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Candlelight vigil to memorialize two deputies shot dead when inmate overpowered them

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iStock/Thinkstock(KANSAS CITY, Kan.) — A candlelight vigil will be held Sunday night in Kansas to memorialize the two sheriff’s deputies who were shot and killed when an inmate overpowered themRead More

Heat, humidity rising in central and eastern US

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ABC News(NEW YORK) — A strong ridge of high pressure is bringing increasing heat and humidity to a majority of the eastern half of the country through the weekend. HeatRead More

Trustees call for university president to resign for criticizing Nassar victim

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Michael Bonfigli /The Christian Science Monitor/Getty Images(EAST LANSING, Mich.) — Michigan State University Interim President John Engler was brought on to clean up the mess left in the wake ofRead More

Harvard University accused of racial discrimination in admissions process for Asian-American students

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iStock/Thinkstock(Cambridge, Mass.) — Asian-American students are subject to racial discrimination during Harvard University’s admission process, a non-profit group, Students for Fair Admissions, claimed in court documents filed Friday, “Today’s courtRead More

San Francisco community concerned after officer-involved shooting captured on video in popular nightlife neighborhood

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iStock/Thinkstock(SAN FRANCISCO) — An officer-involved shooting captured on body camera and surveillance video in a popular San Francisco neighborhood has left the community outraged. The shooting happened in the middleRead More

Endangered Amur leopard cubs born at Illinois zoo

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Brookfield Zoo(BROOKFIELD, Ill.) — Two endangered Amur leopard cubs have been born at the Brookfield Zoo in Illinois. The 8-week-old male cubs are “thriving,” Amy Roberts, the Brookfield Zoo’s seniorRead More

Orlando gunman in deadly hostage standoff almost went to prison just weeks before

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Florida man who allegedly killed four children and shot a police officer in an hours-long standoff with authorities this week was almost sent to prison just 19Read More

Woman strangles possibly rabid bobcat after it attacks her, authorities say

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iStock/Thinkstock(HARTWELL, Ga.) — A Georgia woman saved her own life when she was attacked by a bobcat by overpowering the large feline and strangling it, according to local authorities. EmergencyRead More

Father of 3 in kidney failure granted stay after saying deportation would be 'a death sentence'

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Days before he was scheduled to board a flight from New York to Honduras, Nelson Rosales Santos was told he could stay in the U.S. for anotherRead More

Two people fall 34 feet to the ground after roller coaster derails

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Daytona Beach Fire Department(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) — Chaos erupted at a Florida boardwalk Thursday night when a roller coaster derailed, causing two riders to fall about 34 feet to theRead More