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Blume book based on terrifying events

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:20am
The queen of children's books is once again venturing into the world of adult fiction.
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Gunmen storm school

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:34am
Taliban gunmen open fire in school in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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Watch Jetman do midair aerobatics

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:20am
CNN's Jim Clancy talks to daredevil aviator Yves Rossy, known as the Jetman, about his latest stunt in Dubai.
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Senator signs 'I love you' during farewell

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:10am
During the first two weeks of December, many high profile Congress members gave their farewell speeches.
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A political miracle

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:00am
There can be life after death -- or at least in American politics as we have just seen with the U.S. Senate's approval of Dr. Vivek Murthy as the next U.S. surgeon general. It 's a small political miracle that promises to serve the nation well over the next two years.
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What riding lessons can teach kids

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:50am
Patricia Kelly is teaching horseback riding to at-risk youth, giving them an alternative to the streets: "We use horses as a hook to create pride, esteem and healing," she says.
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Cosby may win one case in court

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:53am
Danny Cevallos says Bill Cosby is losing in the court of public opinion but at least one of the complaints against him may lose in court.
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Anchor cries, knew standoff victim

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:34am
Channel Seven anchor breaks down over the death of her close friend Katrina Dawson.
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What a shot! 31 sports photos

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:31am
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Man's shocking $14 million find

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:06am
60 luxury cars worth millions were found in Western France and are scheduled to be auctioned off.
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Watch thousands flood NYC streets

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:04am
Thousands of people flooded the streets of New York City to protest against police violence.
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Burglary victims catch suspects

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:02am
A home security camera helps Alabama homeowners catch the crooks that broke into his house. WBRC has more.
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The dog ate my homework ... really!

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 7:57am
"The dog ate my homework," is the oldest excuse in the book, but this student has the X-rays to prove it. KHOU reports.
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Mysterious blocks wash ashore

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 7:57am
Blocks made of a rubber-like material have been washing ashore for decades. Where do they come from? Isa Soares reports.
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Lost driver to 911: I'm having a heart attack

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 6:46am
Cops responded to a 911 call from a man who was lost on the highway and having panic attacks.
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Cops shot man, grilled girlfriend

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 6:42am
After killing a man at an Ohio Walmart, police interrogated his girlfriend, accusing her of lying.
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Best places to dine with celebs

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 6:31am
Even the most beautiful people have to eat some time. When they do, make sure you're there.
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Prince George charms in photos

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 6:31am
Forget about William and Catherine. The real star of this family is Prince George -- as this year's release of the royals' official Christmas photographs proves.
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What we know about Sydney siege

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 6:13am
The cafe siege in the heart of Sydney ended early Tuesday with the death of the gunman and two of his hostages -- but a great deal of unanswered questions remain.
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Syria

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:12am
A top United Nations official on Monday told the Security Council she has "run out of words" to describe the worsening situation in Syria.
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