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Olympian Tyson Gay Speaks at Emotional Vigil for His Slain Daughter

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iStock/Thinkstock(LEXINGTON, Ky.) — Friends and family gathered at an emotional candlelight vigil in Lexington, Kentucky, on Monday night for Trinity Gay, the 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay. TrinityRead More

Windsurfer Rescued from Lake Michigan by Coast Guard

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U.S. Coast Guard(EVANSTON, Ill.) — The Coast Guard rescued a windsurfer in Lake Michigan after his mast broke. Dramatic video shows Coast Guard members chasing down the man Monday aboutRead More

Rare Black Baby Rhino Born in Iowa Zoo

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iStock/Thinkstock(DES MOINES, Iowa) — A zoo in Iowa is celebrating the recent birth of a rare baby black rhino. The Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, Iowa, announced the birthRead More

Students Erupt in Excitement as Officer Dances to Beyonce During Pep Rally

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Courtesy Deuntay Diggs(STAFFORD, Va.) — A high school gymnasium was in an uproar last week, when a police officer got “in formation” during a pep rally in Virginia. “Being calledRead More

More Officers to Patrol Golden Gate Bridge to Help Prevent Suicides

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iStock/Thinkstock(SAN FRANCISCO) — Five more bridge patrol officers will be assigned to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge to help prevent suicide attempts. The bridge currently has 31 uniformed personnel, includingRead More

Police Release 911 Call on Suspected Firebombing, Graffiti at North Carolina GOP Office

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NC GOP(HILLSBOROUGH, N.C.) — The person who reported this weekend’s apparent arson attack and graffiti vandalism at a county Republican Party headquarters in North Carolina told police: “They threw someRead More

Men Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Tyson Gay's Daughter Plead Not Guilty

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iStock/Thinkstock(LEXINGTON, Ky.) — Three men pleaded not guilty Monday in connection with the fatal shooting of the teenage daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay. Trinity Gay, 15, was shot inRead More

Obama Celebrates Improved US High School Graduation Rate

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Michael Davidson for Hillary for America(WASHINGTON) — President Obama touted that America’s high school graduation rate has risen to 83.2 percent, but emphasized more work lay ahead in improving theRead More

Record October Warmth Broils Parts of the US

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ABC News(NEW YORK) — Record-high temperatures have put autumn weather on hold for parts of the U.S., and forecasters predict the unusual October heat will continue through the middle ofRead More

Minnesota Man's Arrest Sparks Concern from Rights Groups

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iStock/Thinkstock(EDINA, Minn.) — A cellphone video showing the arrest of a black man in Minnesota who was walking in the street has sparked concern among community and civil rights groupsRead More