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Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 8:17 AM

Mike Huckabee to Skip Iowa Straw Poll

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 7:29 AM

ISIS Says It Has "Full Control" of Ancient Palmyra

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 4:23 AM

Georgia Teacher Accused of Helping Middle-Schoolers Have Sex

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 4:05 AM

Michael Brown Memorial Torn Down, City to Replace With Permanent Plaque

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 9:26 PM

Depression Raises Risk for Parkinson's, Study Says

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 9:01 PM

ConAgra Pays $11 Million Over Contaminated Peanut Butter

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 8:32 PM

Third Man Charged With Murder in Holly Bobo Case

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 6:59 AM

Omaha Cop Shot Dead Hours Before Maternity Leave

A Nebraska police officer killed in a shootout while trying to serve a felony arrest warrant Wednesday had been just hours away from taking her 3-month-old daughter home from the hospital and starting maternity leave, NBC News reported. "A life taken too soon," the Omaha police said on their Facebook page, calling seven-year veteran Kerrie Orozco "a top notch police officer" who "gave back to the community in so many ways." Orozco, 29, had delivered Olivia Ruth prematurely in February and had put off taking maternity leave until her baby was due to come home from the hospital. But on Wednesday, she was killed in a shootout that also left a suspect dead, the police chief told The Associated Press. Read »
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 6:00 PM

WATCH: Orca Whale Startles Paddleboarder in New Zealand

Luke Reilly was paddleboarding in New Zealand with his GoPro camera when he got a surprise visit from a curious Orca whale. The surprisingly nimble cetacean trailed Reilly's board and even took a nibble before swimming into the distance. Read »
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 1:23 PM

Pentagon Blew $36M on Unwanted Afghanistan Outpost: Report

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 1:09 PM

What's on Al Qaeda's Job Application

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 12:45 PM

Americans Want Data Safe, Don't Trust Gov't: Survey

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 2:27 PM

DEA Launches Biggest "Pill Mill" Crackdown: Sources

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 3:02 PM

Bin Laden Obsessed With Conspiracies, Documents Show

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 11:13 AM

Where Is Missing Malaysia Jet? Hunt Broadens