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Sgt. Bergdahl faces life in prison for endangering comrades

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will appear Monday before the judge deciding his punishment for endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009.

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Fallen soldier's widow: 'Nothing to say' to Trump Video included

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The pregnant widow of a fallen U.S. soldier whose combat death led to a political fight between President Donald Trump and a Florida congresswoman says the phone call from the president left her angry and crying.

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Fox renewed O'Reilly contract despite knowing of allegations

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Fox knew of sexual harassment allegations against Bill O'Reilly when it renewed host's contract in February months before ousting him.

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Former presidents call for unity at hurricane aid concert

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The five living former presidents put aside politics and appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert on Saturday to raise money for victims of devastating hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Justin Timberlake tapped for Super Bowl halftime show

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Announced in a Twitter video with Jimmy Fallon on Sunday, Justin Timberlake will perform the Super Bowl halftime show on February 4th, 2018.

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Texas students disciplined for racially-charged post

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Some high school students in Richmond, Texas are facing discipline after bringing a Confederate battle flag on campus. 

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Here's why Illinois governor's race could be costliest in US history

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The 2018 Illinois governor's race is on pace to be the most expensive in U.S. history, propelled by a wealthy Republican incumbent and a billionaire Democrat who are airing TV ads and hopping private planes to campaign events more than a year before Election Day. 

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FBI couldn't access nearly 7K devices because of encryption

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The FBI hasn't been able to retrieve data from more than half of the mobile devices it tried to access in less than a year, FBI Director Christopher Wray said Sunday, turning up the heat on a debate between technology companies and law enforcement officials trying to recover encrypted communications. 

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Oklahoma Capitol swarmed by zombie demonstrators

People dressed as zombies film a short movie for Together Oklahoma in protest of the state's budget situation outside the state Capitol in Oklahoma City, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. (Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman via AP) People dressed as zombies film a short movie for Together Oklahoma in protest of the state's budget situation outside the state Capitol in Oklahoma City, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. (Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman via AP)
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Anti-tax "zombies" in Oklahoma were stopped outside the entrance to the state Capitol on Saturday in a staged event by groups supporting tax increases to prevent cuts to health, education and other services.

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5 Ex-presidents attend hurricane relief concert; Trump appears in video message

Members of an exclusive club made a rare joint appearance Saturday. More>>

Salvation Army receives donated urn filled with ashes

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A Salvation Army thrift store in New Hampshire has received an urn apparently filled with cremated remains.

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38 accuse writer/director James Toback of sexual harassment

James Toback arrives at the 2014 AFI Fest - "The Gambler" on Monday, Nov 10, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) James Toback arrives at the 2014 AFI Fest - "The Gambler" on Monday, Nov 10, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
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Writer and director James Toback, who received an Oscar nomination for writing "Bugsy," has been accused of sexual harassment by 38 women in a report published Sunday in The Los Angeles Times. 

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The Latest: O'Reilly says he was one of many accused at Fox

In this Oct. 1, 2015 file photo, Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel program "The O'Reilly Factor," poses for a photo on the set of his show in New York. O’Reilly’s next book “Old School: Life in the Sane Lane," is scheduled for release on Mar 28. (AP) In this Oct. 1, 2015 file photo, Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel program "The O'Reilly Factor," poses for a photo on the set of his show in New York. O’Reilly’s next book “Old School: Life in the Sane Lane," is scheduled for release on Mar 28. (AP)
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Bill O'Reilly says after 21st Century Fox fired founding CEO Roger Ailes following harassment charges, he was one of scores of male employees at Fox News Channel who were accused of harassment.

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Park hikers may have died in 'sympathetic murder-suicide'

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Friends and relatives of a couple whose bodies were found in Joshua Tree National Park say they died in a 'sympathetic murder-suicide'. More>>

Parents lose 2 young daughters in crash in front of their home Video included

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The girls were riding with their aunt when the crash happened.

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Coroner says 'lid was not secure' after Auburn toddler drowns in grease trap Video included

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The tragic death of a 3-year-old girl on Saturday prompted city leaders to have a meeting to discuss grease traps in the city. The grease trap at Bruster’s on East University Drive is where Sadie Andrews accidentally drowned.  

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Alleged office gunman got jobs, guns despite criminal past Video included

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A witness to the deadly shooting rampage inside a Maryland granite company says the suspect had grown increasingly hostile recently and had tried to pick fights with co-workers.

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Shia LaBeouf pleads guilty to misdemeanor charge in Georgia

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Actor Shia LaBeouf was sentenced to probation Thursday after the "Transformers" star pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of obstruction stemming from his attempt to elude police following a vulgar public outburst in Georgia.

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Loved ones say goodbye to Sgt. La David Johnson, US soldier slain in Niger

Loved ones bid their farewells Saturday at a private funeral for Army Sgt. La David Johnson, one of four US soldiers killed in Niger, whose death has been at the center of a public dispute this week between President... More>>

TV Academy could boot Weinstein; new allegation revealed Video included

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Attorney to detail new rape allegation against Harvey Weinstein. More>>

White nationalist undeterred by boos on latest college stop

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White nationalist Richard Spencer claims victory after boos and anti-Nazi chants drown out his latest speech during a tour of college campuses. More>>

No distress call after fishing boat with foreign crew wrecks

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A boat that ran aground off Honolulu while transporting foreign fishermen to work in Hawaii's commercial fishing industry has raised new questions about the safety and working conditions for foreign laborers in this unique U.S. fleet. More>>

Vegas shooting doesn't change opinions on guns: AP-NORC poll

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A new poll shows a majority of Americans want tighter gun laws, but the country is divided on what the impact would be. More>>

Trump on his tweets: 'You have to keep people interested'

President Donald Trump shared insight into his personal tweeting habits during an interview with Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo. More>>

She took her life, but he's accused of helping her and filming it. Is it murder?

On May 5, 16-year-old Jchandra Brown hanged herself at a campground in Payson, Utah. Her friend Tyerell Przybycien is accused of helping her by buying the rope and tying the noose she put around her neck, and the... More>>

Laptops might be banned from checked bags on planes

(Source: CNN) The days of having laptops in checked luggage might be coming to an end. (Source: CNN) The days of having laptops in checked luggage might be coming to an end.
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The days of having laptops in checked luggage might be coming to an end.

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'48-Hour Challenge' could lead to criminal charges Video included

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Warnings about the 48-Hour Challenge have spread across social media and appear to have started in the United Kingdom.

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The survival stories that powered #MeToo

Readers shared their stories of abuse. The recurring themes were familiar: a vulnerable target, a powerful perpetrator, fears of retaliation and witnesses who let it happen. (CNN) Readers shared their stories of abuse. The recurring themes were familiar: a vulnerable target, a powerful perpetrator, fears of retaliation and witnesses who let it happen. (CNN)
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Harvey Weinstein's predatory behavior has been described as an open secret in Hollywood, one perpetuated by a culture of silence. But complicity, like abuse, is not confined to Hollywood.

