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Who are the Gold Star families?

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 5:43pm
It is venerated status that no one wants: Gold Star family.
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Distracted driving: It's not just texting anymore

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 5:03pm
It's no longer just texting. Drivers are engaging in other dangerous behaviors, such as posting on social media and playing video games such as 'Pokemon Go.'
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Did Trump go too far?

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 3:37pm
Donald Trump's criticism about the Muslim parents of a slain American soldier has generated -- once again -- a backlash within his own party.
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Maryland county official: 'Never seen such devastation'

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 2:33pm
The flood that devastated downtown Ellicott City, Maryland, killing two people and destroying or damaging at least 25 buildings, was the worst in memory of a 57-year-old county executive.
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While Khan talks peace, Trump tweets against him

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 2:28pm
The father of the slain Muslim U.S. soldier at the center of a controversial feud with Donald Trump said Monday he had no desire to escalate the conflict and that it's time to "join hands with good Muslims" -- even as the Republican candidate attacked him on Twitter during the live interview.
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Who is A-Rod?

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 1:47pm
Here is some background information on Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees infielder, who is in fourth place for the most career home runs in Major League Baseball history. He was suspended for the entire 2014 season after an investigation into the use of performance-enhancing drugs.
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10 more Florida Zika cases

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 1:03pm
More people in Florida may have caught the Zika virus after being bitten by local mosquitoes, Gov. Rick Scott announced today. On Friday, state health officials confirmed that four people had obtained Zika from mosquitoes in a square mile area just north of downtown Miami.
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Opinion: Trump doesn't understand Gold Star families

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 12:14pm
Gold Star Families come from all different backgrounds and grieve in many different ways, but we all share one thing in common as we go through this process -- the hope that our loved ones will never be forgotten. Ryan Manion Borek writes.
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Miss Teen USA challenged over slur

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 12:09pm
Shortly after being crowned the new Miss Teen USA, Karlie Hay of Texas got her first, tumultuous introduction into the national spotlight.
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Verizon wants to run every part of your life

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 11:53am
The ink is barely dry on Verizon's $4.8 billion purchase of Yahoo's core operating assets. But Verizon announced another notable acquisition on Monday, the purchase of Ireland-based vehicle tracking firm Fleetmatics for $2.4 billion.
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Meat-eaters may have a higher risk of death

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 11:16am
Are you ready to take it easy with the bacon and burgers? A new protein-focused paper confirms that eating red meat may be linked to a higher risk of death.
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Traffic stops yield sweet surprises

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 11:09am
Police in Halifax, Virginia, have been pulling over drivers and giving them ice cream cones instead of tickets.
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Newlyweds among victims in ballon crash

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 10:41am
The pilot of the fatal hot air balloon crash in Texas on Saturday was Alfred "Skip" Nichols, said Alan Lirette, the ground crew supervisor who was working with Heart of Texas Hot Air Balloon Rides the morning of the crash.
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McCain: Trump doesn't represent GOP

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 10:32am
Sen. John McCain accused Donald Trump of defaming Khizr Khan and argued the Republican presidential candidate does not represent the GOP.
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Kaine, Clinton differ on abortion provision

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 10:05am
Tim Kaine differs with Hillary Clinton on a longstanding rule banning federal taxpayer dollars from funding abortions, the Democratic vice presidential candidate told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union," in an interview that aired Sunday.
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Trump fumbles on Ukraine

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 9:51am
Donald Trump said Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin won't make a military move into Ukraine -- even though Putin already has done just that, seizing the country's Crimean peninsula.
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Police officer shot and in 'serious' condition

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 9:12am
A police officer has been shot and is in "serious" condition, according to a news release from the Carbondale, Illinois, police department.
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Police hunt for Austin shooting suspect

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 5:46am
Austin police are searching for a 24-year-old man in connection to a downtown shooting that killed one person and injured four people.
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5-year-old boy dies in lightning strike

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 2:27am
A 5-year-old boy died Sunday afternoon after being struck by lightning on North Carolina's Outer Banks, said Chief Ralph Melton of Currituck County Fire and EMS.
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Trump to Khan: 'I've made a lot of sacrifices'

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 2:22am
Donald Trump rejected a Muslim lawyer's assertion on the Democratic convention stage that the Republican nominee has "sacrificed nothing and no one."
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