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Tearful Young Girl Laments ‘Shame’ of Charlotte Shooting

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Peter Zay/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Peaceful protesters crowded Charlotte, North Carolina’s first city council meeting since the cop shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, with over 50 people speaking outRead More

Boater Rescued After 8 Days at Sea Arrives in Boston as His Mother Remains Missing

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iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — A boater who was recently rescued after spending eight days at sea in a life raft has finally arrived back on land in Boston, where he is expectedRead More

FDNY: One Dead, Multiple Injured After Explosion at Home

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Courtesy Dylan Ryder(NEW YORK) — A firefighter was killed and multiple people were injured in an explosion and fire in a house in New York City Tuesday that contained evidenceRead More

Thousands Evacuated, National Guard Deployed as Iowa Braces for Major Flooding

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iStock/Thinkstock(CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa) — Residents of Cedar Rapids, Iowa watched warily Tuesday as floodwaters continued to rise to levels not seen since record flooding in 2008 that caused some $10Read More

Rescued Boater Expected in Boston Tuesday as Mother Is Still Missing

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iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — A rescued boater who spent eight days adrift at sea after his boat sank is expected to arrive in Boston Tuesday to be reunited with friends and family,Read More

Debate Creates Carnival Atmosphere at Hofstra

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Meghan Keneally/ABC News(HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.) — The 2016 presidential race has turned Hofstra University into something of a campaign carnival Monday ahead of the first debate of the general election. ThereRead More

Florida Woman Jumped on Purse-Snatcher's Car as He Tried to Get Away

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iStock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) — Surveillance video from a South Florida gas station caught the moment a woman jumped on top of a man’s car after he allegedly stole her purse, according toRead More

Nine Wounded After Shooting in Houston Shopping Center

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iStock/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — The Houston Police Department responded to an active shooter situation in a shopping center that injured nine people, according to police Monday. The suspect, a lawyer, was shotRead More

Obama Tells Standing Rock Demonstrators: 'You're Making Your Voice Heard'

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SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama weighed in on the Native American movement to block a disputed oil pipeline Monday as he hosted more than 500 Native American leaders forRead More

Iowa Mayor to Residents in Flood Evacuation Area: 'Please, Please Leave'

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iStock/Thinkstock(VINTON, Iowa) — Iowa residents are waiting nervously as the swollen Cedar River rises steadily to its highest levels since a devastating flood in 2008 that caused some $10 billionRead More