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FDA approves 2nd gene therapy targeting non-Hodgkin lymphomas

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a second gene therapy for cancer, the first to target non-Hodgkin lymphomas. More>>

Tom Steyer launches $10 million campaign to impeach Trump

Democratic mega-donor and billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer is spending what an aide says is "well over $10 million" on a national TV ad campaign Friday calling for President Donald Trump's impeachment. More>>

'WORLD WILL BURN BURN': Guns, aerial photos found in child porn raid

a weapons cache is shown in the home of Randall Drake. Sheriff's deputies conducting a child porn raid on the home found an arsenal of guns and explosives and a homemade silencer, along with a note promising "bloody revenge." (Pinellas County Sheriff) a weapons cache is shown in the home of Randall Drake. Sheriff's deputies conducting a child porn raid on the home found an arsenal of guns and explosives and a homemade silencer, along with a note promising "bloody revenge." (Pinellas County Sheriff)
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They found an arsenal that included homemade explosive devices, 10 rifles, eight handguns, two shotguns, more than 2,300 rounds of ammunition, and aerial photos of an elementary and middle school.

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Trump drawing of Empire State Building sells for $16,000

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Julien's Auctions says the 12-inch-by-9-inch black marker depiction of the iconic New York City skyscraper was created by Trump for a charity auction in Florida around the opening of Mar-a-Lago.

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Suicide bombings in Afghanistan hit mosques, killing 63

An Afghan soldier left, stands guard on the roof of a Mosque near to the site of suicide attack In Kabul near Afghanistan's Defense Ministry, Monday, Sept. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) An Afghan soldier left, stands guard on the roof of a Mosque near to the site of suicide attack In Kabul near Afghanistan's Defense Ministry, Monday, Sept. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
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A suicide bomber targeted a Shiite mosque in a western Kabul neighborhood during evening prayers on Friday, killing at least 30 people. Another suicide blast struck a Sunni mosque, killing 10.

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Man with knife attacks people at Polish shopping mall; 1 dead, 7 hurt

Police and firefighters' cars and trucks stand in front of the VIVO! shopping mall where a 27-year-old man attacked people with a knife killing one person and injuring several others in southeastern Poland. (AP Photo/Rafal Baran) Police and firefighters' cars and trucks stand in front of the VIVO! shopping mall where a 27-year-old man attacked people with a knife killing one person and injuring several others in southeastern Poland. (AP Photo/Rafal Baran)
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Shoppers detained the attacker until police could arrive. The alleged attacker was a 27-year-old Polish resident of the town. according to a spokesman for the town's police.

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Pentagon faces demands for details on deadly attack in Niger Video included

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Among the unresolved inquiries: Why were the Americans apparently caught by surprise? Why did it take two additional days to recover one of the four bodies after the shooting stopped? Was the Islamic State responsible?

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Trump incorrectly suggests link between terrorism and rising UK crime rate

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Even counting the 35 people killed in the Manchester and London terror attacks over the past 12 months, the murder rate was down 2% on the previous year.

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Plenty of bereaved military families did not hear from Trump Video included

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Some families of the fallen got solace from Trump, some got silence. One got an offer of cash. More>>

Evoking slain son, Kelly defends Trump on condolence calls Video included

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Trump started the storm this week when he claimed that he alone of U.S. presidents had called the families of all slain soldiers.

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Senate backs GOP budget in step forward for tax revamp Video included

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this Oct. 17, 2017, photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., flanked by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., left, and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, announces to reporters that the Senate is moving ahead. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this Oct. 17, 2017, photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., flanked by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., left, and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, announces to reporters that the Senate is moving ahead.
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Senate Republicans seem to be on cruise control to pass a $4 trillion budget plan that shelves GOP deficit concerns in favor of the party's drive to cut taxes.

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Trump calls Florida Rep. Wilson 'wacky'

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President Donald Trump is attacking a Democratic congresswoman who accused him of being insensitive to the widow of an Army sergeant killed in Niger. 

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Trump's border wall models take shape in San Diego

Crews work on a border wall prototype near the border with Tijuana, Mexico, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in San Diego. Companies are nearing an Oct. 26 deadline to finish building eight prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico. Crews work on a border wall prototype near the border with Tijuana, Mexico, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in San Diego. Companies are nearing an Oct. 26 deadline to finish building eight prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico.
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The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall took shape Thursday at a construction site in San Diego. 

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Under fire, Trump defends call to soldier's grieving family Video included

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Trump and the new politics of honoring families of the fallen. More>>

Trump: Lawmaker 'fabricated' account of his talk with widow Video included

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Trump has been criticized for not reaching out right away to relatives of the four killed in Niger.

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Ford recalling 1.3 million F-series pickups

Ford is recalling 1.3 million F-series pickup trucks, the best selling vehicle in America, for a door latch problem that could allow the door to open while the truck is moving. More>>

Gymnast McKayla Maroney alleges sexual abuse by team doctor

In this July 29, 2012, file photo, U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney poses after completing her routine on the vault during the Artistic Gymnastic women's qualifications at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File) In this July 29, 2012, file photo, U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney poses after completing her routine on the vault during the Artistic Gymnastic women's qualifications at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
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Olympic medalist McKayla Maroney says she was molested by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar from the time she was 13 to her retirement from the sport last year.

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'Project Runway' fashion designer Mychael Knight dead at 39

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Georgia fashion designer and Montgomery native Mychael Knight, who was a finalist on "Project Runway," died Tuesday. 

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Congresswoman says Trump told widow of fallen soldier 'he knew what he signed up for'

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President Donald Trump told the widow of a US serviceman killed in the ambush in Niger that "he knew what he signed up for ... but when it happens it hurts," according to Rep. Frederica Wilson. 

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Politics and the fallen: Trump hasn't called all families Video included

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Trump stirs a nest by claiming predecessors did not sufficiently honor military dead, draws heated responses.

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A short-term health deal by senators _ but Trump a question Video included

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Two leading senators say they have the "basic outlines" of a bipartisan deal to resume payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked.

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NTSB: Balloon crash pilot was as impaired as a drunk driver

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Federal investigators say the pilot in a Texas hot air balloon crash that killed 16 people took off with opioids and sedatives in his system that likely contributed to ignored weather warnings and flying into a power line. More>>

Veterans show up for student bullied after standing for pledge of allegiance Video included

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CBS46 first told you about a young boy who said he was bullied by classmates while standing for the pledge of allegiance at Orrs Elementary School. Now, we're clearing up controversial posts you may have seen on Facebook.

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Kaepernick's attorney on NFL collusion case: We will have a smoking gun

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Colin Kaepernick's attorney Mark Geragos said Tuesday he has a "high degree of confidence" that he will be able to prove National Football League team owners colluded to keep Kaepernick from being signed.

