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Waiting in a coffee shop, swimming, barbecuing — just a few recent examples of unremarkable activities that turned into headlines after the black people engaging in them had the police called on them.

If you are one of the 5.7 million Americans who ends up in the intensive care unit each year, you are at high risk of developing long-term mental effects like dementia and confusion. These mental problems can be as pronounced as those experienced by people with Alzheimer's disease or a traumatic brain injury and many patients never fully recover.

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Hurricane Michael struck the Florida Panhandle early this afternoon. It is making history as the strongest hurricane to hit north Florida's Gulf Coast. Michael Brennan is a specialist at the National Hurricane Center.

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