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North Dakota governor issues emergency evacuation order for Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp

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Scott Olson/Getty Images(BISMARCK, N.D.) — North Dakota governor Doug Burgum issued an emergency evacuation order Wednesday for the Oceti Sakowin protest camp — located on the edge of the StandingRead More

Teen girls found dead on hike in Indiana investigated as double homicide

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WRTV(TERRE HAUTE, Ind.) — The bodies of two teenage girls who went missing while hiking in Indiana were found Tuesday, and their deaths, which shook their community, are now beingRead More

Plane makes emergency return to airport after hitting deer during takeoff

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Wavebreakmedia Ltd/iStock/Thinkstock(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — An American Airlines flight bound for Gulfport, Mississippi, had to make an emergency landing in North Carolina on Wednesday after striking a deer upon takeoff, accordingRead More

Chicago man charged in murder of 11-year-old girl

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samfotograf/iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — A Chicago man has been charged with murder for the shooting death of an 11-year-old girl in Chicago. Takiyah Holmes was one of two girls, ages 11 andRead More

NYPD launches investigation after video purportedly shows officer using stun gun on teen who says she is pregnant

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moodboard/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The NYPD said it has launched an internal investigation after a video appeared online purporting to show a police officer using a stun gun on a 17-year-oldRead More

Utah teen gives chocolates to all 537 girls in school on Valentine's Day

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Creatas Images/iStock/Thinkstock(WEST HAVEN, Utah) — A Utah teen devised a Valentine’s Day plan to gift every girl in his school a sweet reminder that they are “special and unique.” TrystonRead More

Former Dairy Queen manager charged with manslaughter in bullied teen's suicide

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iStock/Thinkstock(GLASGOW, Mo.) — A former Dairy Queen manager accused of bullying a Missouri teen to the point that he took his own life has now been charged with involuntary manslaughter,Read More

Rumor the German Shepherd wins best in show at Westminster Kennel Club dog show

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Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Rumor has it — literally. The 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show’s Best in Show went to a female German Shepherd from the Herding GroupRead More

Oklahoma bill that would force women seeking abortions to get permission from baby's father advances

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iStock/Thinkstock(OKLAHOMA CITY) — The Oklahoma state legislature has advanced a bill that would require pregnant women seeking abortions to get permission from the baby’s father. The Public Health Committee ofRead More

Toddler killed in drive-by shooting on Chicago's West Side: Police

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WLS-TV(CHICAGO) — A toddler was killed on Chicago’s gang-plagued West Side Tuesday after he was shot in the head, police said. The 2-year-old boy was killed along with a 26-year-oldRead More