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Democrat Doug Jones wins in stunning Alabama upset

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Democrat Doug Jones wins Senate election in Alabama, beating Roy Moore in race stained by sexual misconduct allegations.

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Jones victorious in stunning Alabama Senate upset Video included

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An internationally watched Senate election is down to voters in Alabama who will choose between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones.

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Trump says female senator 'would do anything' for money Video included

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Three women who have previously accused President Donald Trump of sexual harassment are sharing their stories on NBC's "Megyn Kelly Today." Jessica Leeds, Samantha Holvey and Rachel Crooks told of alleged harassment by Trump spanning decades.

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Bitcoin futures soar amid frenzy over virtual currency

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A major security based on bitcoin, the digital currency that has exploded in popularly and volatility this year, will begin trading on a major U.S. exchange for the first time on Sunday. More>>

Comment about Jews by Roy Moore's wife sparks new ridicule Video included

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The wife of embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore fought back against accusations that her husband doesn't support blacks or Jews, saying at one point that one of their attorneys "is a Jew.". More>>

Mother of three paralyzed after tree limb falls on her during storm Video included

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A mother of three teenage boys has been paralyzed after a tree limb fell on her during last week's storms, striking her in the back of her head and severing her spine. 

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Jimmy Kimmel holds son, pleads for health care in emotional return

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Jimmy Kimmel held his baby son as he returned to his late-night show after a week off for the boy's heart surgery. 

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Watch: Four-year-old boy reads 100 books in one day

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"My name is Caleb and I read 100 books last night." 

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Start the clock for Trump, GOP in last push on taxes, budget Video included

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Republicans are negotiating with Democrats on the contentious issue of how much the government should spend on the military and domestic agencies to avert a holiday shutdown, among other issues.

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NYC explosion: Man detonates pipe bomb in 'attempted terrorist attack,' officials say

This photo from a 2011 drivers license shows Akayed Ullah, the suspect in the explosion near New York's Times Square on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (New York Department of Motor Vehicles via AP) This photo from a 2011 drivers license shows Akayed Ullah, the suspect in the explosion near New York's Times Square on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (New York Department of Motor Vehicles via AP)
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 A man wearing a homemade pipe bomb detonated his explosive in a walkway at the Port Authority Bus Terminal near Times Square on Monday, injuring three people and causing chaos.

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Irate passenger threatens to 'kill everyone on flight'

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Scary moments on-board a Southwest Airlines flight from Portland to Sacramento Saturday. Video taken by another passenger and shared with Fox 12 shows an irate passenger threatening to “kill everyone on the plane”. 

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New evacuations as huge Southern California fire flares up

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A powerful flare-up on the western edge of Southern California's largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing Sunday, as wind-fanned flames churned through old-growth brush in canyons and along hillsides toward coastal towns.

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Crying Tennessee student's anti-bullying video goes viral, draws massive celebrity support

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A young man has spoken out against those who bully him at school in a video clip that’s making waves on the internet.

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Ohio couple told again to get rid of 'support' goats

(Jeremy Wadsworth/The Blade via AP) In this Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 photo, Justin and Amanda Held with two of their three goats in Grand Rapids, Ohio. The couple, who say their three goats have helped ease the husband's depression, have been ordered... (Jeremy Wadsworth/The Blade via AP) In this Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 photo, Justin and Amanda Held with two of their three goats in Grand Rapids, Ohio. The couple, who say their three goats have helped ease the husband's depression, have been ordered...
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An Ohio couple who say their three goats have helped ease the husband's depression has been ordered once again to get rid of them. 

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Lights in the sky cause a stir in the Heartland

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Several residents of Illinois and Missouri reported seeing what looked like more than 15 aircraft flying southwest.

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Puerto Rico: Death toll from hurricane climbs to 64 with 2 'indirect deaths'

The number of people who died in Puerto Rico because of Hurricane Maria has risen to 64, the island's Department of Public Safety said Saturday. More>>

Video: Middle school boy breaks down in tears after being bullied

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A Facebook post is quickly gaining attention for its realistic look inside the mind of a young boy being bullied.

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Trainers rushed to save terrified horses as flames closed in Video included

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The California Horse Racing Board says approximately 25 race horses were killed when a wildfire engulfed about eight barns at a training center in northeast San Diego County.

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Mesa police release dramatic body camera video following Brailsford verdict

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The Mesa Police Department released dramatic body camera video Thursday, just hours after their former officer was acquitted in the murder trial of an unarmed man.  

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New Mexico high school shooter was investigated by FBI in 2016

The 21-year-old man who shot and killed two students at Aztec High School in New Mexico on Thursday had previously been investigated by the FBI for online comments about planning a mass shooting. More>>

Angry worshippers lash out against Trump across Muslim world

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Massive Palestinian rallies expected after Friday prayers over Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. More>>

Ex-aide: Franks offered $5m to carry his child

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A former aide to Republican Rep. Trent Franks has told The AP the congressman repeatedly pressed her to carry his child, at one point offering her $5 million to act as a surrogate mother.

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Officials: 21-year-old gunman posed as student to get into Aztec High School

Students gather in the parking lot at Aztec High School in Aztec, New Mexico, after a deadly shooting occurred Thursday, December 7, 2017. (KOAT) Students gather in the parking lot at Aztec High School in Aztec, New Mexico, after a deadly shooting occurred Thursday, December 7, 2017. (KOAT)
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Two students were killed in a shooting Thursday at Aztec High School in Aztec, New Mexico, state police said on their verified Twitter account, and the suspected shooter is also dead.

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Ethics panel expands probe into GOP Rep. Farenthold of Texas Video included

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The committee will investigate whether Farenthold sexually harassed a former member of his staff and retaliated against her for complaining and allegations of inappropriate statements to other staff members.

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Wildfire destroys mobile homes in California retirement park Video included

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Southern California has already been hit hard by three major fires that have put tens of thousands of people under evacuation orders and destroyed at nearly 200 homes and buildings, a figure that is almost certain to grow.

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Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon sued for sex harassment

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Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon has been accused of sexual harassment by an assistant for his sports marketing firm, according to a lawsuit filed in California.

