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Young woman recounts weeks-long survival in Alabama wilderness

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A missing woman thought to be dead emerged from the woods after 28 days, naked and visibly sick, but still alive. Lisa Theris was last seen onRead More

Navy to relieve USS Fitzgerald leadership for mistakes that led to deadly collision

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KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Navy will relieve the USS Fitzgerald’s commanding officer, executive officer and senior enlisted sailor for mistakes that lead to a deadly crash with aRead More

Confederate symbols across US highlight nation's divided past

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Ty Wright/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Echoes of the Confederacy are scattered across the U.S. in the form of hundreds of symbols that are a reminder of the nation’s divided past.Read More

Science-loving sisters will work with NASA during total solar eclipse

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Yeung Family(SEATTLE) — Two sisters from Seattle, Washington, are turning their family science project into the opportunity of a lifetime: working with NASA during the historic total solar eclipse. RebeccaRead More

Teen who vanished in 2007 will finally be laid to rest after remains identified

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iStock/Thinkstock(BELTON, Mo.) — The family of Kara Kopetsky, a 17-year-old who vanished 10 years ago, is finally able to lay her to rest now that her remains have been foundRead More

Candlelight vigil marches through Charlottesville

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ABCNews.com(CHARLOTTESVILLE, N.C.) — Hundreds of people flooded the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia on Wednesday night in a peaceful, candlelight vigil for the victims of Saturday’s violence surrounding a white nationalistRead More

No Powerball winner, jackpot now grows to $510 million

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The numbers for the $432.5 million Powerball jackpot were drawn Wednesday night — but there was no winning ticket. The estimated jackpot has now jumped to $510Read More

Border Patrol ranks have declined over the past year, despite Trump's hiring push

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Phototreat/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The number of U.S. Border Patrol agents has declined over the past year, despite President Donald Trump’s emphasis on increasing the ranks of the agency to carry outRead More

Stranger celebrating his birthday pulls kayaker to safety in Alaska

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Popartic/iStock/Thinkstock(HOPE, Alaska) — Daniel Hartung’s very first kayaking trip on powerful whitewater rapids almost became his last, if it weren’t for the heroics of a stranger. On Saturday, Hartung, 64,Read More

911 calls reveal Charlottesville car crash suspect allegedly abused mother

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MattGush/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — New and disturbing information has been released about James Alex Fields Jr., the man who allegedly drove into a group protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville,Read More