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Sleepless Night Leaves Some Brain Cells As Sluggish As You Feel

Scientists have found an underlying reason why it's dangerous to drive when you're sleepy. Brain recordings show cells involved in perception fire more slowly in somebody who has been up all night.

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As President Trump arrived to speak to South Korea's general assembly he was greeted by many demonstrators. On the streets of Seoul, demonstrations were divided between those who didn't want Trump to visit at all and a few thousand American-flag-waving South Koreans who gave him an enthusiastic welcome. Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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South Korea's Far-Right Gives Trump The Warmest Welcome

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At a press conference in Japan on Monday, President Donald Trump blamed mental illness, not guns, for the Texas massacre. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Texas Shooter's History Raises Questions About Mental Health And Mass Murder

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This April 3 photo, taken in Washington, DC, shows President Donald Trump's Twitter feed. Some Twitter users argue Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking people from his feed after they posted negative comments. J. David Ake/AP hide caption

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First Amendment Advocates Charge Trump Can't Block Critics On Twitter

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NASA Astronaut Dick Gordon Has Died At Age 88

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Left: Johannes Vermeer's Lady Writing, 1665. Right: Caspar Netscher's Woman Feeding a Parrot, with a Page, 1666. National Gallery of Art, Washington hide caption

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Dutch Artists Painted Their Patriotism With Pearls And ... Parrots?

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