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US developing new weapon which could disable North Korean missiles

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With Kim Jong Un pushing aggressively to develop missiles that could hit the United States with nuclear warheads, pressure has been mounting on US officials to answer the threat. One effective countermeasure could lie in an obscure military lab in New Mexico.

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'Heroes all': Survivors mark 76th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack Video included

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The crowds were smaller this year. There were fewer headlines and cameras and big names.

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Ex-South Carolina cop Michael Slager gets 20 years for Walter Scott killing

Michael Slager, the former South Carolina police officer who shot and killed Walter Scott, was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in federal prison, a decision the Scott family said gave it a "sense of justice." More>>

Man rescues rabbit from fires, instantly restores our faith in humanity

As Californians suffer the devastation caused by wildfires that have burned through more than 100,000 acres, one man braved the flames to save a wild rabbit and instantly became the hero we didn't know we needed. More>>

Franken: 'I may be resigning my seat, but I am not giving up my voice'

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Democratic Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota is resigning following allegations that he touched women inappropriately, he announced in an address at the U.S. Senate on Thursday.

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FBI director counters Trump's attacks on his agency

FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies during a House Judiciary hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (Credit: AP Images) FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies during a House Judiciary hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (Credit: AP Images)
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 FBI Director Christopher Wray on Thursday countered strident attacks on his agency by President Donald Trump, saying, "There is no finer institution than the FBI."

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Baby suffocates after toddler brother tries to cuddle in crib

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A 6-month-old baby in Houston died after his older brother crawled into his crib and accidentally smothered him. 

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House OKs GOP bill expanding gun owners' rights

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The bill would allow gun owners with a state-issued concealed-carry permit to carry a handgun in any state that allows concealed weapons.

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Oscars org adopts code of conduct after Weinstein expulsion

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The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science announced Wednesday that it has adopted its first code of conduct for its 8,427 members. 

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Spanked children more likely to be violent partners, study says

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Parents who spank their children may be setting them up to be violent toward future partners, a new study suggests.

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Sen. McCaskill among female Democratic senators calling for Al Franken to resign

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At least four female Democratic senators called on Sen. Al Franken to resign Wednesday, marking the first time any senator has called on the Minnesota Democrat to leave office as allegations of sexual harassment continue...

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Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital

President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday and announced plans to relocate the US Embassy there, a move expected to inflame tensions in the region and unsettle the prospects for peace. More>>

US flies B-1B over South in show of force against N. Korea Video included

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North Korea hates such displays of American military might at close range and claimed through its state media that the "U.S. imperialist war mongers' extremely reckless war hysteria" has put the region at risk of a nuclear war.

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Mexican acquitted of murder faces gun, immigration charges

(Michael Macor/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, Pool, File). FILE - In this July 7, 2015 file photo, Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, right, is led into the courtroom by San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, left. (Michael Macor/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, Pool, File). FILE - In this July 7, 2015 file photo, Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, right, is led into the courtroom by San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, left.
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Federal authorities on Tuesday charged a Mexican man with new immigration and gun violations less than a week after a San Francisco jury acquitted him of murder for the shooting death of Kate Steinle.

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Wisconsin moves ahead with plan to drug test adults applying for food stamps

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Gov. Scott Walker moved ahead Monday with his plans to make Wisconsin the first state to drug test able-bodied adults applying for food stamps.

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Conyers resigns from Congress amid harassment allegations Video included

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The new details of the allegation emerged as Conyers is expected to speak on a Detroit radio show Tuesday morning about his political future, according to his attorney.

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The Latest: California wildfire hops highway, nears ocean Video included

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Nearly 8,000 homes have been evacuated after a wind-whipped wildfire exploded overnight in Southern California. More>>

Trump to declare Jerusalem as Israeli capital

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U.S. officials say President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital Wednesday and instructed the State Department to begin the multi-year process of moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city. 

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Q&A: Tax bill impacts 'Obamacare' and potentially Medicare Video included

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There's concern among hospitals, doctors and insurers about the impact on coverage because the bill could undermine the Affordable Care Act's health insurance markets and add to the financial squeeze on Medicare over time.

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Russia hit with steep punishments for the 2018 Winter Olympics

Demonstrators shout slogans and wave Russian flags during a rally in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017.  (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko) Demonstrators shout slogans and wave Russian flags during a rally in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
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Russia has been hit with steep punishments for the 2018 Olympic games due to the country’s tolerance with its cheating athletes, multiple news sources reported Tuesday.

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Native American tribes, conservation groups sue Trump over monument changes

A group of Native American tribes filed suit against President Donald Trump and a host of administration officials on Monday, alleging that Trump's decision to significantly shrink Bears Ears National Monument is "in... More>>

Trump's tweet raises obstruction specter, worries allies Video included

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The Twitter storm - more than a dozen tweets Saturday and Sunday - came after his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.

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Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump travel ban Video included

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The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries. More>>

RNC resumes support of Roy Moore Senate campaign

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The Republican National Committee is once again supporting embattled Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore after President Donald Trump formally endorsed him Monday.

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Police: DUI suspect dances on car, flees on kid's scooter

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Police say a Nevada woman was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after she drove down a highway the wrong way, danced atop her SUV and attempted to flee from officers on a kid's scooter. 

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McDonald's revives Dollar Menu name with $1, $2 and $3 items

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The Dollar Menu is making a McComeback. McDonald's said Tuesday that it is reviving the name of the once-popular value menu next month after a two-year absence.

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Flu vaccine believed to be about 10% effective against influenza strain Video included

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Medical experts warn that the upcoming flu season could be more severe because of the vaccine's ineffectiveness.

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Trump offers full support for embattled Republican Roy Moore

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President Donald Trump endorsed embattled Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race on Monday, looking past sexual misconduct allegations against the GOP candidate to argue that his vote is needed in Congress. 

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McDonald's manager to get $110,000 for helping catch suspected serial killer

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Delonda Walker's tip led to the arrest of a man who police said killed four seemingly unconnected people.

