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Lack of sugar kept ancient Pompeiians' teeth healthy

The ancient Romans may not have had access to modern dentistry, but they did boast strong, healthy teeth thanks to the absence of one key ingredient from their diet: sugar.


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'Butt dials' straining 911 emergency systems

The emergency dispatchers who handle calls to 911 must grapple with urgent situations, frantic callers and garbled messages.

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Why South Korea's men are buying tons of cosmetics

Ladies, step aside. In South Korea, cosmetics companies are now targeting men.

It's a trend that clashes with Western ideas about masculinity and gender, but Korean men are spending a ton of money on cosmetics products in order to improve their skin a...

Man identified in fatal Cole County crash

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has identified Donald Vanosdol, 70, of Jefferson City, as the man who was killed in a car crash Friday night.

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Clinton pledges action for LGBT Americans

Hillary Clinton hasn't always been in favor of same-sex marriage, but she pledged Saturday to push a sweeping platform on LGBT rights as president in a speech to the Human Rights Campaign in Washington.

Police: semi-truck driver cuts off van carrying disabled people, keeps driving

ABC 17 News confirmed a semi-truck driver might have cut off a van with disabled people inside, before leaving the scene of the rollover crash near the connector in Columbia.

"This Week" - NASA tracks Hurricane Joaquin

As Hurricane Joaquin rumbles on in the central Bahamas, it has been downgraded from a category 4 to a category 3 hurricane with 125 mile per hour winds. NASA is keeping a close eye on the hurricane with the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission.    

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Sweden flirts with six-hour work day

The world has come to love Swedish massage, Swedish meatballs, even IKEA. The world may love the next big thing coming out of Sweden -- the six-hour work day.

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For millennials, keeping off weight is harder

It's a never-ending battle: You diet and exercise, but can't shed the pounds. You can at least take comfort in a new study that suggests many other factors, including stress and pollution, could be conspiring to make weight loss harder today than a few decades ago.

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Nonprofit no longer wants old picture tube TVs

It looks like you may have to find another way to get rid of that old picture tube TV taking up space in your basement.

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