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Carlson says nation shifting on harassment issue

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Between the continued fallout from the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment case and the mushrooming "me too" social media campaign, Gretchen Carlson's book on fighting back against abusive behavior couldn't be timed any better. 

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Officers fired after removal of United passenger

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz apologized for the forcible removal of a paying passenger from one of its flights on April 9th, 2017 and called the episode "truly horrific." United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz apologized for the forcible removal of a paying passenger from one of its flights on April 9th, 2017 and called the episode "truly horrific."
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Chicago aviation officials fired two officers and suspended two others involved in the forcible removal of a United Airlines passenger from a packed flight. 

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Opioid crisis could keep chronic pain sufferers from getting medicine

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A 60 Minutes investigation may have brought to light an unintended consequence of the growing concern over the opioid epidemic. The CBS news magazine's story concluded Congress passed legislation that crippled the DEA's ability to fight opioid abuse.

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Trump: Drug czar nominee pulls his name from consideration Video included

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President Donald Trump says the Pennsylvania congressman he chose to be the nation's drug czar is withdrawing from consideration. More>>

North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'

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North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment."

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Police: Woman who feared deportation drowned 2 boys

(Wilmington Police Department via AP) This undated photo provided by the Wilmington Police Department shows Kula Pelima. Police in Delaware's largest city have charged Pelima with drowning her infant son and the baby's 5-year-old half brother. (Wilmington Police Department via AP) This undated photo provided by the Wilmington Police Department shows Kula Pelima. Police in Delaware's largest city have charged Pelima with drowning her infant son and the baby's 5-year-old half brother.
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(AP) -- A woman drowned her infant son and his 5-year-old half brother in a bathtub hours after she called police and told them she was worried about being deported, a Delaware police chief said Tuesday. Kula Pelima, a native of Liberia who has lived in the U.S. for two decades, called 911 about 3:45 a.m. Monday, fearing that her visa had lapsed, Wilmington Police Chief Robert Tracy said at a news conference. It's not clear why Pelima was worried. Immigration and Customs Enforcement... More>>

Howard University Shooting: Lockdown lifted, nothing found

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Howard University received an anonymous report of a potential shooter on campus. Police are investigating. This afternoon, we were anonymously notified of a potential shooter on campus. "We took the call seriously and police are investigating."

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Authorities suspend search for missing worker after blast

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Rescuers were searching for one person after an oil rig exploded on Lake Pontchartrain in Louisiana, injuring seven others. More>>

Dow cruises past 23,000 for the first time Video included

Trader Sal Suarino, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. More solid earnings reports from U.S. companies are sending stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Trader Sal Suarino, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. More solid earnings reports from U.S. companies are sending stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

The Dow has rocketed through yet another milestone -- 23,000.

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White House: $4,000 more for families with business tax cuts

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By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - By slashing corporate tax rates, the Trump administration said Monday, the average U.S. household will get an estimated $4,000 more a year. This stunning 5 percent increase was met with skepticism from tax experts and Democratic lawmakers who said the math was flawed. Spread across every U.S. household, the White House analysis claims it would generate "conservatively" an income jump totaling $504 billion, or about $200 bi... More>>

Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting Video included

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The Las Vegas tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival.

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Army Sgt. Bergdahl pleads guilty to deserting his post

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to plead guilty Monday to charges that he endangered comrades by walking away from a remote post in Afghanistan in 2009.

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Your Wi-Fi connection could be vulnerable to hackers

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A newly discovered security flaw reveals nearly all wifi-connected devices could be vulnerable to hackers.

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Son believes his father was deep asleep when fires came Video included

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From a woman trying to save her dogs to a couple married 75 years, the California wildfires have claimed at least 40 lives. More>>

California firefighters say they finally 'turned a corner' Video included

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Even as an unprecedented toll of death and destruction from wildfires kept mounting, California communities were getting glimpses of heroism and humanity Firefighters made major gains against most of the blazes on Friday.

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Ophelia to bring hurricane-force wind, heavy rain to Ireland

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Irish authorities ordered all schools in the country to close Monday and warned cyclists and motorists to stay off roads as Hurricane Ophelia bore down on Ireland and the U.K. with potentially deadly winds.

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Oakland Raiders give $1M for fire recovery

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The Oakland Raiders say they will donate $1 million toward the relief and recovery effort in California wine country. 

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Packers: Rodgers could miss rest of season with collarbone

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) is attended to by medical staff after being hit by Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr (55) in the first half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. (AP Photo) Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) is attended to by medical staff after being hit by Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr (55) in the first half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. (AP Photo)
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Green Bay Packers star quarterback Aaron Rodgers could miss the remainder of the season with a broken collarbone.

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276 killed in deadliest single attack in Somalia's history

(AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh) Somali security forces and others gather and search for bodies near destroyed buildings at the scene of Saturday's blast, in Mogadishu, Somalia Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh) Somali security forces and others gather and search for bodies near destroyed buildings at the scene of Saturday's blast, in Mogadishu, Somalia Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017.
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The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia's capital killed 276 people with around 300 others injured, the country's information minister said early Monday, making it the deadliest single attack in this Horn of Africa nation.

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Reports: Body found in Pennsylvania river was a 'Shark Tank' entrepreneur

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A body pulled from in the Schuylkill River near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has been identified as Philip Reitnour, an entrepreneur featured on 'Shark Tank'.

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Child dies after falling in grease pit at Auburn ice cream shop Video included

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A child has died after apparently falling in a grease pit at the Bruster’s Ice Cream in Auburn.

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Young party leader declares victory in Austria

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The leader of Austria's right-leaning People's Party has declared victory in a national election that puts him on track to become Europe's youngest head of government.

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Puerto Rico governor plans to restore 95% of power by December

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Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló said he plans to restore power to 95% of the island's energy grid by December after Hurricane Maria devastated the infrastructure of the US territory.

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They offer to cook dinner for couple they 'felt sorry for,' seconds later that couple steals their car

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Two people are behind bars after they allegedly stole a car from a couple who offered to make them dinner, according to a Myrtle Beach Police report. According to the report, the victims, a husband and wife who recently moved to Myrtle Beach from Kentucky, met the suspects on the beach on September 28. The two couples agreed to split the cost of a hotel room for that night. Shortly after, they all drove to pick up some groceries.

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Police: Woman stole credit card as store clerk had seizure Video included

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Police say the woman walked around the counter as the clerk was having a seizure on the floor and took his wallet from his pocket.

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Motion Picture Academy expels movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

In a move virtually unprecedented, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was revoked Saturday by its board. In a move virtually unprecedented, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was revoked Saturday by its board.
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In a move virtually unprecedented, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was revoked Saturday by its board.

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Even Pokémon Go used by extensive Russian-linked meddling effort

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Russian efforts to meddle in American politics did not end at Facebook and Twitter. A CNN investigation of a Russian-linked account shows its tentacles extended to YouTube, Tumblr, and even Pokémon Go.

