Exit polls: Clinton fails to energize African-Americans, Latinos and the young

Exit polls: Clinton fails to energize African-Americans, Latinos and the young

(CNN)Donald Trump’s tough talk about Latinos and African-Americans failed to send enough voters in these groups into the arms of Hillary Clinton. Some 88% of black voters supported Clinton, versus 8% for Trump, who said repeatedly that black communities are in the worst shape ever. While that’s a large margin, it’s not as big as President Barack Obama’s victory over Mitt Romney in 2012. Obama locked up 93% of the black vote to Romney’s 7%….

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Trump on the verge of the presidency

Trump on the verge of the presidency

Washington (CNN)Donald Trump is on the verge of winning the presidency, after capturing the Democratic bastion of Wisconsin and moving within 13 electoral votes of the White House. The GOP nominee picked up crucial battleground states earlier including Florida, North Carolina and Ohio. The victories are stunning for a candidate long seen as unlikely to win the presidency. Hillary Clinton’s campaign was confident it was competitive in places like Florida and North Carolina and even…

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Vitamin D deficiency may raise bladder cancer risk

Vitamin D deficiency may raise bladder cancer risk

Could vitamin D have another feather in its cap? As concerns grow regarding adequate vitamin D intake, low levels have now been linked to a risk of bladder cancer, according to results presented this week at the Society for Endocrinology conference in the United Kingdom. Vitamin D can come from dietary sources and sunlight. The findings add to a body of evidence suggesting that low vitamin D is detrimental to health. Some vitamin D comes…

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Philippines court grants hero’s burial to former dictator as thousands protest

Philippines court grants hero’s burial to former dictator as thousands protest

  (CNN)The Philippines’ top court has dismissed a case that sought to block a hero’s burial for former dictator Ferdinand Marcos, according to CNN Philippines. In a split 9-5 decision, with one justice abstaining, the Supreme Court rejected arguments that Marcos was unfit to be re-interred in the National Heroes’ Cemetery in Manila. The move was met with delight by supporters of the former dictator who had gathered outside the court, and outrage from thousands…

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Early voting data suggests Clinton lags in North Carolina compared to 2012

Early voting data suggests Clinton lags in North Carolina compared to 2012

(CNN)The political consensus is virtually unanimous: If Hillary Clinton wins North Carolina, Donald Trump has to win every other competitive state to take the White House. Clinton has other paths to victory without North Carolina, but the state has been a focus for Democrats this cycle. She has led in most public opinion polling there since the summer. Just 12 days ago, a New York Times poll had her leading by 7 points, and the…

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Hillary Clinton wins Dixville Notch midnight vote

Hillary Clinton wins Dixville Notch midnight vote

(CNN)Hillary Clinton 4, Donald Trump 2, Gary Johnson 1 — and a single write-in surprise: Mitt Romney. With eight residents voting and five times as many reporters watching, Dixville Notch has spoken. On a frigid night in the largely forgotten region about halfway between the Maine and Canadian borders, the small northern New Hampshire town came alive for several minutes of kitschy democratic conflict. This latest round of wee hours voting extends a tradition that…

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Clinton, Trump make final pitches

Clinton, Trump make final pitches

Washington (CNN)President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama sought to lift Hillary Clinton to victory while Donald Trump warned she was the “face of failure” and predicted he would blow her away in Tuesday’s election. On a dramatic final day of the ugliest campaign in modern history, the candidates and their surrogates held nearly two dozen rallies, chased one another through swing states and made desperate last pleas to voters. Clinton won the tiny…

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Low oxytocin may lead to low empathy, study finds

Low oxytocin may lead to low empathy, study finds

The hormone responsible for romantic attachment and parental bonding might also influence our empathy, according to a new study. Researchers came to this conclusion by examining patients with neurological conditions that cause a low level of oxytocin. Patients with low oxytocin might also have low empathy as a result of their medical condition. Oxytocin is a hormone produced in the hypothalamus, which is a very small part of the brain that controls many of our…

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Low vitamin B12 in pregnancy may raise offspring’s diabetes risk

Low vitamin B12 in pregnancy may raise offspring’s diabetes risk

Children born to mothers who had vitamin B12 deficiency during pregnancy may be at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes and other metabolic disorders, a new study finds. Low levels of vitamin B12 in pregnancy may harm the metabolic health of offspring, researchers suggest. Senior author Dr. Ponusammy Saravanan, of the University of Warwick Medical School in the United Kingdom, and colleagues present their preliminary findings at this week’s Society for Endocrinology annual conference…

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Countries Most Interested In US Election

Countries Most Interested In US Election

  (CNN)Many Americans might be suffering from election fatigue as we enter the final stretch before voting day, but if Google search traffic is any indication, the world is still more than interested. Over the last week, global searches related to the election have surged — particularly in Canada, Uganda, Ghana, Ireland and Nigeria, the countries outside the US where Google search interest has been the highest over the past 7 days. According to this…

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