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There was one thing a key witness said yesterday that is sure to hang over this morning's impeachment hearings.

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Chicago Woman Buys Abandoned Villa In Italy

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South Dakota has a problem - many of its residents are suffering from addiction to methamphetamines, so the state started a new anti-meth campaign. Governor Kristi Noem unveiled it earlier this week. And the slogan is, meth - we're on it.

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Doctors are reporting the first evidence that genetically edited cells could offer a safe way to treat sickle cell disease, a devastating, incurable disorder that afflicts millions of people around the world.

Billions of cells that were genetically modified with the powerful gene-editing technique called CRISPR have started working, as doctors had hoped, inside the body of the first sickle cell patient to receive the experimental treatment, according to highly anticipated data released Tuesday.

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Good morning. I'm David Greene. Her parents are award-winning artists, and now she is, too. Blue Ivy, the 7-year-old daughter of Beyonce and Jay-Z, has won a songwriting award for the hit "Brown Skin Girl."

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