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16 airline passengers taken to hospital after landingAn official says 16 people who reported feeling ill were taken to the hospital after their flight landed in Boston
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2 killed, 1 injured in Miami Beach boating crashTwo people have been killed and one has been injured after a boat crashed against a Miami Beach jetty and capsized
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Protests and Questions Follow Shooting by Police Near YaleNightly protests followed the police shooting of a woman in a car near Yale's campus, and another demonstration is planned for Sunday. Stephanie Washington, 22, was hospitalized after being shot by an officer from Yale and a second from the town of Hamden, NBC reports. They had stopped the car...
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Talks resume Sunday between Stop & Shop, striking workersStriking Stop & Shop supermarket workers and company officials are resuming negotiations
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FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2017, file photo, the State House is surrounded by fall foliage in Augusta, Maine. At least 14 Democrats and eight Republican lawmakers in Maine have gone on to register as paid lobbyists in the past three decades, a practice that is being targeted by a bill advancing in the Legislature. The Maine House and Senate last week advanced a bill to ban future lawmakers from any paid lobbying within their first year out of office. The state ethics commissions had called for the change in 2017. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
APNewsBreak: Numbers of Maine lawmakers who went on to lobbyAPNewsBreak: At least 22 former Maine lawmakers registered as lobbyists within months of leaving office in the past three decades.
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Wife Admits Killing KKK Leader"I fired both shots that killed my husband," Malissa Ancona told a Missouri judge in pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the 2017 death of a KKK leader. Her son, who's also charged , helped her clean the crime scene and dispose of the body but wasn't involved in the killing,...
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Woman Found Dead, Nearly Decapitated, in Possible Ax AttackA woman was found dead and partially decapitated in a Brooklyn apartment, after apparently being attacked with an ax in what police say was a "brutal, vicious attack." A man in custody faces murder charges, WNBC reports, and a 4-year-old girl in the apartment was unharmed. An Uber driver called...
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2011, file photo, Ricky Jason wears a photograph of James Byrd Jr. outside the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Huntsville Unit before the execution of Lawrence Russell Brewer in Huntsville, Texas. An East Texas town's history as the place where a black man, Byrd, was dragged to death by three white men nearly 21 years ago will again come to the forefront this week as the ringleader responsible for the brutal killing, John William King, is scheduled to be executed. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
Texas town reflects on dragging death ahead of executionAn East Texas town is still haunted by a gruesome hate crime in which a black man was dragged behind a pickup truck and killed by three white men nearly 21 years ago
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'911, What's Your Emergency?' 'Can You Bring Me McDonald's?'Sometimes you have a legit emergency and sometimes your emergency is a Big Mac attack. The latter was the case of Michigan 5-year-old Iziah Hall, who awoke early last Sunday really jonesing for some McDonald's, reports WZZM . The only problem was his grandmother was sleeping, so Iziah called 911 and...
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Universities Could Have Lowered Tuitions—but They Didn'tThink college debt is killing America? Then consider how universities missed the chance to lower tuitions—by hoarding a secret windfall and giving the rest to companies you've likely never heard of, HuffPost reports. Called "online program managers," or OPMs, the companies create online courses for such prestigious colleges as...
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Zookeeper Was in the Tiger Habitat. So Was the TigerA zookeeper at the Topeka Zoo is in stable condition after finding herself on the wrong end of a tiger attack early Saturday. The unnamed woman and a 7-year-old male Sumatran tiger named Sanjiv inadvertently ended up in the outdoor tiger habitat at the same time, and zoo director Brendan...
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Cassandra Sandusky, right, a graduate of Columbine High School, pauses with her friend, Jennifer Dunmore, at a row of crosses bearing the names of the victims of the attack at the school 20 years ago before a program for the victims Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Littleton, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
The Latest: 12 students,1 teacher killed honored at ceremonyA ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting has ended with the names of 12 students and a teacher killed being read aloud, accompanied by the release of white doves
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