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Woman brandishes gun in Kardashian-owned boutique

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A woman screaming about Cuba pointed a gun Thursday at employees inside the Kardashian-owned DASH boutique in West Hollywood and returned hours later waving a machete at...Read more

Police: 2 teens in Maryland charged with rape of classmate

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Authorities in Maryland have charged two teens with kidnapping and raping a classmate and police say a third suspect is at large.Read more

Flint water crisis blamed for lower fertility rates, increased fetal death rates

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A new study out Thursday blames contaminated water in Flint, Michigan, for severe health problems. Read more

Cops: Dad strangled young sons as wife slept, set home ablaze

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Authorities in Bloomington, Illinois, say a 33-year-old man hid his family's cellphones, killed his two children and intentionally set a house fire before hanging...Read more


Judge rejects couple's argument for refusing gay customers

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A federal judge has dismissed a Minnesota couple's lawsuit challenging a state law for the right to refuse to shoot wedding videos for same-sex couples.Read more

Babies try harder when they see you sweat, research shows

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If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Especially if a baby is watching.Read more

Was it a crime? 10 patients at nursing home died after Irma

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A 10th elderly patient has died after being kept inside a nursing home that turned into a sweatbox when Hurricane Irma knocked out its air conditioning for three days,...Read more

Police chief: 'A lot of concerns' after shooting of deaf man

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The police chief of Oklahoma City says he plans to meet with advocates for the hearing- and speech-impaired following the fatal shooting of a deaf man.Read more

Iowa Sen. Ernst hopes, but isn't sure, health bill has vote

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Republican Sen. Joni Ernst said Thursday she isn't sure her party's last-ditch effort to repeal Barack Obama's health care law has the votes to pass, as she faced tough...Read more

Powerless: Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity

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The sky was darkening Thursday afternoon as 10-year-old Sarah Jimenez laid out three plastic buckets on her grandmother's patio in hopes of capturing rainwater.Read more

Teacher hailed as hero for taking down gunman at Illinois high school

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A teacher took down a gunman inside an Illinois high school after he opened fire in the school's cafeteria on Wednesday.Read more