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Loretta Lynch Sworn In as Attorney General

Loretta Lynch Sworn In as Attorney General

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- After the longest confirmation process in recent U.S. history, Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd attorney general of the United States.

"Ladies and gentlemen, it's about time. It's about time this woman is being sworn in," Vice President Joe Biden, who presided over the swearing-in ceremony, said.

The Senate confirmed Lynch as the next attorney general last Thu...

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SpaceX Dragon Gets Ready for Crucial Launch Test

SpaceX Dragon Gets Ready for Crucial Launch Test

SpaceX(NEW YORK) -- It's proven its mettle carrying cargo to and from the International Space Station and now the Dragon capsule is gearing up for a crucial safety test.

As early as May 5, SpaceX will make its first attempt for a pad abort test of a Dragon capsule designed to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station.

Instead of being atop a Falcon 9 rocket, the capsule will si...

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Nepal Earthquake Strands Americans at Airport, US Embassy

Nepal Earthquake Strands Americans at Airport, US Embassy

Bulent Doruk/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(KATHMANDU, Nepal) -- Hundreds of American citizens are stranded in Nepal, with many sheltered at the U.S. embassy and others desperately looking for flights at the Kathmandu airport, in the wake of the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake this weekend.

Eighty-five American citizens are sheltering in the embassy, according to the U.S. State Department, whi...

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Why Broccoli Sprouts May Be a True Disease-Fighting Super Food

Why Broccoli Sprouts May Be a True Disease-Fighting Super Food

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Broccoli has long been considered a super food but its sulforaphane -- a concentrated form of the phytochemicals found in broccoli sprouts -- thats shaping up to be the true disease fighter.

A new British study found the compound might be an effective treatment for osteoarthritis, a debilitating condition characterized by inflamed, painful joints. Mice given an...

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Maternity Wear, Lingerie and Suiting Emerge for LGBTQ, Trans Community

Maternity Wear, Lingerie and Suiting Emerge for LGBTQ, Trans Community

Sharpe Suiting(NEW YORK) -- Feeling comfortable in one's own skin is hard enough. Feeling comfortable in one's clothing should be relatively easy, by comparison.

But for members of the LGBTQ community who don't identify with common notions of gender or appearance, what to wear can be a daily frustration. Fortunately, a new wave of fashion start-ups have recently launched to address -- and dress ...

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Loretta Lynch Sworn In as Attorney General

Loretta Lynch Sworn In as Attorney General

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- After the longest confirmation process in recent U.S. history, Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd attorney general of the United States.

"Ladies and gentlemen, it's about time. It's about time this woman is being sworn in," Vice President Joe Biden, who presided over the swearing-in ceremony, said.

The Senate confirmed Lynch as the next attorney general last Thu...

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