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Slideshow: Alleged victims of Weinstein speak out

This combination photo shows actresses who are among the many women who have spoken out against Harvey Weinstein in on-the-record reports that detailed claims of sexual abuse. (AP Photo/File) This combination photo shows actresses who are among the many women who have spoken out against Harvey Weinstein in on-the-record reports that detailed claims of sexual abuse. (AP Photo/File)
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Taken together, the accusations weave an alleged history of sexual predation that spans decades. Here are some of the women who have spoken up to tell their traumatic experiences with Weinstein.

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Couple described as adventure-seekers are free from captors Video included

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The wife and husband who were held hostage for five years in Afghanistan are being described as adventure-seekers who wanted to see areas of the world infrequently traveled by Westerners.

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Report: Melissa Etheridge arrested for marijuana possession

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Melissa Etheridge was arrested for marijuana possession in North Dakota, according to reports from TMZ.

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District erases 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from lesson plan

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 "To Kill a Mockingbird" is being removed from a junior-high reading list in a Mississippi school district.

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California wildfire 'blast' kills teen, injures his family Video included

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The wildfires sweeping across Northern California claimed the life of a 14-year-old boy and left his parents and older sister hospitalized with severe burns. More>>

Escapee from Fulton County, KY Courthouse found Video included

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Investigators in Fulton County, Kentucky are looking for a man who escaped from the courthouse after he was sentenced to prison.

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2 employees dead in failed North Carolina prison breakout

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Authorities: 2 employees killed, more than a dozen injured in foiled North Carolina prison break; all inmates accounted for. More>>

Rory McIlroy's old house could be yours -- for $320,000

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If you have a spare $320,000 then a slice of prime golfing real estate could be yours. Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy's childhood home is up for sale.

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'Star Wars' fantasy? Cubans doubt US sonic attacks claims

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A bizarre string of attacks on diplomats in Havana has sent U.S. relations with Cuba to their lowest level in decades. In the city where the attacks occurred over the last year, few people believe a word of it. More>>

What Trump's recent Obamacare moves may mean over the long term

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Changes to the Affordable Care Act by President Trump have health care experts wondering what the long-term effects will be on health insurance.

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Trump on Puerto Rico: 'I will always be with them!'

President Donald Trump sought Friday to repair political damage over his handling of the crisis in Puerto Rico, tweeting that he "will always be with them." More>>

Indignation, disappointment in Tehran as Trump disavows nuclear deal

Hours before President Donald Trump publicly renounced the Iran nuclear deal, refusing to certify the multilateral agreement in an effort to initiate tougher and more wide-ranging restrictions on Tehran, hardliners in the... More>>

Texas inmates pool $53,000 for Hurricane Harvey victims

Thousands of inmates in Texas have been visiting their prison's commissary -- not for a can of Sprite or a roll of tissue paper, but to donate money to Hurricane Harvey victims. More>>

Beware of student debt relief scams

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(CNNMoney) -- Don't hand over any money to a service that offers a faster way to pay off your student loans. There's a good chance it's a scam. 

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Slideshow: Wildfires ravage California, melting cars, destroying homes

Rivers of melted metal flow from a vehicle parked at a home, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, that was destroyed by a wildfire near Napa, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) Rivers of melted metal flow from a vehicle parked at a home, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, that was destroyed by a wildfire near Napa, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
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Wildfires continue to rage across northern California in what is now the deadliest week of wildfires in state history. Photos show the destructive power of the swiftly moving flames.

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Social Security benefits to rise by 2 percent in 2018

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Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2 percent increase in benefits next year.

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US men's soccer head coach resigns after World Cup humiliation

United States coach Bruce Arena gives instructions to his players during a 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Honduras in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) United States coach Bruce Arena gives instructions to his players during a 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Honduras in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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Bruce Arena has resigned as head coach of the U.S. men's soccer team following the side's embarrassing failure to qualify for the World Cup in Russia next year.

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Kidnapped, held 5 years, US-Canadian family free in Pakistan

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An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been released after years held captive by a network with ties to the Taliban.

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Grim search for victims as wildfires grow to size of NYC Video included

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New deaths confirmed Thursday took the toll to 31, making this the deadliest week of wildfires in California history.

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Trump will end health care cost-sharing subsidies

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President Donald Trump plans to end the cost-sharing subsidies that have helped some lower-income Americans purchase health insurance on the Obamacare marketplace, the White House announced Thursday.

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Some women are requesting plastic surgery results to look like Melania and Ivanka Trump

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Here in Arizona, apparently everybody's running out to get fuller lips.
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Trump begins Obamacare dismantling with executive order

President Donald Trump took his first steps Thursday toward fulfilling his vow to dismantle Obamacare, signing an executive order that he says will bring affordable health insurance to millions more people. More>>

Official says Vegas hotel didn't immediately report gunfire

(Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File). FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 file photo, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo discusses the Route 91 Harvest festival mass shooting at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department headquarters ... (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File). FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 file photo, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo discusses the Route 91 Harvest festival mass shooting at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department headquarters ...
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Mandalay Bay hotel officials didn't notify police about a shooting in a hallway inside the high-rise until after Stephen Paddock opened fire on the crowd at a country music festival outside, a federal official told The Associated Press on Thursday.

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MO man accused of assaulting more than 100 children over decades

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A 71-year-old Missouri man has admitted to sexually assaulting more than 100 children over several decades, according to the Attorney General’s Office.

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Reports: Missing Ohio boy found dead at triple murder scene, was never abducted Video included

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Law enforcement agencies throughout Ohio searched for a 7-year-old boy that they believed had been abducted from a triple murder scene in Lawrence County. 

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Search for mother trapped in fires ends in heartbreak Video included

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The last thing she said to her daughter was that she was going die before the call dropped.

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No redo on Weinstein groping investigation halted in 2015

(Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2017 file photo, Harvey Weinstein attends the "Reservoir Dogs" 25th anniversary screening during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Attorney Lisa Bloom says she is no longer... (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2017 file photo, Harvey Weinstein attends the "Reservoir Dogs" 25th anniversary screening during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Attorney Lisa Bloom says she is no longer...
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Prosecutors said Tuesday that they didn't have enough evidence to prove a model's claim that movie producer Harvey Weinstein groped her in 2015. Even if they changed their minds now, it would legally be too late.

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Film producer Harvey Weinstein ousted from Weinstein Co.

(Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2017 file photo, Harvey Weinstein attends the "Reservoir Dogs" 25th anniversary screening during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Attorney Lisa Bloom says she is no longer... (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2017 file photo, Harvey Weinstein attends the "Reservoir Dogs" 25th anniversary screening during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Attorney Lisa Bloom says she is no longer...
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Harvey Weinstein has been fired from The Weinstein Co., effective immediately, following new information revealed regarding his conduct, the company's board of directors announced Sunday. 

