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East Coast will feel effects of super typhoon

Sat, 11/08/2014 - 10:41am
A strong storm over the Bering Sea -- the remnants of Super Typhoon Nuri -- will bring intense winds, massive waves and heavy rain and snow to coastal Alaska and the Aleutian Islands.
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Professor guilty of poisoning wife with cyanide

Sat, 11/08/2014 - 10:38am
A Pennsylvania jury found Robert Ferrante, a professor who also managed a scientific lab, guilty in the cyanide poisoning of his wife, Dr. Autumn Klein.
Categories: National News

4th victim of Washington state school shooting dies

Sat, 11/08/2014 - 5:55am
A teen shot by his cousin during last month's rampage at a Washington state school has died, bringing the total number of fatalities to five, including the gunman.
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Former UNC athlete sues school over academic scandal

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 11:01pm
A former University of North Carolina football player has become the first to sue the university over an 18-year academic scandal that kept athletes eligible to play sports by taking classes that never met.
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Arrest made in McStay family deaths

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 8:43pm
California authorities arrest a suspect in the deaths of the McStay family -- a southern California family of four that vanished in 2010, San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon says.
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Abe Lincolns everywhere

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 6:03pm
Picture a mansion on an estate that, before the Civil War, was a thriving Southern cotton plantation. Entering the lavish home is a tall, lanky, bearded man wearing a suit and a stovepipe hat. Sound familiar?
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Watch as a planet is born

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 4:37pm
High-powered ALMA telescope captures a planet being born 450 light years away.
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Police investigating NASCAR's Kurt Busch for domestic assault

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 3:40pm
One of NASCAR's top drivers, Kurt Busch, is being investigated for domestic assault, Delaware police said Friday.
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2 die in Guard helicopter crash

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 2:58pm
An Idaho Army National Guard helicopter with two crewmen on board crashed south of the Boise Airport on Thursday night.
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He saw abduction, alerted police

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 11:25am
Philadelphia police say that their case into a woman's abduction may not have turned out as it did -- with her recovery and a suspect's arrest, three days after the incident -- if not for the help of witness Dwayne Fletcher.
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Army apologizes for policy approving use of word 'Negro'

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 9:59am
The U.S. Army has removed a policy that said it was acceptable to refer to black service members as a "Negro" and issued an apology Thursday, two days after CNN reported the regulation.
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G-forces and an elephant in my lap

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 9:47am
You can barely move. It takes the utmost concentration to breathe. It feels like an elephant is on your lap -- just a few highlights from an unforgettable flight aboard a Thunderbird F-16.
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Fox executive's body found

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 9:04am
More than two years after Fox entertainment executive Gavin Smith vanished in Southern California, his body has been found and identified, authorities said.
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Police: Philadelphia kidnapper seized another woman

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 8:47am
A month before Delvin Barnes grabbed a woman off the streets of Philadelphia, he hit a teen with a shovel in Virginia and stuffed her into a car's trunk, authorities say.
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Pilot's remains found after F-16 crash

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 8:04am
An Air Force pilot's remains were found in the Gulf of Mexico after the crash of an F-16 fighter jet Thursday, the military said.
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The week in 39 photos

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 6:50am
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Ferguson mayor: Brace for worst

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 5:35am
Mayor James Knowles says he expects protests after a grand jury decides whether to indict the officer who shot Michael Brown.
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Court upholds same-sex marriage bans

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 5:35am
A federal appeals court Thursday allowed four states to prohibit same-sex unions -- a decision that could force the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the issue.
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FBI director defends impersonation of AP reporter

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 4:49am
The director of the FBI defended Friday an agent's actions in impersonating an Associated Press reporter to track down a suspect -- a tactic criticized by the news agency as "unacceptable."
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