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Department of Justice Announces Suit Against Ferguson, Missouri

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Ramin Talaie/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Department of Justice has announced a federal lawsuit against the city of Ferguson regarding policing there. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced the details in aRead More

Elderly Being Conned into Trafficking Drugs

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement(WASHINGTON) — Floridian Ralph Soles, 74, said he was caught transporting methamphetamine into New Zealand two years ago. He was arrested and spent the next 18Read More

NTSB Considering Investigation into Royal Caribbean Cruises' Weather Troubles

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ANDER GILLENEA/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is considering a possible investigation into events surrounding the storm that rocked a cruise ship off the Carolina coastRead More

Unruly Passenger Forces Cross-Country Flight to Divert, Airline Says

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iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(DENVER) — An Alaska Airlines flight made an unscheduled landing in Denver after a passenger became agitated and “issued a threat,” according to an Alaska Airlines spokesperson. Scheduled toRead More

Asia McClain Speaks Out About Adnan Syed

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ABC News(BALTIMORE) — His story has been heard by millions since the 2014 launch of investigative podcast, Serial, turning listeners into armchair detectives. Adnan Syed was convicted in the 1999Read More

Martin Shkreli's Lawyer Fires Back at Congress

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Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — The lead lawyer for former pharmaceutical company CEO Martin Shkreli is firing back at lawmakers on Capitol Hill after his controversial client was sharply questionedRead More

Adnan Syed's Chance at New Trial Rests in Judge's Hands

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Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images(BALTIMORE) — The fate of Adnan Syed — the man at the center of Serial — now rests in the hands of a retiredRead More

Fire Sparked by Hoverboard Destroys Nashville Mansion, Authorities Say

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Nashville Fire Department(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — A fire sparked from a hoverboard destroyed a Tennessee mansion last month, fire officials said, spreading so quickly that a 16-year-old girl had to jumpRead More

Royal Caribbean Cruise Captain: Weather Forecast Wasn't 'Anything Near' What Happened

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Courtesy Sean Ferguson(NEW YORK) — The captain of the Royal Caribbean cruise ship that was rocked by terrifying, hurricane-force winds off the coast of the Carolinas Sunday told passengers thatRead More

Lithium Batteries Could Spark ‘Catastrophic’ Plane Fires, FAA Warns

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Lithium ion batteries power our phones, laptops, and cameras –- but if handled improperly, they also have the power to potentially bring down a plane. Following a seriesRead More