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2 dead, dozens hurt after tornado hits campground

1 hour 41 min ago
Two people are dead and dozens were injured at a Virginia campground Thursday where a tornado toppled campers and sent trees crashing onto vehicles.
Categories: National News

Family of 17 to share $20 million lottery jackpot

2 hours 53 min ago
The Endreson family lottery pool -- a tradition born out of their mother's long-term dreams -- finally paid off when the 17 siblings won a $20 million jackpot, New Jersey lottery officials said Thursday.
Categories: National News

Audit: NASA short of funds for deep-space rocket

6 hours 54 min ago
NASA's staggering budget shortfall has put its rocket program at "high risk" of missing the planned 2017 launch date for its $12 billion deep-space rocket, a federal watchdog said.
Categories: National News

'Professional scammers' refuse to leave Airbnb host's house

7 hours 46 min ago
A California homeowner's nightmare has become a cautionary tale for those who rent their homes to strangers.
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Military required base on the moon?

8 hours 30 min ago
The U.S. military races to the moon to build a base -- to beat the Russians to the punch. Maybe test a nuclear weapon on the surface. Consider a lunar-based bombing system to target earthbound foes. That was the plan in the 1960s, according to declassified national security documents released this week.
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Student expelled after marrying

9 hours 17 min ago
An honor-roll student who was expelled from Southwestern Christian University in Oklahoma after she married another woman is now enrolled at a different university in the same state.
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Botched? He took 2 hours to die

9 hours 40 min ago
Joseph Wood "gasped and struggled to breathe" during his execution, his attorney says. Arizona, the state that executed him, says he was sedated and "snoring."
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More stores affected by listeria fruit recall

12 hours 23 min ago
If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's or Walmart stores recently, keep reading.
Categories: National News

Girl, 11, shot in head at sleepover

12 hours 27 min ago
An 11-year-old girl was shot in the head by a stray bullet during a sleepover in Chicago. CNN affiliate WGN reports.
Categories: National News

Men rob restaurant while half-naked

12 hours 29 min ago
Several men broke into a Florida restaurant and stole food while wearing nothing but their underwear. WFTX reports.
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Buzz Aldrin: After moon, Mars

12 hours 36 min ago
Back in July 1969, I stood on the talcum-like lunar dust just a few feet from our home away from home, Eagle, the lunar module that transported Neil Armstrong and me to the bleak, crater-pocked moonscape.
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Shift U.S. priorities closer to home

12 hours 38 min ago
Rudy Ruiz says that, as the U.S. has focused on the Middle East, the problems of Latin America have grown -- and are being felt on this side of the border
Categories: National News

Walmart shoplifting vigilante goes viral

12 hours 39 min ago
Caught on cell cam: He "just stole this stuff." CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a confrontation over a loaded cart.
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Mom survives prescription drug abuse

12 hours 41 min ago
Cynthia Scudo is a portrait of an all-American mom of eight and grandmother of 18 who survived an extraordinary journey lasting a decade: She became addicted to prescription painkillers and then to heroin.
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Do we need to go back to the moon?

12 hours 43 min ago
"Neil Armstrong is going to walk on the moon on Monday, July 21st."
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The best selfies from space

12 hours 43 min ago
"Gee whiz! Look at that horizon. It's curved a little bit and the clouds are way down there. I wonder what the picture's going to look like?" recalls famed astronaut Buzz Aldrin.
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Comic-Con: Who wore it best?

12 hours 53 min ago
The annual San Diego Comic-Con, mecca of all things pop culture, began on Wednesday night and runs through Sunday, July 27. The massive convention -- known for giving fans a first look at the latest "geek-friendly" TV, film and of course, comics -- is also a major gathering for cosplayers (that is, fans who wear costumes of their favorite characters).
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Teen pilot killed at sea in quest to set world record

13 hours 15 min ago
It was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime. An aerial endeavor that would take 17-year-old pilot Haris Suleman and his father, Babar, around the world in just 30 days and into the record books.
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Answering a different call: Americans who fight for Israel

16 hours 35 min ago
Daniel Flesch, then a college student at the University of Illinois, had heard too much anti-Israeli sentiment.
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CDC lab director resigns after anthrax incident

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:55
The head of the bioterror lab involved in potentially exposing dozens of workers to deadly anthrax bacteria has resigned.
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A Stevens County Reserve Deputy contacted a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office detective last week to let him know he had...
A look at the devastation caused by the recent wildfires throughout the state.
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Deer Park’s Catelyn Frost placed 38th at last week’s state Class 2A golf tournament at The Classic...
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The Riverside High School softball team clinched the upcoming District VII tournament’s second seed...

 

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