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Billy Bush to Trump: Yes, you said that

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Billy Bush is reentering the public eye, and he's starting by sending a message to President Trump.

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Trump attacks own FBI in series of tweets

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President Donald Trump is attacking his own FBI in a series of tweets and says the law enforcement agency's reputation is "in Tatters - worst in History!" 

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Tax bill clears Senate in big boost for Trump, GOP Video included

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The Republicans eye a crucial final vote Friday on the Senate bill.

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ABC News suspends Brian Ross for erroneous Flynn report

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ABC News on Saturday suspended investigative reporter Brian Ross for four weeks without pay for his erroneous report on Michael Flynn, which it called a "serious error."

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Remains believed to be missing 3-year-old girl found; mother's boyfriend facing related charges

The body of the missing 3-year-old North Carolina girl has been found and her mother's live-in boyfriend, Earl Kimrey, faces charges in connection with her disappearance. The body of the missing 3-year-old North Carolina girl has been found and her mother's live-in boyfriend, Earl Kimrey, faces charges in connection with her disappearance.
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Authorities believe they have found the remains of the missing 3-year-old North Carolina girl. Her mother's live-in boyfriend, Earl Kimrey, faces charges in connection with her disappearance, authorities said.

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North Korea: Trump is 'begging for nuclear war'

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US President Donald Trump and his administration are "begging for nuclear war," North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Saturday.

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Police officer adopts homeless mother's opioid-addicted newborn

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The woman was in the middle of injecting a needle into her companion's arm. Then he noticed the woman was pregnant.

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Mom's boyfriend arrested as authorities say missing 3-year-old assumed dead

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A missing 3-year-old North Carolina girl is believed to be dead and her mother's live-in boyfriend faces charges in connection with her disappearance, authorities said. "It is believed that Mariah is deceased."

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FBI removed agent from Russia probe for anti-Trump messages

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A person familiar with the matter says an FBI counterintelligence agent was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team after the discovery of an exchange of potential anti-Trump text messages.

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Florida teen found safe in New York with 27-year-old soccer coach, sheriff says

A Florida teenager who was reported missing Sunday was found safe about 1,000 miles away in New York with a 27-year-old soccer coach, who was taken into custody, according to the Columbia County, Florida Sheriff's Office. More>>

Key events in Michael Flynn's interactions with Russia Video included

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Timeline: Key events in Michael Flynn's interactions with Russia. More>>

Gunman opens fire at California hospital

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A man was shot Friday after police say he opened fire at a hospital in Bakersfield, California. Police responded to the Bakersfield Heart Hospital after they received reports of an active shooter.

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Male enhancement pills recalled due to potential blood pressure issues

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The products are tainted with sildenafil, which poses a threat to consumers because, if mixed with prescription drugs, may cause a significant drop in blood pressure.

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No payout for Lauer on rest of his contract, source claims

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Lauer, said to have earned around $25 million a year, reportedly is negotiating to receive the remainder of his salary for his current contract.

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Dad charged with murder after 7-year-old finds mom's body

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A Kansas City man has been charged with fatally stabbing his wife after the couple's 7-year-old daughter told a school counselor that she had found a body and authorities that she "didn't want to be next," according to investigators.

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229,000 bourbon glasses recalled due to laceration hazard

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Libbey Glass is recalling 229,000 of their Bourbon Taster Glasses after discovering the glasses can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard.

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Man deported 20 times sentenced to 35 years in prison for sexual assault of Portland woman

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A man with a long criminal history and who has been deported back to Mexico 20 times agreed to a plea deal Friday on charges including sexual assault, burglary and kidnapping.

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Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI, is cooperating with probe

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As part of the plea deal, Flynn has admitted that a senior member of the Trump transition team directed him to make contact with Russian officials in December 2016.

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Trump lashes out at wrong Theresa May on Twitter

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President Donald Trump initially responded to British Prime Minister Theresa May's criticism of his retweeting inflammatory anti-Muslim videos from a fringe British political group by directing his message to the wrong Theresa May. More>>

Trump donates third-quarter salary to fight opioid epidemic

President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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President Donald Trump will donate his third-quarter salary to the Department of Health and Human Services' efforts to combat the opioid epidemic, the Trump administration said.

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Seoul: N. Korea's new missile could reach Washington

(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) A man watches a TV screen showing what the North Korean government calls the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) A man watches a TV screen showing what the North Korean government calls the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017.
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Just when South Korea thought it was finally creating a buzz for February's Winter Olympics, North Korea fired its most powerful missile yet and re-ignited safety worries about the small mountain town that will host the games not far from the rivals' anxious border.

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Mexican man not guilty in San Francisco pier killing

Kate Steinle (left), 32, was killed in July 2015. Jose Ines Garcia Zarate (right) was deported from the US fives times before the shooting, authorities say. Kate Steinle (left), 32, was killed in July 2015. Jose Ines Garcia Zarate (right) was deported from the US fives times before the shooting, authorities say.
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A jury on Thursday found a Mexican man not guilty in the killing of a woman on a San Francisco pier that touched off a fierce national immigration debate two years ago, rejecting possible charges ranging from involuntary manslaughter to first-degree murder.

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Magnitude 4.1 earthquake strikes Northeast seaboard

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U.S. Geological Survey reports 4.1 magnitude earthquake centered in Delaware shortly after 5:00 pm local time. 

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What's new, and what's ahead, after North Korea's ICBM test

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Experts may debate trajectories, payload weights and re-entry shields, but North Korea's claim that the entire United States is within range of its rapidly improving missiles just got a lot more credible.

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Tampa killings suspect charged with 4 counts of murder

Jail mugshot of Howell Emanuel Donaldson, who was charged  with four counts of murder in the first degree in Seminole Heights, Fla. (Tampa Police Department) Jail mugshot of Howell Emanuel Donaldson, who was charged with four counts of murder in the first degree in Seminole Heights, Fla. (Tampa Police Department)
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After a nearly two-month search, Tampa police arrested and charged a man with four counts of murder in connection with a series of fatal shootings that terrified residents.

