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How Words Like Butt-Dial and Redditor Make It Into the Oxford English Dictionary

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Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Redditor, shareable and butt-dial are among the latest words to join the Oxford English Dictionary, which keeps the definitive record of words that have permeated theRead More

Slain Virginia Reporter's Dad Vows to Push for Tougher Gun Screenings

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Jay Paul/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The father of a Virginia-based reporter slain during a live television segment on Wednesday says he hopes to find purpose in his daughter’s death byRead More

Washington State Mom Ticketed for Driving While Breastfeeding

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iStock/Thinkstock(SEATTLE) — A Washington State woman was pulled over and given a ticket after she admitted to breastfeeding while driving, a precarious practice for which she’d been busted before. ABCRead More

Hurricane Katrina: How One Family Came Together to Rebuild Restaurant

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Justine Quart/ABC News(NEW ORLEANS) — Sophie Nord couldn’t believe what she saw on TV. The columned two-story Queen Anne home that stood for more than 100 years — and housedRead More

Slain TV Reporter's Father 'Crying My Eyes Out' over Deadly Shooting

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Jay Paul/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Andy Parker said his daughter Alison normally called every day. She liked to check in and get her father’s insights on her reports with WDBJ,Read More

Virginia Shooter's Alleged History of Problems at Former TV Station

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Virginia State Police(FAIRFAX, Va.) — The trail of workplace rage that appears in part to have led a Virginia news reporter to shoot two colleagues Wednesday on live television isRead More

Man in Custody After Louisiana Officer Shot, Two Stabbed

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aijohn784/iStock/Thinkstock(SUNSET, La.) — A man who allegedly stabbed two people and shot a police officer at a convenience store in southwest Louisiana has been taken into custody, according to stateRead More

Three Shot, Including Police Officer, in Louisiana

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aijohn784/iStock/Thinkstock(SUNSET, La.) — A shooting in Sunset, Louisiana, left three people injured this afternoon, according to Louisiana state police. A police officer is reportedly among the injured, the state policeRead More

What Virginia Shooting Suspect Vester Flanagan Did Leading Up to the On-Air Attack

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Virginia State Police(FAIRFAX, Va.) — The man who authorities said fatally shot a reporter and a cameraman during a live report in Virginia Wednesday morning had taken steps ahead ofRead More

Colorado Movie Theater Gunman James Holmes Formally Sentenced

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RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via Getty Images(CENTENNIAL, Colo.) — James Holmes, the convicted gunman in the Aurora, Colorado movie theater shootings, will spend the rest of his life in prison.Read More