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Detroit School Teachers Plan to Continue 'Sick Out' for Second Day

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iStock/Thinkstock(DETROIT) — Detroit Public School teachers are fighting for their paychecks by continuing a “sick out” that started Monday and closed over 90 of the 105 public schools in theRead More

New Video Shows Dramatic CSX Train Derailment in DC

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ANDREW BIRAJ/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — New surveillance video released by the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority shows the moment 16 CSX train cars derailed in northeast Washington, D.C., Sunday morning. InRead More

Man Allegedly Attempts to Take Off with $260,000 Worth of Stolen Air Miles

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Miami-Dade Police Department(MIAMI) — A man identified as a former student in Miami, Florida, admitted to stealing over $260,000 worth of airline miles after he obtained personal information of severalRead More

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Taking a 'Gap Year'

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — First daughter Malia Obama has finally made her decision to attend Harvard University, but not until the fall of 2017. Between then and now, the 17-year-old willRead More

Lifesize Stonehenge Replica 'Foamhenge' Needs New Home

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Mark Cline(NATURAL BRIDGE, Va.) — On a historic plot of land in a small Virginia county rests a life-sized styrofoam replica of England’s most famous Stonehenge monument – “Foamhenge.” MarkRead More

Former Penn State Coach Jerry Sandusky Appears in Court to Appeal Child Sex Abuse Conviction

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iStock/Thinkstock(BELLEFONTE, Pa.) — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky appeared in a Pennsylvania courtroom Monday as he appeals his child-sex abuse conviction. In 2012, Sandusky was sentenced toRead More

Colorado Supreme Court Rules Against Municipal Laws Limiting Fracking

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iStock/Thinkstock(DENVER) — The Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday against two cities’ attempts to limit fracking, saying the legislation passed by the cities of Longmont and Fort Collins are “invalid andRead More

Federal Judge Orders Woman to Unlock iPhone Using Her Fingerprint

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iStock/Thinkstock(GLENDALE, Calif.) — The case of a California woman who was ordered to unlock an iPhone using her fingerprint is raising questions about whether compelling a person to unlock theirRead More

Over 90 Detroit Schools Close as Teachers Hold 'Sick Out'

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iStock/Thinkstock(DETROIT) — Detroit Public School teachers are fighting for their paychecks by initiating a “sick out” Monday that has closed over 90 of the 105 public schools in the city.Read More

Chain Reaction Bike Crash Puts Brakes on Race

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The start of a 5K bike race in Brooklyn, New York came to a screeching halt, literally, for dozens of riders, when a stalled motorcycle caused aRead More