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Splish Splash: Central Park Hosts Annual Water Fight

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 11:26am
Organized primarily through Facebook, hundreds flocked to Central Park to participate in its annual Water Fight on the Great Lawn Saturday afternoon.
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Homeless Man Trains for San Francisco Marathon

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 11:07am
Drug addiction and prison time left Ronnie Goodman without a home. Now, sober for more than a decade, Goodman is training for the city’s marathon, setting out to conquer the same streets on which he sleeps.






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Court Strikes Down D.C. Ban on Carrying Guns

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 11:22pm
A U.S. District Court judge ruled that laws in Washington, D.C., that prevent gun owners from carrying handguns outside the home are unconstitutional.






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Nissan Expands Recall Over Explosive Air Bags

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 7:47pm
The automaker recalled more than 226,000 additional vehicles over potentially explosive air bags, which have prompted recalls from other carmakers.






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New York Times Calls for Legalizing Marijuana

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 6:59pm
The paper's editorial compared the federal ban on marijuana to the failed prohibition of alcohol, and said states should be free to decide the issue.






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Dad 'Surprised' Son is Suspect in Homeless Slayings

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 6:47pm
Joel Rios, the father of 18-year-old murder suspect Alex Rios, visited his son in jail on Saturday to find out "what was he thinking that night."






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Beach Blanket Ban: Oregon Proposes No Smoking on Coast

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 6:22pm
The rule would cover the more than 360 miles of Oregon's Pacific coast and follows a ban that took effect this year in state parks.
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Final Selfie: Photo May Be Last of Cop Before Her Murder

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 6:16pm
The picture was taken by a grateful California retiree after rookie cop Laura Perez helped recover his wife's phone. She was killed five days later.
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Israel Extends Cease-Fire as Militants Fire More Rockets

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 5:46pm
The cabinet extended the cease-fire in Gaza through Sunday, even as militants in Gaza said they launched several dozen rockets at Israel.






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Woman Critical After RV Propane Tank Explodes

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 4:54pm
The 36-year-old was cooking in an RV when the propane tank exploded and caught fire, leaving her with critical injuries.






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Man Who Died After 'Chokehold' Arrest Wasn't Violent: Widow

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 4:38pm
Eric Garner's widow says her husband "was a quiet man," and demanded justice after Garner died in police custody after his arrest.






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Drunk Man Accidentally Kills Pal Who Refused Ride: Cops

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 4:25pm
Krystal Berkowitz, 21, decided to walk home rather than ride with a drunk friend, but was run over when the driver tried to change her mind, cops say.






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CHP Cop Hit Woman With 'All the Strength He Had': Suit

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 4:03pm
The lawsuit filed by a woman seen being beaten by the CHP officer says she pleaded with the cop, "I didn't do anything to you," during her arrest.






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More Guns Found at Hospital Shooter's Home: DA

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 3:02pm
Officials say 49-year-old Richard Plotts killed fatally shot his caseworker and grazed a doctor before the physician fired back, wounding the suspect.






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New York Cop on Desk Duty After New Arrest Video

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 2:39pm
The officer was ordered to surrender his badge and gun while the department reviews the stomping incident that was caught on video.






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Storms Lash Midwest With High Winds, Hail

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:35pm
A severe storm system moving across the Midwest could also spawn tornadoes later Saturday evening.






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Apologetic Prison Escapee Captured in Boston: Police

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 11:28am
Tyler Malmstrom had been on the run since July 10 after having escaped from a minimum-security correctional facility in Maine.






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Engineering Students Build Prosthetic Arm for Young Boy

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 11:26am







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Border Crisis: Texas Authorities Worried About Smuggling

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 11:13am

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