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Don't expect NFL to institute a national anthem policy soon

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell emphasized on Wednesday the work teams and players are doing in the community and didn't say whether the league and the NFLPA are moving...Read more

Trump says "I have a natural instinct for science"

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President Trump defended his stance on climate change in an interview with the Associated Press Tuesday, after telling CBS' "60 Minutes" that climate change could "...Read more

Boy dies of electrocution after climbing over fence to get football

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A boy has died after touching a fence that became electrified at a park in east Georgia.Read more

Melania Trump visits babies, moms affected by opioid crisis

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First lady Melania Trump toured a hospital's neonatal care unit Wednesday to learn about the treatment given to newborns suffering from opioid withdrawal.Read more


High school runner praised for helping legally blind competitor who fell

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A New York high school cross-country athlete is being praised for stopping to help a vision-impaired runner who had fallen as they neared the finish line.Read more

Puppeteer who played Big Bird on 'Sesame Street' retiring

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The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on "Sesame Street" is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show.Read more

Powerless victims of Hurricane Michael now suffer looting

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Sheriff's Maj. Jimmy Stanford said deputies have arrested about 10 looters each night since Florida's Bay County took a direct hit from the strong Category 4 storm last...Read more

Smoke forces Melania Trump's plane back to military base

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A plane carrying first lady Melania Trump unexpectedly turned around shortly after taking off from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Wednesday morning.Read more

Police track down stolen doughnut van, share treats with homeless

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It was a lucky day for some Florida police officers who recovered a stolen van filled with Krispy Kreme doughnuts.Read more

Driver opens fire on North Carolina trooper, killing him

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A driver opened fire on a North Carolina state trooper during a traffic stop early Wednesday, killing the 11-year Highway Patrol veteran, authorities said. The suspect...Read more

Tornadoes are spinning up farther east in U.S., study finds

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Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River and farther...Read more