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28 August 2015

Oxford Dictionary adds popular words

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"Manspreading" is so popular apparently it's now a word. And so is "hangry" and "awesomesauce."  Those are just a few of the dozens of new words, phrases and acronyms added Thursday to the Oxford D ...

28 August 2015

"I have a dream" speech 52 years ago today

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Today marks the 52nd anniversary of Martin Luther King Junior's "I have a dream" speech. The civil rights icon delivered the famous address on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, during the "March on ...

28 August 2015

Vigil held for WDBJ journalists

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 Roanoke, Va.-- The outpouring of support continues in Virginia after a TV news crew was gunned down live on the air. Hundreds gathered Thursday night outside the studios of WDBJ TV for a candlelig ...

28 August 2015

At least 70 bodies found inside abandoned truck

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Austria-- Austria's Interior Ministry says investigators have found more than 70 bodies in a truck full of refugees discovered abandoned on a highway Thursday. Officials had originally reported up ...

26 August 2015

Friends mourn loss of Alison Parker and Adam Ward

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(NBC News)  Friends and colleagues are mourning the loss of Alison Parker and Adam Ward, the WDBJ reporter and photographer murdered on-air during a Wednesday morning broadcast. They say Alison and ...

26 August 2015

Trump spars with reporter

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(NBC News)  Donald Trump is waging a war of words with one of the nation's best-known Spanish news anchors. Trump and Univision's Jorge Ramos sparred at a news conference in Iowa Tuesday, and the n ...

26 August 2015

Burger Risk: Bacterial Contamination Rampant in Test of Ground Beef

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(NBC News) Like your burger medium-rare? A new report on bacterial contamination in ground beef by Consumer Reports might move you to the well-done camp. In its report published Monday, Consumer Rep ...

26 August 2015

Suspect named in TV shooting

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(NBC News)  Police say they believe the gunman who shot and killed a reporter and cameraman to death on live television this morning is a former co-worker of the pair. Sheriff's investigators say t ...

25 August 2015

Widower plants sunflower tribute

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(KARE)  Wisconsin State Road 85 has always been a pretty drive, but never has it shined like now. "It's a 'wow' when you see it," says Jill Schoen, whose stepfather is responsible for the object of ...

25 August 2015

Moms seek recall of Huggies wipes after particles found

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Knoxville, Tenn. -- Parents of young children have taken to social media to express their concern about shiny particles they said they have found in baby wipes made by Huggies. The concern arose la ...