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  • Sep 2, 2015

    American Catholics Accept Non-Traditional Families: Survey

    American Catholics Accept Non-Traditional Families: Survey

    American Catholics are markedly tolerant of non-traditional families, with large majorities open to divorced, single, unmarried and gay parents, according to a Pew Research Center survey released on Wednesday in...

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    Sep 2, 2015

    Manhunt After Veteran Officer Fatally Shot Near Chicago

    Manhunt After Veteran Officer Fatally Shot Near Chicago

    Police are searching for three armed suspects in far suburban Chicago after an officer was fatally shot in the area, authorities said. The Fox Lake officer who was shot to death Tuesday morning was identified as...

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    Sep 1, 2015

    Wrestling Legend Charged in Girlfriend's 1983 Death

    Wrestling Legend Charged in Girlfriend's 1983 Death

    More than 30 years after the girlfriend of pro wrestling legend Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka died under mysterious circumstances, the wrestling Hall of Famer faces grand jury charges that he killed her. Police...

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    LA Selected as U.S. Candidate for 2024 Olympics

    LA Selected as U.S. Candidate for 2024 Olympics

    Los Angeles was selected Tuesday as the U.S. bid city for the 2024 Olympics. With Boston bowing out earlier this year, the LA City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a proposal to authorize Mayor Eric...

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  • Sep 1, 2015

    Blue Whale Surprises TV Host During Live Segment

    GROUNDBREAKING TV MOMENT! Steve Backshall is interrupted by a blue whale live on BBC One for BBC Big Blue Live. During...

    Posted by BBC Earth on Monday, August 31, 2015

    A big blue whale photo bombed a reporter's live television shot. Then the TV host got excited, very excited. The surprise moment was caught during Steve Backshall's live interview on BBC One for "BBC Big Blue...

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    Sep 1, 2015

    Day Care Teachers Encouraged Kids to Brawl: Prosecutors

    Day Care Teachers Encouraged Kids to Brawl: Prosecutors

    Two former employees at a New Jersey day care are accused of encouraging children in their care to fight on camera, then sharing the videos on Snapchat while referencing “Fight Club.” Erica Kenny, 22, and...

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  • NBCNews.com

    Sep 1, 2015

    EU Migrant Crisis: Man Found Crammed Under Car Hood

    EU Migrant Crisis: Man Found Crammed Under Car Hood

    Spanish police found two migrants crammed into tiny hiding spaces in a car — including under the hood — near the Moroccan border on Sunday, the latest example of extreme and potentially deadly risks taken by...

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    Movie Star Escapes Manhattan High-Rise Fire

    Movie Star Escapes Manhattan High-Rise Fire

    An actor who's starred in "Anchorman" and TV shows including "Chicago Fire" and "The Good Wife" escaped a high-rise fire in Manhattan after he tried to get his elderly neighbor out of the burning home.

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    Doctors Perform Strange Operation to Save Man's Hand

    Doctors Perform Strange Operation to Save Man's Hand

    An 87-year-old Texas man had an unusual surgery to save a hand that was badly burned in an accident. Doctors sewed his hand to his belly and left it under a pocket of tissue for three weeks to give it time to...

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