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Search under way for missing North Carolina girl

Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies are combining efforts to find the 3-year-old North Carolina girl missing from her home. (FBI via AP) Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies are combining efforts to find the 3-year-old North Carolina girl missing from her home. (FBI via AP)
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As part of the investigation, the agency released three photographs of an unknown woman and a young girl in a Walmart in Morehead City, about 40 miles east of the girl's home.

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Trump retweets videos purporting to show violence by Muslims

President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 14, 2017, about the shooting in Alexandria, Va. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 14, 2017, about the shooting in Alexandria, Va. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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President Donald Trump retweeted a series of inflammatory videos Wednesday purporting to show violence being committed by Muslims.

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GOP shoves tax overhaul ahead; shutdown still a threat

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Trump tweeted early Tuesday that "I don't see a deal!" with Senate Minority leader Charles Schumer and top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi of California and accused them of being soft on crime, taxes and illegal immigration.

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Shots fired at luxury condominiums in downtown Reno, Nevada

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Authorities say someone opened fire at a high-rise building of luxury condominiums in Reno, Nevada, but there are no reports of any injuries.

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Doctor-assisted suicides soon to be legal in Australia

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An Australian state parliament on Wednesday legalized voluntary euthanasia 20 years after the country repealed the world's first mercy-killing law for the terminally ill. 

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New deer disease overshadows start of Ohio hunting season Video included

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Hunting season opens with a warning about a disease threatening the deer population. The main concern is that this disease has the potential to spread to humans. 

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Trump straddle: Won't stump for Moore, yet blasts Dem foe

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For weeks, accusations that Moore, now 70, sexually molested or assaulted two teens, ages 14 and 16 - and tried to date several others - while he was in his 30s have taken center stage in the heated Alabama race.

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Who's in charge? 2 fight for control of US consumer watchdog

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The White House, with the support of an opinion issued Saturday by the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel, maintained that the president has the power to appoint an acting director. 

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Conservative group linked to woman who falsely accused Moore

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A conservative group with a long track record of targeting Democratic groups and major media outlets has been linked to a woman who falsely told The Washington Post that Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore impregnated her as a teenager.

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Washington Post: Moore accuser came to outlet with fake story

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The Washington Post is reporting a woman tried to push a fake story involving Roy Moore in an attempt to embarrass the news organization. The woman claimed to have a relationship with Moore in 1992. She went on to allege the relationship led to an abortion when she was a teenager. The Washington Post says it never ran her story and later confronted the woman over what it believed to be a false claim. You can read the full report on The Washington Post website. Post reporters say t...

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2 planes clip wings at New York's JFK airport

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A plane has clipped wings with another plane while taxiing at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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Man who survived Las Vegas shooting killed in hit-and-run, wife says

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A man who survived the Las Vegas massacre in October died several weeks later in a hit-and-run in southern Nevada.

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Funeral held for US border agent whose death not explained

This image distributed by the FBI on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 in El Paso, Texas, shows a request for information in the death of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agent Rogelio Martinez. (FBI via AP) This image distributed by the FBI on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 in El Paso, Texas, shows a request for information in the death of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agent Rogelio Martinez. (FBI via AP)
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Family, friends and law enforcement officers converged on West Texas Saturday to mourn a Border Patrol agent whose death last weekend in rugged, remote area has not been explained.

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Rance Howard, actor and father of Ron Howard, dies at 89, family says

Rance Howard in the audience at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 22nd Annual Hall of Fame Gala on March 11, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences/AP Images) Rance Howard in the audience at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 22nd Annual Hall of Fame Gala on March 11, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences/AP Images)
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Longtime film and television actor Rance Howard, father of director Ron Howard, has died, according to a Saturday tweet from Ron Howard's verified account.

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Online sales boomed on Black Friday

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Black Friday 2017 was all about digital sales. American shoppers spent a record $5 billion in 24 hours. That marks a 16.9% increase in dollars spent online compared with Black Friday 2016.

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Man pays off dozens of strangers' layaway bills at toy store

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A Secret Santa has spent more than $10,000 to pay for dozens of holiday layaway orders at a New Jersey toy store.

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Couple forced to leave wedding reception early get a do-over

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A New Jersey couple who had to leave their wedding reception early when the bride suffered an allergic reaction is about to get a free do-over. 

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US sailors missing in the Philippine Sea identified

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The US Navy on Saturday identified three sailors who went missing after their plane crashed into the Philippine Sea.

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Las Vegas pot dispensaries offer Black Friday deals

(AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). FILE - In this April 23, 2017, file photo, large jars of marijuana are on display for sale at the Cali Gold Genetics booth during the High Times Cannabis Cup in San Bernardino, Calif. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). FILE - In this April 23, 2017, file photo, large jars of marijuana are on display for sale at the Cali Gold Genetics booth during the High Times Cannabis Cup in San Bernardino, Calif.
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Big-box stores won't be the only ones offering discounts to shoppers in Las Vegas this Black Friday. Marijuana dispensaries are rolling out deals, too.

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This Thanksgiving, remember our troops

In this April 10, 2008 file photo, U.S. soldiers salute during a handover ceremony at the main U.S. base at Bagram north of Kabul, Afghanistan. (Source: AP Photo, File) In this April 10, 2008 file photo, U.S. soldiers salute during a handover ceremony at the main U.S. base at Bagram north of Kabul, Afghanistan. (Source: AP Photo, File)
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This Thanksgiving, it is not enough just to thank our troops for their service. Let's take time to think about them and their families.

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Man suspected of putting bodily fluid into co-worker's water bottle

Stevens Millancastro, 27, was charged with five misdemeanor counts, including two counts of battery and three of attempted vandalism. (La Palma Police Department) Stevens Millancastro, 27, was charged with five misdemeanor counts, including two counts of battery and three of attempted vandalism. (La Palma Police Department)
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A California man has been arrested on suspicion of putting his semen into a co-worker's water bottle. 

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Trump shares Thanksgiving message on Twitter

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President Donald Trump posted an early-morning tweet wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. 

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2 suspects charged with murder after deadly shooting in Charleston, MO Video included

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Both men are charged with murder in the first degree, armed robbery in the first degree, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon. Both are being held on warrants with no bond.

