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Deadly Floods, Tornadoes Slam Midwest and South

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 3:07pm
A severe storm brought rain, flooding and tornadoes to parts of the Plains overnight.

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Final Four Preview: No. 1 Kentucky vs. No.1 Wisconsin

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 3:07pm
This battle for a spot in the finals is a rematch from last year's Final Four.
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Teen Found Alive 2 Days After College Massacre

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 2:20pm
A teenage survivor was found at the scene of the Kenya college massacre Saturday, two days after Islamists killed 148 people, the Red Cross said.

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'Blood Moon' Eclipse Dazzles Skywatchers

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 1:58pm
A total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon because of the red color that is cast upon it by light refracting in Earth's atmosphere.

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Assaulted Teen's Wrongful Death Case Settled for $950,000

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 1:50pm
The parents of Audrie Pott settled a wrongful death case Friday with the parents of two boys who sexually assaulted her before she committed suicide.
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Video Appears to Show ISIS Damaging Ancient Iraqi City

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 1:23pm
Militants attacked Hatra, a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization World Heritage site, last month, officials said.

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Islamists Vow More Attacks on Civilians: Report

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 1:19pm
Islamist extremists linked al Qaeda reportedly vowed Saturday to wage a war against civilians and run the streets of Kentya "red with blood."

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France Halts Search for Bodies at Germanwings Crash Site

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 1:14pm
"The search for bodies is over, but the search for the victims' personal belongings is continuing," a local French official said Saturday.
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Couple Whose 3 Kids Were Found in Cage Get No Jail Time

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 1:13pm
A Virginia mother and father who pleaded guilty to felony child neglect after their kids were found locked in a cage will not serve any prison time.
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Kidnapped Georgia Mom and Two Kids Found Safe

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 12:54pm
A mother and her two children who police said were "in extreme danger" have been found safe, but the woman's estranged husband is still on the loose.
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How Tech Could Save California Lawns

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 12:51pm
The plush, green lawns that dot the cities and suburbs of California are in danger thanks to the four-year-long drought.

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Marshmallow Math: Take a Peep at These Sweet Numbers

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 12:50pm

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Fidel Castro Seen in Public for First Time in Over a Year

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 12:29pm
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro, 88, appeared in public for the first time in more than a year on Monday, greeting a delegation of Venezuelans.

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Mom Plans 'Perfect' Project to Honor Plane Crash Victim

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 12:15pm
The mother of Sierra Wilder, who died in a small plane crash over Kentucky is working to build a playground in her memory.

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Live Premier League Soccer: Man. United vs. Aston Villa

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 10:05am

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Killer Back in Custody After Three Days on the Run

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 9:31am
A convicted killer who attacked a guard and escaped a Kankakee, Illinois, jail facility earlier in the week was back in police custody early Saturday.

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Brawl Involving Hundreds Breaks Out at New York Casino

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 9:22am
A brawl involving several hundred people broke out at a Queens casino, with dozens of people throwing punches and tossing chairs, authorities said.

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Automakers Flood the Zone at New York Show

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 9:04am
Automakers race to take advantage of near-record sales by introducing as many as 60 all-new cars, trucks and crossovers.
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Free to Be: The Problem With Legalized Discrimination

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 8:58am
Religion should never be used as a reason to discriminate. This rationale does a grave disservice to those who believe in a higher power.

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Watch Live: NASA Coverage of the Lunar Eclipse

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 8:07am
NASA coverage of the lunar eclipse, from the Marshall Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

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