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'Cops' crew member killed in Omaha police shooting

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Omaha police say officers' gunfire killed 'Cops' television show crew member and a robbery suspect at a fast-food restaurant. More>>

Instructor killed when girl, 9, fires Uzi in Arizona Video included

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A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi in ARIZONA. More>>

Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved

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Time Warner Cable said Wednesday service was largely restored after a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours. More>>

Man arrested for allegedly pouring gas on ex-girlfriend while holding lighter Video included

Donnie Brooks (Source: Hawkins County Sheriff's Office) Donnie Brooks (Source: Hawkins County Sheriff's Office)
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A 54 year-old Hawkins County man is behind bars and facing several charges including attempted arson. More>>

Baby struck by car in Providence driveway Video included

Justin Diaz Cabral (Photo courtesy of family) Justin Diaz Cabral (Photo courtesy of family)
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A 15-month-old baby boy remains in critical condition after police say a neighbor leaving for work ran over the boy without realizing it. More>>

Obama defends handling of veterans affairs issues Video included

President Barack Obama addressed the VA's problems at the American Legion National Convention in Charlotte. (WBTV) President Barack Obama addressed the VA's problems at the American Legion National Convention in Charlotte. (WBTV)

Obama defended his administration's response to lapses that delayed health care for veterans, but conceded that more must be done to regain their trust. More>>

Class of 2018 grows up with Facebook, selfies, Sept. 11

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The college class of 2018 has grown up in a much different world. More>>

Koch brothers: Understanding the men with a major political impact

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The Koch brothers have a dominant impact on American politics, supporting Republicans and the Tea Party. More>>

American Ebola doc urges help fighting outbreak

Dr. Kent Brantly (Samaritan's Purse / EPA file) Dr. Kent Brantly (Samaritan's Purse / EPA file)
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An American doctor who was released from an Atlanta hospital after surviving the Ebola virus says he's glad for any attention his situation brought to African countries fighting an epidemic. More>>

American Ebola doc: 'I am thrilled to be alive' Video included

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A doctor at the hospital that treated two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa says their discharge poses no public health risk. More>>

ISIS demanded $132 million for release of journalist James Foley

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The Islamic militant group ISIS at one time demanded a ransom of 100 million euros — $132 million — for the release of James Foley, the American journalist who was beheaded in an ISIS video made public earlier this week. More>>

Kidnapped American journalist apparently executed by ISIS Video included

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The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) claims to have beheaded an American photojournalist and has threatened the life of another American journalist if President Obama doesn't stop airstrikes in Iraq. More>>

Argentina car crash kills 3 relatives of pope

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Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in serious condition Tuesday after their car crashed on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and local officials said. More>>

St. Louis cops shoot, kill man in incident near Ferguson, MO

Police respond to a fatal shooting involving two St. Louis city police officers. (NBC News) Police respond to a fatal shooting involving two St. Louis city police officers. (NBC News)
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Two St. Louis city police officers shot and killed a man who came within several feet of them brandishing a knife. More>>

Morgue attendant admits to having sex with up to 100 bodies

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A federal court has made a ruling in connection with a disturbing case involving an Ohio morgue attendant who had sex with female corpses at work. More>>

Michael Brown could have survived first 5 shots, medical examiner says Video included

Examiner points to Michael Brown bullet wounds Examiner points to Michael Brown bullet wounds
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A medical examiner hired by the family of Michael Brown said  Brown could have survived all but the last of six shots — a bullet to the top of the head. More>>

Federal autopsy ordered in Missouri teen Michael Brown's death Video included

Lesley McSpadden, right, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, watches as Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family pictureduring a news conference Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Lesley McSpadden, right, the mother of 18-year-old Michael Brown, watches as Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., holds up a family pictureduring a news conference Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has asked for the Justice Department to arrange an autopsy on the body of Michael Brown by a federal medical examiner. More>>

Friend of man who inspired #IceBucketChallenge dies celebrating success

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A friend of the man diagnosed with ALS who first inspired the viral "ice bucket challenge" drowned Saturday, hours after raising $100,000 for ALS treatment and research.

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Gov declares emergency, imposes curfew in Ferguson Video included

Nixon said Saturday that the state will not allow a handful of looters to endanger the community and that there must be calm if justice is to be served. The curfew will run from midnight to 5 a.m. Nixon said Saturday that the state will not allow a handful of looters to endanger the community and that there must be calm if justice is to be served. The curfew will run from midnight to 5 a.m.
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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he's declared a state of emergency and is implementing a curfew in the St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago. More>>

Utah woman who drank poisoned tea still critical Video included

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A woman who drank sweet tea that had poison in it remains in critical condition. More>>

Senate Dems' campaign arms starts $9M ad by in NC

Keeping the politically vulnerable Hagan in Washington is considered essential for Democrats to preserve their Senate majority. Keeping the politically vulnerable Hagan in Washington is considered essential for Democrats to preserve their Senate majority.
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Senate Democrats' campaign arm is spending more than $9 million on TV ads in North Carolina's tight Senate race. More>>

Family reunited with daughter they thought died in 2004 tsunami Video included

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A 14-year-old Indonesian girl thought to have died in the 2004 tsunami has been found alive and reunited with her family. More>>

Target publicly endorses same-sex marriage

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Target Corp. is adding its name to a legal defense of gay marriage, joining other large companies that are taking a stand, just four years after the retailer came under criticism for supporting a strident opponent of same-sex unions. Target said it has signed a court brief backing marriage equality in a pending court case and publicly declared its support of gay marriage, a move similar to those taken by Starbucks, Intel and Apple."It is our belief that everyone should be treated equally unde... More>>

  • NationalMore>>

  • Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

    Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:21:03 GMT
    College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.
    College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.
  • Prosecutor: McDonnells had 'corrupt understanding'

    Prosecutor: McDonnells had 'corrupt understanding'

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:21:00 GMT
    Closing arguments have started in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.
    Prosecutors are asking jurors to focus on two questions at the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.
  • 'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated

    'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:50 AM EDT2014-08-29 13:50:11 GMT
    Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."
    Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."
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  • EU ministers call for new sanctions against Russia

    EU ministers call for new sanctions against Russia

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:20:52 GMT
    European Union foreign ministers are weighing the 28-nation bloc's stance in the Ukraine crisis amid increasing calls to beef up economic sanctions against Russia.
    Several European Union foreign ministers on Friday accused Russia of invading eastern Ukraine and said Moscow should be punished with more sanctions.
  • Image of Asia: The blur of the crowd in Tokyo

    Image of Asia: The blur of the crowd in Tokyo

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:20:50 GMT
    By The Associated Press In this photo by Koji Sasahara, people walk across the scramble crossing outside Shibuya Station in Tokyo on Friday afternoon. The Shibuya district is popular with young...
    By The Associated Press In this photo by Koji Sasahara, people walk across the scramble crossing outside Shibuya Station in Tokyo on Friday afternoon. The Shibuya district is popular with young people...
  • Senegal confirms its 1st case of Ebola

    Senegal confirms its 1st case of Ebola

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:20:44 GMT
    The World Health Organization says the past week has seen the highest increase of Ebola cases since the outbreak began, more evidence that the crisis is worsening.
    A man infected with Ebola traveled to Senegal, becoming the first recorded in this country of an outbreak that has hit four other West African countries and has killed more than 1,500 people, the Ministry of Health said...
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