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Historic Floods Feared as Odile Zeroes In on Arizona

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 11:57:23 AM
Even before a drop of rain had fallen, flash flood watches were in effect for all of southern Arizona stretching into late Thursday afternoon.







Wildfire Destruction: 'Everybody ... Lost Everything'

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 11:56:20 AM Erin McClam
People who live in Weed, California, said perhaps a quarter of the town had burned.







ISIS Propaganda Video Warns 'Fighting Has Just Begun'

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 11:54:48 AM
ISIS released a new propaganda video that appears to warn of attacks against U.S. forces in light of Obama’s pledge to “degrade and destroy” it.







Tourist Slain on Beach Died From Drowning, Head Wound

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 11:46:29 AM
David Miller, 24, was found naked and bloodied next to 23-year-old Hannah Witheridge on the beach at Thai scuba-diving hotspot Koh Tao.

Wealth Chasm: Number of Billionaires Hits Record High

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 11:29:44 AM
A new survey shows that 155 billionaires were minted this year.

Wednesday's Top 6 News Stories

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 11:27:51 AM
From the U.S. seeking to arm Syrian rebels against ISIS to the latest scandals in the NFL, see the stories we're following.







Doggone Miracle! Pooch Found 1,000 Miles From Home

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 11:08:57 AM
More than two years after a New York man's dog disappeared from his home, the pooch mysteriously turned up in Florida.







Not Just Rice: Dozen NFL Players Have Domestic Violence Arrests

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 08:57:21 AM Jon Schuppe
The NFL's handling of Ray Rice had brought new focus to its record on domestic violence, which includes many players who remain on the field.







Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake Strikes Off Guam

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 07:51:56 AM
A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck 25 miles northwest of Guam in the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.







American Nabbed Swimming to N. Korea in Bid to Meet Kim

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 07:47:01 AM
South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across a river into rival North Korea, an official said.

Vikings Tell Peterson to Stay Away From Team Activities

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 06:20:28 AM
The Minnesota Vikings reverse course on Adrian Peterson’s reinstatement and place him on the exempt list, banning him from all team activities.

Vikings Order Peterson to Stay Away From All Team Activities

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 06:20:28 AM
The Minnesota Vikings reverse course on Adrian Peterson’s reinstatement and place him on the exempt list, banning him from all team activities.







These Are the Most and Least Educated Cities in the U.S.

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 04:24:05 AM
A new study by personal finance social network WalletHub found the U.S. cities with the most and least educated people.







House Passes 'No Welfare for Weed' Bill

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 04:09:59 AM
The bill would make it harder for people to use welfare payments to buy pot in states where the drug is legal. It has little chance of becoming law.

Meet the Activists Offering to Pay Off Student Debt

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 04:03:05 AM Nona Willis Aronowitz
Rolling Jubilee is launching a new platform, The Debt Collective, which will aid people besieged by student loans, among other debtors.







NFL Players Association Appeals Ray Rice Suspension

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 02:30:22 AM
The appeal "is to protect the due process rights of all NFL players," the association said in a statement.







Girlfriend's Horrifying Murder Stuns Indiana Town

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 02:12:45 AM
The prosecutor said allegations against Joseph A. Oberhansley were so gruesome they were like nothing he'd ever seen in a quarter-century in office.







Manhunt On for 'Survivalist' Suspect in Trooper Ambush

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 02:12:26 AM Tracy Connor
A manhunt is under way for an anti-cop "survivalist" with murder fantasies who is wanted in last week's deadly ambush of Pa. state police barracks







Union Appeals Ray Rice's Indefinite Suspension

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 01:19:21 AM
The former Baltimore Ravens running back is challenging his suspension from the league for punching his former fiancee.







Historic Floods Feared as Odile Zeroes In on Arizona

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 12:44:20 AM
Even before a drop of rain had fallen, flash flood watches were in effect for all of southern Arizona stretching into late Thursday afternoon.

Alleged ISIS Supporter Accused of Trying to Recruit in U.S.

Tuesday September 16th, 2014 11:51:26 PM Pete Williams
Federal prosecutors have charged a New York man with trying to recruit people to join the ISIS terror group overseas and to shoot people in the U.S.

Cord Cutters Rejoice: HBO Go Weighs Streaming-Only

Tuesday September 16th, 2014 11:16:08 PM
Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes' suggests that HBO Go could become available on online-only streaming platforms.







Brian Williams: No More Hitching Russian Rides to Space

Tuesday September 16th, 2014 10:41:11 PM Brian Williams
It looks like the days of NASA paying the Russians millions of dollars to hitch a ride up to the International Space Station are numbered.

Bones Tell the Grisly Tale Behind Richard III's Death

Tuesday September 16th, 2014 10:30:23 PM Alan Boyle
Researchers say marks on Richard III's bones confirm the saga of the English king's death — including claims that his skull suffered the fatal blows.

Police ID 'Survivalist' Suspect in Trooper Ambush

Tuesday September 16th, 2014 10:25:25 PM Tracy Connor
A manhunt is under way for an anti-cop "survivalist" with murder fantasies who is wanted in last week's deadly ambush of Pa. state police barracks









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