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  • Witnesses captured photos of the flames and smoke as beach homes burn in Sea Isle, N.J.
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  • Mount Everest avalanche
  • Avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides.
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  • In this photo provided by the Kansas City, Mo., Police Department is 27-year-old Mohammed Whitaker of Grandview, Mo. Authorities said Friday, April 18, 2014 that Whitaker has been charged with 18 felony counts in connection with recent highway shootings.
  • Police arrested a suspect Thursday in a string of random vehicle shootings on Kansas City-area highways .
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  • Powerful earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets.
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  • A Mazda dealership and logo.
  • Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts.
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  • A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday.
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  • They're pink and yellow and delicious - in more ways than you think.
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  • Pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities said they will not leave
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  • At more than 13 pounds, a local mother gave birth to a not-so little bundle of joy on Monday that nearly broke the state record.
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  • "We knew he was big, but not that big," said mom Danielle Dwyer. Baby Waldo Dwyer nearly broke a state record.
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  • Killer forgiven at the gallows in Iran
  • The execution of an Iranian convicted of murder was halted at the very last minute when the mother of his victim forgave him.
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  • Killer forgiven at the gallows in Iran
  • Incredible photos show a convicted killer about to be hung at the gallows in Iran just before he is spared - by the victim's family.
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  • The National Archives is releasing about 7,500 pages of documents Friday from former President Bill Clinton's administration.
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  • Gay rights
  • Judge who will play pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed, asking whether Oklahoma can legally ban unions
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  • The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer, or LADEE, launches from Virginia on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013.
  • Flight controllers confirmed early Friday that the moon-orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon as planned.
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  • Video game
  • Man suffocated his crying son so he could play video games on his Xbox and watch TV, sheriff's deputies said Friday.
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  • Policy explains how government will gather user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites
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  • This photo provided by Laurent Errera taken Dec. 26, 2011, shows the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER that disappeared from air traffic control screens Saturday, taking off from Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport in France
  • Officials are desperate to find some physical evidence that they are searching in the right spot for the Boeing 777.
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  • Michaels store in Dallas, Texas.
  • The nation's largest arts and crafts chain said its subsidiary Aaron Brothers was also attacked.
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  • Obama conveyed skepticism about Russian promises to de-escalate a volatile situation in Ukraine.
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  • Teen urinates in Portland city reservoir
  • Portland officials are flushing away millions of gallons of treated water because someone urinated into a city reservoir.
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  • Butter Lamb
  • There's at least one butter lamb in Buffalo that won't be going under the knife this Easter.
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  • Applicants for a job with unlimited hours and no breaks were in for a surprise.
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  • Jobless claims continue to be near pre-recession levels despite the slight increase.
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  • ATF investigators search through the rubble of a fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas.
  • Residents to mark one year anniversary of blast with a moment of silence at the exact time of the blast at West Fertilizer Co.
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  • Lacey Holsworth
  • An 8-year-old Michigan State basketball fan whose battle with cancer inspired many is to be honored
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  • The Santa Barbara County Sheriffs Bomb Squad responds to the 1600 block of Copenhagen Drive in the Solvang district following the discovery of a potentially explosive military ordnance Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
  • Evacuees returned after experts removed military ordnance found in the town's business district Wednesday afternoon
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  • Fire
  • Explosion and fire at a Tennessee plant where several ammunition and explosives businesses are based
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  • Iraqi officials say militants have attacked a military base in the country's north, killing at least 10 soldiers.
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  • Russias President Vladimir Putin addresses the Federation Council in Moscows Kremlin on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
  • President Vladimir Putin says he hopes he won't have to send Russian troops into Ukraine.
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  • Police say two fire trucks have collided in a Los Angeles suburb, slamming one engine into a restaurant and causing several injuries.
  • Two fire trucks answering a call collided in a Los Angeles suburb.
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  • Mary D. Knight
  • The lawsuit on behalf of the family of Mary DeLorenzo Knight was filed Wednesday.
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  • Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation Chelsea Clinton
  • Chelsea Clinton says she might run for office someday - if she becomes dissatisfied with the job her elected representatives are doing.
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  • A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday
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  • The tires of a Studebaker, missing since 1971, are visible in Brule Creek near Elk Point, S.D. in this undated file photo. (
South Dakota Attorney Generals Office/AP Photo)
  • Two girls on their way to a party drove off a country road and into a creek where their remains lay hidden until last fall
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  • Alex Hribal, the suspect in the stabbings at the Franklin Regional High School near Pittsburgh, is taken from a district magistrate after he was arraigned on charges in the attack on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in Export, Pa.
  • Teen accused in Pittsburgh-area attack that injured 21 students and a security guard.
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  • A column of armored personnel carriers flying Russian flags drove into a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russia demonstrators on Wednesday. Some of the troops aboard said they were Ukrainian soldiers who had switched allegiance.
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  • Leggings have become increasingly controversial and the favorite new target of the school dress code
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  • Oscar Pistorius
  • Judge Thokozile Masipa said that she was responding to a request for a break from the chief prosecutor
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  • 4,781 runners taking the iconic race up on its offer to return - and an opportunity to settle some unfinished business
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  • Backpacks found near Boston Marathon finish line
  • Police have blown up two unattended backpacks found near the Boston Marathon's finish line.
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  • students taking SAT
  • The College Board has released sample tests showing the biggest changes to the SAT college admissions test in a decade
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  • Why does the Easter Bunny lay eggs, anyway?
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  • We have a new scale to measure cutness: one to baby meerkat.
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