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Robin Williams' ashes scattered in San Francisco Bay
Actor Robin Williams was cremated and his ashes were scattered in San Francisco Bay, according to his death certificate.
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2nd co-owner of plant facing charges over bad meat
A second former co-owner of the California slaughterhouse involved in a recall of nearly nine million pounds of meat was charged with knowingly processing an...
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Purdue shooter pleads guilty to murder
Cody Cousins faces 45-65 years in the killing of Andrew Boldt on the college campus.        
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And now, final exams for kindergartners. Really.
Just when you think things can?t get any worse for kindergartners, they do. It used to be that kindergartners could play ? which is how early childhood devel...
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Navy boots sailor over her natural hairstyle
Discharge for failing to obey an order ends woman's 12-year career with the service.        
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5 craziest crimes of the week
An ill-advised call to 911 is among the weirdest crime stories of the week.        
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A life lesson from the Dog Whisperer
Cesar Millan reminds a reporter -- and new dog owner -- what makes dogs truly unique.        
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Firefighters injured after Ice Bucket Challenge accident
Firefighters injured after Ice Bucket Challenge accident        
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Couple used dog to lure 2 Amish girls, police say
A northern New York couple used a dog to lure two Amish sisters from their family farm stand with a plan to turn them into slaves, an investigator said Thurs...
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Unfamiliar Territory: Inside Ferguson's Patchwork Police Force
FERGUSON, Missouri — If there is one iconic image out of Ferguson, it is that of tear-gas wielding officers in helmets standing face-to-face with prote...
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4 firefighters injured during Ice Bucket Challenge
An ALS Ice Bucket Challenge went terribly wrong in Campbellsville, Kentucky, when four firefighters were seriously injured after participating in a group eve...
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Burning Man Isn't What You Think, And Never Has Been
Have you heard? Burning Man, the annual week-long art festival in the Nevada desert, has jumped the shark. It's been taken over by tech world CEOs eating tru...
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Rapper upset about Ferguson media coverage
Rapper Talib Kweli gets in a heated debate with CNN's Don Lemon about media coverage of the Ferguson protests.
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Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt
A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder got too close to ...
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Largest number arrested in Ferguson from St. Louis
58 of 204 arrested self-reported as being from St. Louis; 35 hail from outside Missouri.        
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Walesa and Mandela honored by Freedom Center
Ex-Polish president says Ukrainians need help from U.S., urges solidarity with oppressed.        
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Suspected Ebola patient negative for deadly disease
California patient's treatment shows system working, health official says.        
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His '90 murder rap tossed, man to be released
Han Tak Lee spent 24 years in prison for setting a fire that killed his daughter.        
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Off-duty police officer intervenes in shooting
Dallas officer shoots suspect who allegedly fired on car in intersection.        
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Details emerge about ransom, failed rescue of journalist Foley
Reports from CNN and NBC News, based upon an official with GlobalPost -- the U.S.-based online publication the freelancer was working for when he was abducte...
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Nationwide protests, vigils to mark Ferguson funeral
Action groups across the nation are echoing the demands of protestors in Ferguson, Mo.        
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Alaska serial killer Robert Hansen dies at 75
Robert Hansen confessed to killing 17 women in the 1970s.        
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Frank Lloyd Wright School faces accreditation loss
The 82-year-old school is seeking an academic partner to retain accreditation.        
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N.J. man accused of killing dog with exhaust
A 75-year-old man is indicted on animal cruelty charges in death of Labrador retriever.        
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Only in California? The #DirtBucketChallenge
California's water shortage lends a twist to the Ice Bucket Challenge.        
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Larger battle with Islamic State is predicted
The Islamic State cannot be defeated without addressing ?both sides of what is essentially at this point a nonexistent border? between Iraq and Syria, the ch...
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Wikipedia: Transphobic Edits Came from Congressional Source
Transphobic edits to Wikipedia entries, including one for the HBO show "Orange is the New Black," have been tied to the IP address used by staff within the ...
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National Guard to withdraw from riot-torn Ferguson, Missouri
FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Missouri's governor ordered the withdrawal of National Guard troops from the strife-torn town of Ferguson on Thursday as tensions ap...
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Here is everything police and witnesses said happened when Michael Brown was killed
A Ferguson police officer named Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old, on Aug. 9. That much we know, along with many details ab...
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In case of slain journalist, negotiations, silence, then a chilling warning
WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) - After months of silence from the captors of American journalist James Foley, on the night of Aug. 13, his family received a chil...
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Key eyewitness in Michael Brown shooting reportedly has warrant out for arrest
Protesters have gathered daily, with some crowds turning violent, since a police officer fatally Michael Brown on Aug. 9.
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Army may ease tattoo policy
Rules barring soldiers with tattoos from requesting a commission drew criticism.        
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Tiny houses aim to help homeless
Small house projects for homeless have popped up in U.S. cities.        
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Is doing less harm enough for Education Secretary Duncan?
Education Secretary Arne Duncan said today via a blog post that he has decided to allow most states to apply for permission from the Education Department to ...
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Federal judge strikes down Florida's gay marriage ban, stays ruling
TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - A federal judge in north Florida on Thursday struck down the state's gay marriage ban as unconstitutional, but stayed the ruling, leav...
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The 'Communist Agitators' Blamed for Inciting Unrest in Ferguson
At a few minutes after 9 p.m. last Wednesday night in Ferguson, Missouri, a crowd of protesters, led by self-proclaimed communist with a bullhorn, faced off ...
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Game of Thrones broadcaster HBO defends scenes of sex, violence and rape
Michael Lombardo, president of programming, says he runs a responsible network and adult scenes are not gratuitous Continue reading...