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Gunman showed no mercy, Oregon survivor says

He showed no mercy. He ordered his victims to the ground and shot them even if they complied. He asked them their religion but shot them no matter the answer. He even shot a woman in a wheelchair.

The description of the shooting that left nine dead at...

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SC National Guard deployed to battle flooding

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley didn't mince any words Sunday about just how dangerous a situation the weather had become in her state.

"We are at a 1,000-year level of rain," Haley said at an afternoon news conference. "That's how big this is."

It wa...

Hurricane Joaquin


Massive debris field found in El Faro search

The U.S. Coast Guard reported Sunday evening that it had discovered a 225-square-mile debris field in its search for the missing container ship El Faro.

The discovery of the debris field, which was comprised of Styrofoam, wood, cargo and other items,...

Guatemala landslide claims dozens of lives


Scores of bodies unearthed after Guatemala landslide

The gangly arms of four backhoes dug through a mound of sandy soil that had buried many of the residents of El Cambray alive in a landslide.

Carefully, the diggers turned up sheet metal roofs, broken walls and the bodies of people trapped in the dirt...

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MLB playoff picture set

The Major League Baseball postseason schedule was decided by games played Sunday - the last game of the regular season. The Texas Rangers won the American League West Division with a victory over the Los Angeles Angels. With that loss, the Angels were bounced out of postseason play as the Houston…

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Teen repels shark with punch after bite

A blacktip shark bit a teenager at a Volusia County, Florida, beach Sunday, local officials told CNN.

The 14-year-old boy was surfing with four friends at New Smyrna Beach and paddling out when he encountered the 4- or 5-foot-long blacktip shark, a s...

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Polls: Trump still tops in Iowa, NH

Donald Trump still leads the Republican pack in the two first two states in the presidential nominating contest, though Ben Carson is on his heels in Iowa and Carly Fiorina is close behind in New Hampshire.

Israel restrict access to Jerusalem following slayings


Israelis limit access to Jerusalem's Old City

Israeli police say they are restricting access to the Old City of Jerusalem after a Palestinian man killed two Israelis on a street in the historic neighborhood.

Only Israeli citizens, Old City residents, tourists, businesspeople working in the area a...

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McGraw-Hill to rewrite text after complaint

Textbook publisher McGraw-Hill will rewrite a section in one of its books after a Houston-area mother complained that it whitewashes the role of slavery in bringing Africans to America.

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Oregon shooter's dad: Guns are 'the killers'

The father of the Roseburg, Oregon, shooter said he doesn't know where his son got his weapons, and he declined to comment much on his son's mental state, but he was quick to say what he thought was to blame in the deadly college attack: Guns.

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Victims of Umpqua Community College shooting

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Nine people were killed Thursday when a gunman stormed the campus of Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. Here is more about some of the victims.

Oregon mourns victims of community college shooting

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Nine people were killed when a gunman opened fire at Oregon's Umpqua Community College on Thursday, forcing the nation to face yet another mass shooting.

10 most expensive hurricanes to hit US

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Hurricane Joaquin is the first this year that's posed a real threat to the U.S., and many on the East coast are concerned that it will be a repeat of 2012's Hurricane Sandy. The Insurance Information Institute compiled a list of the 10 most expensive hurricanes to hit the U.S. based on payouts of…

'A Charlie Brown Christmas' postage stamps go on sale


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The U.S. Postal Service is getting an early jump on the holiday season by issuing a series of postage stamps celebrating the 50th anniversary of "A Charlie Brown Christmas."



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