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Trump begins Obamacare dismantling with executive order

Obamacare touches just about everyone. It's not just for the 20 million people who have health insurance through the individual Obamacare exchanges or Medicaid expansion. (Credit: CNNMoney/Healthcare.gov) Obamacare touches just about everyone. It's not just for the 20 million people who have health insurance through the individual Obamacare exchanges or Medicaid expansion. (Credit: CNNMoney/Healthcare.gov)
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(CNN) -- President Donald Trump is taking his first steps to fulfill his vow to dismantle Obamacare on Thursday, signing an executive order that he says will bring affordable health insurance to millions more people.

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Trump welcomes NHL's Penguins amid feud with NBA and NFL

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President Donald Trump, amid his public feud with the NBA and NFL, will welcome the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins to the White House on Tuesday.

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Southern California fire evacuations lifted

More than a dozen wildfires raged across Northern California on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 morning, with the biggest ones scorching the state's famous wine country, killing several people and burning more than 1,500 homes and businesses, authorities said. More than a dozen wildfires raged across Northern California on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 morning, with the biggest ones scorching the state's famous wine country, killing several people and burning more than 1,500 homes and businesses, authorities said.
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In Southern California, most evacuation orders have been lifted as firefighters successfully battle a wildfire that destroyed 14 buildings, most of them homes.

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Steve Bannon calls on Sen. Bob Corker to resign

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Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is calling for Sen. Bob Corker to resign after a public feud between President Donald Trump and the Tennessee Republican boiled over this week. 

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Police: Las Vegas gunman fired at security guard before mass shooting

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Stephen Paddock shot a security guard before opening fire on concertgoers in Las Vegas last weekend, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said. The guard was investigating an alarm signaling that a door had been left open on the same floor as Paddock's room.

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Chemist says Kim had 1.4 times lethal dosage of VX on face

(AP Photos/Daniel Chan) In this combination of photos, Indonesian Siti Aisyah, left, and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, right, are escorted by police as they leave their court hearing at Shah Alam court house in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photos/Daniel Chan) In this combination of photos, Indonesian Siti Aisyah, left, and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, right, are escorted by police as they leave their court hearing at Shah Alam court house in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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A government chemist says the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader had about 1.4 times the lethal dosage of VX nerve agent on his face after he was attacked at a Malaysian airport terminal.

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Family: Video of man killed in police shooting heartbreaking

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The Salt Lake City Police Department is the latest US police department to come under scrutiny after bodycam footage shows an officer shooting and killing a man, even as the man appeared to be running away. 

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White House to order expansion of health care options

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The White House is finalizing an executive order that would expand health plans offered by associations to allow individuals to pool together and buy insurance outside their states, a unilateral move that follows failed efforts by Congress to overhaul the health care system.

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VP Pence leaves NFL game after anthem protests

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Vice President Mike Pence has left the 49ers-Colts game after about a dozen San Francisco players took a knee.

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Chicago woman's freezer death an accident, coroner rules

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A young Chicago woman whose body was found in a hotel's walk-in freezer last month died accidentally, a coroner has ruled.

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A weakened Nate brings flooding, power outages to Gulf Coast

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A fast-moving storm called Nate brought flooding and power outages to the U.S. Gulf Coast early Sunday after it sloshed ashore outside Biloxi, Mississippi

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McDonald’s tries going McVegan

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Combined with the recent changes to McDonald’s Happy Meals, it seems the fast food king may be trying to meet the demands of more health conscious customers.

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Trump at dinner with military commanders cites 'calm before the storm'

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While taking photos alongside military leaders and their spouses before a dinner at the White House, President Donald Trump made an ambiguous statement, citing "the calm before the storm."

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Baby left outside South Dakota church overnight; dad charged

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A father is accused of leaving his 2-month-old son outside a South Dakota church all night in the cold and rain.

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Police: 1,600 rounds of ammo found in Las Vegas Strip shooter’s hotel suite

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Metro police confirmed Wednesday the death toll in the Las Vegas Strip mass shooting Sunday, stands at 59, with 489 injured.

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All living former presidents to appear at benefit concert for hurricane relief

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All five living former US presidents will participate in a benefit concert to raise money for hurricane relief efforts in Texas later this month, the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation announced today. 

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Some injured in Vegas massacre didn't know they'd been shot

(AP Photo/Gregory Bull) Natalie Vanderstay answers questions from her hospital bed at University Medical Center on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) Natalie Vanderstay answers questions from her hospital bed at University Medical Center on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Some of the people injured in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history didn't initially realize they had been shot, a hospital official said.

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3 US Army special operations commandos killed in Niger

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US troops were attacked near the Niger-Mali border Wednesday, the US military told CNN. 

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Tillerson heaps praise on Trump, denies wanting to leave job

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reaffirmed his commitment to President Donald Trump in an unscheduled press conference on Wednesday, renouncing "petty stuff" in the press after reports Tillerson had called Trump a moron.

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Puerto Rico raises hurricane's official death count to 34

This photo shows the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico. This photo shows the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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The governor of Puerto Rico says the official death toll from Hurricane Maria has been increased to 34 from 16. 

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How it happened: A timeline of the Las Vegas shooting

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Fifty-nine people were killed and at least 527 were hurt Sunday night when Stephen Paddock rained gunfire on concertgoers in Las Vegas, the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.

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Acts of heroism emerge in chaos of Las Vegas shooting

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 Amid the massacre in Las Vegas, which left 59 people dead and more than 500 injured, there were acts of compassion and countless heroics that officials say saved scores of lives.

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CBS fires lawyer for social media comment on Las Vegas

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CBS has fired a corporate lawyer who said on social media about the Las Vegas mass shooting that she wasn't sympathetic because "country music fans often are Republican gun-toters." 

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Rock superstar Tom Petty dies at 66

Tom Petty of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers seen at KAABOO 2017 at the Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in San Diego, Calif. Tom Petty of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers seen at KAABOO 2017 at the Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in San Diego, Calif.
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Rocker Tom Petty died Monday after being rushed to a Los Angeles hospital, Petty's manager Tony Dimitriades confirmed to CNN.

He was 66.

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'We stepped over the bodies': Witnesses describe chaotic scene

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The rat-tat-tat of automatic gunfire filled the air. For a few seconds, no one seemed to react. His guitar strapped around his neck, Aldean sang the next line of the song.

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Fallen soldier's widow: 'Nothing to say' to Trump

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The pregnant widow of a fallen U.S. soldier on Monday contradicted President Donald Trump's account of his phone call about her husband's death and said what he told her "made me cry even worse."

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Robbers with hunting knives demand $1 from store, then flee

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Two young men made an unusually small request as they robbed a store in Massachusetts by demanding a single dollar in their robbery.

