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Floodwaters threaten millions in crop and livestock losses

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Vice President Mike Pence surveyed flooded areas in Nebraska Tuesday, where he viewed the raging Elkhorn river, talked to first responders and visited a shelter for...Read more

Concern grows over feds' sluggish response to rise of right-wing extremism

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According to the Anti-Defamation League, a majority of extremist-related murders in 2017 were committed by right-wing extremists.Read more

Most new HIV cases are transmitted by the undiagnosed or untreated

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There are about 39,000 new HIV infections every year, with 50 percent of those cases occurring in the southern states where access to prevention and treatment can be...Read more

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft offered plea deal to drop charges in prostitution case

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Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged with paying for illicit sex at a massage parlor.Read more


Deputy: Suspect in girl's slaying faked help during search

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A judge ruled Monday that prosecutors have probable cause in the capital murder case against 33-year-old Christopher Wayne Madison.Read more

Ref who told wrestler to cut dreads alleges defamation

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The tort claim notice sent by referee Alan Maloney to a dozen possible defendants alleges $100,000 damages, defamation of character and emotional distress.Read more

Woman sues Olive Garden, claims stuffed mushroom severely burned her throat

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The lawsuit says that Howard “frantically shuffled through the restaurant in need of help,” but was unable to speak.Read more

Florida bill would make it a crime to leave pets behind during disaster

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If the bill passes, anyone who violates this law would be committing animal cruelty.Read more

'Pathetic life': Meghan McCain fires back at Trump tweets against her father

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She fired back at Trump on ABC's "The View" Monday after the president tweeted comments criticizing her father, who died last year after battling brain cancer.Read more

DowDuPont unit to stop pesticide tests on beagles

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The development was greeted warmly by the Humane Society, which called it a win in a global battle against animal testing.Read more

Police: Preschoolers forced to stand naked in closet as punishment

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Four of the 20 students in the class were forced to take their clothes off. The students are 4 and 5 years old. Read more