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2 juveniles charged in deadly Tennessee fires

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:21:12 GMT

Two juveniles face charges of aggravated arson in connection with a deadly Tennessee wildfire that began in late November and spread to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, according to Mark Gwyn, director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.(image)


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2 teens face charges of aggravated arson

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:44:26 GMT

Two juveniles face charges of aggravated arson in connection with the deadly Gatlinburg, Tennessee, wildfires, according to officials.(image)


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Dolly Parton starts fund for fire victims

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:26:05 GMT

Country music star Dolly Parton says she wants to help families in her community in eastern Tennessee whose homes and memories were reduced to ashes this week.(image)


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Wildfires scorch the Southeast

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:01:19 GMT

More than 30 large wildfires have left a trail of destruction through six states, according to the US Forest Service.(image)


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Help those affected by Tennessee wildfires

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:59:52 GMT

More than 10 people are dead following massive wildfires in eastern Tennessee. The flames burned thousands of acres in the popular resort areas of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge and damaged or destroyed more than 700 buildings.(image)


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Oakland got several complaints about warehouse that burned

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 04:05:22 GMT

The city of Oakland received repeated complaints over three decades about the "Ghost Ship" warehouse, which was gutted last week by a fire that killed at least 36 people.(image)


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Escaped inmate may be linked to officer stabbing

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:50:16 GMT

Authorities searching in South Carolina for an escaped inmate are investigating whether he is the man who stabbed a Columbia police officer, according to a police statement.(image)


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Manhunt underway for suspect in killing of Georgia officer

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:40:12 GMT

A police officer was fatally shot and another was wounded Wednesday at an apartment complex in western Georgia, prompting a hunt for a suspect and causing nearby Georgia Southwestern State University to tell students to take shelter.(image)


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Surgeon General sounds the alarm on teens and e-cigarettes

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:59:09 GMT

The nation's top doctor is sounding the alarm on e-cigarettes, especially when used by teens and young adults.(image)


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Lung cancer symptoms nonsmokers need to know

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:23:58 GMT

Ashley Rivas was 26 when she noticed she was getting tired earlier than usual on her runs. Over the next few years, the X-ray technician from Albuquerque, New Mexico, developed a persistent cough and wheezing, which her doctors attributed to exercise-induced asthma. She had other symptoms, too: weight loss, fever, and several bouts of pneumonia.(image)


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Coach who helped boxing champ come back from cancer

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:57:19 GMT

When boxer Daniel Jacobs was diagnosed with cancer, coach Andre Rozier stood by him and guided him to a world title.(image)


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US art teacher is sketching Syria's civil war

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:05:02 GMT

A middle school art teacher in Illinois is gaining attention for his sketches of Syria's more than 5-year-old civil war.(image)


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Astronaut John Glenn hospitalized

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:31:23 GMT

Former astronaut and US Sen. John Glenn, 95, was hospitalized "more than a week ago," according to Ohio State University spokesman Hank Wilson.(image)


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Robert Reich to Trump: Stop acting 'thin-skinned and vindictive'

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:35:20 GMT

Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich called out President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday for lashing out at a union leader who criticized the Carrier job deal.(image)


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Charges dropped against suspect in slaying of Michigan officer

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:43:33 GMT

All charges have been dropped against a suspect in connection with the shooting death last month of a Wayne State University police officer, authorities in Wayne County, Michigan said Wednesday.(image)


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Dylann Roof has 'cold and hateful heart,' prosecutor says

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 01:08:51 GMT

Dylann Roof was "cold and calculating" in planning an attack on Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, a federal prosecutor said Wednesday in opening statements at Roof's trial in Charleston, South Carolina.(image)


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Bob Dole's role in Trump's Taiwan call

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:53:24 GMT

Donald Trump's most provocative foreign policy move since winning the presidency played out against the backdrop of a quintessential Washington activity: lobbying.(image)


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Advice to Melania: Here's how to tackle cyberbullying

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:27:45 GMT

The stories capture our attention and break our hearts every time. The most recent case: An 18-year-old girl in Texas who took her own life in front of her family after she was repeatedly bullied about her weight.(image)


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Obamacare could be messiest battle of 2017

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:35:23 GMT

It's the scenario Obamacare-hating Republicans have dreamed about: Complete control of Washington.(image)


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Russians flock to U.S. real estate after Trump victory

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:40:12 GMT

Wealthy Russians are looking to spend big on U.S. real estate in the wake of Donald Trump's election victory.(image)


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Trump named Time Person of the Year

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:25:03 GMT

Time magazine has named Donald Trump its Person of the Year -- calling him "President of the Divided States of America."(image)


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