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Ferguson edgy over grand jury decision

20 min 53 sec ago
Tension can go from zero to 100 in seconds in Ferguson, Missouri, as doubts loom there will be an indictment in the Michael Brown shooting.
Categories: National News

Obese dummies prevent road deaths?

24 min 55 sec ago
Car safety testing has come a long way since the days of dropping cadavers down unused elevator shafts in the 1930s.
Categories: National News

Tot stuck in toy claw machine

32 min 54 sec ago
A toddler in Maryville, Tennessee, became stuck in a toy claw machine at a restaurant.
Categories: National News

Report: 18 years of academic fraud at UNC

1 hour 22 min ago
For 18 years, thousands of students at the University of North Carolina took fake "paper classes," and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, an independent report finds.
Categories: National News

Coach returns post 'watermelon ritual'

2 hours 47 min ago
A high school football coach in Charleston, South Carolina, was fired after he permitted a post-game celebratory ritual involving a watermelon that some say is racist.
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DNA tests solve decades-old cold cases in Oklahoma

2 hours 47 min ago
A decades-old mystery that captivated Oklahoma has been solved after officials confirmed the identities of two groups of people -- some of them teens -- who went missing in 1969 and 1970.
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Builders find 11-foot python

4 hours 31 min ago
An 11-foot python was found in a pipe at a construction site in South Florida. WSVN has more on this story.
Categories: National News

Eleanor Roosevelt's sharp tongue

6 hours 47 min ago
"Dammed if you do, damned if you don't" -- 12 inspirational quotes from the U.S. President's charismatic wife.
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Giant gold nugget discovered

7 hours 58 min ago
Five-pound nugget is 90% gold, believed to be worth between $350,000 and $450,000. KTVU has the story.
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Will Florida split into 2 states?

8 hours 27 min ago
Miami-area lawmakers are proposing adding a 51st star to the American flag.
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CDC: Travelers to U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations face new rules

8 hours 28 min ago
All travelers coming from Ebola-stricken Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone into the United States will be required to monitor their temperatures for 21 days and keep an eye on possible Ebola symptoms, starting on Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday.
Categories: National News

Girls skip school to join ISIS?

8 hours 30 min ago
German authorities intercepted the accused teen trio and put them on a plane back to the U.S., where they were greeted by FBI agents.
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One shooter dead in Canada

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 20:16
There were "several shooting incidents in downtown Ottawa, including "numerous gunmen," police say. Details are still unfolding, but a soldier was shot at Canada's War Memorial.
Categories: National News

Norad raises alert posture after Canada attacks

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 19:43
Washington -- one of the world's most secure cities -- is reacting cautiously to the shootings inside Canada's Parliament building.
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Watch Thursday's show!

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 19:23
October 23, 2014
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Humble delivery man becomes reluctant hero after dramatic fire rescue

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:16
It is sheer panic in the woman's voice on the cell phone video as the flames shot out of the windows of the wood frame home: "There's a man in there!"
Categories: National News

Americans taking fewest vacation days in four decades

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 15:02
Study finds U.S. workers forfeited 169 million paid time off days and $52.4 billion in time off benefits in 2013.
Categories: National News

WWII German U-boat found

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:39
A World War II German U-boat, sunk during the Battle of the Atlantic more than 72 years ago, has been discovered off the coast of North Carolina, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announces.
Categories: National News

Report: Autopsy shows Michael Brown was shot in hand at close range

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:50
Michael Brown's gunshot wounds included a shot in the hand at close range, his official autopsy shows, according to an analysis reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Categories: National News

Journalist Ben Bradlee's life

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:16
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