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Famed Neurologist Oliver Sacks Dies at 82

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Chris McGrath/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Renowned neurologist and author of Awakenings Oliver Sacks died on Sunday. He was 82. His assistant, Kate Edgar, told The New York Times the causeRead More

President Obama Changes the Name of Mount McKinley to Denali

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iStock/Thinkstock(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — The highest peak in North America is getting a name change. Mt. McKinley is now known by its Koyukon Athabascan name, Denali, in an effort by PresidentRead More

Memorial Service Held for Virginia Journalists Killed On Air

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Jay Paul/Getty Images(ROANOKE, Va.) — A memorial service was held Sunday to remember two journalists who were tragically killed in Virginia. The Roanoke Valley Symphony Orchestra played solemn songs asRead More

Bartender Wins Lottery With Cash He Found on the Street

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Chris Rogers/iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) — A California bartender has won the lottery, all thanks to cash he found on the street. After Hubert Tang picked up a $20 bill on theRead More

For Slain Texas Deputy, Law Enforcement Was 'His Calling,' Brother-in-Law Says

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ABC News(NEW YORK) — For deputy Darren Goforth, who was shot and killed at a Texas gas station Friday, law enforcement was “his calling,” his brother-in-law told ABC News. Goforth,Read More

2 Dead After Storm Slams Washington State

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Wavebreakmedia Ltd/iStock/ThinkStock(SEATTLE) — A powerful storm system moved through parts of the northwest Saturday, leaving two dead and hundreds of thousands without power in Washington state. A man was killedRead More

South Florida Prepares for What's Left of Tropical Storm Erika

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iStock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) — South Florida prepares for the remnants of Tropical Storm Erika. After Tropical Storm Erika dissipated over Cuba Saturdy morning, South Floridians prepared for the leftover heavy rain, flooding,Read More

For Slain Texas Deputy, Law Enforcement Was 'His Calling,' Brother-in-Law Says

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Alex_Schmidt/iStock/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — For deputy Darren Goforth, who was shot and killed at a Texas gas station Friday, law enforcement was “his calling,” his brother-in-law told ABC News. Goforth, a HarrisRead More

Memorial Service Held in New Orleans on Tenth Anniversary of Katrina

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Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) — Local leaders and residents attended a memorial service on Saturday for the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina making landfall. The ceremony tookRead More

Mountain Lion Captured After Jumping on Mechanic Opening up Shop

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MikeLane45/iStock/Thinkstock(PALMDALE, Calif.) — A California mechanic got a surprise Friday morning when a mountain lion jumped on him as he was opening the shop where he worked. Hank Barkerfelt saidRead More