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    Kids forced to drop pants at school, checked for poop

    Kids forced to drop pants at school, checked for poopA Texas school district is investigating an incident in which several elementary school students were told to pull down their pants for inspection after feces was found on the gym floor.
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    Woman gives newborn baby away in Walmart parking lot

    Woman gives newborn baby away in Walmart parking lotA newborn baby girl appears to be healthy after firefighters say she was dropped off with them by a middle-aged couple. They claim a woman gave them the baby in the parking lot of a Walmart.
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    GoDaddy's 'despicable' puppy ad pulled from Super Bowl

    GoDaddy's 'despicable' puppy ad pulled from Super BowlGoDaddy has pulled a controversial ad from the Super Bowl after tens of thousands of people protested the commercial's subject matter. The ad features a puppy who is to be sold online, which animal rights advocates say promotes puppy mills.
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    UPS worker throws packages, urinates on house

    UPS worker throws packages, urinates on houseA UPS worker is caught on camera tossing packages over a fence and relieving himself on a Houston home.
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    Former Vanderbilt football players found guilty of rape

    Former Vanderbilt football players found guilty of rapeFormer Vanderbilt University football players Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey were found guilty on all counts for the 2013 rape of an unconcious woman.
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    Missing hunter survives swamp without food or shelter

    Missing hunter survives swamp without food or shelterA hunter was found alive by rescue crews four days after he went missing. The man survived dangerous conditions without food or shelter.
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    Watch: 'Crippling' storm hammers New England, Northeast

    Watch: 'Crippling' storm hammers New England, NortheastA mighty storm in the Northeast brought blizzard conditions and heavy snow to New England and six other states. More than 50 million people were hunkered down in the angry storm's path.
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    Prisoner released in Florida 'Stand Your Ground' case

    Prisoner released in Florida 'Stand Your Ground' caseA Jacksonville, Florida woman was released from prison. Marissa Alexander drew national attention after unsuccessfully trying to invoke the 'Stand Your Ground' law after she shot her estranged husband.
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    Wednesday's forecast: Snow surplus for New England

    Wednesday's forecast: Snow surplus for New EnglandThe national weather forecast for Wednesday, January 28 calls for more snow in parts of the Northeast. Things begin to quiet down for most of the country as light snow and rain make their way into the Rockies and Great Plains.
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    Critic's Corner: 'The Americans' returns with zest

    Critic's Corner: 'The Americans' returns with zestUSA TODAY's Robert Bianco has good news for fans disappointed by the end of NBC's 'Parenthood.' While not the same show, Bianco says 'The Americans' has some similarities that make for a pleasurable viewing experience.
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    • 16 hours, 34 minutes ago
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    Weather threatens Super Bowl travel for some

    Weather threatens Super Bowl travel for someWhile the blizzard of 2015 pounds the Northeast, some New Englanders are flocking to Super Bowl 49 before it's too late.
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    Holocaust survivor relives experiences every week

    Holocaust survivor relives experiences every weekAn Auschwitz survivor leads tours of the Holocaust museum 70 years after troops liberated the Nazi's largest concentration camp.
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    Tiger Woods back at TPC Scottsdale after 14-year hiatus

    Tiger Woods back at TPC Scottsdale after 14-year hiatusTiger Woods returns to the Phoenix Waste Management Open for the first time since his legendary hole-in-one.
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    • 19 hours, 24 minutes ago
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    Marshawn Lynch: I'm just here so I won't get fined

    Marshawn Lynch: I'm just here so I won't get finedSeattle Seahawk players Marshawn Lynch, Russell Wilson and Richard Sherman take on the media before Superbowl 49.
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    • 20 hours, 43 minutes ago
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    Blizzard hammers New England, spares New York

    Blizzard hammers New England, spares New YorkIt may not have been a historic winter storm for New York, but this blizzard is slamming New England with whipping winds and heavy snow.
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    Watch 8 hours of snow in 60 seconds

    Watch 8 hours of snow in 60 secondsThis time-lapse video shows eight hours worth of snow falling on Portland, Maine in just 60 seconds.
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    Bet you can't run a mile faster than this 74-yr-old

    Bet you can't run a mile faster than this 74-yr-oldA 74-year-old veteran is the two-time world champion for the treadmill mile in his age group. He uses a mix of speed and endurance to inspire injured veterans to keep going.
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    Patriots swing focus away from 'deflategate'

    Patriots swing focus away from 'deflategate'Bill Belichick and Tom Brady speak on the challenges of facing a tough and balanced Seattle squad ahead of Super Bowl 49.
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    Tiger Woods: Flying with missing tooth 'was a joke'

    Tiger Woods: Flying with missing tooth 'was a joke'Tiger Woods described what happened to his tooth while visiting Italy to cheer on his girlfriend, Lindsey Vonn. He also explains why he wore a face mask.
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    Two police officers shot, suspect killed at city hall

    Two police officers shot, suspect killed at city hallPolice say the suspect opened fire on a group of officers leaving New Hope, Minnesota's City Hall. The gunfire could be heard from inside city council chambers, where a meeting was underway.
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    Teen found dead 35 years ago finally identified

    Teen found dead 35 years ago finally identifiedThe former sheriff of Livingston County, NY knew "someday, somehow" they'd finally identify the teenage girl who was found shot to death in 1979. That day has finally come, as a missing persons report led to the identification of Tammy Jo Alexander.
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    Sixth body found after fire at Maryland mansion

    Sixth body found after fire at Maryland mansionA week after a waterfront mansion erupted in flames, Maryland fire officials believe they have found the body of the fire's sixth and final victim.
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    Bodies found in search for missing Georgia couple

    Bodies found in search for missing Georgia coupleTelfair County Sheriff Chris Steverson said two bodies have been found in their search for a missing Atlanta area couple who disappeared after responding to a Craigslist ad.
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    Roads remain icy despite lighter snow in Virginia

    Roads remain icy despite lighter snow in VirginiaWhile Virginia was spared the worst of the winter storm, back roads remain dicey, blanketed by ice.
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    Baby boy hits the slopes at grandma's house!

    Baby boy hits the slopes at grandma's house!1-year-old Graham Smith rides on a sled at his grandmother's house.
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    Travel bans lifted across New York, New Jersey

    Travel bans lifted across New York, New JerseyWith lighter than expected snowfall across New York and New Jersey, the governors of both states have lifted travel bans on the roads. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he would rather be safe than sorry with severe weather.
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    Sinkhole swallows car in Maryland in frigid weather

    Sinkhole swallows car in Maryland in frigid weatherA family narrowly escaped to safety before their car was swallowed up by a sinkhole in Hyattsville, Maryland.
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