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Rare 'Yellow' Lobster Spared From Dinner Table at NYC Restaurant

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Courtesy Steven Costello(NEW YORK) — A New York City restaurant has “pardoned” a special “yellow” crustacean after discovering that the little lobster was a one in 30 million find. RubyRead More

Teen Accused of Rape Gets Probation; Survivor's Group Says Judge's Ruling May Deter Other Victims

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iStock/Thinkstock(EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass.) — An 18-year-old accused of sexually assaulting two high school classmates is facing two years of probation despite the district attorney’s office’s recommendation of two years inRead More

Feds Investigate Hack of The New York Times, Suspect Russian Operatives Are to Blame

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Federal authorities are investigating a series of cyberattacks on The New York Times and other U.S. media organizations, and they believe those web-based assaults were “probably” carriedRead More

Man Accused of Deadly Georgia Day Care Shooting Found Guilty in Retrial

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iStock/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) — A former General Electric executive charged with murder after confessing to shooting a man outside a day care in 2010 was found guilty Tuesday by jurors in aRead More

Over 2,600 People in Shelters in Louisiana: The Latest on Flood Recovery by the Numbers

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File photo. iStock/Thinktsock(BATON ROUGE, La.) — Over 2,600 people remain in shelters in Louisiana as President Obama prepares to visit the southeastern part of the state today, which was devastatedRead More

Federal Court Set to Hear Appeal on Kansas Voter ID Law

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments regarding an effort by the state of Kansas to reinstate rules that require its residents to present proofRead More

US Driving Hits New Record High in First Half of 2016

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Does it feel like more people are hitting the road lately? If so, it’s not your imagination. According to a new report by the Transportation Department’s Federal HighwayRead More

Emergency Crews Battle Large Wildfires in Six Western States

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iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Hot, dry and windy conditions have created a perfect storm for the spread of large wildfires in several western states, including a massive blaze in California thatRead More

UN: Thousands of Children Risk Perilous Journey to US Border

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John Moore/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Nearly 26,000 unaccompanied children arrived at the U.S. southwestern border in the first half of this year, in a continuing influx of migrants attempting toRead More

Children of Witness Protection Struggle to Reclaim Identities

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ABC News(BILLINGS, Mont.) — Jackee Taylor still remembers when her mother woke her up in the middle of the night and U.S. Marshals were telling their family they had toRead More