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Alzheimer's Crisis Could Reach 16 Million By 2050; LeBlanc Shares How His Brain Is Affected

According to the Alzheimer’s Association , the disease has become a public health crisis in the U.S. For National Alzheimer's Awareness Month, WUWF is taking a closer look at the prevalence of the disease and the toll it takes on the brain of an individual who's been diagnosed with it. Alzheimer’s is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that University of West Florida biology professor Dr. Rodney Guttmann says has become far too common. “We have about 5 million people (estimated 5.5...

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When Kevin Neal went on a deadly shooting rampage last week in California, he was armed with at least two semi-automatic rifles, known as "ghost guns," that he didn't buy in a store or from a gun dealer, authorities say.

Hundreds of victims of the Oct. 1 shooting in Las Vegas filed five lawsuits in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday.

The largest of the suits names 450 plaintiffs. Among those being sued are MGM Resorts International, owner of the Mandalay Bay resort; Live Nation, organizer of the country music festival at which 58 people were killed; and the estate of Stephen Paddock, the shooter.

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Gay, Out And On The Airwaves In Kinshasa

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Sitting at his desk in a stuffy office with a rainbow flag hanging behind him, 31-year-old Patou Izai says it takes a lot of courage to come out as gay in Kinshasa, the sprawling capital city of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Although this vast, volatile Central African nation does not have the harsh anti-gay laws adopted by neighbors such as Uganda, deeply ingrained conservative cultural norms routinely stigmatize, silence and lead to physical threats against LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) people.

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The House Ethics Committee is now investigating the longest-serving member of the House of Representatives, who is the latest lawmaker caught in the wave of sexual harassment claims.

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