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Man dies after ladder touches power line

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A man has died after his ladder touched a power line, according to authorities. More>>

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Senate expected to act on NSA collection of phone records

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The fate of the bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency is now before the Senate, in what is increasingly looking like a game of legislative chicken. More>>

Clinton got now-classified Benghazi info on private email

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email server that has now been classified about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi. More>>

IS captures Iraqi town, purges opponents in Syria's Palmyra

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Islamic State group militants searched through the Syrian town of Palmyra for government troops and fighters, using lists of names and informers to track them down and shooting some in the head on the spot, activists said... More>>

US: Myanmar should share responsibility for Rohingya crisis

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Navy ships from two countries scoured Southeast Asian waters Friday for boats believed to be carrying thousands of migrants with little food or water, and a top U.S. diplomat said Myanmar needs to shoulder some... More>>

Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances in Capitol

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Congress' debate over domestic surveillance is scrambling partisan divisions in the Senate as libertarian-minded Republicans defy their leaders to make common cause with liberal Democrats. More>>

Ex-con who worked for rich family arrested in their deaths

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U.S. marshals and police tracked down and arrested a dangerous ex-convict and five others, bringing a sudden and safe ending to a multistate manhunt in the slayings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper,... More>>

Regulators order pipeline testing, other steps after spill

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Federal regulators have ordered the company whose pipeline spilled thousands of gallons of oil across a California coastline to take a series of steps before it can restart the line. More>>

Wal-Mart's push on animal welfare hailed as game changer

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Wal-Mart's push to get its suppliers to give farm animals fewer antibiotics and more room to roam is expected to have a big impact on the food industry, experts say. More>>

Underground library area collapses at Park University

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Rocks came crashing down in an underground hallway at Park University's Parkville campus. More>>

Drought-ridden California faces decision on new water cuts

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Farmers along the river delta at the heart of California agriculture expected to get an answer Friday on their surprise offer to give up a quarter of their water this year in exchange for being spared deeper mandatory... More>>

53 people in 9 states sickened after eating raw tuna

A salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna has sickened 53 people in nine states, health officials said Thursday. More>>

Police: Horn believed to be in Sedalia area, apparently getting help

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Authorities across the United States have been asked to look for James Barton Horn, but believe he remains in the Sedalia area. Horn is accused of killing a woman who he allegedly captive captive in a wooden box for four months and her son.
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Watchdog report examines FBI's use of Patriot Act authority

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The FBI has broadened the scope of records it seeks under a section of the Patriot Act that permits agents to gather wide-ranging materials during national security investigations, and also took too long to create... More>>

Merkel warns 'whole lot left' to do on Greece bailout talks

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With Greece facing a potential default in two weeks, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday sought to add urgency to the talks between the country and its international creditors, warning that "very, very intensive work... More>>

Ex-wife of man who tortured woman in box put on alert Video included

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The search is on for a man who used to live in Memphis after a mother and her son were found shot to death in Missouri. James Barton Horn Jr. was married to a woman in DeSoto County.

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Blue Bell must show remorse, marketing experts say

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Marketing experts recommend that Blue Bell apologize and exhibit a fresh commitment to safety in the company's new advertising. 

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World Bank: Gaza economy on 'verge of collapse'

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Gaza's economy is on the "verge of collapse," a new World Bank report warned Friday, saying the unemployment rate there is now the highest in the world and calling on Israel and international donors to remedy the... More>>

Suspect in killings of wealthy DC family arrested

An ex-convict accused in the slayings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper was arrested Thursday, a week after authorities said the family was killed and their mansion was set on fire. More>>

Fears mount over Palmyra as IS expands territory in Syria

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Fears mounted over the fate of one of the Mideast's most prominent archaeological sites after Islamic State militants overran the historic Syrian town of Palmyra, seizing control Thursday of its temples, tombs and... More>>

Environmentalists seize on latest Santa Barbara oil spill

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The latest oil spill on the Santa Barbara coast is just a drop in the bucket compared with the area's catastrophic blowout in 1969, but it has become a new rallying point for environmentalists in their battle against... More>>

Clinton's Benghazi emails show correspondence with adviser

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received monthly missives about the growing unrest in Libya from a longtime friend who was previously barred by the White House from working for her as a government... More>>

Senators offer compromise on domestic surveillance changes

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The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee floated a compromise Thursday that would end bulk collection of phone records by the National Security Agency after a two-year transition period, leaving it up to the House... More>>

Obama's trade bill narrowly clears a key Senate hurdle

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In a triumph for President Barack Obama, sweeping legislation to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks advanced toward Senate passage Thursday after a showdown vote that remained in doubt until the... More>>

Judge dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice

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A judge on Thursday dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in a hotel elevator last year. More>>

Purple Heart recipient among bikers killed in Waco shooting

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One of nine bikers killed at a shootout outside a Texas restaurant was a Vietnam veteran and Purple Heart recipient whose family members dispute police claims he was in a criminal group. More>>

Lumber Liquidators CEO quits, catching company off guard

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Lumber Liquidators CEO Robert Lynch has abruptly quit the company that is embroiled in an investigation over products imported from China. More>>

Suspect in slaying of wealthy family hunted in New York

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Police and federal agents searched Thursday for a welder suspected in the slayings of a wealthy construction executive, his wife, their 10-year-old son and a housekeeper inside their Washington mansion last week. More>>

Josh Duggar says he 'acted inexcusably' amid allegations of molestation

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19 Kids and Counting's Josh Duggar has released a statement amid allegations he inappropriately touched several girls as a teenager.

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Manhunt continues after woman once held captive in box found slain with son

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A manhunt is on after authorities say a woman once held captive in a wooden box and her 17-year-old son were found murdered.
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Brother returning home from work found sister, nephew killed

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Family members, friends and neighbors were devastated Thursday after Sandra Sutton and her 17-year-old son were found shot to death. Authorities say a man who had held the woman captive for four months in a wooden box was responsible.
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Alleged attempted cop killer from Missouri behind bars in Alabama

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Two Missouri fugitives wanted for attempting to kill a Marshall, MO, police officer and other crimes are behind bars in Southern Alabama. More>>

Obama calls climate change an 'indisputable' security threat

President Obama delivers the keynote address during the 134th Commencement Exercises of the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT. (Source: Pool/CNN) President Obama delivers the keynote address during the 134th Commencement Exercises of the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT. (Source: Pool/CNN)
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President Barack Obama has argued for action on climate change as a matter of health, environmental protection and international obligation. On Wednesday, he added national security. More>>

Baltimore officers indicted for the death of Freddie Gray Video included

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A Baltimore grand jury has indicted the six officers who were involved in the arrest of Freddie Gray, who died after being in police custody.

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City leaders discuss push to boost minimum wage to $15

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City leaders are questioning if Kansas City should follow Seattle and Los Angeles and increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour. More>>

David Letterman signs off as late-night host

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David Letterman ended his 33-year career as a late-night television host Wednesday, ushered into retirement by four presidents who declared "our long national nightmare is over" and saying there was nothing he could ever... More>>

1 victim suffers serious injuries in shooting

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Kansas City police are investigating a shooting that has left one person in serious condition. 


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Man killed in Liberty apartment complex blaze identified

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A man is dead and another person is injured after an early morning fire Tuesday.


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Bristol gets cocktail kick out of extremely rare infusion vessel

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One bar in Kansas City is getting a cocktail kick out of a new infusion device and it's one of the only places in the country where you'll find it. More>>

Man's dying wish is to find long lost daughter

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Joe Ray hasn't seen his daughter Tina Sue Russell since she was an infant. Today he says she would be around 40 years old.

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