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'Affluenza' Teen's Mother Sent To Texas To Face Charge

Couch and her 18-year-old son, Ethan, were arrested last week in Mexico, where authorities believe the pair fled in November as Texas prosecutor...

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TRY AGAIN: No Powerball winner Saturday, jackpot expected to hit $1.3B

With no one cracking the game's jackpot odds of one in 292.2 million, the Powerball's website now lists Wednesday's expected top prize at $1.3 ...

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El Niño storms threaten drought-stricken California

California is experiencing a record drought, but authorities have warned that even a line of storms triggered by El Nino will not replenish depl...

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Missing man found dead in Lincoln, police say

The family of 28-year-old Baxter had asked all landowners, farmers and ranchers to check their land for Baxter and to report any information, co...

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Californians told to keep saving water, even as floods approach

However, they say the man clearly had been decomposing for at least a week and that his death was unrelated to the weather. Flash flooding and...

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Obama-Seinfeld show: 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' airs

You have to punt a lot. Before their slow-motion drive, Seinfeld lounges on a couch in the Oval Office, chomping on an apple. While Obama ...

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Sanders calls Bill Clinton's affair 'totally disgraceful and unacceptable'

Ted Cruz remains the front-runner in Iowa - but it's a narrow lead, at 28% to Donald Trump's 24%. "But I am running against Hillary Clinton, n...

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Former Brinks manager arrested in connection with theft of armored courier company

Minutes later, video showed Agurto transporting two bags of cash, weighing about 50 pounds, out of the vault and into the trunk of his vehicle. ...

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Drought stricken California welcomes El Nino's storms

Hikers walk along a path at the Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area near downtown Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016. As El Niño drenches Ca...

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More armed men arriving at OR wildlife refuge

Bundy - who is not an Oregonian - insists he speaks for the interests of Harney County residents. "The FBI's investigation is ongoing so it wo...

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Burns tribe says armed activists 'desecrating' Oregon land

Bundy is the leader of the group "Citizens for Constitutional Freedom" which took over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday in a rem...

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Stallone Gets Standing Ovation At Golden Globes

In her acceptance speech, Lady Gaga revealed acting was her first career aspiration, even though she became famous as a singer. Best comedy TV...

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Donald Trump says he got Union Leader removed as GOP debate sponsor

ABC had the most-watched GOP debate of the 2012 cycle, drawing 7.6 million for a December 10, 2011, match. The paper has endorsed New Jersey Gov...

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Zellner & Associates of Downers Grove to represent Steven Avery of "Making A Murderer"

The Netflix documentary series "Making A Murderer" has captured the nation and overtaken most our time so far in 2016. Bushnell represented Jo...

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15-year armed standoff quietly ends outside of Dallas

After nearly 15 years, what is believed to be the longest  armed standoff in American history quietly came to a peaceful close earlier this week...

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Berkeley police searching for missing UC Berkeley graduate student Shuqin Zhang

Shuqin Zhang's auto was found near the lighthouse early Saturday morning. "She was to fly to China this morning, but did not board her flight"...

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Tornado touches down in southwest Florida, damages homes

Officials say 9,500 power outages are down to 1,500 at this hour. Storm damage was widespread across Cape Coral, including downed power lines ...

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Winning Powerball Numbers For Near $950 Million Jackpot Announced

In case you still haven't checked your tickets from Saturday's drawing, the numbers were: 16-19-32-34-57 and Powerball 13. The grand prize for...

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No Powerball winner; jackpot may reach $1.3 billion

However, on Saturday, sales were $2.8 million an hour  according  to California Lottery spokesman Mike Bond. With ticket sales doubling... "You ...

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Ohio police dog shot during burglary alarm investigation

All but one of the four bullets passed through Jethro's body according to the Police K-9 Association's Facebook page, which had been monitoring ...

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A Holland Convenience Store Sells $1 Million Winning Powerball Ticket

However, a handful of people across North Carolina still walked away with large amounts of cash, including someone who won $50,000 from a Power...

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Powerball jackpot world's largest at $1.3 billion

This kind of huge jackpot was just what officials with the Multi-State Lottery Association, which runs the Powerball game, hoped for last fall w...

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No Powerball winner, jackpot now at $1.3 billion

Several in-store New Jersey Lottery jackpot displays early Sunday morning were black for the Powerball jackpot, indicating that the signs may ...

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Man Gives Homeless Man the Shirt Off His Back

Nolasco said night-time temperatures in Manhattan near freezing this time of year. "We need more people like this", wrote El Feo. At one point...

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Oregon sheriff meets leader of armed group, asks them to leave

During a press conference, Ammon Bundy, the leader of the militia group occupying the reserve was asked about the Burns Paiute stance and he rep...

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Armed group leaves occupation at Bundy's request

Ammon Bundy says they will leave when there's a plan in place to turn over federal lands to locals. Bundy met Thursday with Harney County She...

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Powerball jackpot jumps to $900 million

Those in Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington and Wyoming have no state personal income tax, and those in California and Pen...

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Former NY Governor George Pataki ends presidential bid

According to The Boston Globe's James Pindell , Pataki called supporters in New Hampshire on Tuesday to inform them that he would be susp...

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Bundy says group staying

It belongs to the native people who live here, ” Burns Paiute Tribal leader Charlotte said. Bundy is demanding that the refuge be handed over to...

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Hillary Clinton silent as Donald Trump escalates attacks, innuendo

While nobody is looking forward to relight gating the vulgar particulars of Bill Clinton's Oval Office shenanigans, it may be inevitable if Hill...

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VOTE NOW: Cuomo backs Obama's gun control plan

Marco Rubio (Fla.) ripped President Obama's new gun control measures Tuesday, calling him "obsessed" with the issue. To put it another way, the ...

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No Powerball Winner, Jackpot Swells to $1.3 Billion

In the District, lottery officials were giddy with the prospect that the winning ticket (or tickets) might be bought right here in the nation'...

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Wintry mix headed for Wisconsin, storm warning in effect

The Missouri State Department of Transportation announced Tuesday morning that the closure is affecting eastbound and westbound lanes just wes...

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Ruth Marcus: Clinton campaign can't be too smug about Trump's sexism

In recent days, Trump has attacked the Clintons on ethics, performance and sexual innuendo as Clinton routinely draws on her husband's economic ...

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Freddie Gray case: Judge orders William Porter to testify in other trials

In his own trial, Porter testified that he told Goodson that Gray needed to be taken to the hospital when he arrived to check out the prisoner. ...

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