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Fallen Georgia officer had graduated from academy last yearA Georgia police officer gunned down after a traffic stop and foot chase east of Atlanta was identified Friday as a 24-year-old lawman who graduated from the police academy last year
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Woman run over at McDonalds by man who snatched her purseFlorida authorities say a man snatched a handbag from a woman at a fast-food restaurant and then ran her over in a parking lot after she chased him
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The Latest: Fallen Georgia officer is identifiedAuthorities say the Georgia police officer shot and killed after a traffic stop near Atlanta was a 24-year-old officer who joined the force last year
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Plane Turns Around After 'Life-Critical Cargo' Left BehindThe passengers on Southwest Flight 3606 were somewhere over Idaho Sunday when their captain came over the PA with a message: They were headed back to Seattle. That's because there was a "life-critical cargo shipment" that had been left on board, per the Seattle Times : a donated human heart. The...
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FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2016, file photo, a U.S. Border Patrol agent patrols Sunland Park along the U.S.-Mexico border next to Ciudad Juarez. A 7-year-old girl who had crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with her father, died after being taken into the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol, federal immigration authorities confirmed Thursday, Dec. 13. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras, File)
The Latest: Official identifies 7-year-old migrant who diedAn official with Guatemala's foreign ministry has identified the 7-year-old migrant girl who died in U.S. Border Patrol custody as Jackeline Caal
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FILE - In this July 29, 2016 file photo, people attend an open house at the new Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., built to replace the one that was demolished where 20 first graders and six educators were shot and killed in on Dec. 14, 2012. The school was evacuated on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 -- the sixth anniversary of the mass shooting -- after a bomb threat to the school. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Sandy Hook school receives threat on shooting anniversaryStudents at Sandy Hook Elementary School have been sent home for the day after a bomb threat forced an evacuation of the new building on the sixth anniversary of the massacre that killed 20 first-graders and six educators
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Pair of abortion restrictions in Ohio head to Kasich's deskRepublican lawmakers have sent Gov. John Kasich a pair of new abortion restrictions, including legislation banning abortion at the first detectable fetal heartbeat that he's vowed to veto.
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She Warned Her Daughter to 'Get Out.' Now, a 'Terrible Day'It's a "terrible day" in Palo Cedro, Calif., as the town mourns a young blues drummer known as "Happy Pap." That's where Sarah Papenheim grew up, per the Redding Record Searchlight , and those who knew her there (and in the Twin Cities, Minn., area where she'd also lived) are now...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, file photo, police stand guard after the Confederate statue known as Silent Sam was toppled by protesters on campus at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. The board overseeing North Carolina’s public universities is meeting to decide the fate of "Silent Sam."  The University of North Carolina System Board of Governors was meeting Friday, Dec. 14, to discuss a proposal to build a $5 million building to house the statue at UNC-Chapel Hill.  (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
North Carolina university board discusses Confederate statueThe board overseeing North Carolina's public universities is meeting to decide the fate of a Confederate statue toppled by protesters at the state's flagship campus
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A workers clean up as Salem Street is prepared to be covered up for the day after gas line repairs in Lawrence, Mass., Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. Many residents in this neighborhood have been relocated for months since a gas line failure on Sept. 13, 2018, which displaced thousands. Residents and business owners are dealing with the after effects of the crisis. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Months after Massachusetts gas explosions, normalcy far offSome Massachusetts property owners are struggling to return to normalcy following several dramatic pipeline explosions three months ago
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Woman mauled, dragged by bear crawled home to get helpWoman mauled, dragged by bear crawled home to get help
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Catholic store murder suspect identified in another assaultThe man accused of killing a woman and sexually assaulting two others inside a suburban St. Louis religious supply store is a suspect in an assault in a rural area
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