U.S. & World News

21 August 2014

Controversial lesson: shooting in class

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(WSFA)  A sixth grade teacher at Alabama's Brantley Elementary School is on paid administrative leave after students were instructed to re-enact the August 9th shooting death of Michael Brown in cl ...

21 August 2014

Toddler's finger severed in Washington Square escalator accident

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Wash. --- (KGW) A 2-year-old boy was rushed from Washington Square mall by ambulance Wednesday night after he got his fingers caught in the Food Court escalator.A Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue spo ...

20 August 2014

CHP officer who beat woman faces "potentially serious charges"

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Calif. --- (NBC News) The CHP officer seen in a widely distributed video punching a woman on the side of a Southern California freeway last month was relieved of duty and sent home with pay while pr ...

20 August 2014

6 things I wish I knew before getting a dog

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(Today) Dogs are called "man's best friend" for a reason. They are often the first ones to greet you after a long day and the last ones to think that you could possibly have any flaws. But before ru ...

20 August 2014

ISIS militants behead journalist

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(NBC News)  Islamist militants have released a photo along with a graphic video of the apparent beheading of American photojournalist and threatened to kill another kidnapped American newsman unles ...

20 August 2014

"I'm just doing my job"

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Fort Myers, Fla. --- (WBBH) A Fort Myers, Florida police officer went above and beyond the call of duty to help a wheelchair bound man stranded in a pounding rain storm, and it was all caught on a d ...

20 August 2014

"Bless you" leads to suspension

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Tenn. --- (WMC)  A Tennessee high school student claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom when she was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" when ...

20 August 2014

Caught on cam: air mail?

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Atlanta, Ga. --- (WXIA)  An Atlanta, Georgia mail carrier is facing disciplinary action after being caught tossing a fragile package onto a balcony.The cameras show the mail carrier stopping part w ...

20 August 2014

Teen birth rates decline

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(NBC News) A new government report shows the number of teenagers giving birth has declined over time. Since peaking in 1957, teen birth rates have steadily fallen and dropped 57% between 1991 and 20 ...

19 August 2014

U.S. Cellular field in final stages of build

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Medford, Ore. -- The largest set of synthetic-turf fields in the world is about to finish construction and it's right here in Southern Oregon. Today, Medford Parks and Recreation showcased the final ...