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  1. 'Forgotten': Foster Baby Dies in Hot Car in WichitaFri, 25 Jul 2014 17:25:10 GMT
    Police were questioning the two foster parents, and two other children were taken into protective custody. More...
  2. NYPD Collects DNA to Find Brooklyn Bridge PrankstersFri, 25 Jul 2014 16:02:42 GMT
    Investigators are also running license plate numbers, scouring social media and examining cellphone transmissions as part of their investigation. More...
  3. Is the Pope Coming to Philadelphia?Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:57:54 GMT
    The Philadelphia Archbishop said Pope Francis has expressed a desire to attend a conference in the U.S., but the Vatican has not confirmed the visit. More...
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  1. Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demandsFri, 25 Jul 2014 14:01:13 GMT
    In this May 22, 2014, photo, protesters gather outside of the McDonald's Corporation headquarters in Oak Brook, Ill., the annual shareholders meeting demonstrating for higher wages and the right to unionize. More...
  2. US weighs refugee status for youth from HondurasFri, 25 Jul 2014 09:46:46 GMT
    The Obama administration is weighing giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, White House officials said Thursday. More...
  3. Things to know about Russia and sanctionsFri, 25 Jul 2014 06:42:01 GMT
    The United States and its allies are angrier at Russia now over Ukraine, but will they do anything more about it -- especially Europe? In solemn procession, wooden caskets carrying the remains of those killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine -- the majority of the dead were Dutch citizens -- have been arriving in ... (more) More...
  4. U.S. senator accused of plagiarism in thesisFri, 25 Jul 2014 02:42:09 GMT
    Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid an investigation into whether he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor who appointed him to the Senate earlier this year. More...
  5. Court throws out Chiquita terror payment claimsThu, 24 Jul 2014 22:37:23 GMT
    A panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that federal courts have no jurisdiction over the Colombian claims. More...
  6. Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 deadThu, 24 Jul 2014 21:37:20 GMT
    Sen. John Walsh said his unattributed use of others' work in his master's thesis was not plagiarism but "a few citations that were unintentionally left out of a term paper" that he blamed in part on... Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid allegations he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing ... (more) More...
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  1. 2 Oregon teens enter guilty plea in classmate torture case Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:31:54 GMT
    Two of the four Portland teenagers accused of shooting a fellow high school student with a BB gun and carving a swastika into his forehead entered guilty pleas and have been sentenced to the custody of the Oregon Youth Authority. More...
  2. Police: Carjacked vehicle hits Philadelphia crowd, killing 2 children, critically injuring 3Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:29:51 GMT
    Police say a vehicle that had been carjacked plowed into a group of people on a corner in Philadelphia, killing two children and critically injuring three other people. More...
  3. Judge won't change hearing for lone suspect in fatal shooting on New Orleans' Bourbon StreetFri, 25 Jul 2014 16:53:01 GMT
    A magistrate judge has refused to move up a preliminary hearing for the only suspect in a deadly shooting on Bourbon Street in New Orleans. More...
  4. US clears Kuwaiti detainee's release from military prison at Guantanamo BayFri, 25 Jul 2014 16:42:46 GMT
    The United States has cleared the release of a Kuwaiti man held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for more than 12 years because of his suspected links to terrorism. More...
  5. Senate backs Gen. Dunford to command Marine Corps, new commander for AfghanistanFri, 25 Jul 2014 16:39:27 GMT
    The Senate has approved a new commander for the Marine Corps and a new leader in Afghanistan. More...
  6. Pentagon: Imminent movement of Russian heavy artillery across border into UkraineFri, 25 Jul 2014 16:27:27 GMT
    The Pentagon says the movement of Russian heavy caliber artillery systems across the border into Ukraine is "imminent", escalating the military action there. More...
  7. 2 more teens convicted, sentenced for carving swastika into fellow student's foreheadFri, 25 Jul 2014 16:11:02 GMT
    Two of the four Portland teenagers accused of shooting a fellow high school student with a BB gun and carving a swastika into his forehead entered guilty pleas in court this week and have been sentenced. More...
  8. Family of man who died in police custody after apparent chokehold seeks federal investigationFri, 25 Jul 2014 16:07:52 GMT
    Family members of a man who died in police custody have met with federal prosecutors in New York City to press for an investigation into the death. More...
  9. Police say Amazon employee was piloting drone that buzzed by Seattle Space NeedleFri, 25 Jul 2014 15:55:04 GMT
    Police say an out-of-town Amazon employee was the operator behind a drone that buzzed the Seattle Space Needle this week. More...
  10. Nearly 1,000 cyclists gather in Connecticut for cancer survivors benefitFri, 25 Jul 2014 15:51:14 GMT
    Close to 1,000 bicyclists are gathering in Salisbury for a 100-mile ride to help cancer survivors. More...