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    Hannah Graham's parents: Painful future without her

    Hannah Graham's parents: Painful future without herRemains found in Albemarle County, Virginia have been positively identified as University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. Her parents issued a statement saying, in part, that they are "devastated" by the news.
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    Suspect in Sacramento deputy shootings now in custody

    Suspect in Sacramento deputy shootings now in custodyTwo sheriff's deputies have died following a shooting on Friday. An injured male suspect, Marcelo Marquez, is now in custody.
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    Saturday's forecast: Beautiful weather in the Southeast

    Saturday's forecast: Beautiful weather in the SoutheastThe national weather forecast for Saturday, October 25th calls for beautiful weather in the Mid-Atlantic, very warm in the Southern Plains, and a weak cold front in the Great Lakes.
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    Two dead, four hurt after Seattle-area school shooting

    Two dead, four hurt after Seattle-area school shootingTwo people were found dead, including the shooter, inside Marysville Pilchuck High School. Four others were taken to a hospital for treatment.
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    Teen unable to drive finds dream job at car lot

    Teen unable to drive finds dream job at car lotA teen obsessed with cars but unable to drive due to a disability finds a new lease on life when his father pulls into a car dealership.
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    Dog has a surprise job in kitten shelter

    Dog has a surprise job in kitten shelterA precious Hurricane Katrina survivor, 12-year-old Boots, is the newest nanny dog for kittens at the Arizona Humane Society in Phoenix. The furry volunteer is helping the kittens become comfortable around dogs.
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    Queen Elizabeth sends first tweet

    Queen Elizabeth sends first tweetAt 88 years old, Queen Elizabeth sent her first tweet Friday. See how it compares to other notable first tweets.
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    Lottery luck strikes three times at real estate office

    Lottery luck strikes three times at real estate officeThree coworkers at a real estate office in Missouri have all won different lottery drawings.
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    Amp up your Halloween with these gadgets and apps

    Amp up your Halloween with these gadgets and appsThis Halloween is expected to be the most celebrated in the last decade, here's how a little tech can be a huge treat.
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    FBI: U.S. reporters 'desirable targets' for ISIS

    FBI: U.S. reporters 'desirable targets' for ISISThe FBI is notifying U.S. media about "credible information" showing members of an Islamic State-affiliated group are working to kidnap American journalists in the region.
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    Too soon? Ebola-themed Halloween decor in Dallas

    Too soon? Ebola-themed Halloween decor in DallasA Dallas family decided to cover the outside of their townhome with Ebola-themed Halloween decorations. Some are asking if it's too soon.
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    NYC doctor tests positive for Ebola virus

    NYC doctor tests positive for Ebola virusA New York City doctor recently back from West Africa tested positive for Ebola. Three people who came in contact with Dr. Craig Spencer are now in quarantine.
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    Critic's Corner:Tony Bennett and Gaga hook up on stage

    Critic's Corner:Tony Bennett and Gaga hook up on stageUSA TODAY's Robert Bianco previews the television lineup for this weekend with 'Great Performances: Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga,' 'Madam Secretary ' and Boardwalk Empire.'
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    Friday's forecast: Storm slowly departs the Northeast

    Friday's forecast: Storm slowly departs the NortheastThe national weather forecast for Friday, October 24th calls for rain showers in Northern New England, cooler temps in the Midwest and Plains, and snow showers in the Northern Rockies.
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    Plane, helicopter collide mid-air

    Plane, helicopter collide mid-airPolice say three people are dead and at least two are injured after an aircraft collision near the Frederick Municipal Airport.
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    Police: Kids left in car while dad gambles at casino

    Police: Kids left in car while dad gambles at casinoA Mesa, Ariz., father doing some early morning gambling at a casino was arrested after leaving his two toddlers inside a vehicle for nearly two hours, authorities say.
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    Watch the partial solar eclipse in under a minute

    Watch the partial solar eclipse in under a minuteThursday afternoon the moon crossed in front of the sun creating a partial solar eclipse. Watch a timelapse video captured at the Griffith Observatory in California.
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    Police release chilling video of Parliament shooter

    Police release chilling video of Parliament shooterCanadian police released survilence video of Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the man who shot and killed a soldier and attempted a rampage throughout parliament.
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    Canadian Minister: I still feel secure

    Canadian Minister: I still feel secureCanada's Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt says she still feels safe on the job one day after a gunman shot and killed an army reservist in Ottawa.
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    Political leader: Canada won't be pushed off

    Political leader: Canada won't be pushed offThe leader of Canada's Liberal Party, Justin Trudeau says Canada has a responsibility to stand against injustice and violence.
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    The week in politics: Democrats feel the 'Obama effect'

    The week in politics: Democrats feel the 'Obama effect'USA TODAY's Paul Singer breaks down this week's top political headlines. This week there's a big lead in a Colorado poll, Obama may be hurting his party companions and you won't believe how much money is being spent on the midterm elections.
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    S.C. House speaker admits misconduct, resigns

    S.C. House speaker admits misconduct, resignsSouth Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell has plead guilty to misconduct in office charges and has agreed to immediately resign from office, ending his run as one of the state's most powerful politicians.
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    Here's the worst places to be in zombie apocalypse

    Here's the worst places to be in zombie apocalypseIf there were ever to be a zombie apocalypse, these are the cities you would want to avoid.
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    This birthday wish was a giant surprise

    This birthday wish was a giant surpriseA retired Army Reserve veteran from Phoenix chose a different kind of wall on which to wish his wife happy birthday...and it was all a giant surprise.
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    Parents: Doing this is sabotaging your teen drivers

    Parents: Doing this is sabotaging your teen driversAs parents, we often subscribe to a "do as I say, not as I do" mentality. This is dangerously apparent with our teen drivers, and studies have shown that parents are unknowingly sabotaging their teen drivers by demonstrating that mentality.
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    Baby beluga whale on the way in Atlanta

    Baby beluga whale on the way in AtlantaThe Georgia Aquarium says their biggest beluga whale is having a baby!
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    Watch 3D carving bring pumpkins to life

    Watch 3D carving bring pumpkins to lifeIdaho artist Brandy Davis turns plain old pumpkins into amazing 3D masterpieces.
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