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Robot Avatar Attends High School in Place of Recuperating Student

After Surgery, a High School Student Comes Back with the Help of a Robot

Originally posted 11/25/2014 07:15PM

A Long Island school welcomed the future last week after a student virtually attended school with the help of a 5 feet tall, 60-lb. robot as he sat at home, recuperating from surgery.

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Paralyzed Marine Walks Again Using Robotic Leg Braces (VIDEO)

Originally posted 11/24/2014 09:00PM

[BRIGHTCOVE "3907426721001" "" "" "auto"] On June 14, 2012, Capt. Derek Herrera was felled by an enemy sniper in Afghanistan. The AK-47 bullet became lodged in his spine, rendering him paralyzed from the chest down.

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Bono Undergoes Surgery After N.Y.C. Bike Accident

Bono Undergoes Surgery After N.Y.C. Bike Accident

Originally posted 11/20/2014 12:45PM

U2 frontman Bono suffered numerous serious injuries requiring two surgeries after a cycling accident in New York on Sunday.

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172 People on Cruise Ship Sick with Norovirus

172 Passengers on Month-Long Cruise Fell Ill with Norovirus, CDC Says

Originally posted 11/17/2014 05:00PM

A cruise ship docked in California on Sunday after 172 people on board fell ill with the highly contagious norovirus during a nearly month-long trip, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

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Richard Simmons Having 'Tough Time' with Knee Injury

Richard Simmons Having 'Tough Time' with Knee Injury

Originally posted 11/13/2014 08:10PM

Richard Simmons will be back.

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Propeller Accident Survivor: 'I Am Very Blessed' to Be Alive After Crash Landing

Propeller Accident Survivor: 'I Am Very Blessed' to Be Alive After Crash Landing

Originally posted 11/10/2014 03:40PM

A woman hit in the head by a propeller blade after a plane made an emergency landing in Canada says she's lucky to have escaped.

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Spanish Nursing Assistant Clear of Ebola Virus

Nursing Assistant Teresa Romero Clear of Ebola Virus, Spanish Authorities Say

Originally posted 10/19/2014 04:15PM

An initial test shows that a nursing assistant who became infected with Ebola in Spain is now clear of all traces of the virus nearly two weeks after she was hospitalized, authorities said Sunday.

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Halloween Hayride Accident Kills Teen, Injures 22

Halloween Hayride Accident in Maine Kills Teen, Injures 22

Originally posted 10/12/2014 03:15PM

A Halloween-themed hayride loaded with riders crashed down a hill in the Maine woods and slammed into a tree, fatally injuring a teenage girl and leaving more than 20 other people hurt, police said Sunday.

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First Patient Diagnosed with Ebola in U.S. Has Died

First Patient Diagnosed with Ebola in U.S. Has Died

Originally posted 10/08/2014 12:35PM

The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died Wednesday morning in a Dallas hospital, a hospital spokesman said.

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Paralyzed Bride Surprises Wedding Guests by Walking Down the Aisle

Originally posted 10/04/2014 09:05PM

Six years ago, Gina Giaffoglione of McClelland, Iowa, was paralyzed from the waist down in a car accident, but she didn't let this injury stop her from walking down the aisle on her recent wedding day, reports KETV7.

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