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18 December 2014

Teen shoots intruder in North Carolina

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Charlotte, N.C. --- (WCNC)  The 14-year-old teenager who shot and killed an intruder during an attempted home invasion in his grandparents' Charlotte, North Carolina home says he had to do it.He sa ...

18 December 2014

Sony scraps "The Interview"

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(KUSA) Sony Pictures has announced it will not move forward with its planned release of "The Interview."The announcement comes after five of the country's top movie theater chains announced they wou ...

18 December 2014

Rare disease makes baby almost untouchable

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Lincoln, Calif. -- (KCRA)  On October 12 Kirsti and Jason Kinkle welcomed their daughter, Kiira, into the world.      The next day they learned their daughter had a rare disease that makes skin- ...

17 December 2014

No smoking employee's?

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Ariz. --- (KVOA)  One county in Arizona says it's losing $13 million dollars a year to costs from its employees' smoking, and it's considering taking action.Pima County officials say smokers take m ...

17 December 2014

"7th Heaven" Star Stephen Collins confesses to sex abuse of young girls

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(NBC San Diego) Stephen Collins has admitted to inappropriate sexual conduct with underage girls. In a thousand-word statement released to People magazine, Collins wrote that his behavior was "inexc ...

17 December 2014

Teenage marijuana use declines, according to survey

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Teenage marijuana use is on the decline.  That’s the word tonight from the National Institute on Drug Abuse; as many as 50,000 students were surveyed across the country.Teens say marijuana is les ...

17 December 2014

U.S. begins to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba

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(NBC News) (NBC News)  American Alan Gross is back on U.S. soil following five years in a Cuban prison. His release and return are part of the first step of major changes in relations between the ...

16 December 2014

Joyride turns deadly in Mississippi

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Scott County, Miss. --- (WLBT)  A 9-year-old Mississippi boy is fighting for his life after crashing a car full of children, killing two of the young passengers.3-year-old Braydon Traxler and 13-ye ...

16 December 2014

Deer go Christmas shopping?

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Strawberry Point, Iowa --- (KWWL)  Two unexpected visitors caused a stir in Strawberry Point, Iowa with their weekend Christmas shopping, and they're still on the loose.A pair of deer ran through t ...

13 December 2014

Rare sight: octopus eggs

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(KTUU)  Visitors to the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward are being treated to a rare sight.Dot, the aquarium's Giant Pacific Octopus, is currently tending to thousands of eggs.It's extremely rare fo ...