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Yale University asked people there to shelter in place late Monday morning because of reports of a person with a gun on the southern Connecticut campus.
Comedian Jay Leggett, who produced a documentary about the joys of deer hunting, died of natural causes at the end of a deer hunt Saturday.
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The 41-year-old acclaimed chef lost all that weight and kept it off, he says, by overhauling his lifestyle.
Diane Ravitch says New York parents were understandably outraged when the results of Common Core testing characterized students as failures. The standards are unrealistic and untested.
Flights are canceled, roads are frozen, and parts of the country usually spared are getting pummeled. The deadly Thanksgiving storm of 2013 could long be remembered.
Phil Robertson from A&E's "Duck Dynasty" gets candid about infidelity and alcoholism in a short film from "I Am Second."
A baby dolphin is saved by two boaters off the coast of Brazil after it was caught in a plastic bag.
For the Scottsboro Boys, justice delayed may be justice denied, but for some observers, it's still sweet.
Philip Chism, the Massachusetts teenager accused of killing and raping his algebra teacher, was visibly upset and talking to himself as she talked about his home state of Tennessee after class, according to a police affidavit unsealed Friday.
Another year of magic kicks off Thursday morning at the 89th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, with its signature giant balloons, whimsical floats and performers taking over the streets of New York City, but a couple of displays are generating some controversy.
President Obama's record on foreign policy has changed dramatically since taking office -- he now has one.
Seven cars of an Amtrak passenger train headed from New Orleans to New York derailed overnight in Spartanburg, South Carolina, the company said in a statement.
Singer Wayne Mills, whose "outlaw country" songs center on honky-tonk life, died in a Nashville bar shooting Saturday, police said.
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