NBC News When breaking news is breaking you: How to cope with the 24/7 news cycle 2017-12-16T21:54:00.000000000+00:00 Breaking news is breaking us. Here's how to stay informed without damaging your mental health. 'Fetus,' 'transgender' reportedly among banned words at CDC 2017-12-16T21:54:00.000000000+00:00 Among the words that CDC policy analysts were reportedly told not to use were 'entitlement,' 'diversity,' 'transgender' and 'fetus.' Ancient mammoth skeleton sells for $645,000 2017-12-16T21:50:00.000000000+00:00 An ancient and nearly intact mammoth skeleton has sold to the CEO of Soprema at a French auction house for nearly $645,000. Ex-wife of former NBA star charged with his murder 2017-12-16T19:25:00.000000000+00:00 Sherra Wright has been charged in his slaying, more than seven years after his body was found in a field in Memphis. The emotional risks of gifting DNA gene tests 2017-12-16T18:27:00.000000000+00:00 Home DNA tests are marketed as way families can learn genetic risks for everything from Parkinson's to Alzheimer's. What if some don't want to know? California's wildfire now bigger than New York City 2017-12-16T18:12:26.000000000+00:00 'As of this morning, we're at 259,000 acres and still growing,' a fire official said Saturday. 500 people aboard 2 Royal Caribbean cruises fell sick 2017-12-16T17:23:00.000000000+00:00 Symptoms were reported by more than 500 people aboard two cruise ships operated by Royal Caribbean in the last month. Meet America's first all-LGBTQ city council 2017-12-16T15:44:35.000000000+00:00 Palm Springs, California, is now being represented by the nation's first entirely LGBTQ city council. Alyssa Milano's activism started way before #MeToo and Doug Jones 2017-12-16T15:00:00.000000000+00:00 For Alyssa Milano, fighting for what she believes in started with a kiss — on "The Phil Donahue Show." The actress discusses activism and her passion for politics. Could Trump be impeached for sexual harassment? 2017-12-16T13:03:40.000000000+00:00 Several women again went public this week with allegations that Donald Trump had harassed them before he became president.