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This Congressman lived on the minimum wage

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 5:55pm
Raising the minimum wage continues to be one of the Democrats' top economic priorities, insisting that a higher minimum wage is critical to helping lift the working poor out of poverty. Some members of Congress put their money where their mouth is.
Categories: National News

Mom arrested after letting son walk to park alone

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 5:23pm
After letting her 7-year-old son walk from their home to a park to play, a Florida mother faces up to five years in jail for child neglect.
Categories: National News

Rice: 'Actions were inexcusable'

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 3:53pm
Ray Rice, the Baltimore Ravens running back suspended by the NFL for two games after video showed him dragging his then-fiancée (now his wife) from an elevator, told reporters on Thursday his actions were "inexcusable."
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Who's the boss? McDonald's is

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 3:29pm
Christine Owens and Catherine Ruckelshaus say the Labor Relations Board's directive on McDonald's could shake up the fast-food industry's treatment of workers.
Categories: National News

Leave kids alone, go to jail?

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:45pm
Mark O'Mara says too often parents leave kids unattended -- sometimes out of economic necessity -- and end up arrested. In the past, neighbors would have helped, not called police
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All-American suicide bomber

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 1:48pm
The story of a former high school football player from Vero Beach, Florida, highlights the risk of Syria's war recruiting jihadists from the West, writes Peter Bergen
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Mom's mission: Stop hot car deaths

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 1:41pm
Lindsey Rogers-Seitz's son died in July 2014 after being left in a hot car by his father. Rogers-Seitz hopes mandatory technology in cars and car seats will stop child death from heatstroke in cars.
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Broken rail caused deadly 2012 train derailment, NTSB says

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:55am
A broken rail caused a train derailment near Baltimore two years ago that killed two young women sitting on a railroad bridge, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday.
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From sex offender to millionaire

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:30am
Michael Phillips spent 12 years in prison and 12 more as a sex offender for a rape he didn't commit. Is he mad at his accuser? No. "I pray for her, I forgive her, and I bless her."
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Ventura wins $1.8M from ex-SEAL

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:21am
It was a lawsuit pitting two larger-than-life personalities against each other -- former pro wrestler and Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and ex-Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.
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Police: Man killed, skinned puppy

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:16am
A New Mexico man is charged with extreme animal cruelty after allegedly killing his girlfriend's dog, then skinning the animal and putting parts of it in a freezer.
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Clerk gets shot, fights back

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:16am
Shocking surveillance video shows the store clerk fight back against a gunman who shot him in the leg.
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How '60s shaped my destiny

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:12am
Donna Brazile says she was young in the Sixties, but what happened then shaped her life. She was only 9 when MLK was shot, but became an activist that day
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Legalizing weed too risky

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:11am
Stuart Gitlow says pot is addictive and those who smoke it can experience long-term psychiatric disease.
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Homeowner, 80, should die in prison

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:11am
Ruben Navarrette says Tom Greer is an 80-year-old crime victim who, if there is any justice, should spend the remainder of his golden years in prison
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HE DIDN'T ASK FOR FREEDOM

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:07am
Michael Phillips was exonerated after serving 24 years in prison, though he never asked to be freed, a first in the U.S.
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'Slight improvement' in Ebola-stricken U.S. aid workers

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:03am
The two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus "have shown a slight improvement in the past 24 hours," according to Samaritan's Purse, an international evangelical Christian humanitarian agency.
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Police: Man planned to eat girlfriend's dog

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:01am
A New Mexico man is under arrest for gruesomely killing a dog with plans to eat it.
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Men steal pricey hair extensions

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:01am
Eight men broke into a store and stole thousands of dollars worth of hair extensions. CNN affiliate KHOU has more.
Categories: National News

Police: Toddler dies after getting trapped in hot car

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 9:06am
A 3-year-old boy in Southern California died Wednesday after he climbed into an unlocked car on a hot summer's day and was trapped, police said.
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