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  1. Five Die in Pennsylvania Car CrashSat, 20 Sep 2014 23:41:28 GMT
    Children were among those killed in a four-car crash in Pennsylvania near Allentown, authorities said. More...
  2. Allergy Alert: M&M's Recalled Over Peanut ButterSat, 20 Sep 2014 23:25:56 GMT
    The candies in M&M's Milk Chocolate Theater Boxes might contain peanut butter which could be a big problem for people with allergies. More...
  3. Hannah Graham Search Stirs 'Debilitating' MemoriesSat, 20 Sep 2014 23:04:28 GMT
    Five girls have disappeared from the Charlottesville area in the last five years, with 18-year-old Hannah Graham the latest. More...
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  1. Potential push for Obama to expand military effortSat, 20 Sep 2014 16:39:49 GMT
    President Barack Obama's military campaign against the Islamic State group already has extended beyond the limits he first outlined. But military experts inside and outside the administration argue that an even greater expansion may be needed for the mission to succeed, including positioning U.S. ground troops with front-line Iraqi security forces. More...
  2. A joint plan between the UK and France will involve bolstering security at the port of CalaisSat, 20 Sep 2014 13:03:14 GMT
    The UK Government will provide A 12 million over three years to help tackle the problem of illegal immigrants at Calais hoping to gain entry to Britain. Home Secretary Theresa May and her French counterpart Bernard Cazeneuve reached a deal which will also see increased co-operation between the two countries' law enforcement agencies. More...
  3. Feds mum on prosecution of illegal border crossersSat, 20 Sep 2014 09:28:58 GMT
    The federal government refuses to say whether prosecutors in Yuma, Arizona, have scaled back a years-old program that guarantees jail time for most immigrants caught crossing the border illegally and which law enforcement officials say is crucial to public safety. Reports that federal prosecutors have stopped some prosecutions under Operation Streamline surfaced nearly two weeks ago when Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake wrote a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder seeking information on the status of the zero-tolerance program that circumvents the civil immigration system and lumps together months' worth of criminal proceedings into one day for immigrants caught crossing the border illegally. More...
  4. Clemson under fire for asking students about sex livesSat, 20 Sep 2014 05:50:07 GMT
    Clemson University suspended a mandatory online course that asked students and faculty about their sex lives and drinking habits following backlash from the school community. The South Carolina public university started using the third-party online course this semester as part of required "Title IX training" on sexual violence prevention. More...
  5. Fence jumper at White House sparks evacuationSat, 20 Sep 2014 02:08:28 GMT
    The incident occurred just minutes after President Barack Obama and his daughters left the White House on Friday evening aboard Marine One on their way to Camp David, the presidential retreat in Maryland where Obama and his family were to spend the weekend. White House staffers and Associated Press journalists inside the West Wing were evacuated by Secret Service officers, some with their weapons drawn. More...
  6. Guest lineups for the Sunday news showsSat, 20 Sep 2014 02:08:27 GMT
    NBC's "Meet the Press" - Sens. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn.; Michael Mullen, former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman. TOKYO - The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. More...
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  1. 5 inmates escape from California jailSat, 20 Sep 2014 23:12:07 GMT
    Five inmates are on the loose after escaping from a California jail. More...
  2. Brighton animal control officers seize 69 cats from deplorable trailerSat, 20 Sep 2014 21:53:51 GMT
    Authorities say they have seized at least 69 cats from the deplorable conditions of a Brighton trailer. More...
  3. Authorities searching for 5 inmates who fled from the Madera County jail in Central CaliforniaSat, 20 Sep 2014 20:44:08 GMT
    Authorities in Central California are on the hunt for five inmates who have escaped a correctional facility. More...
  4. Corgi owners rally around slain Bellingham dog; suspect remorsefulSat, 20 Sep 2014 19:49:16 GMT
    Corgi owners around the nation are rallying around a slain Bellingham dog, calling for the harshest penalty for the man charged with killing Molly, a Pembroke Welsh corgi. More...
  5. Kentucky fire captain injured in ice bucket challenge diesSat, 20 Sep 2014 18:00:47 GMT
    A central Kentucky firefighter injured in an "ice bucket challenge" has died a month after a power line shocked him and another man. More...
  6. Tortoise escapes from a Florida backyard and brings traffic to a crawlSat, 20 Sep 2014 17:08:16 GMT
    Fingers are being pointed at a wayward 100-pound tortoise for bringing traffic to a crawl at a Sarasota, Fla., intersection. More...
  7. A look at Chicago's incoming, outgoing archbishopsSat, 20 Sep 2014 17:01:35 GMT
    BISHOP BLASE CUPICH BORN: March 19, 1949, in Omaha, Nebraska. More...
  8. Hundreds of volunteers search for missing University of Virginia student SaturdaySat, 20 Sep 2014 16:56:33 GMT
    Hundreds of volunteers, some driven by worry for the safety of their own families, fanned out from the University of Virginia campus Saturday to search for a sophomore who disappeared a week ago. More...
  9. New academic journal aims to stoke interest in history of Midwest and PlainsSat, 20 Sep 2014 15:12:34 GMT
    When a group of historians gathered last spring in Omaha to discuss the revival of teaching Middle America's history, among their plans had been to start an online Midwest history journal. More...
  10. Family of CIA contractor killed in Benghazi attack files $2 million in claimsSat, 20 Sep 2014 14:17:32 GMT
    The family of a CIA contractor killed in Benghazi, Libya, has filed claims seeking $2 million in damages from the Central Intelligence Agency and State Department, alleging there was inadequate security at the U.S. diplomatic post and CIA compound when it came under attack by militants in 2012. More...