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Dog reunited with owner after 8 month, 175-mile journeyA dog that went missing in Massachusetts months ago has been reunited with its family after being found in Maine, 175 miles away
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Crosses are placed for the victims of a mass shooting Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Aurora, Ill., near Henry Pratt Co. manufacturing company where several were killed on Friday. Authorities say an initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he used in the mass shooting. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Aurora shooter's permit was revoked but gun wasn't seizedOfficials investigate what was done after Illinois found a felony in background check of man who later carried out a deadly shooting rampage in Aurora
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Suspect in killing of 4 hostages during standoff has diedAuthorities say a 34-year-old man who killed four people during a hostage situation inside a Mississippi home has died at a hospital
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Former governor spent $22K on Trump hotel stays: reportDocuments obtained by a Maine newspaper show that the state's former Republican governor and his staff spent at least $22,000 in public money at a hotel owned by the family of President Donald Trump
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Officials: Centralia sinkhole unrelated to underground fireState environmental authorities say a 100-foot sinkhole found in a central Pennsylvania town almost completely emptied by a decades-long underground fire is unrelated to the blaze
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Groups: ICE detainees in Boston jail go on hunger strikeDozens of people detained by federal immigration officials are on a hunger strike at a Boston jail
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Petition: Sell Montana for $1TWith the national debt pushing $22 trillion, why not sell off a state and ease the fiscal pain? So says a cheeky Change.org petition that suggests selling Montana to Canada for $1 trillion, the Huffington Post reports. "We have too much debt and Montana is useless," writes petition creator...
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USS Tulsa commissioned as the US Navy's newest warshipA vessel that bears the name of Oklahoma's second-largest city has been commissioned as the newest warship in the U.S. Navy's fleet. The USS Tulsa was commissioned on Saturday at a pier in San Francisco.
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Hunt under way for suspect in shooting of officerAuthorities say a Virginia police officer has been shot and seriously wounded after making a traffic stop
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Work-release inmates help rescue Florida baby locked in SUVSome work-release inmates made a Valentine's Day rescue when a Florida couple accidentally locked their baby inside their SUV
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Court documents: DNA trail led to Alaska cold case suspectCourt documents say police in Alaska were able to make an arrest in a quarter-century-old cold case with the help of DNA voluntarily submitted by an aunt of the man charged
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Stork Is Visiting Critically Endangered Right WhalesFirst there was one. But now the good news from critically endangered North Atlantic right whales has multiplied by seven—the number of new calves spotted so far this year in the waters off Florida and Georgia, reports the Daytona Beach News-Journal . That's especially encouraging given the zero calves that...
Newser5 hours ago
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