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Jun 18, 2018

Smoke at train derailment mostly from French fries
Indiana State Police say the smoke from a derailed freight train is mostly coming from burning refrigerated cars carrying french fries

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Jun 18, 2018

The Latest: Highway reopens after Indiana train derailment
Authorities have lifted an evacuation order and reopened a major highway that was closed due to the derailment of a train that caught fire in southwestern Indiana

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Jun 18, 2018

Markey, Kennedy, and Clark say a Trump official lied about forced family separations. Are they right?
Ed Markey, Joe Kennedy, and Katherine Clark are calling out Kirstjen Nielsen for her defense of the practice.

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Jun 18, 2018

Mass. politicians say Trump official lied about forced family separations
Ed Markey, Joe Kennedy, and Katherine Clark are calling out Kirstjen Nielsen for her defense of the practice.

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Jun 18, 2018

Rent-A-Center going private in $800 million sale
Rent-A-Center selling to Vintage Capital Management for $800 million

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Jun 17, 2018

The Latest: Official: 'Neighborhood beef' behind shooting
Authorities say it appears that "neighborhood beef" is behind a fatal shooting that erupted at an all-night New Jersey arts festival

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Jun 17, 2018

The Latest: Event on verge of being shut down before gunfire
Authorities say a number of fistfights broke out at an all-night New Jersey arts festival and the event was on the verge of being shut down when gunfire erupted, killing a suspect and injuring 22 other people, some critically

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Jun 16, 2018

China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish
China fires back at Trump tariff hike by increasing duties on US soybeans, electric cars, other goods

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Jun 14, 2018

Roller coaster derails, drops two riders 30 feet; six injured
Six people have been taken to a hospital after a roller coaster in Florida derailed, leaving some riders dangling 34 feet above the ground

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Jun 14, 2018

Your Wi-Fi security is probably weak. Here's how to fix that.
Chances are that when you bought a Wi-Fi router, you probably did not prioritize strong network security.

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Jun 13, 2018

Parents charged with killing a man who hit their son at a truck show
A southeast Missouri mother and father have been charged with killing a man who punched or slapped the couple's 12-year-old son during a monster truck event

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Jun 13, 2018

This Michigan family has 14 boys and no regrets
A Michigan couple has 14 boys and no regrets, regardless of what online opinion-givers have to say

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Jun 13, 2018

Raccoon scales 25-story tower in St. Paul and becomes a sensation
Gawkers flooded the streets below UBS Plaza. Some brought binoculars. A girl clutched a raccoon stuffed animal. A marquee on Minnesota Public Radio's building across the street flashed the breaking news: "St. Paul's downtown raccoon reaches new heights."

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Jun 13, 2018

Cheesecake Factory is found partly liable in $4.6 million wage theft case
"We are continuing to review the allegations and will respond to the wage citation within the time provided."

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Jun 12, 2018

Gunman kills self, 4 child hostages in Florida standoff
The children ranged in age from 1 to 11.

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Jun 12, 2018

'To take them to the park and this happens to them? Oh lord. I just can't imagine.'
"To take them to the park and this happens to them? Oh lord. I just can't imagine."

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Jun 12, 2018

A sinkhole created a whirlpool in an Arkansas river. A kayaker was then dragged to his death.
Donald Wright, 64, from Searcy, Arkansas, died Saturday at Saddler Falls along the Spring River.

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Jun 11, 2018

Larry Kudlow, Trump's top economic adviser, suffers heart attack
Kudlow was in good condition at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement.

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Jun 11, 2018

Trump's top economic adviser suffers heart attack
Kudlow was in good condition at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement.

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Jun 11, 2018

Joe Kennedy III says his vote on a nuclear weapons proposal was an 'honest mistake'
"Why on earth" did the Massachusetts Democrat join Republicans to vote in favor of new nuclear weapons funding for Donald Trump? Well, it turns out that wasn't his intent.

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Jun 10, 2018

80-story 3 World Trade Center to open after years of delays
An 80-story office building set to open this week at the World Trade Center will be the third completed skyscraper at the site where the twin towers stood.

