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  • How WBDJ Was Able to Get Through This Morning’s Newscast After On-Air Slayings

    The heartbreaking task of getting back to work was the first assignment of the day for the staffers at WDBJ-TV in Virginia. They returned to the news desk a day after two of their colleagues were fatally shot during a live interview. "They're doing as well as can be expected," station general…

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  • Christmas in August: Walmart to Launch Layaway Plan

    Starting Friday, two weeks earlier than it did last season, Walmart will allow customers to pay for nearly 40,000 items in installments. "Retailers want to get customers as soon as possible and Walmart's jumping the gun," said Business Insider's Ashley Lutz. "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is…

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  • Boy, 13, Keeps Father Alive After He's Badly Hurt by Falling Boulder

    David Finlayson has his 13-year-old son to thank as he recovers at home today after being struck by a refrigerator-size boulder during a camping trip. Finlayson, 52, and his son Charlie were backpacking and climbing near Ship Island Lake in a part of Idaho known as "River of No Return Wilderness"…

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  • On-Air Shooter's Firing Was Filmed By Cameraman He Later Killed

    Details about the February 2013 firing of Vester Lee Flanagan, who used the name Bryce Williams professionally, have emerged as part of the public court filings in relation to a lawsuit he filed against his former employer, WDBJ. The 167-page file from Roanoke City General District Court documents…

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  • PB&Js Never Looked So Good to These Kids Trying Foreign School Lunches

    After watching this hilariously enlightening video, your kid heading back to school might not be complaining about that cafeteria sloppy joe after all. Cut.com has compiled a video of American children trying school lunches from all over the world, with typical cuisines from India, Sweden, Japan,…

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  • Beloved NYC Radio Host Elvis Duran Details Dramatic 105-Pound Weight-Loss Journey

    As the host of the number one Top 40 morning radio in the country, Elvis Duran had no problem dishing out “real talk” to his seven million loyal listeners or rubbing elbows with the likes of Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj and dozens of other A-list celebrities. In December, the host of the…

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  • Instagram Makes a Huge Change to the Shape of Your Photos

    The days of cutting a friend out of an Instagram photo in order to fit into the square format are over. A huge new update to Instagram means photographs no longer have to be square. The Facebook-owned photo sharing app announced today it is also adding a rectangular landscape option to better…

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  • The Phone, The Fixer and the Case of the Missing Rebate

    Dear ABC News Fixer: I purchased an iPhone 6 last October. I was told I would get $200 for the iPhone 4S that I was trading in. It was in excellent condition. I mailed the phone to Verizon as I was instructed to do.Several weeks went by and I started to wonder where that trade-in credit was. I…

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  • Meet Patches, the Crossing Guard Dog Who Helps Kids Safely Cross the Street

    Meet Patches, the 5-year-old black Malti-Poo, who wears a crossing guard vest and stop sign to help kids safely cross the street in the town of Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania. Patches is back to work for the Jersey Shore Area School District, which started the new school year this past week, according…

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  • Cat Outsmarts His Owner, Enters House Using Door Handle

    Philo the cat has completely outwitted his owner. After spending an hour and a half installing a perfectly-placed cat door in the backyard to allow Philo to enter and exit the house as he pleases, Philo’s owner quickly learned his furry feline wanted absolutely no part of it. In classic cat…

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  • 'Dancing With the Stars' Season 21: Alexa and Carlos PenaVega Join the Celebrity Cast

    Alexa PenaVega and her husband Carlos PenaVega have signed on for the 21st season of the dancing competition, he announced on Instagram. The Big Time Rush musician may have an edge -- he'll likely be getting advice from his former bandmate James Maslow, who placed fourth in season 18 of the ABC…

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  • Photo Shows Web Acronym 'LOL' Woven Into Spiderweb

    One woman believes a spider had sent her a snarky message after she found the Web acronym "LOL" woven into its web. "A lot of people found it crazy humorous," said Heather Ar'ite of Seattle, Washington.

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  • Real On-Air Violence Can Traumatize Viewers

    The shooting on live television in Virginia Wednesday could have a psychological effect on the thousands of viewers who were exposed to the traumatic event, according to some experts. Alison Parker, 24, and Adam Ward, 27, were shot to death as they did a live interview for Roanoke station WDBJ-TV.…

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  • Usain Bolt Gets Taken Down by Clumsy Cameraman on Segway After Winning 200m Gold

    Jamaican runner Usain Bolt may have outrun all his competitors when he came in first in the 200-meter race at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing -- but he apparently wasn't fast enough to outrun a clumsy cameraman on a Segway.

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  • Facebook's Answer to Siri and Cortana Is Called 'M'

    Facebook's answer to Apple's Siri and Microsoft's Cortana is a virtual personal assistant called "M" that will be housed inside the company's Messenger app. M can actually help people complete tasks that other virtual assistants can't. "This is early in the journey to build M into an at-scale…

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  • Police Find Wig, Shawl and Gun in Virginia Shooter's Car, Warrant Says

    A briefcase with a wig, shawl and three license plates were among the items found inside the car of the gunman who killed two of his former colleagues during a televised interview in Virginia on Wednesday, according to a search warrant. ABC News has obtained the warrant filed to search the rental…

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  • How Virginia Shooting May Help Psych Experts See Warning Signs

    By poring over the documents believed to have been sent by Vester Flanagan, one expert said, there may be some lessons to help prevent similar events in the future. "We can then study it and analyze it by terms of dominant themes that predicted what he did," Frank Farely, a professor at Temple…

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