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  • An security guard opened fire at a hospital in Afghanistan, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse.
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afghanistan, national/world
  • Police in New York are trying to track down the person who pulled a hoax, called swatting, on a rival video game player.
  • Police in New York are trying to track down the person who pulled a hoax, called "swatting," on a rival video game player.
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new york, video game, crime, national/world
  • Hector Montoya decided take money he was saving up for a PS4 and buy smoke detectors for people who needed them.
  • An 8-year-old boy who spent his savings to help keep others safe is a lesson in kindness for all of us.
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children, fire, national/world
  • Kaufman family being rescued at sea, on a raft with rescuers
  • Details are emerging about the number of challenges rescuers faced trying to reach a San Diego family stranded at sea.
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moffett field, rescue, air national guard, mexico, national/world
  • This 2010 photo provided by Stacey Armato of Hermosa Beach, Calif. shows her with her son, Lorenzo.
  • A SoCal woman who was held at an airport after refusing to have her breast milk X-rayed reached a tentative settlement with the TSA.
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TSA, airport security, women's health, children, national/world
  • This frame grab from a Twitter post from @OccupyWallStNYC shows a news photo of a New York City police officer wielding a baton during an Occupy Wall Street action in New York.
  • A request by the NYPD to have people to tweet photos of them posing with officers resulted in pics of police brutality being shared.
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new york, twitter, occupy movement, social media, national/world
  • Relatives of passengers aboard the sunken Sewol ferry look toward the sea.
  • The 156th body was pulled from waters where the ferry sank in South Korea and nearly 150 are still missing.
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south korea, rescue, search and rescue, national/world
  • Map where object was found in search for Malaysia Airlines jet.
  • Officials are trying to determine if an "object of interest" that washed ashore in Australia is related to the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.
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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, search and rescue, navy, national/world
  • worker walking in Washington mudslide mess
  • President Barack Obama visited the town of Oso, Washington to survey the damage and speak publicly about the mudslide.
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barack obama, national/world
  • Sherpa guide
  • Most Sherpa guides refuse to continue mountain expeditions after 13 people were killed in last week's Mount Everest avalanche.
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missing person, sonoma county, national/world
  • Toddler in Texas attacked by dog.
  • A dog in Texas was no match for a mom who used her teeth and fists to save her 2-year-old daughter.
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children, animal, pets, national/world
  • Frank Poli receives long-overdue medals for his service in the Navy during World War II from U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, D-RI.
  • A 92-year-old military veteran has gotten long-overdue medals he earned for serving in the Navy during World War II.
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military, veterans, navy, national/world
  • Harvey Milk stamp.
  • The U.S. Postal Service will feature a close-up, black-and-white photograph of Harvey Milk.
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civil rights, san francisco board of supervisors, white house, USPS, national/world
  • Relatives of passengers aboard the sunken Sewol ferry look toward the sea.
  • There are accounts of heroism from the crew as the South Korean ship listed and began to sink.
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south korea, rescue, search and rescue, national/world
  • FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2004 file photo, former boxer, Rubin, Hurricane Carter, holds up the writ of habeas corpus that freed him from prison, during a news conference held in Sacramento, Calif
  • Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76.
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national/world
  • Meb Keflezighi, of San Diego, Calif., runs the final few blocks en route to winning the 118th Boston Marathon Monday, April 21, 2014, in Boston
  • For the first time in more than three decades, an American won the men's division of the Boston Marathon on Monday.
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boston bombings, national/world
  • Climbers on Mount Everest
  • The family of Jon Reiter, a Sonoma County resident, is hoping he makes an ascent even after last week's avalanche.
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missing person, sonoma county, national/world, wayne freedman
  • The Lyrid Meteor Shower may not come until later tonight, but we're already being given a sneak peak from Russia.
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space, national/world
  • While on the way to a ceremony in his honor, decorated military veteran James Yates rescued a neighbor whod become pinned under her SUV when a jack collapsed.
  • While on the way to a ceremony in his honor, a decorated military veteran rescued a neighbor who'd become pinned under her SUV.
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military, veterans, soldiers, rescue, national/world
  • Sunken ferry in South Korea.
  • As divers continue to search the interior of a sunken ferry, the number of confirmed deaths has risen to 86.
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south korea, rescue, search and rescue, national/world
  • Pat Tillman.
  • Tuesday marks 10 years since the death of Pat Tillman who left football to join the military.
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nfl, army, san jose, afghanistan war, september 11th, espn, national/world
  • South Korean Coast Guard police officers on a boat carry the body of a passenger believed to have been trapped in the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 20, 2014
  • Divers have recovered more bodies from inside the ferry that sank off South Korea. The confirmed death toll has reached 59.
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south korea, rescue, search and rescue, national/world
  • Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri attends the NCAA college basketball game Syracuse and North Carolina State in Syracuse, N.Y., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. Syracuse won 56-55
  • Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.
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national/world
  • Pope Francis leaves after celebrating an Easter Sunday Mass in St. Peters Square at the Vatican Sunday, April 20, 2014
  • Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria this Easter Sunday and for an end to the terrorist attacks in Nigeria that have targeted many Christians.
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pope, national/world
  • Sonoma County resident Jon Reiter and his Sherpa guide Dawa. Reiter credits him for pushing him out of harms way when an avalanche struck on Mount Everest.
  • A Sonoma County man says he feels lucky that he survived an avalanche that killed at least 13 people on Mount Everest.
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missing person, sonoma county, national/world