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High-Wire Happy Birthday: Tightrope Act on Bridge Prompts Arrest

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 5:53pm
Benjamin Lovitz, who turned 21 Saturday, was arrested after he allegedly crossed the 270-foot-tall bridge by walking across a narrow cable.






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Six Separate Wildfires Burn in California Forests

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 5:49pm
Thousands of federal, state and local firefighters are feverishly attacking six major wildfires in central and far northern California.
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Ebola Epidemic a Dilemma for Church and Aid Groups

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 4:05pm
Missionaries and other aid workers wonder: Should they leave West Africa or go there to help battle a virus that has killed hundreds.






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Girl, 3, Shot Dead on Philadelphia Porch

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 3:21pm
A $20,000 reward is being offered in hunt for gunman who opened fire on a street, striking Tynirah Borum as she was getting her hair done on a porch.






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Concertgoer Dies of Apparent Overdose in Maryland

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 3:13pm
A 20-year-old died and a 17-year-old is critical in the apparent drug incidents at the Mad Decent Block Party in Howard County, west of Baltimore.






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Teen Killed, 17 Injured in Chicago Shootings

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 2:18pm
A 16-year-old boy was killed in Chicago in a shooting that wounded two other teens on the Southwest Side of the city late Friday.






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New Program Encourages Young Women To Be Entrepreneurs

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 1:49pm







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NYPD Chokehold Death Ruled a Homicide

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 1:42pm







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Ebola Patient Arrives At Atlanta's Emory Hospital

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 1:28pm
A person in a hooded protective suit can be seen being helped by someone in similar protective gear out of an ambulance and into Atlanta's Emory University Hospital.






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Plane Carrying Ebola Patient Lands in Georgia

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 12:55pm
The plane with Ebola patient Dr. Kent Brantly lands at Dobbins Air Force Base near Atlanta, after leaving Liberia. Video courtesy WXIA-TV.






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James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up' Hits Theaters

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 11:25am







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Epic Trip: Man Pushes Wheelchair-Bound Friend 500 Miles

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 11:15am
When wheelchair-bound Justin Skeesuck told his friend he’d like to trek 500 miles through the Pyrenees and deserts of Spain, the idea seemed crazy.






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NYPD Chokehold Victim's Family Calls for Action

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 11:13am
The widow of Eric Garner called on prosecutors to take action after the city medical examiner ruled that a police chokehold had killed him.
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Missouri Mayor Accused of Running Cyclist Off the Road

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 11:13am







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On the Move: Bertha to Slam Caribbean Islands

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 10:38am
The tropical storm is expected to blow quickly through the Caribbean, affecting Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and the Dominican Republic.






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Rescue Flight: First Ebola-Stricken American En Route to Atlanta

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 10:10am
Dr. Kent Brantly — the first person infected with Ebola to be transported to the U.S. — will land at Dobbins Air Force Base in Marietta.






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President Obama: 'We Tortured Some Folks' After 9/11

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 6:05am
During a news conference, President Obama acknowledged that U.S. officials used harsh interrogation tactics in aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.






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