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Daily Movement — Even Household Chores — May Boost Brain Health In Elderly

Whether it's exercise or housework, older Americans who move their bodies regularly may preserve more of their memory and thinking skills, even if they have brain lesions and other signs of dementia.

Protesters in the #MuteRKelly movement gather outside the Sony offices in New York City. Vanessa Ross/Colors of Change hide caption

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The #MuteRKelly Movement Takes Its Protest To The Steps Of His Record Label

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Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, attends a rally with Angel Families on the East Front of the Capitol, to highlight crimes committed by illegal immigrants in the U.S., on September 7, 2018. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc. hide caption

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Why Some Journalists Have A Hard Time Saying The Word 'Racist'

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Harris County, Texas, one of the most diverse urban areas of the country, now has 19 African-American women on the bench. The group calls itself "Black Girl Magic." Harris County Democratic Party hide caption

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Meet 'Black Girl Magic,' The 19 African-American Women Elected As Judges In Texas

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Even something as simple as chopping up food on a regular basis can be enough exercise to help protect older people from showing signs of dementia, a new study suggests. BSIP/UIG/Getty Images hide caption

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Daily Movement — Even Household Chores — May Boost Brain Health In Elderly

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Marianne Power set out to live one year of her life according to the advice of self-help books. She tells the story in her new book Help Me! Grainne Flynn/Grove Press hide caption

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Feel The Fear — And Read It Anyway: 'Help Me!' Documents A Year Of Self-Help Books

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Christian icons damaged by fighting are seen in a monastery in the village of Maaloula, north of Damascus, Syria. U.S. evangelicals are concerned that a pullout of U.S. troops will leave Syrian Christians vulnerable to attack. Alexander Kots/AP hide caption

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U.S. Evangelicals Push Back Against Trump's Syria Pullout Plan

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John Bogle, founder of The Vanguard Group, died on Wednesday at the age of 89. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Jack Bogle, Father Of Simple Investing, Dies At 89

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