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Masses Of Seaweed Threaten Fisheries And Foul Beaches

A floating, smelly mass of seaweed called sargassum is covering beaches in the Caribbean and areas along the Gulf of Mexico.

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, Republican primary candidate for governor, received a late endorsement from President Trump after about two months of a bruising race to get the GOP nomination. John Amis/AP hide caption

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Trump Endorsement Adds Fuel To Heated Georgia Governor Primary

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Stories We Build, Stories We Tell Jose Gonzales
The Inner Banks The Inner Banks

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R. Kelly Responds To A Year Of Accusations With Denials In 19-Minute-Long 'I Admit'

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Right Off The Back Chicano Batman
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Masses Of Seaweed Threaten Fisheries And Foul Beaches

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Weight of Love The Black Keys
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Tokyo Sound Tribe Sector 9
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'til You Can't Get Enough Harem
Rebel Rebel David Bowie
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Robert Wilkie testifies during a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee nominations hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, on June 27, 2018. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Senate Confirms Pentagon Official To Head Veterans Affairs Department

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No Guns More Glory Tommy Guerrero
Marbled Birds The Mantles
Brightness Reki
Replacement Driver Saxon Shore
The Best Day Atmosphere

Having more than one child is associated with a lower risk of Alzheimer's, research finds, as is starting menstruation earlier in life than average and menopause later. Ronnie Kaufman/Blend Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Hormone Levels Likely Influence A Woman's Risk Of Alzheimer's, But How?

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Prayer in C [Robin Schulz Remix] Lilly Wood & the Prick, Robin Schulz et. al.