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The Pentagon has settled a lawsuit over allegedly defective earplugs. Now veterans are suing, too.

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| The settlement with earplug manufacturer 3M has focused attention on service-related hearing loss, one of the most common health problems among veterans.

What we know so far about Boeing passenger jet that has crashed twice in five months

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Authorities in Ethiopia, China and Indonesia grounded all Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft Monday following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner that killed 157 people, and investigators found the flight recorders from the field where the plane went down.

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Some high-profile rappers want SCOTUS to take up this free speech case

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The case involves Jamal Knox, a Philadelphia-based rapper known as Mayhem Mal, who was convicted on witness intimidation and the issuance of terroristic threats for a song he wrote that features lyrics like “let’s kill these cops ’cause they don’t do us no good.”

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This Week Will Mark A Turning Point For Britain And Brexit. Really!

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Yes, it's been said before, but this time it looks to be real. Britain's Parliament is scheduled to hold crucial votes that will clarify what happens next. Here's what to know.

2 Men Killed In San Diego Paragliding Crash

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The two collided in midair after one man made a sharp turn into the other's path. Together they plummeted 75 feet to the rocky bluff below.

Judge: Immigration Must Identify Thousands More Migrant Kids Separated From Parents

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U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw's ruling expanded the number of families potentially eligible for relief under a class-action lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy.

EU Officials Move To Clarify Rules For U.S. Travelers After Erroneous 'Visa' Reports

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Meant to increase security in Europe, the decision to implement a screening process was announced in 2018. But confusion arose after several media outlets labeled it a "visa."

Unvaccinated Boy, 6, Spent 57 Days In The Hospital With Tetanus

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It was Oregon's first pediatric case in more than 30 years. "It was difficult to take care of him, to watch him suffer," says Judith Guzman-Cottrill, an infectious-disease specialist.

She's A Lawyer ... A Thespian ... And Now A State Department 'Woman Of Courage'

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The U.S. Department of State has honored Sri Lanka's Marini de Livera for her innovative combination of drama and legal work to aid women and children.