he’s had more time to get comfortable with the lower crouch new...
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CNN anchors trash Trump over photo-op with Goya products
CNN's most prominent anchors took turns trashing President Trump on Wednesday for expressing his support for Goya products amid the boycott fueled by prominent Democrats. 
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New poll reaffirms that most Americans don't trust the president, but they do trust Dr. Fauci
New polling from Quinnipiac University found that only 30% of America's registered voters say they trust the information that President Trump is providing about the coronavirus.
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Baton Rouge PD probing cop who used knee on 17-year-old during traffic stop
The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating a traffic stop early this month during which a cop used his knee to restrain and arrest a 17-year-old boy. A 37-second video of the arrest was shared by a bystander on Facebook, showing a small crowd watching as an officer pins the boy face-down with his knee...
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Parscale replacement ‘shocked’ Trump campaign staffers, despite speculation
Brad Parscale’s abrupt demotion Wednesday night “shocked” some inside the Trump campaign, sources familiar with the move told Fox News, even as President Trump’s sliding poll numbers and the recent Tulsa rally debacle had raised questions about his future.
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Biden pitches agenda to Black trade unions
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden laid out his agenda for racial and economic justice during an online event with Black trade unionists, telling them "you'll never have a more union friendly president, if I get elected." (July 15)       
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Dr. Siegel exults over promising UK coronavirus vaccine news: 'Hats off to the scientists around the world'
Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Wednesday that new reports indicate a coronavirus vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford is showing a "robust immune response" in trial participants.
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Trump demotes campaign manager as polls show him trailing Biden
President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday night a major shake up to his re-election team, demoting long-time campaign manager Brad Parscale.
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Mets give back with over $1 million in coronavirus relief
The Mets and their Community Investment Group are spending over $1 million on COVID-19 relief efforts in both Queens and the surrounding tri-state area. Since the initial outbreak of the novel coronavirus, the Mets’ organization has reached out to several local hospitals, senior citizen homes, and food pantries in and around New York City. “In...
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Angels' plans for Jo Adell still up in the air
The Angels will set their 30-man roster for the start of a pandemic-shortened season in a week, and a decision about Jo Adell hasn't been made.
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John Crist speaks out 8 months after sexual misconduct allegations: 'Biggest hypocrite in all of this was me'
Christian comedian John Crist has returned to social media, eight months after he admitted to "destructive and sinful" behavior following multiple accusations of unwanted sexting, harassment, and manipulation. 
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Nets’ Jamal Crawford out to prove he’s still got it
At 40, Jamal Crawford is the NBA’s eldest statesman. But the league’s grand old man is out to prove he’s still more grand than old, that he’s got enough left in the tank to help a team win. And after spending this season out of the game, when Crawford finally got the call to join...
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Who is Bill Stepien? Trump’s new campaign manager and longtime Republican operative
President Trump announced that he was promoting Bill Stepien to be his new 2020 campaign manager Wednesday.
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Two men charged in $2-million kidnapping of luxury car dealer whose body was found in the Mojave desert
Federal agents arrested two men believed to have helped abduct a Southern California car dealer who was held for ransom, beaten, killed and buried in the Mojave desert.
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Coronavirus: Does Immunity Wane?
Studies suggest antibodies against coronavirus in people who have recovered may dwindle over time. Can people get it again?
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Body wrapped in plastic found on McDonald's roof
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YouTuber Jake Paul in hot water over massive California party amid COVID-19 surge
Wild video from the bash shows dozens of mask-less partygoers boozing it up and crowding together at Paul's Calabasas home.
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George Floyd’s Family Sues City of Minneapolis and 4 Officers Charged in His Death
The lawsuit alleges the officers violated Floyd's rights when they restrained him and that the city allowed a culture of excessive force
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Liberty University sues New York Times for defamation, accuses paper of 'fictional tale' about COVID-19 outbreak
Liberty University sued The New York Times for defamation following the publication of a March story about an alleged coronavirus outbreak at the school. 
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CNN anchor clashes with Fla. pol fighting against mask mandate: 'You're not a doctor'
CNN anchor Brianna Keilar had a tense exchange with GOP Florida State Rep. Anthony Sabatini, who has filed lawsuits against cities that are mandating the wearing of masks. 
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Video: Khamzat Chimaev meets hype in UFC on ESPN 13 debut, vows to be champion
Khamzat Chimaev showed why he's regarded as one to watch with a sensational octagon debut at UFC on ESPN 13.       Related StoriesVideo: Lerone Murphy makes statement with finish of Ricardo RamosVideo: Liana Jojua's armbar leaves Diana Belbita in agony at UFC on ESPN 13Deiveson Figueiredo targets historic submission of Joseph Benavidez at UFC on ESPN+ 30 
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Hersheypark denies access to autistic boy, citing its requirement for face coverings
"He has severe asthma, so he can't cover his face, and as you can see, he's autistic, so he won't wear anything on his head," his mother said in video.        
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China’s Economy Rebounds From Virus, but Uncertainty Persists
Heavy spending on roads and rail lines reversed the economy’s virus-induced nose-dive in February and March, but may be difficult to sustain, raising questions for global growth.
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Arizona Covid-19 patient: I woke from a coma paralyzed
Eddie Case was infected with coronavirus to the extent that he was put on both a respirator and a ventilator before undergoing a medically induced coma for 20 days. Case and his wife Anne Costa Case tell CNN's Anderson Cooper what his harrowing ordeal of recovery has been like.
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National Association of Police Organizations President: Vote to Endorse Trump 'Overwhelming' Biden Passed on Chance to Talk to Us
On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Evening Edit,” National Association of Police Organizations President (NAPO) Mick McHale discussed the group’s endorsement of President Trump and stated that the endorsement was partially due to the “overwhelming vote of the majority
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Judge Jeanine condemns protesters' attack on NYPD chief, other officers; NYC 'now like a Third World country'
Judge Jeanine Pirro denounced an attack by protesters Wednesday that left several NYPD officers, including Chief of Department Terrence Monahan, bruised and bloodied.
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Trump Replaces His Reelection Campaign Manager Amid Sinking Poll Numbers
The president's public and private poll numbers have taken a hit amid the coronavirus pandemic
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Experts recommend 1 alcoholic drink per day for men, women
If you decide to have an alcoholic drink, limiting yourself to one a day is best — whether you’re a man or woman.
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South Korea's President says he's a feminist. Three of his allies have been accused of sex crimes
South Korea's President Moon Jae-In vowed to "become a feminist president." So why do members of his party keep being accused of sexual harassment or assault?
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