Texas water resort closed, tested for ‘brain-eating amoeba’ after man’s death

(CNN)After a 29-year-old man died from an infection with what’s commonly known as brain-eating amoeba, health officials are investigating the Texas surf resort he visited. “There have been no reports of other illnesses, and Naegleria fowleri infection does not spread from person to person,” Brittany Behm, spokeswoman at the US…

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Would that all journeys were on foot: writers on the joy of walking

Will Self on London, Fran Lebowitz on New York, Helen Garner on Melbourne and other writers love letters to urban pedestrianism For Walking the City week exploring all aspects of urban walking, good and bad writers tell us where they walk and why. Will Self watches the world go by…

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Khloe Kardashian’s Post-Baby Weight Loss Strategy! – Perez Hilton

Khloé Kardashian is taking it nice and slow! After losing 33 lbs. of baby weight in July, the KUWTK star In an interview with US Weekly published on Wednesday, True Thompson‘s momma opens up about her “slow” weight loss strategy. She dished: “I’m still active, I still workout, but I’m not…

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Air pollution particles found in mothers’ placentas, new study finds

London (CNN)Scientists believe they have discovered the first examples of air pollution traveling through the lungs of pregnant women and into their placentas, potentially reaching their fetuses. The five pregnant women who took part in the study all lived in London and were scheduled to have planned cesarean section deliveries.…

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Life Itself review entirely dire daisy-chain melodrama makes you pray for death

Apparently scripted by an especially depthless range of greetings cards, this big screen effort from the creator of This Is Us dishes out tragedy to Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Annette Bening – and its audience Dan Fogelman is the weepie whisperer, the man who brought the tearstained TV drama back…

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Embattled Kavanaugh vows to fight on as new allegation emerges

President says he is with Kavanaugh all the way after New Yorker details fresh allegation of sexual misconduct against supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh vowed on Monday to defend himself against mounting allegations of sexual misconduct as Republican leaders closed ranks and signaled support for the embattled supreme court nominee.…

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‘You’ brings novel twists to Lifetime’s disarming stalker series

(CNN)Men have been stalking women in Lifetime movies practically from the get-go, but that conceit receives a very contemporary twist in “You,” a darkly comic series — based on Caroline Kepnes’ bestselling book — that comes from super-producer Greg Berlanti. At times creepy, often absurd, it’s not necessarily the show…

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