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Report: Rep. Joe Barton threatened ex-lover with police

(J. Scott Applewhite/The Associated Press) Rep. Michael Burgess (left), R-Texas, and Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, walked to a meeting with fellow House Republicans earlier this month as work in Congress resumed after the August recess. (J. Scott Applewhite/The Associated Press) Rep. Michael Burgess (left), R-Texas, and Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, walked to a meeting with fellow House Republicans earlier this month as work in Congress resumed after the August recess.
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U.S. Rep. Joe Barton told a woman that he would complain to U.S. Capitol Police if sexually explicit photographs of him and other material from their relationship were to be exposed publicly, according to a published report. 

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FBI: Border agent's death a 'potential assault '

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An FBI official said Tuesday that the bureau is investigating the death of a border patrol agent and severe injuries to another as "potential assault," but he wouldn't rule out that they could have been hurt in some other way.

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Uber covered up cyberattack that exposed data of 57 million users

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Hackers accessed millions of Uber users' personal information last year, and the company did not report it until Tuesday.

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Justice Dept. sues to stop AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal

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Seeing an attempt to block its buyout out of Time Warner as a "radical" departure by the U.S. government, AT&T is preparing for a fight to see the $85 billion deal through.

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CBS News and PBS cut ties with Charlie Rose

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CBS News has fired Charlie Rose following sexual misconduct allegations.

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Honeywell to 'reduce workforce by 170 positions;' temporarily idle Metropolis, IL site Video included

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Honeywell announced on Monday, November 20 that it will temporarily idle production at the Metropolis, Illinois site.

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Canadian mother sentenced to 3 years in prison after child dies from strep throat

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Canadian woman was sentenced to three years in prison after her 7-year-old son died from a treatable throat infection. 

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'Alternative facts' remark tops 2017 list of notable quotes

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The use of the term "alternative facts" by Kellyanne Conway, an adviser to President Donald Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2017. 

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Turns out 'recommended' Premium gas doesn't do much Video included

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The term "Premium" gas is a little misleading. You may think it's better than "Regular" gasoline because, well, it is called "Premium" and it costs more. 

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Missouri residents concerned about nearby gun range

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 Homeowners living near a gun range in southwest Missouri are concerned about stray bullets that have been hitting homes. 

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Missouri mother charged with drowning baby

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A Missouri woman has been charged in the drowning death of her 6-month-old son. 

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Dems accuse Trump of unsavory insinuations about Gillibrand

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a visit by the Victory Christian Center School from Charlotte, N.C. rocket team, Friday, May 12, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a visit by the Victory Christian Center School from Charlotte, N.C. rocket team, Friday, May 12, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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President Donald Trump laced into Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday, tweeting that she would come to his office "begging" for campaign contributions and "do anything" to get them. 

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Obama tweets: Final days to enroll in Obamacare are here!

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He may no longer be in office, but former President Obama is still encouraging people to sign up for his landmark health reform law. 

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Cops: Woman kidnapped with child rescued after mouthing "help me" at store

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A man authorities say kidnapped a woman and her child, holding them at their home, has been arrested after he took her to a store and she mouthed the words "help me" to several people. 

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Trump says accusations of sexual misconduct 'fabricated'

achel Crooks, left, Jessica Leeds, center, and Samantha Holvey attend a news conference, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in New York to discuss their accusations of sexual misconduct against Donald Trump. (KMOV) achel Crooks, left, Jessica Leeds, center, and Samantha Holvey attend a news conference, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in New York to discuss their accusations of sexual misconduct against Donald Trump. (KMOV)
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President Donald Trump, pushing back against women accusing him of sexual misconduct, insisted Tuesday he's the target of "false accusations and fabricated stories of women who I don't know and/or have never met." 

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Woman burns her house down trying to kill bedbugs

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Authorities say that three people have been injured and 10 people left homeless after a woman accidentally started a fire while trying to kill bed bugs with rubbing alcohol at a multi-family home in Cincinnati. 

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‘The Rock’ shares adorable baby announcement on Instagram

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson announced he's expecting his third child, and it's a girl.

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Daredevil plunges to his death after climbing 62-story building

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A popular Chinese daredevil died while performing a dramatic stunt on top of a 62-story building, BBC News reports. 

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Girl has blunt message for insurance provider after her brain surgery request was denied

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By Wayne Drash CNN  Editor's note: The author of the story has a family member with an uncontrolled seizure disorder who does not medically qualify for either type of brain surgery mentioned in the piece nor has the family member been denied care by an insurance provider. (CNN) -- Cara Pressman sobbed in the big red chair in her living room. The 15-year-old tried to absorb the devastating news relayed by her parents: that their insurance company, Aetna, denied her for a minimal... More>>

Man accused of killing 3-year-old girl for not putting on pajamas

Jalen Vaden, 22, was charged Thursday with second-degree murder and felony child abuse. (Carl Junction Police Department) Jalen Vaden, 22, was charged Thursday with second-degree murder and felony child abuse. (Carl Junction Police Department)
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A southwest Missouri man is charged in the death of his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter. 

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Death of 2-hour-old baby ruled murder, no charges filed

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The death of a baby boy earlier this year who lived for less than two hours has been classified as a murder, according to Metro Police.

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Smoker arrested after yelling death threats on plane

(Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department via AP) This photo provided by the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department shows Valerie Curbelo. Officials said Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, that Curbelo has been arrested after trying to smoke on a Southwest flight... (Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department via AP) This photo provided by the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department shows Valerie Curbelo. Officials said Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, that Curbelo has been arrested after trying to smoke on a Southwest flight...
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Officials say a woman caught trying to smoke on a Southwest flight has been arrested after shouting she was going to kill everyone on the plane. 

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Spirit boots breast-feeding woman from plane

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A woman making a long-planned trip with her parents and young son says Spirit Airlines kicked the family off the plane when she didn't immediately stop breast-feeding the 2-year-old, who was restless after a long delay. 