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Jun 10, 2018

Report on Pennsylvania priest abuse to be most extensive yet
Report into sex abuse claims by Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania could be released soon

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Jun 10, 2018

Pine-killing southern beetle may be more deadly in North
A bark beetle that has devastated southern pine forests is moving north as the climate warms, and new research suggests cool weather could amplify its attacks

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Jun 09, 2018

Prosecutor: Bourdain hanged himself with bathrobe belt
The prosecutor of Colmar in France's Alsace region has said that Anthony Bourdain hanged himself in the bathroom of his French hotel room

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Jun 09, 2018

Prosecutor: No foul play found in Bourdain death
The prosecutor of Colmar in France's Alsace region has said that Anthony Bourdain hanged himself in the bathroom of his French hotel room

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Jun 08, 2018

Bourdain's suicide is a reminder of celebrities' distance from us
We thought we knew them: The suicides of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade show the gap between public image and private life

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Jun 08, 2018

Anthony Bourdain wrote a not-yet-released intro for a Provincetown cookbook. Read it here.
Bourdain began his culinary career in Provincetown.

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Jun 08, 2018

Read Anthony Bourdain's not-yet-released Provincetown cookbook introduction
Bourdain began his culinary career in Provincetown.

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Jun 08, 2018

Bourdain's imprint to end after contracted books come out
Anthony Bourdain's book imprint will be discontinued after the remaining works under contract come out, the Associated Press has learned

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Jun 08, 2018

What Provincetown meant to Anthony Bourdain
The TV host started his culinary career in the Cape Cod town in the 1970s.

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Jun 08, 2018

Matt Lauer gets to keep his New Zealand ranch
The property includes a five-bedroom lakefront homestead as well as several huts, about 13,000 cattle and merino sheep, and runs alongside a river that's filled with trout and salmon.

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Jun 08, 2018

Mitt Romney makes a 2020 prediction
"I think it's also true because I think our Democrat friends are likely to nominate someone who is really out of the mainstream of American thought."

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Jun 08, 2018

Chefs shocked, saddened by Anthony Bourdain's death
"Tony was a symphony."

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Jun 08, 2018

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain found dead in France at 61
CNN said Bourdain was in Strasbourg filming an upcoming segment in his series "Parts Unknown."

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Jun 08, 2018

Anthony Bourdain, travel host and author, is dead at 61
Travel host Anthony Bourdain, whose memoir "Kitchen Confidential" about the dark corners of New York's restaurants started a career in television, died Friday at 61.

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Jun 07, 2018

Texas man's near-fatal lesson: A decapitated snake can still bite
Jeremy Sutcliffe is more stable now, but he still suffers from kidney failure and risks having some of his fingers amputated.

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Jun 07, 2018

Former 'Top Chef' Boston contestant accused of poisoning neighbor's tree
Adam Harvey was arrested in May.

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Jun 07, 2018

What would Elizabeth Warren's bipartisan marijuana bill actually do?
"Thanks to the attorney general, more people feel the urgency of the moment in changing federal law."

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Jun 07, 2018

Samantha Bee is back, both angry and apologetic
Comedian Samantha Bee is back on television, saying she's angry that the controversy over her use of a crude epithet to describe Ivanka Trump distracted from more important issues

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Jun 06, 2018

Andy Spade releases statement on Kate Spade's death
Kate Spade's husband said there were "personal demons she was battling."

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Jun 06, 2018

Eagles coach Doug Pederson says he wanted to go to the White House
"I was looking forward to being recognized as world champions. It is what it is."

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Jun 06, 2018

Watch: Soldier allegedly steals armored vehicle, leads police on 60-mile chase
The vehicle, which drives on tracks like a tank, topped out at speeds of about 45 mph.

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Jun 05, 2018

'Chaotic' scenes on Air Force One: Here's what happened when Trump found out Brady wasn't coming to the White House
A new report Monday says it was a "chaotic scene" on Air Force One.

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Jun 05, 2018

Here's how Trump reportedly reacted to Tom Brady's decision to not visit the White House
A new report Monday says it was a "chaotic scene" on Air Force One.

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Jun 05, 2018

Kate Spade found dead in her apartment
The police department's chief of detectives, Dermot Shea, said that while investigators were still in the early stages of their inquiry, evidence including the state of the apartment and the presence of a note pointed to ‘‘a tragic suicide.''

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Jun 05, 2018

Officials: Designer Kate Spade found dead in apartment
Law enforcement officials say New York fashion designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her apartment in an apparent suicide

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Jun 05, 2018

'If there's a scary part, it's just that people are scary. I don't think the robots by themselves are scary.'
"If there's a scary part, it's just that people are scary. I don't think the robots by themselves are scary."

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Jun 05, 2018

Kentucky crowd cheers valedictorian's Trump quote, then learns Obama said it
Ben Bowling quoted Trump. The crowd cheered. "Just kidding," he said. "That was Barack Obama."

