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Marine Corps says $3.6B for storm repairs at East Coast base

Friday  05:15,   14 december 2018

U.S. Marine Corps leaders say it will cost around $3.6 billion to repair the extensive damage to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina from Hurricane Florence. The September storm caused massive flooding, coastal erosion and destroyed hundreds of buildings >>>

Bear attacks, drags woman outside Pennsylvania home

Friday  04:20,   14 december 2018

Game wardens say a bear attacked a woman outside her home in Pennsylvania and dragged her more than 80 yards. The attack happened Wednesday in Muncy Creek Township, which is located about 16 miles east of Williamsport. The woman has been... >>>

Many victims of California's worst wildfire were elderly and unable to escape

Friday  03:55,   14 december 2018

LOS ANGELES - Rose Farrell is the oldest victim of the devastating Camp fire to be identified so far. She was 99, and she died inside her home on Herman Road in Paradise. Evva Holt, 85, died inside a pickup truck after she was evacuated from Feather >>>

'Walls Work,' Department of Homeland Security declares in post instantly mocked on social media

Friday  03:40,   14 december 2018

"DHS is committed to building wall and building wall quickly," reads the release, which eschews the use of articles in many instances. "We are not replacing short, outdated and ineffective wall with similar wall. Instead, under this President we are >>>

NYC families join suit to halt Mayor de Blasio's school desegregation plan

Friday  02:40,   14 december 2018

Several city families have joined a group of organizations in a federal lawsuit to stop Mayor de Blasio’s program to desegregate elite public high schools. The parents joined the Asian American Coalition for Education and other groups in the suit... >>>

UNC in turmoil over Silent Sam, the Confederate monument toppled by protesters

Friday  02:30,   14 december 2018

Protesters plan to attend a meeting of a statewide panel Friday, urging the University of North Carolina System Board of Governors to keep the monument off... >>>

Shelters holding nearly 15,000 migrant children near capacity

Friday  02:05,   14 december 2018

Thousands of migrant children are caught in a US detention backlog that has some confined for months, even up to a... >>>

Lordstown, Ohio, kids write to GM to save their town's auto plant

Friday  01:55,   14 december 2018

"Please, please listen, the rest of my life is in your... >>>

Justice Department asks Supreme Court to let transgender military ban take effect

Friday  01:15,   14 december 2018

The Justice Department has asked the Supreme Court to allow the ban on transgender people in the military to go into effect pending appeal. The administration already has a pending request for the Supreme Court to bypass the lower courts and take up >>>

Flight makes u-turn, returns to Seattle after human heart found on board

Friday  00:55,   14 december 2018

They didn't leave their heart in Seattle -- and that's why they had to go back to drop it off. A Southwest Airlines flight that took off from Sea-Tac International Airport bound for Dallas made a u-turn over Idaho on Sunday when a donor human heart... >>>

Miss USA accused of mocking two Asian Miss Universe contestants' English

Friday  00:45,   14 december 2018

In a now-expired Instagram live video, Miss Universe contestant from the USA Sarah Summers spoke with Miss Colombia and Miss Australia about their thoughts on Miss... >>>

What makes homelessness rise rapidly? New study provides possible answer

Friday  00:45,   14 december 2018

There are many factors that contribute to homelessness, but most experts agree that income and a lack of affordable housing are the leading causes. A new analysis from Zillow, the real estate listing site, finds that the homelessness population in... >>>

Ohio Senate approves controversial 'heartbeat bill'

Friday  00:15,   14 december 2018

The Ohio Senate on Wednesday approved controversial legislation banning abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected. The Associated Press reported that the measure, which would effectively ban abortions after the first few weeks of a woman's... >>>

Arizona newspaper publisher uses his publication to accuse wife of poisoning attempt

Thursday  23:30,   13 december 2018

The lawsuit alleging poisoning seeks $18 million from Felice Soldwedel and was filed a week after a prosecutor said there was no evidence of a... >>>

New 'no escape' Meteor missiles boost fighter jets' firepower

Thursday  22:30,   13 december 2018

There is no escape for enemy aircraft when up against fighter jets armed with the incredibly fast, powerful and extremely destructive Meteor missiles. The Meteors are made to excel at hunting and destroying enemy threats at long ranges no matter the >>>