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Deployed Army soldiers return home in time to spend holidays with loved ones
December 14, 2017

WHAS(FORT KNOX, Ky.) — Fort Knox, Kentucky was a scene filled with emotional reunions Wednesday as deployed soldiers returned home in…

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Holy cow! Bovine escapes from nativity scene
December 14, 2017

ABCNews.com(PHILADELPHIA) — A cow created a not-so-silent night in Philadelphia this week. The cow, nicknamed “Stormy,” escaped not once, but twice…

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Deadly Kansas City house fire now a homicide investigation, police say
December 14, 2017

ABCNews.com(KANSAS CITY, Kan.) — A deadly fire that engulfed a home in Kansas City, Kansas, early Tuesday is now being investigated…

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Suspended PBS host Tavis Smiley plans to 'fight back' against sexual misconduct allegations
December 14, 2017

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Talk show host Tavis Smiley pushed back against allegations of sexual misconduct after PBS suspended the distribution…

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Parents mourn son's 'senseless' and 'horrific' death following alleged hazing incident at LSU fraternity
December 14, 2017

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The mother of the Louisiana State University student who died following an apparent hazing incident at a…

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Giant, human-sized penguins once roamed Earth, researchers say
December 14, 2017

Gerald Mayr/Senckenberg Research Institute(WASHINGTON) — Giant penguins, standing over 6 feet tall and weighing more than 220 pounds, may have roamed…

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'Exponential' increase in school shooting drills since Sandy Hook
December 14, 2017

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — The secretary at the Rancho Tehama Elementary School made a split-second decision on a Tuesday morning…

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Kentucky lawmaker kills himself days after being accused of molesting teen girl
December 14, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — Kentucky state Rep. Dan Johnson took his own life on Wednesday afternoon after being publicly accused of molesting…

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Video of child cuffed at gunpoint 'makes me physically nauseous,' police chief says
December 13, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A police department in Michigan has launched an internal investigation into a recent incident in which an 11-year-old…

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Advocacy groups sue US military for sexual assault records
December 13, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) —  Two advocacy groups are suing the U.S. military for records pertaining to sexual assault and the military justice system….

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