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Brad Pitt and Kids Step in for Angelina Jolie at Unbroken Premiere

Brad Pitt and Kids Step in for Angelina Jolie at Unbroken Premiere

Originally posted 12/16/2014 11:15AM

Angelina Jolie was forced to miss the premiere of her latest film, Unbroken, but she had four stellar stand-ins on the red carpet.

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Sarah Michelle Gellar: Freddie Prinze Jr. Is Doing 'Fine' After Spinal Surgery

Sarah Michelle Gellar: Freddie Prinze Jr. Is Doing 'Fine' After Spinal Surgery

Originally posted 12/07/2014 06:30PM

Don't fret, Freddie Prinze Jr. fans: His wife promises the actor is on the mend after undergoing spinal surgery.

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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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