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US Sees Steepest Single-Year Decline in Life Expectancy Since World War II
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New Centers for DiseaseControl and Prevention data out Wednesday shows that life expectancy in the U.S. fell by one and a half years in 2020, a decline fueled in large part by the deadly coronavirus pandemic. 1
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Other factors contributing to the decline in life expectancy last year, according to the CDC, were drug overdoses, homicide, diabetes, and chronic liver disease and cirrhosis. 1
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Red Sox Make Road Game History With Three Home Runs In First Inning
The Boston Red Sox had their own Home Run Derby on Monday night against the Toronto Blue Jays, and it made a little bit of franchise history.
Zaila Avant-garde Talks About How She Came To Her Spelling Success
Zaila Avant-garde attends the 2021 ESPY Awards on July 10 in New York City.
She says she's enjoyed the traveling since winning the spelling bee.
Gus Grissom taught NASA a hard lesson: "You can hurt yourself in the ocean"
Update, July 17, 2021: When it comes to NASA history, July 21 may not have the same significance as July 20, the date when Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong landed on the moon in 1969.
Yankees History: The most remarkable comeback in franchise history
In the past couple weeks, the Yankees have suffered some unfathomably brutal losses.
Raheem Sterling Leads England to Victory over Germany in Euros
Raheem Sterling's third goal of the tournament helped England beat Germany 2-0 and progress into the quarter-finals of Euro 2020.
Diana Taurasi Becomes First WNBA Player in History to Score 9,000 Points | SLAM
In Phoenix Mercury legend Diani Taurasi, are actively witnessing one of the greatest WNBA players repeatedly etch her name into the history books.
Celebrating Queer California History | KQED
Jackson is a quaint Gold Rush-era town with brick buildings on its main street. It's pretty quiet, except when you walk into Rosebud's Cafe.