Victoria’s Secret Apologizes for Booting Breast-Feeding Mom

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_0b4db65587.jpgVictoria's Secret (AUSTIN, Texas) -- A Texas mother who asked to nurse her 4-month-old son in a Victoria’s Secret dressing room after making a $150 purchase at the store was instead told she could go outside and feed her son in an alley, where no one could see her. “I said, ‘You want me to take my son outside and nurse him in an alley?’” Ashley Clawson, 27, recalled asking the sales associate in reply.  “She said, ‘Yes,’ just very matter-of-factly.”

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One Mom’s Advice to Protect Young Daughters from Bullying

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_04d0bb5ea2.jpgABC News (NEW YORK) -- Samantha Walravens went into “mama bear mode” when her kindergarten daughter told her she was being bullied. “She said, ‘The girls are being mean to me. I don’t want to go to school. They’re not letting me play with them. I want to stay home with you, Mommy,’” the San Francisco-area mother of four recalled her youngest daughter, Gigi, saying.

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Judge Recuses Herself from Life Support Pregnancy Case

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_7a76f76d5a.jpgCourtesy Munoz family via WFAA (TARRANT COUNTY, Texas) -- A Texas judge has recused herself from hearing a lawsuit against a Fort Worth hospital regarding a woman who is brain dead, pregnant and on life support against her family's wishes. Judge Melody Wilkinson of Tarrant County District Court recused herself on Thursday but did not give a reason for her recusal. She requested to have another judge assigned to the case.

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Surgeon General Adds to List of Smoking-Related Diseases

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_35b70bbec9.jpgWavebreakmedia Ltd/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Since 1964, we've known cigarettes can cause lung cancer and kill you in other ways, thanks to Surgeon General Luther Terry.  But now, more diseases are being added to the list. A new report by acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak adds Type 2 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, erectile dysfunction, and liver and colorectal cancer, among others, to the list of maladies caused by cigarettes.

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Comedians Really Crying on the Inside

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_fd7be6cf20.jpgmanuahi/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- While comedians may look happy on the outside, they may be battling lots of inner demons on the inside. Or so says a study from Oxford University and the Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation in England, which looked at how people who make jokes for a living are able to make others laugh. Researchers got over 500 comedians from the U.S., United Kingdom and Australia to participate, about 80 percent of them men.

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