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Pentagon: Transgender people can enlist in military Jan 1

In this July 29, 2017 photo transgender U.S. army captain Jennifer Sims lifts her uniform during an interview with The Associated Press in Beratzhausen near Regensburg, Germany. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader) In this July 29, 2017 photo transgender U.S. army captain Jennifer Sims lifts her uniform during an interview with The Associated Press in Beratzhausen near Regensburg, Germany. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon official tells The Associated Press that transgender people can enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, despite President Donald Trump's opposition. The new policy reflects growing legal pressure on the issue and the difficult hurdles the federal government would have to cross to enforce Trump's demand to ban transgender individuals from the military. Two federal courts already have ruled against the ban. Potential transgender recruits will have...

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Mario Batali steps away from business, TV show amid sexual misconduct allegations

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Celebrity chef Mario Batali is stepping away from his restaurant business and ABC television show amid allegations of sexual misconduct.

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This 6-year-old YouTuber made $11M in 2017

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The host of a popular YouTube channel, Ryans ToysReview, raked in $11 million this year. He even made the number 8 spot on Forbe's list of highest-paid YouTube stars in 2017 -- and he's only 6 years old.

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South Carolina serial killer says there are more victims

Todd Kohlhepp wrote that he tried to tell investigators and informed the FBI, but he said "it was blown off." He also wrote, "At this point, I really don't see reason to give numbers or locations," reports say. (Credit: CNN) Todd Kohlhepp wrote that he tried to tell investigators and informed the FBI, but he said "it was blown off." He also wrote, "At this point, I really don't see reason to give numbers or locations," reports say. (Credit: CNN)
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A South Carolina man convicted of killing seven people says he has more victims who have not been discovered.

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Athletes, entertainers rush to support bullied Tennessee boy

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 A Tennessee woman's video of her tearful son recounting being bullied at middle school has prompted a wave of support from athletes and entertainers. 

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Wrongful conviction case headed to southeast Missouri judge

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Lawyers seeking to overturn a southeast Missouri man's conviction in a 2000 killing have finished making their case for their client's innocence during a special evidentiary hearing. 

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Police: 8-year-old boy hit, killed by KC garbage truck

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 Police in Kansas City, Missouri, say an 8-year-old boy has died after being hit by a garbage truck outside his grandparents" home. 

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California wildfires now larger than New York City and Boston combined

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Thomas Fire is now the fifth largest blaze in modern California history. The fires are collectively burning an area larger than New York City and Boston combined.

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Trump rails against news media after reporting corrections

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President Donald Trump is again railing against the news media, calling them a "stain on America." In a tweet Sunday, Trump blasts the lack of attention over what he describes as "false and defamatory stories" by the "Fake News Media." 

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The mystery of the early universe's enormous black hole

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There is a lot of exciting and mind-blowing science that goes into understanding this most recent observation.

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After allegations, Moore avoids spotlight, questions

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Call it Roy Moore's great vanishing act - at least from the traditional campaign trail.

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Trump stays on message during controversial civil rights museum visit

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President Donald Trump honored civil rights heroes and local officials during remarks at the opening of a civil rights museum in Mississippi on Saturday, staying on message despite recent criticisms of his appearance there.

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Missouri prison program recognized for veteran rehab

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A new veterans ward in a Missouri prison is earning recognition for veteran rehabilitation. 

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Firefighters forced to step aside as winds powered infernos

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Firefighters in Southern California were on high alert for dangerous fire potential even before the first blazes broke out. 

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AP sources: Yankees agree to deal to land Marlins' Stanton

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\After helping the New York Yankees to five World Series titles, Derek Jeter might help them win another. \

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Obama: Protect democracy or risk taking path of Nazi Germany

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Former President Barack Obama says Americans must be vigilant in their defense of democracy or risk following the path of Nazi Germany in the 1930s. 

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Chicago to pay $31M to 4 wrongly convicted for rape, murder

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The city of Chicago has agreed to pay $31 million to four men imprisoned for 15 years for a rape and murder they didn't commit. 

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Taxi company ordered to pay after driver ejects gay couple

Seaman says their cab driver ordered them to get out after the kiss and left them at a nearby taxi stand. He filed a discrimination complaint shortly afterward. Seaman says their cab driver ordered them to get out after the kiss and left them at a nearby taxi stand. He filed a discrimination complaint shortly afterward.
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Philadelphia officials have ordered a taxi company to pay a former passenger who says he was kicked out of a cab after he kissed his male partner.

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Pop-Tarts brings back fan-favorite after years of anticipation

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Pop-Tarts fans will soon have a reason to celebrate the frosty season.

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US employers add 228K jobs; unemployment rate stays 4.1 pct

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U.S. employers added a robust 228,000 jobs in November, a sign of the job market's enduring strength in its ninth year of economic recovery. 

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Ex-Texas nurse pleads not guilty in 1980s deaths of 5 kids

Genene Jones is suspected of killing as many as 60 young children who were in her care around that time. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice. via AP) Genene Jones is suspected of killing as many as 60 young children who were in her care around that time. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice. via AP)
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An imprisoned former nurse who prosecutors believe could be responsible for the deaths of up to 60 children in Texas pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder charges in the deaths of five children in the early 1980s. 

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Cops: Students at unrecognized fraternity tortured rat as part of hazing

Filthy conditions inside a bathroom at a house belonging to an unsanctioned fraternity near Brockport College are shown.  (Brockport Police Department via AP) Filthy conditions inside a bathroom at a house belonging to an unsanctioned fraternity near Brockport College are shown. (Brockport Police Department via AP)
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Members of an unrecognized fraternity at a state college tortured a rat as part of illegal hazing that occurred inside the group's house, according to police who announced charges against nine men on Thursday. 

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Arizona GOP lawmaker resigns over surrogacy allegation

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Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona says he is resigning Jan. 31 amid a House Ethics Committee investigation of possible sexual harassment.

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North Korea's mystery ship: The curious case of the Hao Fan 6

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The United Nations brought down the hammer and that was it for the Hao Fan 6.

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Former priest convicted of murdering Texas woman, beauty queen

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A former priest was convicted Thursday of the 1960 slaying of a South Texas teacher and one-time beauty queen who was a member of the parish he served.

