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Man loses 140 pounds during freshman year of college

Freshman 15? Alton Ward lost over 140 pounds eating a healthy Chik-fil-A diet during his freshman year of college.

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Man killed by bear had plenty of backcountry experience

The Montana man killed by a bear near Glacier National Park was intimately familiar with both the beauty and the danger of the wild and vast forest that spreads from the shadows of the park's rugged peaks

California governor signs stringent gun bills, vetoes others

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed six stringent gun-control measures, including a requirement that people turn in certain high-capacity magazines and regulations requiring background checks for ammunition sales

Charleston church shooting victims sue FBI over gun buy

FBI sued by families of some of the nine people killed in the Charleston, S.C. church shooting, citing errors in background check for gun buy

'Amityville Horror' House For Sale — With No Mention Of Its Past

The "Amityville Horror" house is on the market, and the real estate agent doesn't have to tell buyers that six people were murdered there.

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There's a Reason Your Spaghetti Spoon Has a Hole

Here's a fun thing you probably didn't know but there's a specific and useful reason why your spaghetti spoon has a hole in it. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has that reason.

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The Olympics Are Forcing Rio's Poorest Citizens From Their Homes

Construction for the 2016 Olympics has forced many of Rio de Janeiro's poorest citizens out of their homes.

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Mideast mediators questions Israel's commitment to 2 states

Mediators trying to promote Mideast peace say Israel's settlement expansion erodes viability of Palestinian state

Al Gore's daughter in court after arrest at pipeline protest

Former Vice President Al Gore's daughter and other activists arrested at a protest of a natural gas pipeline in Boston have pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges

Dinosaur Killing Asteroid Almost Got Us Too

A new study is saying that not only did the Dinosaurs die from the asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago but 93% of mammals passed as well. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the story.

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Bill Clinton and his loose-cannon episodes

Bill Clinton and his loose-cannon episodes

A Marine Recruit's Death Spurred An Important Investigation

Marine recruit Raheel Siddiqui died in March, and the investigation is putting boot camp culture under the microscope.

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Lawyer: Proposed sentence for convicted speaker 'absurd'

A lawyer for former House Speaker Mike Hubbard says prosecutors are seeking a "ridiculously extreme" prison sentence after Hubbard's conviction on ethics charges

Asian markets: Brexit not the only worry

Mixed messages from Asia - and a reminder of less recent risks - as a survey shows China's economy rebounding in the second quarter, but Japan factory orders at a three-year low. David Pollard reports.

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Uncertainties loom as Vermont GMO law takes effect

Vermont on Friday becomes the first state to require labeling of genetically modified food, but uncertainties loom

4 children fatally stabbed in Memphis; mother in custody

Officials say four children in Memphis have been fatally stabbed and their mother has been taken into custody

DOJ Head Might Follow FBI's Lead On The Hillary Clinton Email Case

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch reportedly plans to accept the FBI's recommendations on Hillary Clinton's emails.

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Religious-based murders plague Bangladesh

A wave of brutal religious-based murders have left many fearful in Bangladesh while its government struggles to respond.

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Tesla driver's death using car's 'Autopilot' probed by NHTSA

Federal officials are calling it the first U.S. fatality involving self-driving technology

Algae outbreak ravaging Florida's coast

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in several counties of the state as a severe algae outbreak ravages the east coast

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These are the lives the West Virginia flood victims lived

The flood that ravaged West Virginia last week killed at least 23 people

7,000 baby turkeys die in fire; Thanksgiving orders affected

Seven thousand baby turkeys have been killed in a Massachusetts barn fire, and the farm's owners say they won't be able to meet their Thanksgiving orders

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Army Corps to reduce lake flows fueling Florida algae bloom

As a noxious algae bloom fouls beaches on Florida's Atlantic coast, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to reduce the flow of water from Lake Okeechobee that many blame for fueling the problem

Why Your Favorite Craft Brewers Are Selling Out To Big Beer

Sales of craft brews are on the rise. So why, in the golden age of beer, are some indie brewers selling their booming ventures to the big guys?

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New Evidence Supports Pluto's Subsurface Ocean Theory

New evidence coming our way as a result of NASA's New Horizons mission is saying that Pluto has a subsurface ocean. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the rest.

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