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Unsent letter from Titanic passenger sets auction record

(AP Photo, File) In this April 10, 1912 file photo, the Titanic departs Southampton, England on its maiden Atlantic voyage. April 15, 2012 is the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, just five days after it left Southampton on its maiden... (AP Photo, File) In this April 10, 1912 file photo, the Titanic departs Southampton, England on its maiden Atlantic voyage. April 15, 2012 is the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, just five days after it left Southampton on its maiden...
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A letter recovered from the body of a passenger on the Titanic has fetched $166,000 at auction. 

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Applying for a credit card? Please take a selfie

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The selfie is everywhere - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter - and soon your bank could be asking for one in order to approve your purchase or credit card application. 

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Funeral held for US soldier at center of Trump fight

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Mourners are expected to pack the funeral of a U.S. soldier whose combat death in Africa led to a political fight between President Donald Trump and a Florida congresswoman.

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New testing benchmarks to rely only on SAT exam in Illinois

In this photo taken Jan. 17, 2016, a student looks at questions during a college test preparation class at Holton Arms School. (Credit: AP) In this photo taken Jan. 17, 2016, a student looks at questions during a college test preparation class at Holton Arms School. (Credit: AP)
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New testing benchmarks for Illinois high schools are prompting concern and confusion.

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Chicago Public Schools enrollment declines by about 10,000

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Enrollment in Chicago Public Schools is down by nearly 10,000 students from a year ago.

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Paul Ryan: House GOP will propose a new top tax rate for the rich

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., holds up a copy of a proposed "simple tax" postcard while speaking at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., holds up a copy of a proposed "simple tax" postcard while speaking at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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House Speaker Paul Ryan broke a bit of tax news Friday when he said that House Republicans plan to propose a new top income tax rate for high earners.

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Paul Ryan: House GOP will propose a new top tax rate for the rich

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House Speaker Paul Ryan broke a bit of tax news Friday when he said that House Republicans plan to propose a new top income tax rate for high earners. 

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White ex-Tulsa cop convicted in death of daughter's black boyfriend

Former Tulsa police officer Shannon Kepler in courthouse in undated photo.  KOTV Former Tulsa police officer Shannon Kepler in courthouse in undated photo. KOTV
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An Oklahoma prosecutor said Thursday that he isn't surprised or disappointed that a jury convicted a white former police officer of manslaughter instead of murder in his fourth trial for killing his daughter's black boyfriend. 

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Another warm winter forecast for swath of US

In this March 10, 2017 file photo, a woman walks through a winter snow storm in Philadelphia. In a report released Thursday, Oct. 19, U.S. forecasters say chances are good that much of the nation will have a warmer than normal winter. (Photo: Matt Rourke) In this March 10, 2017 file photo, a woman walks through a winter snow storm in Philadelphia. In a report released Thursday, Oct. 19, U.S. forecasters say chances are good that much of the nation will have a warmer than normal winter. (Photo: Matt Rourke)
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Much of the U.S. should expect another warm winter, but not quite as toasty as the last two years, forecasters said.

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Police: Son shoots, kills mom’s friend for flirting with imaginary girlfriend

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New body cam footage has been released which shows the moments after a Florida man shot and killed his mother’s friend for flirting with his imaginary girlfriend.

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Trump sends $25,000 check to fallen soldier's family on same day as Washington Post report

(U.S. Army via AP) This undated photo provided by the U.S. Army shows Cpl. Dillon C. Baldridge, 22, of Youngsville, N.C. The Department of Defense said in a statement Monday, June 12, 2017. (U.S. Army via AP) This undated photo provided by the U.S. Army shows Cpl. Dillon C. Baldridge, 22, of Youngsville, N.C. The Department of Defense said in a statement Monday, June 12, 2017.
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President Donald Trump sent a $25,000 personal check to the family of a fallen soldier the same day that The Washington Post reported that he had promised the soldier's father a personal donation during a June condolence call but never followed through. 

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After losing bet with police, Michigan man turns himself in

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It’s not too often you see people turn themselves into the police, but that’s exactly what one Michigan man did after he lost a bet with the police department.

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Sessions defends Comey firing, dodges questions on Trump Video included

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee for questioning about his oversight of the Justice Department. Wednesday's hearing is Sessions' first appearance before the committee since his January confirmation.

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Teacher who asked students with Trump shirts to leave class has resigned

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A Cherokee County teacher who asked students to leave her class because they were wearing pro-Donald Trump shirts has resigned.

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Kindergartner empties piggy bank to pay for classmates' milk

Sunshine Oelfke, 5, helps raise hundreds of dollars to pay for her classmates' milk. JACKIE OELFKE Sunshine Oelfke, 5, helps raise hundreds of dollars to pay for her classmates' milk. JACKIE OELFKE
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Two weeks ago, a 5-year-old girl named Sunshine Oelfke of Ishpeming, Michigan, emptied out her piggy bank onto the living room floor and immediately started "counting."

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Trump says Comey knew he was going to exonerate Clinton

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President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to revive his long-standing complaint about the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation, alleging that then-Director James Comey had protected the Democratic presidential nominee by prematurely "exonerating" her before the 2016 election.

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Teen wanted to be alone, so he killed younger siblings, police say

Noah Murphy, 7, and Sofia Murphy, 5, were pronounced dead Tuesday at the hospital. (Source: KRDO/Colorado Springs Police/CNN) Noah Murphy, 7, and Sofia Murphy, 5, were pronounced dead Tuesday at the hospital. (Source: KRDO/Colorado Springs Police/CNN)
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A 19-year-old is accused in the stabbing deaths of his two younger siblings in Colorado Springs, Colorado, before turning the knife on his father. 

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Michigan judge rescinds order in sex offender custody case

(Michigan Department of Corrections via Detroit News, AP, File). Christopher Mirasolo is seen in an undated file photo provided by the Michigan Department of Corrections. (Michigan Department of Corrections via Detroit News, AP, File). Christopher Mirasolo is seen in an undated file photo provided by the Michigan Department of Corrections.
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A Michigan judge on Tuesday rescinded his order that gave a convicted sex offender joint legal custody of a child born to a woman who said the man raped her when she was 12.no parental rights. "I did not k...

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Sheriff's cadet uses dad's patrol car to pull over his ex

Christopher Combs, 22, of Boynton Beach, is accused of impersonating an officer when he pulled over his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend in his dad's PBSO vehicle. (Broward Sheriff's Office) Christopher Combs, 22, of Boynton Beach, is accused of impersonating an officer when he pulled over his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend in his dad's PBSO vehicle. (Broward Sheriff's Office)
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Officials say the 22-year-old son of a Florida sheriff's lieutenant took his father's unmarked car and used it to pull over his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend. 

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Police: Man admits to drowning 6-year-old boy, putting body in trash bin

Authorities searched for Dayvid Pakko, 6, for hours after the boy went missing on Monday. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office) Authorities searched for Dayvid Pakko, 6, for hours after the boy went missing on Monday. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)
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A 19-year-old man is accused of drowning a 6-year-old Lynnwood boy he was watching and dumping his body into a trash bin. 

