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Navy to relieve USS Fitzgerald leadership for mistakes that led to deadly collision
August 17, 2017

KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Navy will relieve the USS Fitzgerald’s commanding officer, executive officer and senior enlisted sailor for…

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Confederate symbols across US highlight nation's divided past
August 17, 2017

Ty Wright/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Echoes of the Confederacy are scattered across the U.S. in the form of hundreds of symbols…

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Science-loving sisters will work with NASA during total solar eclipse
August 17, 2017

Yeung Family(SEATTLE) — Two sisters from Seattle, Washington, are turning their family science project into the opportunity of a lifetime: working…

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Teen who vanished in 2007 will finally be laid to rest after remains identified
August 17, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(BELTON, Mo.) — The family of Kara Kopetsky, a 17-year-old who vanished 10 years ago, is finally able to lay her…

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Candlelight vigil marches through Charlottesville
August 17, 2017

ABCNews.com(CHARLOTTESVILLE, N.C.) — Hundreds of people flooded the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia on Wednesday night in a peaceful, candlelight vigil for…

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No Powerball winner, jackpot now grows to $510 million
August 17, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The numbers for the $432.5 million Powerball jackpot were drawn Wednesday night — but there was no winning…

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Border Patrol ranks have declined over the past year, despite Trump's hiring push
August 16, 2017

Phototreat/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The number of U.S. Border Patrol agents has declined over the past year, despite President Donald Trump’s emphasis on…

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Stranger celebrating his birthday pulls kayaker to safety in Alaska
August 16, 2017

Popartic/iStock/Thinkstock(HOPE, Alaska) — Daniel Hartung’s very first kayaking trip on powerful whitewater rapids almost became his last, if it weren’t for…

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911 calls reveal Charlottesville car crash suspect allegedly abused mother
August 16, 2017

MattGush/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — New and disturbing information has been released about James Alex Fields Jr., the man who allegedly drove into…

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Officials break ground on new park honoring the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing
August 16, 2017

SeanPavonePhoto/iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — Officials broke ground in Boston Wednesday for a new park dedicated to Martin Richard, the youngest victim of the…

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