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Secret Service Shoots Armed Man Near White House

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 12:22am
The person was shot after approaching a checkpoint outside the White House grounds with a gun and refusing commands to drop it, officials said.
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UN: Growing Threat From Animal-to-Man Diseases

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 12:12am
The rise in diseases transmitted from animals to humans has become a worrying environmental threat to the world.
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This Viral Tumbling Routine Will Leave You Speechless

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:38pm
While most 17-year-olds dream of one day getting a driver's license, Angel Rice dreams of competing in the Olympics.
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Man's Fatal Struggle With Deputies Captured on Camera

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:01pm
The violent confrontation between a Florida man and Georgia deputies who Tasered him repeatedly was captured on their body cameras.
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Blimp Makes Emergency Landing in Philadelphia

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 9:35pm
Two people were on board when the craft landed at a construction site in Fishtown, but there were no injuries, authorities said.
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Data Shows Smoke Detected Before Flight Vanished

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 9:07pm
Data transmitted from a doomed EgyptAir flight minutes before it fell off radar screens suggests a fire had broken out on board the plane.
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Cosby's Wife Defends Him in Unsealed Deposition

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 8:55pm
Camille Cosby yielded few answers to questions during a deposition as part of a defamation lawsuit filed by seven women against her husband.
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Alan Young, Star of 1960s Sitcom 'Mister Ed,' Dies at 96

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 8:40pm
Actor-comedian Alan Young, who played the amiable straight man to a talking horse in the 1960s sitcom "Mister Ed," has died.
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'Little Obama' Ice Cream: Harmless Fun or an Insult?

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 7:30pm
Residents of Krasnoyarsk, Siberia disagreed over whether the chocolate 'Obamka' was harmless fun, or an ill-advised insult to the U.S. President.
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Tom Brokaw Awarded Legion of Honor in France

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 6:56pm
Brokaw received France's highest honor in recognition of his work on and advocacy for the accomplishments of World War II veterans.
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Show It All: Charting the Week's Top Stories

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 6:24pm
Many questions linger about what caused an EgyptAir plane to fall from the sky. Here's a look back at that story and the week's other top news.
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Mexican Foreign Ministry OKs Extradition of El Chapo to U.S.

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 6:18pm
El Chapo's attorneys can appeal, which could delay the process. The former of the Sinaloa drug cartel is wanted in various jurisdictions in the U.S.
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Oklahoma Gov. Vetoes Bill Criminalizing Abortions

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 6:06pm
The legislation would have made it a felony for doctors to perform an abortion, a measure which would have effectively outlawed the procedure.
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Obama Signs Bill Eliminating 'Oriental' From Federal Law

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 5:54pm
President Obama has signed a bill, sponsored by Rep. Grace Meng, that will eliminate all known instances of the term "Oriental" in federal law.
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Why Dem Race Seems Closer Than It Really Is

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 5:17pm
We went and looked back at the numbers to better understand why the Democratic primary seems closer than it really is.
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Trump Calls Clinton 'Most Anti-Gun' Candidate Ever

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 4:13pm
Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton "the most anti-gun" candidate ever to run for office.
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Scientists: Nuke Fuel Pools Pose Safety, Health Risks

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 4:05pm
Nearly 100 pools around the U.S. that hold spent nuclear fuel rods aren't as safe as the government says, asserts a new study.
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NRA Endorses Donald Trump at National Convention

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 3:42pm
Donald Trump once supported an assault weapons ban. He now calls gun bans "a total failure" and says he opposes expanded background checks.
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CDC Reports 279 Pregnant Women With Zika in U.S.

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 1:43pm
More than 270 pregnant women in the U.S. are also infected with the Zika virus, and are worrying about whether their babies will suffer birth defects.
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