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Family of musician Chris Cornell disputes he killed himself
The family of musician Chris Cornell is disputing a medical examiner's finding that the Soundgarden frontman killed himself after performing in Detroit
Michigan teen who dropped out of school to play video games goes through treatment in the wilderness
By the time Al and Christine’s son Josh was 14 years old, he was so consumed with playing video games that he stopped going to school. "He just said, 'Hey, I’m dropping out his father Al told ABC News "20/20." Josh would stay up late to play well into the night and sleep in late the next day. His
Resources for parents, loved ones wanting to break extreme electronics usage habits
Following our year-long ABC News “20/20” report on American families dealing with the devastating effects of excessive use of technology, we wanted to provide our viewers with resources for more information, support and how to help others. - American Psychological Association has a column, titled
Gestational diabetes may increase with warmer days, study finds
Diabetes during pregnancy has long frustrated doctors trying to discern why some women are more at risk for the disease than others. Though some factors have been associated with increased risk for the condition, including age, family history, excess weight and race, many questions remain. A new
Nurses, doctors surprise 11-year-old girl with flash mob for dream trip
Alex Kiker, 11, thought she was going to the hospital Monday for a follow-up test in her treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma . Alex, of Rockwall, Texas, was instead surprised with a flash mob by the nurses and doctors who have cared for her at Medical City Children's Hospital in Dallas since her January
Students surprise sick classmate who missed field trip to Chicago
A Wisconsin sixth grader who missed his year-end field trip because he was in the hospital got an even bigger surprise from his classmates. Nearly 40 of Phinehas Wiley’s classmates at First Immanuel Lutheran Church and School in Cedarburg surprised the 11-year-old boy at Wisconsin Children’s
New York triplets get same surgery for rare skull condition
Three New York infants are recovering after undergoing the same surgery to treat a rare birth defect that affected their skulls. Last October Amy and Mike Howard welcomed their three sons Hunter, Jackson and Kaden. While Hunter and Jackson are identical, Kaden is fraternal. Soon after the infants
Trump calls for government shutdown later this year
ABC News' Amna Nawaz, Rick Klein and Karen Travers break down the White House press briefing and discuss a possible government shutdown.
Jimmy Kimmel spotlights son's rare heart birth defect
In an emotional monologue on his show, Jimmy Kimmel told the story of his son's harrowing first few days after being diagnosed with rare and potentially dangerous cardiac defects. The "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" host was sometimes brought to tears as he talked about how his newborn son William was
Reps. Dent and Himes: Compromise 'an absolute necessity'
ABC News' Mary Bruce speaks with Rep. Jim Himes, D-Connecticut, and Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pennsylvania, about how Congress can move forward by working with members and both sides of the aisle.