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Man admits fatally shooting daughter over lack of 'respect'

This September 2016 booking photo provided by the Rocky River, Ohio, Division of Police shows Jamal T. Mansour in Rocky River, Ohio. Mansour pleaded guilty Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 (AP Photo) This September 2016 booking photo provided by the Rocky River, Ohio, Division of Police shows Jamal T. Mansour in Rocky River, Ohio. Mansour pleaded guilty Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 (AP Photo)
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A suburban Cleveland man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his daughter while she slept, saying he believed she disrespected his rules by coming home late and not cleaning her room. 

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Hawaii judge blocks Trump's latest travel ban

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A judge in Hawaii has blocked the latest version of the Trump administration travel ban just hours before it was set to take effect.

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325-pound woman charged with killing girl by sitting on her

This Oct. 14, 2017 photo made available by the Escambia County Sheriff's Office, Fla., shows Veronica Green Posey under arrest. This Oct. 14, 2017 photo made available by the Escambia County Sheriff's Office, Fla., shows Veronica Green Posey under arrest.
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Florida woman is charged with killing her 9-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as punishment. Veronica Green Posey, 64, was arrested and charged with homicide and cruelty toward a child.

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Florida candidate: Aliens took me aboard their ship at age 7

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A Florida candidate for Congress said Monday she stands by her claims she was abducted to an alien spaceship at age 7 but that the incident shouldn't detract from what she's done here on Earth since then.

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911 calls on nursing home dying: 'Oh my God, this is crazy'

(Photo: CNN). In this aerial photo, evacuees can be seen outside the Florida nursing home where five people were found dead. 100 people have been evacuated from the building. (Photo: CNN). In this aerial photo, evacuees can be seen outside the Florida nursing home where five people were found dead. 100 people have been evacuated from the building.
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At first there was no hint of distress in the 911 calls, no sense of a crisis unfolding. 

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'Very unusual' mistrial in trial in woman's burning death

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A judge declared a mistrial Monday in the case of a Mississippi teenager who was burned to death. 

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Ex-DEA agent: Congress fueled opioid drug epidemic by forcing pro-drug company laws Video included

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In April of 2016, some members of Congress pressed the agency and the Justice Department to agree to a more pharmaceutical-industry-friendly law.

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Shot in the head in the Las Vegas shooting, Tina takes her first steps

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Less than two weeks after she was shot in the head during the Las Vegas massacre, Tina Frost has taken her first steps. 

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Ex hostage tells AP why he had kids in captivity

In this file image from video released by Taliban Media in December 2016, Caitlan Coleman talks in the video while her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle holds their two children.(Taliban Media via AP) In this file image from video released by Taliban Media in December 2016, Caitlan Coleman talks in the video while her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle holds their two children.(Taliban Media via AP)
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Former hostage Joshua Boyle said Monday he and his wife decided to have children even while held captive because they always planned to have a big family and decided, "Hey, let's make the best of this and at least go home with a larger start on our dream family." 

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3-year-old girl dies after falling into grease pit at ice cream shop

Sadie Andrews, 3, died after a tragic accident at an ice cream shop in Alabama. (YouCaring.com) Sadie Andrews, 3, died after a tragic accident at an ice cream shop in Alabama. (YouCaring.com)
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Authorities say a 3-year-old girl is dead after she fell into a grease pit at an Alabama ice cream shop and drowned. 

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Texas county worker arrested for $1.2 million fajitas theft

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A former South Texas juvenile justice department employee has been arrested for felony theft after authorities say he acknowledged stealing $1.2 million worth of fajitas over nine years.

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Ed Sheeran had 'a bit of a bicycle accident'

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Pop star Ed Sheeran posted a picture of himself on Instagram, with his right arm in a cast. The caption reads, "Ive had a bit of a bicycle accident and I’m currently waiting on some medical advice, which may affect some of my upcoming shows.

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Woman accused of beating teen boys with a bat, starving them

Marissa Monica Cano, 38, has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. (KSAT via CNN) Marissa Monica Cano, 38, has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. (KSAT via CNN)
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A Texas woman was arrested after police said beat two teenagers with an aluminum bat, starved them “like animals” and locked them in a garage.

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Texas inmates pool $53,000 for Hurricane Harvey victims

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Thousands of inmates in Texas have been visiting their prison's commissary -- not for a can of Sprite or a roll of tissue paper, but to donate money to Hurricane Harvey victims.

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1 missing after oil rig explodes on Louisiana lake

An oil rig explosion on a lake north of New Orleans, apparently caused when cleaning chemicals ignited, injured seven people and left authorities searching for another who was missing. An oil rig explosion on a lake north of New Orleans, apparently caused when cleaning chemicals ignited, injured seven people and left authorities searching for another who was missing.
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An oil rig explosion on a lake north of New Orleans, apparently caused when cleaning chemicals ignited, injured seven people and left authorities searching for another who was missing. 

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Man arrested after cop mistook doughnut glaze for crystal meth receives $37,500

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A man arrested in Florida after police mistook doughnut glaze in his car for meth has received a $37,500 settlement. 

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President Trump: 'We're saying Merry Christmas again'

President Donald Trump speaks to the 2017 Value Voters Summit, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump speaks to the 2017 Value Voters Summit, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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Trump assures Christian conservatives his administration will defend religious organizations, return to traditional American values.

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Police: Man kills girlfriend's toddler son, then robs her

David Vickers, 31, is being held without bail on charges of second-degree murder and aggravated child abuse. (Source: Florida Department of Corrections) David Vickers, 31, is being held without bail on charges of second-degree murder and aggravated child abuse. (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)
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Police say a man killed his girlfriend's 17-month-old son and stole her car stereo and laptop while she was in the hospital with her dying child.

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Son believes his father was deep asleep when fires came

(Anna Paseka via AP) This June 18, 2017, photo released by Derek Southard, left, shows himself with his father, Daniel Southard, after Derek graduated as a Chemical Engineer from the University of California, Davis, in Sacramento, Calif. (Anna Paseka via AP) This June 18, 2017, photo released by Derek Southard, left, shows himself with his father, Daniel Southard, after Derek graduated as a Chemical Engineer from the University of California, Davis, in Sacramento, Calif.
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At least 40 people have died in the deadliest week of wildfires in California history. 

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North Korea calls Trump a 'strangler of peace'

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North Korea continued its harsh anti-US rhetoric Sunday, calling President Donald Trump a "war merchant and strangler of peace." 

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Ex-politician gets probation for groping 103-year-old woman

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A former politician who molested a 103-year-old nursing home resident received a sentence to two years' probation a day after another politician in the same township was arrested on child porn charges. 

