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  • Gay Marriage

    2 hours ago

    Ky. Clerk Called to Hearing Over Gay Marriage Licenses

    Ky. Clerk Called to Hearing Over Gay Marriage Licenses

    A county clerk in Kentucky who invoked "God's authority" Tuesday for defying the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage has been summoned by a federal judge to explain why she should not be fined or jailed for...

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  • fox lake

    23 minutes ago

    Manhunt Underway After Officer Shot in Chicago Suburb

    Manhunt Underway After Officer Shot in Chicago Suburb

    Police are searching for three armed suspects in far north suburban Fox Lake after an officer was shot in the area, authorities said. A law enforcement source told NBC Chicago the officer has died but officials...

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  • 4 hours ago

    Pope to Allow Priests to Forgive Abortion

    Pope to Allow Priests to Forgive Abortion

    Pope Francis declared Tuesday he is allowing all priests in the church's upcoming Year of Mercy to absolve women of the "sin of abortion" if they repent with a "contrite heart." Reflecting his papacy's central...

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  • Jeff Mizanskey

    25 minutes ago

    Man With Life Sentence for Marijuana Walks Free

    Man With Life Sentence for Marijuana Walks Free

    A man sentenced to life in prison without parole on a marijuana-related charge walked out of a Missouri prison a free man on Tuesday, after spending two decades behind bars, The Associated Press reported....

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  • 2 hours ago

    Cop 'Likely' Shot by Fellow Officer After Entering Wrong Home

    Cop 'Likely' Shot by Fellow Officer After Entering Wrong Home

    A metro Atlanta police officer who was shot when police responded to a wrong house was most likely struck by a bullet from fellow officer's gun, investigators said Tuesday, NBC News reported. The injured...

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  • 33 minutes ago

    Woman Who Used Honey to Swallow 54 Cocaine Pellets Got Idea From Netflix: Feds

    Woman Who Used Honey to Swallow 54 Cocaine Pellets Got Idea From Netflix: Feds

    Federal court records in Florida show a woman used honey to help her swallow 54 pellets containing cocaine in a trick she learned from a television show. On Monday 29-year-old Regis Walker of Pembroke Pines...

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  • Obama

    5 hours ago

    Obama to Call for More Icebreakers in Arctic

    Obama to Call for More Icebreakers in Arctic

    President Barack Obama is set to call on Tuesday for the United States to buy or build more icebreakers for the Coast Guard in the Arctic Ocean to compete with Russia. As sea ice melts because of climate...

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  • St. Charles

    27 minutes ago

    Job Seeker Sent Naked Selfies to HR Director: Police

    Job Seeker Sent Naked Selfies to HR Director: Police

    A suburban Chicago manufacturing company apparently rescinded its job offer to a man who unintentionally sent two naked photos of himself to the director of human resources, authorities say. The 23-year-old...

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  • Kate Steinle

    3 hours ago

    Family of San Francisco Pier Shooting Victim to File Lawsuit

    Family of San Francisco Pier Shooting Victim to File Lawsuit

    The family of Kate Steinle, who was fatally shot when she was walking along a San Francisco pier in July, plans to file a lawsuit against San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

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