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

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

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A picture taken in April shows sargassum seaweed on the French Caribbean Island of Guadeloupe. Helene Valenzuela/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Masses Of Seaweed Threaten Fisheries And Foul Beaches

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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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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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