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N.J. police officer climbs balcony to rescue children, grandparents from fire

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A New Jersey police officer is being hailed a hero for rescuing two children and their grandparents from a house fire.Read more

Study finds female-led films outperform male ones

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NEW YORK (AP) — A new study that analyzed four years' worth of films found that female-led movies have consistently outperformed those...Read more

Woman robbed, nearly run over at Florida McDonald's speaks out

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An older woman is recovering after she was knocked down and nearly run-over by a man who stole her purse at a McDonald's in Florida.Read more


Canadian ex-diplomat detained in China, official confirms

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TORONTO (AP) — A former Canadian diplomat has been detained while visiting Beijing amid a dispute between the two counties over Canada'...Read more

The Latest: Mom in video that sparked outrage leaves jail

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a mother at a New York City social services office (all times local): ...Read more

WATCH: Man hitches free ride on back of D.C. bus

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A man said he had no reason to hitch a ride on the back of a city bus in the nation's capital Monday.Read more

Ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn asks for probation, community service in Russia probe false statements case

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn asks for probation, community service in Russia probe false statements...Read more

Flynn argues against prison time in Russia investigation

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn asked a judge Tuesday to spare him prison time,...Read more


California lawmaker arrested on child cruelty suspicion

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California state lawmaker Joaquin Arambula was arrested Monday on suspicion of misdemeanor child cruelty,...Read more

Police: 13-year-old boy fired at student, then boarded bus

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A sheriff's office in South Carolina says a 13-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder for firing a gun at another middle schooler.Read more

Man who killed newlywed during robbery executed in Texas

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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate was executed Tuesday evening for fatally shooting a newlywed during a robbery more than 25...Read more

Mother, boyfriend face charges after toddler shoots infant

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An 8-month-old girl is fighting for her life after police say her 3-year-old brother accidentally shot her in the face in a New Mexico motel room while their mother and...Read more