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12/02: N.Y. commuter train was speeding before crash; NFL prospect eyes Ph.D. in mathematics

CBS News Friday, 14 August 2020
Investigators have determined that a Metro-North train was traveling 82 miles per hour -- 52 mph over the speed limit -- before it jumped the track and crashed, killing four people; and, Penn State's John Urschel graduated with a degree in mathematics and a perfect 4.0 GPA in just three years. He's also a 300-pound offensive guard for the school's football team with a chance to play in the NFL -- if he doesn't decide to get a Ph.D. first.

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Genetic analysis links obesity to higher rheumatoid arthritis risk [Video]

Genetic analysis links obesity to higher rheumatoid arthritis risk

An analysis of genetic data collected from more than 850,000 individuals of European ancestry has found a link between obesity-related genes and rheumatoid arthritis. In the Arthritis and Rheumatology analysis, investigators found an increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis when body mass index was predicted to be high based on an individual's genetics. This was observed for both men and women. "These results highlight an important role of obesity in the pathological development of rheumatoid arthritis, as well as provide a potential actionable preventive strategy," said senior author Xia Jiang, PhD, of the Karolinska Institute, in Sweden. "Future studies are needed to understand the biological mechanisms underlying such a link, and to understand how obesity may causally influence rheumatoid arthritis prognosis.

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How To Recognize And Threat The 3 Forms Of ADHD [Video]

How To Recognize And Threat The 3 Forms Of ADHD

ADHD is a mental health condition that often develops in childhood, but people can also be diagnosed as an adult. How do you identify the types of ADHD and how do you treat them? Business Insider spoke with Mayra Mendez, Ph.D., LMFT, a licensed psychotherapist. There are three types of ADHD. One is impulsive/hyperactive type ADHD. There is inattentive type ADHD. There is also combined type ADHD, which involves symptoms of both the first two types.

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Dak Prescott Calls Breonna Taylor Indictment 'Disgusting, Unacceptable'

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Two members of U.S. House introduce bill regarding NCAA athletes' name, image and likeness

Congressmen, including former Ohio State and NFL player Anthony Gonzalez, address controversial way of allowing more money to reach college athletes.


USA TODAY Sports' Week 3 NFL picks: Chiefs or Ravens in potential AFC championship game preview?

Reigning Super Bowl champion Kansas City heads to Baltimore on Monday in a matchup of AFC heavyweights, one that could determine home-field advantage.


Gale Sayers, NFL football legend, dies at 77

Gale Sayers, the longtime Chicago Bears star and Pro Football Hall of Famer, has died at the age of 77 after a struggle with dementia. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers..
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NFL legend Gale Sayers dies at 77

Sayers is well-known for his seven seasons with the Chicago Bears, which helped him become the youngest player ever inducted into the Hall of Fame.
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Louisville anti-racism protesters defy curfew [Video]

Louisville anti-racism protesters defy curfew

[NFA] Demonstrators decried a grand jury decision not to charge three officers for killing Breonna Taylor, marching through the streets of Louisville despite a curfew. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Man asks people to "Honk 4 Hope" as he bikes across U.S., raising awareness for suicide prevention

28-year-old Patrick Diederich is cycling from his home in New York all the way to San Francisco this month, and he's wearing a sign on his back asking people to..
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On This Day: 25 September 2007

In 2007, hundreds of people gathered in New York as "Halo 3" was given one of the biggest launches in US gaming history. (Sept. 25)


3 railroad workers suspended after 'man cave' found under New York's Grand Central Terminal

The room under Grand Central Terminal had a television and beer-stocked refrigerator, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials said.


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