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Colorado Chick-fil-A employee saves co-worker from choking during break

iStock/Thinkstock(HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo.) — A Chick-fil-A employee is being hailed after performing the Heimlich maneuver on a choking co-worker. Andrew Myrant was on his break in a Highlands Ranch, Colorado, Chick-fil-A location when he noticed the co-worker signaling that he had food stuck in his throat. As seen in a video, Myrant stands up and uses the Heimlich maneuver to …

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101-year-old female runner sets world record

ABCNews.com(BATON ROUGE, La.) — Julia Hawkins, 101, knows a thing or two about going the distance, and with a nickname like “Hurricane,” you can be sure that speed and power are on her radar, too. On Saturday, the Baton Rouge centenarian set a world record by completing the 100-meter dash in 40.12 seconds, the fastest time for her age group. …

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California couple welcomes baby during Uber ride to the hospital

KABC-TV(SHERMAN OAKS, Calif.) — A California couple’s Uber ride took an unexpected turn Friday night after a woman gave birth inside the car. Niv Davidovich told ABC News that minutes after entering the backseat of the car, his wife, Erica, gave birth to a son. “Everyone is telling us to name the baby Uber,” Niv Davidovich joked. “But we can’t …

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90-year-old grandmother has made over 2,000 tiny hats for newborns

Courtesy Hillcrest Hospital(MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio) — One 90-year-old grandmother is keeping herself plenty busy. Barbara Lowe has hand knit thousands of tiny hats for babies born inside Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, since 2009. To date, Lowe has delivered 2,252 hats to the hospital, located just footsteps away from her senior complex home, right across the street. The matriarch, …

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Students design 3D-printed wheelchairs for kitten with spinal condition

Carrie Barron(PORTSMOUTH, N.H.) — When a cat-loving teacher heard about a friend’s feline with mobility issues, she had an innovative idea to use 3D printing to help get the kitten moving a little easier. Carrie Barron from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, adopted a loving and feisty 6-month-old Maine Coon kitten named Ray from the Odd Cat Sanctuary in Salem, Massachusetts, despite …

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Artificial sweeteners could cause weight gain over time, review of studies says

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Too much sugar, we know, is linked to obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes. And people who are watching their weight may choose the artificial sweetness to fight back products like aspartame, sucralose and steviocide (brand names: Equal, Splenda and Stevia.) But a new analysis of studies in the Canadian Medical Association Journal looked at the long-term …

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McConnell delays vote on health care while McCain recuperates from surgery

Paul Morigi/Getty Images(PHOENIX) — The U.S. Senate will delay its consideration of health care legislation while Sen. John McCain recuperates from surgery, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Saturday night, just hours after the Arizona Republican announced he underwent a procedure to remove a blood clot from above his left eye. “Elaine and I, along with the entire Senate family, wish …

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Baby goes crazy for her first ice cream cone in adorable viral video

ABCNews.com(WEST POINT, Ala.) — One baby is putting the “i” in ice cream because she loves the cold stuff. Ashley Cavanaugh’s youngest daughter, 9-month-old Emma, was treated to her very first ice cream cone last month thanks to the baby’s great-grandmother, who asked ABC News not to identify her. It all started when Cavanaugh, 27, and her maternal grandmother took …

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Month-old giraffe at Maryland Zoo dies

iStock/Thinkstock(BALTIMORE) — The Maryland Zoo has reported the death of its month-old giraffe calf Julius, saying that it has left the organization with “heavy hearts.” “It’s hard to put our emotions into words right now,” Don Hutchinson, president and CEO of the zoo, said in a statement. “Our veterinary staff and our animal care team put their lives on hold …

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VP Mike Pence on healthcare: ‘We’re on the verge of a historic accomplishment’

ABC News(PROVIDENCE, R.I.) — Vice President Mike Pence spent his one year anniversary since being announced as President Trump’s running mate working to drum up support for their 2016 campaign promise to repeal and replace Obamacare. This week at the bipartisan National Governors Association meeting in Providence, Rhode Island, Pence was met by skepticism from state leaders concerned about proposed …

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