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New flu vaccine only a little better than traditional shot

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A newer kind of flu vaccine only worked a little bit better in seniors this past winter than traditional shots, the government reported Wednesday.Read more

Unarmed teen fleeing traffic stop fatally shot by police

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Investigators said Wednesday that the car stopped in the town of East Pittsburgh matched the description of a vehicle being sought in a nonfatal shooting in a town a few...Read more

Video shows headless rattlesnake striking man

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Tyler Harris of the Alabama Wildlife Federation says the snake was operating on reflexes, even though it lacked a brain.Read more

Mother of 4-year-old boy arrested, admits she dumped body

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Galveston police identified the child as Jayden Alexander Lopez. Authorities had named him "Little Jacob" after no one came forward to report him missing.Read more


Facebook campaign to help separated children seeks $1,500, raises $13 million

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The money collected from more than 300,000 people in the United States and around the world will be given to the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal...Read more

2 airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

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Both airlines said that the administration's recent immigration policy of separating migrant families conflicts with their values.Read more

Rhode Island may force presidential candidates to release taxes

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The Senate voted 33-3 in favor of the measure. A House version has been held in a committee.Read more

Man drowns trying to save daughters off North Carolina beach

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Bystanders told the newspaper Joy swam out to get his two daughters, who had been caught in a rip current. The two girls were brought safely back to shore.Read more

Teen hospitalized after touching venomous caterpillar

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This specific insect is known as the asp or puss caterpillar. It is common in the southeastern United States.Read more

Lawsuit: School officials forced 12-year-old who killed herself to hug bullies

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The lawsuit describes bullying Mallory Grossman endured by four fellow sixth-graders at Copeland Middle School in Rockaway.Read more

Man awarded $18.4 million in lawsuit over failed HIV test

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A federal jury has awarded $18.4 million in damages to a man who said in a lawsuit that two doctors failed to test him for HIV, which allowed the virus to progress to...Read more