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  • Mother and Daughter Vanish on New York Trip

    A mother and daughter from eastern Long Island vanished after going on a trip to Manhattan several week ago, and police in New York and the small town of Southold are investigating. On March 30, Iona Costello and her 14-year-old daughter Emily left Greenport, Long Island, for a trip to New York…

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  • 13-Year-Old Directs Firefighters in Dramatic Rescue

    Marcus, 13, immediately found the smoke and called 911, PIO Assistant Chief Alan Doubleday told ABC News. From the audio you can hear the incredible work from the 911 dispatcher and Marcus, who manages to stay calm while taking direction from the dispatcher. Marcus calmly explains exactly how the…

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  • Teen Who Lost Home in Hurricane Sandy Accepted to 7 Ivy League Schools

    After a tumultuous high school experience, Long Island senior Daria Rose has a bright future ahead of her: The 18-year-old applied to seven Ivy League colleges and has been accepted to each one of them. But when Rose was a sophomore, her world turned completely upside down. Hurricane Sandy hit in…

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  • 3 Injured in Shooting at Delaware State University Campus

    Police are looking for a gunman after three people were shot and injured at a school-sanctioned Greek cookout on the Delaware State University campus in Dover Saturday night. The shooting happened about 8 p.m., according to the university.

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  • Evacuation Order Lifted As Massive Wildfire Burns in Southern California

    Overnight weather conditions today helped contain a massive wildfire burning in a basin near a Southern California dam that had forced the evacuations of about 300 homes. The fire in the Prado Dam Flood Control Basin, which ignited about 6 p.m. local time Saturday, burned 300 acres as of this…

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  • Military Dad Photobombs Son at School Picture Day

    School picture day was extra special this year for a third grader in Durham, North Carolina.After months in Kuwait, Army Corporal James Bass surprised his 8-year-old son Joshua at his school Friday, according to ABC affiliate WTVD-TV.When Joshua posed for his school picture, his father snuck up…

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  • North Carolina Man's Obituary: Don't Vote for Hillary Clinton in 2016

    Larry Darrell Upright, an “avid golfer” who loved his family, died Monday in Concord, North Carolina. "The family respectfully asks that you do not vote for Hillary Clinton in 2016," read the obituary, which ran in the local newspaper.

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  • ACM Awards: Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan to Host and More

    Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan are back for a third turn as co-hosts of tonight's ACM Awards, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary.Instead of airing from its traditional locale in Las Vegas, this year's big anniversary show broadcasts live from the 60,000-seat AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas,…

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  • Should We Kill the Social Security Number?

    An Even Bigger Problem Than Identity Theft This Holiday Shopping Season

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  • More Severe Storms Slam the Plains; Threat Shifting East

    Storms slowly moving through Texas early Saturday left thousands without power and caused flash flooding as they dumped large amounts of rain in several counties. The city of Pasadena, about 15 miles southeast of Houston, received 3.6 inches of rain in 30 minutes late Friday with the city of…

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  • Video Shows San Diego Cop Being Run Down With His Own Cruiser

    A San Diego police officer who got run down by his own cruiser in a terrifying scene caught on video said he believed the man accused of hitting him was going to kill him. Surveillance video of the officer being was shown in court Friday at the preliminary hearing for the man accused of being…

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  • Body Camera Captures St. Louis Police Shooting Knife-Wielding Man Who Charged Officers

    A suburban St. Louis man was killed after he charged at police officers while wielding a knife, and the shooting was captured on an officer's body camera. A woman called police late Friday and said her son, Thaddeus McCarroll, was armed with a knife and had locked her out of her house in Jennings,…

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  • Oregon Man Stops at Taco Bell Drive-Thru, Leaves With Pet Parakeet

    A Oregon man picked up more than fast food at a Taco Bell drive-thru this week -- he got a new house guest. Bill Detrick had his window down outside the restaurant in Cornelius, Oregon, Thursday when a parakeet landed on his car, according to ABC affiliate KATU-TV in Portland, Oregon. Detrick…

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  • New 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Stormtrooper Uniform Is the Main Attraction at Celebration

    Almost as soon as Imperial Stormtroopers blasted their way onto the big screen in 1977, Star Wars fans have wanted to know where and how to get their own suit of ultra-cool white armor. But now a company called Anovos is bringing classic and the new Stormtrooper armor from "Star Wars: Episode VII…

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  • Gorilla at Omaha Zoo Cracks Glass After Charging Towards Family

    Some zoo-goers were in for a surprise when a fully-grown male gorilla charged at them, cracking the glass of its exhibit in Omaha, Nebraska. Visitors at the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium captured the encounter on video Thursday. The zoo said Kijito, a 24-year-old, 375-pound western lowland…

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  • Miley Cyrus, John Legend, John Mayer to Honor Legends at Rock Hall of Fame

    Some of today's biggest stars will be on hand to induct -- and perform tributes to -- the iconic musicians entering the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year at the hall's induction ceremony Saturday in Cleveland. Miley Cyrus, who's often spoken about her admiration for '80s rock icons Joan Jett &…

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  • See This, Skip That: British Virgin Islands

    Skip the Port City, Set Sail for Other Islands Instead Home base for most is the main island of Tortola, an intersection of ruins amid the mountainous terrain and a bustling port town that sees thousands of weekly visitors in its shops, shores and eateries. This cruise traffic can easily create…

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