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Women Who Survived 5 Days in Wilderness: 'We're Too Young to Die'

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KGO-TV(SAN FRANCISCO) — As friends Laura Sherman and Denise Diaz spent five days lost in the northern California wilderness, they said they thought to themselves, “We’re too young to die.”Read More

Inside On-Air Shooter Vester Flanagan's Sparse Apartment

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iStock/Thinkstock(ROANOKE, Va.) — Photos from inside the apartment of alleged on-air killer Vester Flanagan show his spare living space. The only hanging decorations were a series of photos from whatRead More

FAA Approves Use of First-Ever Paper Airplane Drone

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Federal Aviation Administration has approved its first-ever paper airplane drone to fly commercially. Under FAA requirements, drones may not be operated outside restricted airspace and below 200Read More

Pilot Dies Practicing for the New York Air Show

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iStock/Thinkstock(GOSHEN, N.Y.) — A pilot has died after practicing for an air show. According to a statement from Orange County’s Department of Emergency Services, a single-engine aircraft crashed at StewartRead More

Emmett Till Remembered 60 Years After Brutal Slaying

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Scott Olson/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Friday marked 60 years since Chicago teenager Emmett Till was killed at age 14 for apparently whistling at a white woman in Mississippi. Civil rights activists,Read More

Owen Labrie Found Not Guilty of Felony Sexual Assault in Prep School Trial

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ABC News(CONCORD, N.H.) — Owen Labrie was found not guilty of felony sexual assault in a case at St. Paul’s School, a prestigious New Hampshire prep school. The jury ofRead More

Surviving National Zoo Panda Cub Is Male

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Smithsonian’s National Zoo(WASHINGTON) — The Washington National Zoo revealed the gender of Mei Xiang’s baby panda cub on Friday, and it’s a boy. Veterinarians at the Giant Panda Habitat performedRead More

Will Tropical Storm Erika Strengthen as It Heads Towards Florida?

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ABC News(NEW YORK) — Tropical Storm Erika is battering the Caribbean with heavy rain but will it become a hurricane as it heads towards Florida? “[Erika] could strengthen a littleRead More

Student Dead in Shooting at Savannah State University

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iStock/Thinkstock(SAVANNAH, Ga.) — Shots rang out on Savannah State University’s campus Thursday, with one student killed and the university placed on lockdown. The shooting, which occurred at the SSU StudentRead More

Virginia On-Air Shooting: Survivor's Harrowing Tale of Facing Down Gunman

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Family photo(MONETA, Va.) — The woman who survived the horrific on-air shooting that left two journalists dead in Virginia earlier this week gave her husband a harrowing account of theRead More