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Wildfire destroys mobile homes in California retirement park

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A brush fire driven by gusty winds that have plagued Southern California all week exploded rapidly Thursday north of San Diego, destroying dozens of trailer homes in a retirement community and killing race horses at an elite training facility. 

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It's snowing in south Texas! Yes, you read that right

(AP Photo/Eric Gay) Dressed as Santa Claus, Eldon Hansen stands in front of the Alamo as snow falls in downtown San Antonio, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. The National Weather Service said up to 2.5 inches of snow had been measured in the San Antonio area. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) Dressed as Santa Claus, Eldon Hansen stands in front of the Alamo as snow falls in downtown San Antonio, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. The National Weather Service said up to 2.5 inches of snow had been measured in the San Antonio area.
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Big and fluffy snowflakes fell across parts of south Texas on Thursday, including San Antonio and Austin. 

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Employee: Kansas City business attacked for flying American flag

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An employee says her business was under attack by a man because they were flying an American flag. 

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Police: Men dressed as pizza guys tie up, rob family

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A Pawucket, Rhode Island family was the target of a home invasion late Tuesday night. 

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Bitcoin tops $17,000; hack raises concerns ahead of US trade

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Hackers have carried out a heist on a leading digital currency platform, making off with an unspecified amount of bitcoin.

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FBI Director Christopher Wray must defend America's top law enforcement agency against blistering attacks from President Donald Trump without putting his own job at risk.

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Jimmy Kimmel's wife opens up about their family drama

(Source: CNN) Jimmy Kimmel and his wife Molly McNearney arrive to the 2017 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at The Kennedy Center on October 22 in Washington. (Source: CNN) Jimmy Kimmel and his wife Molly McNearney arrive to the 2017 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at The Kennedy Center on October 22 in Washington.
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As a writer and producer on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" as well as Kimmel's wife, Molly McNearney should have been the first to know about his moving monologue about their son's health issues.

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Woman has crescent-shaped eye damage after watching eclipse

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On August 21, 26-year-old Nia Payne was hoping to view the solar eclipse in Staten Island, New York.

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White ex-cop gets 20 years for Walter Scott slaying

In this Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, file photo, former South Carolina officer, Michael Slager, right, walks from the Charleston County Courthouse under the protection of the Charleston County Sheriff's Department. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File) In this Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, file photo, former South Carolina officer, Michael Slager, right, walks from the Charleston County Courthouse under the protection of the Charleston County Sheriff's Department. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File)
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A white former South Carolina officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday for fatally shooting an unarmed black motorist in the back in 2015.

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St. Louis Prize-winning author William Gass dead at 93

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William Gass, a leading experimental writer of the 1960s and '70s who went on to become an award-winning essayist and translator and an influence on many younger writers, died Wednesday at age 93. 

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Once charged with murder, man gets probation in ambush

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 A man once charged with first-degree murder in a drug trafficker's ambush killing in southwest Missouri has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. 

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No charges in Missouri woman's shooting by ex-boyfriend

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 Prosecutors say a Kansas City man won't be charged in his ex-girlfriend's shooting death after he cited self-defense in a case that has sparked outrage from the woman's relatives. 

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Haley: 'Open question' if US athletes can attend Olympics in South Korea

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Whether US athletes will be able to attend the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea remains an "open question," US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Wednesday night. 

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Chicago police officer wounded in hand after foot pursuit

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Authorities say a plainclothes Chicago police officer was shot in the hand while chasing a person who fled from a stop by police.

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LA will become largest US city with recreational pot

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Los Angeles is in line to become the nation's largest city with legal recreational marijuana after the City Council voted Wednesday to license sales and cultivation next year.

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Woman who claimed to have '50 surgeries to look like Angelina Jolie' admits she faked it

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Sahar Tabar admitted that she faked the whole thing to “amuse herself,” the New York Post reported.

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Gay man denied marriage license hopes to unseat county clerk

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David Ermold returned to the Rowan County courthouse Wednesday, nearly two years after Clerk Kim Davis refused to give him a marriage license because he was gay. 

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Trump flouts warnings and declares Jerusalem Israel's capital

President Trump visits Utah for the first time as president. Trump is seen here speaking at the Utah Capitol, where he announced significant reductions to Bears Ears National Monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. President Trump visits Utah for the first time as president. Trump is seen here speaking at the Utah Capitol, where he announced significant reductions to Bears Ears National Monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
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Defying dire, worldwide warnings, President Donald Trump on Wednesday broke with decades of U.S. and international policy by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Fourth-grader asks for 'happier life' for Christmas

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City Council Member-elect Jay Banks says he was dumbfounded when a fourth-grade student asked for a “happier life” for Christmas. 

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Bootleg alcohol in state prisons on the rise, guard says

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The Illinois budget crisis has apparently driven state prison inmates to drink.

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New Trump administration rule could force workers to share their tips

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The Trump administration is moving to scrap another Obama-era rule. 

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$110,000 rewarded to McDonald's manager for turning in suspected Tampa serial killer

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Officials have cleared up any confusion about who will receive the financial reward for the capture of Tampa's alleged serial killer.

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Carol Burnett Show to celebrate 50 years since debut with 2-hour special

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The Carol Burnett Show is celebrating five decades since its debut on CBS with a two-hour special Sunday. 

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White House considers replacing Secretary of State Tillerson

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The White House is discussing a plan to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA director Mike Pompeo. 

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American Airlines doesn't have enough pilots scheduled for holiday travel

A pair of American Airlines jets are shown parked on the airport apron, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at Miami International Airport in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) A pair of American Airlines jets are shown parked on the airport apron, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at Miami International Airport in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
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A scheduling glitch could leave some American Airlines flights without sufficient crew members during the busy holiday travel season this year after too many pilots were given time off.

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ESPN eliminating 150 production, tech jobs in latest cuts

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ESPN is eliminating 150 production and technical employees as the sports broadcasting giant continues to shift its focus to a more digital future.