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In her husband's arms, a woman dies hiding from California fires in swimming pool

Armando and Carmen Berriz were vacationing in a rental home in Santa Rosa with their family. (CNN) Armando and Carmen Berriz were vacationing in a rental home in Santa Rosa with their family. (CNN)
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Once the fires finally passed, Armando Berriz climbed out, shaken but alive. Carmen, his wife of 55 years, didn't make it.

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California fires: 32 dead as 'ashes and bones' found in ruins

More than a dozen wildfires raged across Northern California on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 morning, with the biggest ones scorching the state's famous wine country, killing several people and burning more than 1,500 homes and businesses. (AP Photo) More than a dozen wildfires raged across Northern California on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 morning, with the biggest ones scorching the state's famous wine country, killing several people and burning more than 1,500 homes and businesses. (AP Photo)
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Since Sunday, the deadly fires have consumed thousands of homes and forced evacuations in Northern California's wine country and produced unhealthy air quality in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Arrest made after dead child found ‘hidden’ in home where 3 adults were slain

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Unarmed, worn out and ready to give up, the suspect in the fatal shootings of three adults and a 7-year-old boy didn't try to flee when officers arrested him Friday as he walked along a road in far southern Ohio, a sheriff said. Officers were acting on a tip from a resident who spotted 23-year-old Arron Lawson. 

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Bystanders rescue man whose wheelchair stalled on Kirkwood train tracks Video included

Bystanders rushed to pull a man in a wheelchair off train tracks in Kirkwood right before a train approached. Credit: KMOV Bystanders rushed to pull a man in a wheelchair off train tracks in Kirkwood right before a train approached. Credit: KMOV
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Good Samaritans came to the rescue of a man in a wheelchair in Kirkwood Thursday

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A woman sits on a curb at the scene of a shooting outside of a music festival along the Las Vegas Strip, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. Multiple victims were being transported to hospitals after a shooting late Sunday (AP Photo/John Locher) A woman sits on a curb at the scene of a shooting outside of a music festival along the Las Vegas Strip, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. Multiple victims were being transported to hospitals after a shooting late Sunday (AP Photo/John Locher)
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Las Vegas investigators offered a new version of events Friday in a shifting timeline surrounding the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history as they described how the gunman opened fire on nearby airport jet fuel tanks and on police officers arriving at the massacre. 

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Moment of panic at Florida Georgia Line concert after alarm sounds

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After the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas at a country music festival, hearing the alarm and seeing the band flee the stage made the crowd nervous.

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The Latest: Trump lays out Iran strategy

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal (all times local):    1:15 p.m. President Donald Trump says Iran is not living up to the "spirit" of the nuclear deal that it signed in 2015. He's announcing a new strategy in a speech at the White House. Trump says the administration will seek to counter the regime's destabilizing activities and will impose additional sanctions on the regime to block its financing of terrorism. The president says the ... More>>

Facebook can now bring food to your doorstep with new takeout tool

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You'll be able to see restaurants nearby that are up for picking up your meals, including Delivery.com, DoorDash and ChowNow. Facebook is also partnering directly with restaurants.

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Man accused of enslaving mentally disabled cafeteria worker

Bobby Paul Edwards, 52, of Conway pleaded not guilty to one count of forced labor, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Bobby Paul Edwards, 52, of Conway pleaded not guilty to one count of forced labor, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
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A South Carolina restaurant manager has been ordered held without bond on charges of abusing and enslaving a mentally challenged employee, according to information released by federal authorities.

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Want to help victims of the California wildfires? Here's how

A small flag attached to mail boxes flies in front of homes destroyed by fires in Santa Rosa, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) A small flag attached to mail boxes flies in front of homes destroyed by fires in Santa Rosa, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
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So far, the flames have driven more than 20,000 people from their homes. Dozens are dead. Authorities in Sonoma County received more than 100 missing person calls.

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New Orleans police officer shot and killed while on patrol

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A New Orleans police officer was shot and killed early Friday while patrolling the city's east side, police said. 

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Wildfire burns down home of 'Peanuts' creator Charles Schulz

In this Feb. 12, 2000, file photo, cartoonist Charles Schulz displays a sketch of his beloved character "Snoopy" in his office in Santa Rosa, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File) In this Feb. 12, 2000, file photo, cartoonist Charles Schulz displays a sketch of his beloved character "Snoopy" in his office in Santa Rosa, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
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The home of "Peanuts" creator Charles Schulz burned to the ground in the deadly California wildfires but his widow escaped, her stepson said Thursday.

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NFL player says he will 'be done playing football' if forced to stand for anthem

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews runs a drill during the team's organized team activity at its NFL football training facility Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) Tennessee Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews runs a drill during the team's organized team activity at its NFL football training facility Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
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When asked if he would refuse to appear or pay a fine if the NFL made a rule requiring players to stand for the National Anthem, one Titans player told News 4 he would quit the game. 

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Florida man accused of raping neighbor, offering to do yard work to 'make up for it'

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An 18-year-old Florida man was arrested on accusations that he sexually assaulted his neighbor and asked if he could do yard work to make amends. 

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Amazon hiring 120,000 jobs for the holidays

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Looking for a job? Maybe some extra cash during the holidays? Amazon has announced they are hiring 120,000 in the U.S for the holidays.

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Officials: 2 sold drugs that caused pregnant woman’s death

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Investigators say the daughter of a Wisconsin legislator who’s worked to stem the opioid epidemic provided the drugs that caused the death of a pregnant woman.

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Show of support for firefighter fired over watermelon

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A Michigan firefighter is getting a big show of support after being fired for something some called "racially insensitive." 

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Eminem blasts Trump in freestyle rap at BET Awards

Eminem performs onstage during Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg's headlining performance on the first weekend of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Sunday, April 15, 2012, in Indio, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) Eminem performs onstage during Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg's headlining performance on the first weekend of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Sunday, April 15, 2012, in Indio, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
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Eminem released a four-minute, expletive-filled freestyle rap attacking President Donald Trump at the BET Awards on Tuesday. 

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Trump boasts of a higher IQ than Tillerson

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President Donald Trump, scorned by reports that Rex Tillerson called him a "moron" earlier this year, told Forbes in an interview released Tuesday that he has a higher IQ than his secretary of state.

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Transgender teen named homecoming king wants to spread love

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A transgender Maine teen who was crowned homecoming king at his new school says he wants to use the attention to spread love and tolerance. 

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Las Vegas police officers describe storming gunman's room

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The price tag for Pence's trip to Indianapolis

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How much did Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Indianapolis to watch -- and then abruptly leave -- a football game Sunday between the Indianapolis Colts and San Francisco 49ers cost?

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A car crash that injured 11 people Saturday outside London's popular Natural History Museum was a traffic accident, not a terrorist attack, London police said.

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Hurricane Nate barreled toward the US Gulf Coast overnight with slashing rain and powerful winds, racing rapidly toward a possible landfall late Saturday or early Sunday east of New Orleans.

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