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Chuck E. Cheese Sued For Promoting Gambling Among Kids

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Appeals Court Overturns Stem Cell Research Ban

Opponents of taxpayer-funded stem cell research lost a key round in a federal appeals court Friday.

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Tornado Survivors Had Minutes to Seek Refuge

A Georgia salon owner and her two daughters — Sky and Stormy — climbed inside a tanning bed while a tornado ripped the roof off their business. A Virginia couple scrambled under their garage's wooden steps after a twister ripped off their home's…

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NASA Delays Space Shuttle Endeavour's Last Launch

NASA has called off Friday's launch of space shuttle Endeavour because of a heater failure.

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Obama in Alabama: Sees Devastation Everywhere

President Barack Obama got a sobering, close-up look Friday at the nation's most horrific tornado damage in decades, offering comfort to victims and government help to an entire reeling region. The nightmare storms in the South have killed about 300…

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16-Year-Old Kayla Heard Has Eye on Law School After Graduating From College

Next month, a homeschooled 16-year-old will become the youngest person ever to graduate from Washington State University.

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Baggage Handlers Arrested in Drug Smuggling Bust at Detroit Airport

Federal agents arrested 12 people today at Detroit Metro Airport on suspicion of smuggling marijuana and cocaine into the United States.

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Survival Stories Emerge From South's Tornado Tragedy

Poignant tales from tornado survivors are pouring in -- of muffled screams from under piles of debris, university students hit in the head by a flying Jeep Cherokee and a 6-year-old boy, unconscious but alive, pulled from the rubble as his wounded f…

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NYC Youngster Buys Loaded Semi-Automatic Handgun At School For $3

NYC Youngster Buys Loaded Semi-Automatic Handgun At School For $3

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Homeless Mom Tanya McDowell Could Face Jail for Sending Son to Wrong School

Tanya McDowell of Connecticut has been charged with larceny and conspiracy to commit larceny for allegedly stealing $15,686 from Norwalk Public Schools for enrolling her son in an elementary school even though she didn't have a permanent address in …

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Pictures Of The Royal Wedding [PHOTOS]

A photo gallery following all the festivities surrounding the royal wedding between Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey, London.

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Family of Doctor Who Delivered Obama 'Blown Away'

The family of a Honolulu doctor whose signature appears on President Barack Obama's birth certificate woke up to the news Wednesday that the late obstetrician had delivered Obama.

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Violent Storms Smack South, Kill at Least 85

Fierce storms that spawned tornadoes roared across the South, killing at least 85 people as they wiped out homes and businesses, forced a nuclear power plant to use backup generators and even prompted the evacuation of a National Weather Service off…

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Hundreds Dead As Tornadoes Devastate South

Alabama hit particularly hard as dozens of tornadoes rip through the United States.

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Margaret Salcedo Mauled to Death by Pit Bulls in Truth or Consequences, NM

Laura Russell says she can still hear the screams. The New Mexico woman says she hasn't been able to sleep since she saw her neighbor, Margaret Salcedo, fatally mauled by a pack of pit bulls on Sunday.

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How Can You Tell Someone Is al-Qaida? Look at His Watch

A new batch of WikiLeaks files from Guantanamo Bay reveals a secret checklist U.S. investigators used to figure out whether detainees were really al-Qaida members. Among the criteria was the kind of wristwatch they were wearing.

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US Default on Debt Could Be Disastrous Choice for Economy

The United States has never defaulted on its debt and Democrats and Republicans say they don't want it to happen now. But with partisan acrimony running at fever pitch, and Democrats and Republicans so far apart on how to tame the deficit, the unthi…

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Moms of Minnesota Girls Haylee Fentress, Paige Moravetz

The mothers of two Minnesota eighth-graders who hanged themselves during a sleepover said today that there were no warning signs and that they had tried to help their daughters cope with bullying the best they could. Best friends Haylee Fentress and…

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