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Pregnant CNN Anchor Faints On the Air

Poppy Harlow says she's going to be OK, as is her unborn baby

(Newser) - "Mondays, amirite?" That's how Timothy Burke describes Poppy Harlow's morning in his Deadspin post about the CNN anchor's scare on the air. Harlow was in the middle of a live CNN Newsroom broadcast on anti-ISIS efforts Monday when she suddenly started slurring her words while explaining... More »

Eric Holder Hospitalized for Shortness of Breath

AG resting comfortably after dizzy spell

(Newser) - The Justice Department says Attorney General Eric Holder has been taken to the hospital as a precaution after experiencing faintness and shortness of breath at work. A statement says Holder is "resting comfortably and in good condition" at a Washington hospital after feeling the symptoms during a morning meeting... More »

Woman Faints During Obama Speech

President reaches back to steady her

(Newser) - President Obama took a break in the middle of his speech on ObamaCare's less-than-sterling web debut to steady a woman who appeared to be fainting directly behind him. The moment, captured by Mediaite , is a brief one; the woman stumbles only a bit before being steadied by both the... More »

Bieber Faints Onstage in London

But he still finishes the show

(Newser) - More evidence of a meltdown ? Justin Bieber collapsed during a performance last night at a London arena. Backstage, he was given oxygen as he took a 20-minute break; then he hit the stage again to finish the show, against doctors' recommendations, Reuters reports. Bieber had been "very light... More »

Hillary Clinton Faints, Suffers Concussion

She's recovering at home, will miss Benghazi hearings

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton fainted earlier this week and suffered a concussion, reports the AP and Politico . She is recovering at home and will work from there next week, says the State Department, adding that Clinton had been dehydrated because of a stomach virus. The development means that Clinton will not testify... More »

Audience Vomits, Faints During Franco Film

Don't go see '127 Hours' if you have a weak stomach

(Newser) - Audiences are swooning at 127 Hours, and not because James Franco is just so dreamy. Paramedics were called to last night's UK premiere after people started fainting—and worse, the Sun reports. The gory film is based on the true story of a mountain climber, played by Franco, who cuts... More »

Justice Ginsburg Hospitalized After Faint Spell at Court

76-year-old has been battling pancreatic cancer

(Newser) - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has been battling pancreatic cancer, is in a Washington hospital tonight after feeling ill at work. In a statement, the court said that Ginsburg, 76, felt faint after a routine infusion, and that though subsequent tests and monitoring showed her “in stable... More »

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