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The controversial Toronto mayor will undergo chemotherapy for a "very rare" cancerous tumor.
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Hollywood parents say not vaccinating makes "instinctive" sense. Now their kids have whooping cough.
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Hey, New York Times: Portland happens to outshine many U.S. cities in entrepreneurship, job growth, productivity—and the elusive "second paycheck."
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The streets of Edinburgh were covered in "Yes" messages on Wednesday.
A longtime user employed Twitter and Facebook's tracking tools to crowdsource clues that led police to identify suspects in a brutal gaybashing.