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Pope in Myanmar preaches forgiveness, healing of old wounds

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Pope Francis urged Myanmar's religious leaders and ordinary faithful on Wednesday to help the country heal its old wounds, preaching a message of forgiveness and tolerance as the country emerges from military dictatorship and seeks to make peace with its many ethnic minorities after decades of conflict. 

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There's a bug in Apple's most recent operating system

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There's a flaw in Apple's newest computer operating system that allows someone to gain administrative capabilities without a password.

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Arby's is buying Buffalo Wild Wings

Arby's is buying Buffalo Wild Wings, the chain of sports bars, for $2.9 billion.

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Woman raises more than $380K for homeless man who helped her

(Elizabeth Robertson/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP) In this Nov. 17, 2017 photo, Johnny Bobbitt Jr., left, Kate McClure, right, and McClure's boyfriend Mark D'Amico pose at a CITGO station in Philadelphia. When McClure ran out of gas, Bobbitt, who ... (Elizabeth Robertson/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP) In this Nov. 17, 2017 photo, Johnny Bobbitt Jr., left, Kate McClure, right, and McClure's boyfriend Mark D'Amico pose at a CITGO station in Philadelphia. When McClure ran out of gas, Bobbitt, who ...
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A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man when she ran out of gas in Philadelphia has raised thousands to help him. 

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10-year-old who crashed car into house: 'I wanted to kill people' Video included

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A Louisville family is shaken up after a truck slammed into the front of their house. The driver was a 10-year-old girl, and after the crash she told a police officer she "wanted to kill people." 

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Report: Many clients claim sex abuse at Massage Envy spas Video included

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More than 180 people across the United States have filed sexual assault lawsuits, police reports and other sexual misconduct complaints against Massage Envy spas.

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CNN's Blitzer fights back against Trump's attack

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CNN fought back against President Donald Trump on Monday with a lengthy video showing its reporters in dangerous situations and Wolf Blitzer saying that despite the insults, "even the loudest critics can't silence the facts."

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Atlanta man says thieves cloned credit card, went on holiday shopping spree

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Whether you're shopping online or at a local store, police are trying to make the public aware of credit card cloning. 

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Police: Officer shoots theft suspect inside Texas mall Video included

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Police say an officer shot a suspected shoplifter near the food court at a busy Dallas-area shopping mall. 

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Couple celebrates 85 years of marriage

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The two met in 1932 at ages 21 and 17 and eloped just days later.

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Dictionary.com has chosen its 'word of the year'

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Russian election influence, the ever-widening sexual harassment scandal, mass shootings and the opioid epidemic helped elevate the word "complicit" as Dictionary.com's word of the year for 2017.

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Pope dives into Rohingya crisis upon arrival in Myanmar

Pope Francis greeted by Myanmar youth on his visit to the Asian country. (Credit: AP) Pope Francis greeted by Myanmar youth on his visit to the Asian country. (Credit: AP)
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Pope Francis arrived Monday on a visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh to encourage their tiny Catholic communities and reach out to some of Asia's most peripheral and poor, but the big question looming was whether he would utter the word "Rohingya" while he's here. 

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Flu season is here and experts are already concerned

(Source: CNN) This year's flu vaccine may also be imperfect, said Scott Hensley, author of the new study and an associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania. (Source: CNN) This year's flu vaccine may also be imperfect, said Scott Hensley, author of the new study and an associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Last year's seasonal flu vaccine effectiveness was just 42%, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated.

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Should we put juveniles away for life? Meet the teen who sparked a debate

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That meeting 14 years ago began an odyssey that eventually found me on the periphery of a political battle in Tennessee, one of the nation’s most conservative states.

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Florida teen detained near Canadian border in missing grandmother's car

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A Florida teenager whom police want to question in connection with the suspected death of his grandmother was detained Friday by US agents near the border with Canada, officials said.

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Warriors coach Steve Kerr on why team still won't be visiting the White House

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Golden State Warriors' coach Steve Kerr said that a "human respect issue" was part of the reason he and his team won't be making the traditional White House visit to celebrate their NBA championship win.

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Arkansas lineman proposes to girlfriend on game day against Mizzou

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It was an extra special season finale for one Arkansas Razorback as the team took on Mizzou Friday.

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Colorado man sentenced to longest human trafficking sentence in U.S. history

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Zora Stephenson & KDVR Digital Team  Centennial, Colorado -- A convicted child sex trafficker from Colorado was sentenced to 472 years in prison on Tuesday, the longest sentence for a human trafficking case in U.S. history. Brock Franklin, 31, was found guilty of 30 counts, including soliciting for child prostitution, sexual assault and kidnapping by an Arapahoe County jury in March. Franklin recruited young girls and women, and forced them into prostitution. There was phy... More>>

Uma Thurman turns anger on Harvey Weinstein in Instagram post

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Actress Uma Thurman broke her silence over allegations of sexual harassment in Hollywood with a Thanksgiving message saying she has "a few reasons" to be angry.

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YouTube makes changes after complaints of kids seeing violent videos

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YouTube is making changes to its programming after complaints about children viewing violent content.

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High school teacher caught on camera doing cocaine in classroom

A high school teacher in Indiana was caught on camera snorting cocaine in her classroom. A high school teacher in Indiana was caught on camera snorting cocaine in her classroom.
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The video shared on social media shows Samantha Cox, 24, alone in her classroom, hunched over a book on her lap doing lines of cocaine.

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Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Obama, governor

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The evidence against a woman accused of sending homemade bombs to President Obama and the governor of Texas includes a cell phone, a cigarette package, and some very distinctive cat hair.

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Trump credits troops, and himself, for military advances Video included

President Trump, with first lady Melania, greet and hand out sandwiches to members of the U.S. Coast Guard on Thanksgiving. (Credit: AP) President Trump, with first lady Melania, greet and hand out sandwiches to members of the U.S. Coast Guard on Thanksgiving. (Credit: AP)
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President Donald Trump thanked U.S. troops for their service on Thursday, assuring them "we're really winning" against America's foes as he celebrated Thanksgiving at his private club in Florida and provided lunch for Coast Guard men and women on duty for the holiday. 

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