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Listen Up: A Closer Look at the Top Stories for Monday, June 18

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    Listen Up: A Closer Look at the Top Stories for Monday, June 18

    Monday, June 18, 2018 

    Happy Monday! There is a possibility of breaking or at least tying some record highs today. Some showers may pop up in the evening. As always, get the latest forecast at nbcnewyork.com/weather.

    1. FDA Should Pull "Sunscreen Pills" From Market, Schumer Says

    Protecting your skin is always a good idea, but maybe not with just a pill. 

    Sen. Chuck Schumer is asking the FDA to ban pills that promise to protect people from harmful UV rays. 

    Doctors say so far there is no replacing topical sunscreens. 

    Read more here.

    2. Rapper Meek Mill Is Back in Front of Judge Who Threw Him in Jail

    Rapper Meek Mill is back in court in front of the same judge who made the controversial decision to put him behind bars. 

    Last year, the judge sentenced the rapper to four years in prison for violating probation on a decade's old arrest. 

    The rapper's lawyers accuse the judge of having a personal grudge against him. 

    Read more here.

    3. New Research Shows Chocolate Is Preferred Over Cheese

    Chocolate or cheese?

    Apparently the answer is chocolate. 

    Researchers asked volunteers to choose between the two. Brain scans revealed a surge of activity when people just thought about chocolate. 

    Read more here.

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