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A 53-year-old white man was charged with assault with intent to murder after prosecutors said he fired at a 14-year-old boy who knocked on his door to ask for directions to school. The boy was unhurt.
Apr. 15, 2018
Bailey Davis was a cheerleader for the New Orleans Saints, until she she was fired over a picture of herself wearing a body suit on her private Instagram account. Now, she's filing an EEOC complaint.
Apr. 15, 2018
NASA is launching a mission to find Earth-sized planets beyond our solar system that scientists can study for signs of life. Scientists already know of over 3,000 planets around distant stars.
Apr. 15, 2018
Like other spring holidays, Sere Sal is about fertility and new life. For Yazidi refugees who fled genocide at the hands of ISIS in Iraq, cooking the foods of the holiday is a way to re-create home.
Apr. 15, 2018
A wild GOP primary fight has emerged here with everyone tying themselves to the president. It features a congressman, an attorney general and an ex-con businessman, who's turned the race upside down.
Apr. 15, 2018
Diamond and Silk are two Internet personalities from North Carolina — also known as Lynette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson — who amassed an enormous following during the 2016 election.
Apr. 15, 2018
Survivors and victims' descendants traveled from around the world to the Nazi death camp, at a time when Polish politicians are pushing controversial Holocaust legislation.
Apr. 15, 2018
A viral video depicts police officers handcuffing two men in a Philadelphia Starbucks. Mayor Jim Kenney says the incident "appears to exemplify what racial discrimination looks like in 2018."
Apr. 14, 2018
The photos, taken by satellite, appear to show a Syrian government-operated research center, storage facility and command center all struck by American, French and British missiles.
Apr. 14, 2018
Just three weeks after the "March For Our Lives" drew hundreds of thousands in support for gun regulation, gun rights advocates rallied at state capitols across the country to make their case.
Apr. 14, 2018
South African women are mourning the loss of Madikizela-Mandela and challenging her controversial legacy. The anti-apartheid stalwart, who died April 2 at the age of 81, was laid to rest Saturday.
Apr. 14, 2018
Snow, wind, flooding and fire warnings are covering areas from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes, and at least three have been killed in weather-related accidents.
Apr. 14, 2018
Following an override of key bills he previously vetoed, Gov. Matt Bevin blames the teachers demonstrating in support of the override for making children vulnerable.
Apr. 14, 2018
Teachers won a raise of about $6,000 before the walkout, but were not granted the full amount of their demanded funds to improve school conditions.
Apr. 14, 2018
Pentagon officials are proclaiming the multinational airstrikes "successful," calling the targeted sites "fundamental components" to Syria's chemical weapons program.
Apr. 14, 2018

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