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Jun 05, 2018

Miss America eliminates swimsuits and won't judge on looks
The Miss America Organization is dropping the swimsuit competition from its nationally televised broadcast, saying it will no longer judge contestants in their appearance

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Jun 05, 2018

Harvey Weinstein due back in court in sex crimes case
Harvey Weinstein is scheduled to be arraigned in New York on rape and criminal sex act charges

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Jun 04, 2018

She went to jail for a drug relapse. Tough love or too harsh?
Should an addict's relapse be punished with a criminal sanction?

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Jun 04, 2018

Trump calls off Eagles visit over anthem dispute
It remains unclear exactly what prompted the change of plans.

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Jun 04, 2018

George H.W. Bush released from Maine hospital
Former President George H.W. Bush has left a Maine hospital after more than a week of treatment for low blood pressure and fatigue

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Jun 04, 2018

Police: Suspect in 4 Phoenix-area slayings kills himself
The man, who was not identified, was suspected in the deaths of a forensic psychiatrist, two paralegals and a counselor.

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Jun 04, 2018

Justices side with Colorado baker on same-sex wedding cake
The justices' limited ruling turned on what the court described as anti-religious bias on the Colorado Civil Rights Commission when it ruled against baker Jack Phillips.

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Jun 04, 2018

Man downs 480 oysters to win World Oyster Eating Championship
A Virginia man has slurped down 40 dozen oysters to claim victory at this year's World Oyster Eating Championship in New Orleans

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Jun 04, 2018

'Something weird happened. There's no doubt in my mind.'
"Something weird happened. There's no doubt in my mind."

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Jun 03, 2018

Motorcyclist dies in crash with bear, SUV in central Oregon
A 39-year-old motorcyclist has died after he struck a large bear on a Central Oregon highway and was ultimately hit by another vehicle

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Jun 03, 2018

Dog found dead in carrier during Delta layover near Detroit
An 8-year-old pet Pomeranian has died during a Delta Airlines layover at Detroit Metropolitan Airport

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Jun 03, 2018

Trial starting in false-rape case involving football players in Conn.
Allegations of pressured confession expected to be key in woman's rape-accusation trial

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Jun 03, 2018

1 of 4 in small plane crash ID'd as builder to the stars
Authorities say one of the four people on board a small plane that crashed off the cost of Long Island, killing two, was a prominent builder for celebrities' homes

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Jun 02, 2018

Deaths of 2 paralegals linked to killing of high-profile forensic psychiatrist
"Our investigation has determined that this double homicide is related to the shooting of Steven Pitt."

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Jun 02, 2018

Nuclear bunker, 200 feet of tunnels, and a fire lead to a murder charge in Maryland
Daniel L. Beckwitt, 27, was indicted Thursday on charges of involuntary manslaughter and second-degree murder.

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Jun 02, 2018

Thousands march across NYC's Brooklyn Bridge in gun protest
Thousands of demonstrators have marched across New York's Brooklyn Bridge in a protest against gun violence

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Jun 02, 2018

Bidder pays $3.3 million for lunch with Warren Buffett
The lunch, in one instance, led to a job offer.

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Jun 02, 2018

FBI agent does backflip in nightclub, drops gun, and accidentally shoots someone
The agent was off-duty.

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Jun 02, 2018

Police: 2 Vietnamese tourists fatally stabbed in Las Vegas
Police say two Vietnamese tourists were found fatally stabbed in a Las Vegas Strip hotel room and that the deaths were a double homicide

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Jun 02, 2018

Busboy who held dying RFK speaks of lingering pain
For almost a half a century, the Mexican immigrant busboy who came to the aid and held a dying Robert Kennedy had blamed himself and wondered if he could have done more

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Jun 02, 2018

Renowned Texas heart transplant program suspends operations
A Houston hospital has suspended all medical procedures in its renowned heart transplant program following the deaths this year of at least three patients

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Jun 01, 2018

That 30-year-old in upstate New York moved out of his parents' house
Michael Rotondo honked and waved to reporters as he pulled out of the driveway of his parents' split-level ranch in Camillus, New York.

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May 31, 2018

Here's a list of the Sears and Kmart stores closing in September
Liquidation sales will begin as early as June 14.

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May 31, 2018

Samantha Bee apologizes to Ivanka Trump for vulgar slur
"I crossed a line, and I deeply regret it."

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May 31, 2018

Samantha Bee refers to Ivanka Trump with a vulgar slur
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday called Bee's language "vile and vicious."

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May 31, 2018

Trump says he's giving full pardon to Dinesh D'Souza
D'Souza, a conservative filmmaker, author and speaker was sentenced in September 2014 in federal court in New York to five years of probation.

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May 31, 2018

Sears to close another 72 stores as sales plunge
The struggling retailer has identified about 100 stores that are no longer turning profits, and 72 of those locations will be shuttered soon.

