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Mom of Suspect in Deputy's Killing Says He Was With Her

23 min 22 sec ago
Shannon Jaruay Miles was shopping elsewhere when Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth was gunned down Friday night, his mother says.









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Off-Duty Philly Police Officer Dies After Hit-and-Run

32 min 25 sec ago
The unidentified officer was riding a motorcycle on East Roosevelt Boulevard and Devereaux Avenue at 4:10 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle.









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Does Your Freshman Know What College Costs?

42 min 14 sec ago
Consequences for students who don't know what they're paying for college, whether up front or with loans, could last long after they graduate.









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After Missing for 9 Days, Calif. Hiker Is Recovering

1 hour 1 min ago
Miyuki Harwood, 62, was recovering Sunday in a Fresno hospital after she was found alive Saturday.









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Man-Date: Putin and Medvedev Pump Iron, BBQ, Drink Tea

1 hour 17 min ago
The photos are reminiscent of previous photos showing Putin shirtless on a horse, flying a supersonic jet and hunting a tiger.









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How the Truck Refugees Met Their End

1 hour 53 min ago
Forensic examiners in Vienna have performed autopsies on 16 of the 71 bodies, police said Sunday. Initial tests indicated they had suffocated.









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'He Was Doing One of His Favorite Things': Family of Fallen Fan

2 hours 27 min ago
"The night Greg passed away, he was doing one of his favorite things — watching the Braves," Gregory Murrey's family said in a statement.









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Automakers Pull Retired Brands Off Scrap Heap

2 hours 41 min ago
More Detroit automakers are looking back into their past for once-popular nameplates that can be revived. Sometimes it works; sometimes, not so much.









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'Compton' Tops Box Office for 3rd Week; 'War Room' Surprises

3 hours 48 min ago
The Christian drama "War Room" made a surprise bid for the box-office lead, Zac Efron's music drama "We Are Your Friends" bombed spectacularly and the N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Compton" keeps chugging along.









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Fan Dies After Falling From Stands at Atlanta Braves Game

4 hours 16 min ago
The team announced that the unidentified person passed away after falling from the upper deck of Turner Field during a game against the Yankees.









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Two Killed in Washington Windstorm

4 hours 23 min ago
Two people were killed Saturday in northwestern Washington when a storm carrying heavy winds passed through the area, toppling trees and knocking out power for thousands.









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Scott Walker: Birthright Citizenship A 'Distraction'

5 hours 7 min ago
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker again declined to clarify his position on birthright citizenship in an interview on "Meet the Press."









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Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump Surge in New Iowa Poll

5 hours 12 min ago
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Donald Trump — the two biggest anti-establishment candidates in the Democratic and Republican presidential primary fields, respectively — have seen their support surge, according to a new survey of voters likely to participate in the Iowa caucus.









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Shark Takes Bite Out of California Surfer's Board

6 hours 29 min ago
A surfer in California narrowly escaped a shark attack unscathed, but the same can't be said for her surfboard.









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Author, Famed Neurologist Oliver Sacks Dies at 82

7 hours 9 min ago
In his best-selling 1985 book, he described a man who really did mistake his wife's face for his hat while visiting Sacks' office.









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Two Indian Sisters Ordered to Be Raped as 'Punishment'

7 hours 22 min ago
They are being punished by an all-male village council because their brother eloped with a married woman from a higher caste.









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Pope: Crimes Against Refugees 'Offend the Entire Human Family'

7 hours 58 min ago
The pontiff made his remarks three days after the decomposed bodies of 71 people were discovered in a truck on a highway in Austria.









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Cops Detain Fifth Suspect in Death of 71 Refugees

8 hours 39 min ago
Hungarian police said on Sunday they had arrested a fifth suspect in connection with the deaths of 71 refugees whose bodies were found in an truck.









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Huge Fire at Saudi Oil Workers Compound Kills 7

11 hours 9 min ago
A large fire broke out Sunday in the basement of a sprawling residential complex in Saudi Arabia's oil-rich east, killing at least seven people.









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Is Buying Gadget Insurance For My Kid Worth It?

12 hours 14 min ago
Whether it's worth the cost may depend on who'll be using it, and how.









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