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Colorado theater shooter's sister says she still loves him, didn't know he was mentally ill

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 03:57
When the younger sister of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes visited him in jail nearly two years after the attack, she no longer saw the loving brother who protected her when they were growing up.
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Parched California sees more wildfires but favorable weather, drought funding aids fight

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 03:34
California has seen more wildfires so far this year, but the acreage burned is smaller thanks to favorable weather and more firefighters who can quickly be dispatched to corral flames, fire officials say.
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Boy Scout board approves end to blanket ban on gay adults

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 03:30
The Boy Scouts of America have ended a blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion because of their faith.
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Mississippi school district fined $7500 for opening assembly with prayer

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 03:30
A Mississippi school district has been ordered to pay a $7,500 fine after a district wide honors assembly opened with a prayer by a minister.
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Body believed to be missing California girl found; teenage boy arrested in case

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 03:12
The search for a missing 8-year-old girl came to a tragic end after police found a body inside a dumpster at a complex in Northern California where she was last seen riding her scooter.
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Man fatally shot by escort had 'many contacts' with police, possibly tied to missing women

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 03:00
Authorities say a man killed by an escort he met online is being investigated for possible links to the unsolved disappearances or slayings of women nationwide.
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Experts: Sandra Bland's toxicology report raises possibility she used marijuana in jail

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 01:58
An initial toxicology report for Sandra Bland, who died in a Texas jail cell three days after her arrest during a traffic stop, raises the possibility that she may have used marijuana while in custody, two experts said.
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Boy Scouts of America to allow gay adult leaders; church-run units can keep the exclusion

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 01:44
The Boy Scouts of America has ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders but will allow church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.
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Officer suspended after video shows him tossing food at intoxicated homeless man in handcuffs

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 18:52
A southwest Florida police officer has been suspended after his superiors watched a video of him tossing food to a handcuffed suspect at the county jail and then allowing the man to eat the food off the floor.
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Police say boy dead in car was Arkansas judge's son; family calls death 'tragic accident'

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 18:42
Police say an 18-month-old boy found dead in a hot vehicle in Arkansas last week was the son of a juvenile court judge.
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Cut Meeting Time -- and Make 'GRIT' Happen!

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 18:30
Did you ever think "generosity" would be the goal of a good meeting? It is now.
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Judge ends parental rights for Detroit mother convicted of killing 2 of her children

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 18:14
A judge has terminated the parental rights of a Detroit mother who was convicted of killing two of her four children and placed their bodies in a deep freezer in the family's home.
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3 teens sought in Arkansas fatal shooting investigation on their way back from Texas

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 18:08
Three teenagers sought for questioning in the fatal shooting of an Arkansas couple are on their way back to the state.
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Neighbors recall volatility of Phoenix couple before discovery of wife's decapitated body

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 18:07
A Phoenix woman who police believe was decapitated by her husband was in a marriage that neighbors said was fraught with public fights.
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Why Companies Neet to Create a Parent-Friendly Culture

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 18:00
Parents make great employees and cultivating an environment that is supportive of them is not only easy but a no-brainer from a business standpoint.
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US Bureau of Prisons agrees to recognize humanism as a religious preference

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 17:55
Federal prisoners who identify as humanist can now celebrate Darwin Day and get accommodations typically afforded to those inmates who believe in a deity.
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Maple syrup spill makes for sticky, sweet-smelling situation on New Hampshire highway

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 17:39
The only thing missing was the waffles.
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Judge dismisses part of transgender student's lawsuit on bathroom policy at high school

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 17:31
A judge in Virginia has dismissed part of a lawsuit filed by a transgender student barred from using the boys' bathrooms at his high school.
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Hiker climbs tree in New Jersey woods to escape from coyotes, gets stuck for 5 hours

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 16:30
A hiker trying to escape from coyotes in a wooded area of southern New Jersey has gotten stuck in a tree for nearly five hours.
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NSA to stop using, and will ultimately destroy, the American calling records it has collected

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 16:25
The Obama administration has decided that the National Security Agency will soon stop using millions of American calling records it collected under a controversial program leaked by former agency contractor Edward Snowden.
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