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May 31, 2018

Sears to close dozens more stores as sales plunge
After this round of closures, the company will have about 800 stores, down from about 1,000 at the end of last year and far below the 2012 peak of 4,000 stores.

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May 30, 2018

A jeweler was gunned down in a break-in. Now his son and son's girlfriend are accused of hiring the killer.
Nicolas Patrick Shaughnessy and Jaclyn Alexa Edison, who are 19 years old and live together in College Station, were arrested Tuesday.

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May 30, 2018

Here's why Kim Kardashian West was at the White House
Kardashian West supported Trump's rival, Democrat Hillary Clinton, during the 2016 election.

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May 30, 2018

Harvey Weinstein indicted on rape and criminal sex act charges
Harvey Weinstein has been indicted on rape and criminal sex act charges, furthering the first criminal case to arise from a slate of sexual misconduct allegations against the former movie mogul.

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May 30, 2018

They let their 15-year-old son smoke pot to stop his seizures. Georgia took him away.
"Even with the ramifications with the law, I don't care."

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May 30, 2018

Ambien responds to Barr: ‘Racism is not a known side effect'
Roseanne Barr said she was "Ambien tweeting" when she wrote racist remarks on Twitter that compared a black former Obama administration official to an ape, a comment that led ABC to cancel her television show.

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May 30, 2018

Spokesman provides update on former President George HW Bush
The 93-year-old was taken to a hospital on Sunday when he experienced low blood pressure and fatigue hours after attending a pancake breakfast at the American Legion post in Kennebunkport.

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May 30, 2018

Trump weighs in on cancellation of 'Roseanne'
President Donald Trump weighs in on cancellation of 'Roseanne.'

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May 30, 2018

Roseanne Barr once said Boston Marathon bombings were a 'false flag'
Tuesday's racist tweet wasn't the first time the comedian has published something controversial online.

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May 30, 2018

In the time it takes to tweet, Roseanne Barr loses her job
In the time it takes to tweet 53 characters, Roseanne Barr loses her job and ABC loses its top show

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May 29, 2018

Study estimates higher death toll in Puerto Rico post-Maria
Researchers studying the death toll in Puerto Rico during and after Hurricane Maria have come up with a new estimate

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May 29, 2018

The official death toll from Hurricane Maria is 64. This Harvard study says the real number is in the thousands.
It's the latest report to says the official death count in Puerto Rico is a "substantial underestimate."

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May 29, 2018

'Roseanne made a choice. A racist one. ABC made a choice. A human one.'
Celebrities, activists, and co-stars react to the "Roseanne" news.

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May 29, 2018

Body found of man who disappeared amid Maryland flooding
Eddison Hermond was a 39-year-old veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a sergeant in the Maryland Army National Guard.

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May 29, 2018

Parents of teen who died trapped in a minivan are pushing for answers and changes
It's suspected that the 2004 Honda Odyssey's foldaway rear seat flipped over and pinned Kyle Plush as he reached for tennis gear in the back.

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May 29, 2018

Starbucks closing over 8,000 stores for anti-bias training
Starbucks closing more than 8,000 U.S. stores to train workers about bias after Philadelphia arrests

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May 29, 2018

ABC cancels 'Roseanne' following star's racist tweet
ABC has cancelled 'Roseanne' following star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet about former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett

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May 28, 2018

Rudy Giuliani was at Yankee Stadium for his birthday and the fans booed him
The fans at Yankee Stadium didn't sing "Happy Birthday.'' They had something else in mind.

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May 28, 2018

TV anchor, photojournalist killed when tree falls on vehicle
A North Carolina state trooper says a tree fell across a highway, crushing a SUV from a South Carolina television station and killing two people

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May 28, 2018

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May 26, 2018

Glass panel falls, kills worker at skyscraper site in New York City
New York City has issued a stop work order at the construction site of one of Manhattan's tallest skyscrapers after a large glass panel fell, killing a security guard and injuring a construction worker

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May 26, 2018

USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor closed indefinitely following damage
Engineers say damage to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu was worse than expected and it will remain closed indefinitely

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May 26, 2018

'I am devastated that 80 years of my life is at risk of being undermined.'
"I am devastated that 80 years of my life is at risk of being undermined, in the blink of an eye."

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May 26, 2018

I am devastated that 80 years of my life is at risk of being undermined, in the blink of an eye'
"I am devastated that 80 years of my life is at risk of being undermined, in the blink of an eye."

Boston.com National News
May 25, 2018

Here's the AP's look at what didn't happen this week
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

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