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Johns Hopkins Sends Rejected Students 'Welcome' Emails in Error

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iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(BALTIMORE) — Johns Hopkins University accidentally sent nearly 300 students emails suggesting they had been accepted to the school, when actually they had already been turned down, the schoolRead More

ABC EXCLUSIVE: Alan Gross: Cuba Releases Him After Five Years in Prison

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Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Held for five years in Cuba, 65-year-old American contractor Alan Gross has been released from prison and is en route to U.S. soil, ABC News hasRead More

Jesus Sign at Fire Station Becomes Hot Topic

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Hemera/Thinkstock(UTICA, N.Y.) — The chief of a Utica, New York, fire station says its holiday sign reading “Happy Birthday Jesus We Love You” is staying put. Freedom From Religion FoundationRead More

Sony Says Theaters Don't Have to Show "The Interview" After Threats

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iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) — Sony has told theaters they do not have to show The Interview, after the group claiming responsibility for stealing troves of Sony executives’ emails released aRead More

Water Leak at Barclays Center Causes 'Rain Delay' During NBA Game

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Al Bello/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and Miami Heat was delayed for about 30 minutes Tuesday after a leak left water dripping onto theRead More

Drive Sober Campaign Aims to Top Last Year's Success

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says motorists should be wary about seeing a red light in their rear view mirror this holiday season. It probably won’t be from Rudolph’sRead More

Man Rushing to Wife In Labor Says Cop Pulled Gun on Him During Traffic Stop

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shiyali/iStock/Thinkstock(CLEVELAND) — An Ohio man says a Cleveland Heights police officer acted aggressively when he pulled his gun on him during a traffic stop as he was rushing to hisRead More

Sony Says Theaters Don't Have to Show "The Interview" After Threats

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iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) — Sony has told theaters they do not have to show The Interview, after the group claiming responsibility for stealing troves of Sony executives’ emails released aRead More

Man Rescued From Deserted Island After Raft Drifts for 5 Days

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Ivan Cholakov/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A man who was stranded for six days — five days on the water and then one on an uninhabited island in the Bahamas — hasRead More

LAPD to Have Body Cameras on All Officers on Street

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Antonprado/iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — The Los Angeles Police Department will receive funding to provide body cameras to every officer on the street in the next budget, Los Angeles Mayor Eric GarcettiRead More