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4 firefighters injured in 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

4 firefighters injured in 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

One firefighter was critically burned and three others hurt Thursday as they assisted in an "Ice Bucket Challenge" at Campbellsville University in Kentucky.
Frances Burns
Recently indicted Rick Perry calls for more airstrikes against Islamic State

Recently indicted Rick Perry calls for more airstrikes against Islamic State

Rick Perry called on President Obama to increase airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq, claiming the group poses a threat to the U.S. southern border.
JC Sevcik
Robert Hansen, notorious Alaska serial killer, dead at 75

Robert Hansen, notorious Alaska serial killer, dead at 75

Robert Hansen, an Anchorage baker who admitted to killing 17 women and raping 30 more, died Thursday, corrections officials said.
Frances Burns
Federal judge strikes down Florida gay marriage ban

Federal judge strikes down Florida gay marriage ban

A federal judge overturned Florida's ban on same-sex marriage Thursday, saying that 50 years from now it will be seen as "an obvious pretext for discrimination."
Frances Burns
Friend of suspected Boston Marathon bomber pleads guilty

Friend of suspected Boston Marathon bomber pleads guilty

A college friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber admitted Thursday that he removed a backpack and laptop from Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room.
Frances Burns
Former Va. Gov. McDonnell: Marriage was at breaking point

Former Va. Gov. McDonnell: Marriage was at breaking point

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell testified that his years in politics put increasing stress on his marriage, and he is now living away from his wife.
Frances Burns
Missouri gov. orders withdrawal of National Guard from Ferguson

Missouri gov. orders withdrawal of National Guard from Ferguson

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard to withdraw from Ferguson Thursday after the second straight night of relative calm.
Gabrielle Levy
Protesters attach giant Palestinian flag to Manhattan Bridge

Protesters attach giant Palestinian flag to Manhattan Bridge

A large Palestinian flag was found hanging off the Manhattan bridge Wednesday, as a protest against U.S. support of Israel in the conflict with Gaza.
Aileen Graef
N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's primary challenger stays on ballot

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's primary challenger stays on ballot

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's campaign says it will not appeal a ruling allows law professor Zephyr Teachout to remain in the Democratic primary.
Frances Burns
Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl prisoner swap

Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl prisoner swap

The Department of Defense violated U.S. law in swapping five Guantanamo detainees for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a review by a government watchdog found.
Gabrielle Levy
Utah woman gets prison for helping husband hide babysitter's body

Utah woman gets prison for helping husband hide babysitter's body

A Utah woman said she was "appalled and disgusted" by her actions as she was sentenced to up to five years Thursday for her part in a babysitter's drug death.
Frances Burns
Former student pleads guilty to killing at Purdue University

Former student pleads guilty to killing at Purdue University

A former Purdue University student pleaded guilty Thursday that he killed another student in a classroom in January.
Frances Burns
Bank of America to pay $17B in toxic securities settlement

Bank of America to pay $17B in toxic securities settlement

Bank of America reached a deal to pay $17 billion in a settlement for selling toxic mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 crisis, Justice Department said.
Gabrielle Levy
Sarah Palin calls out Tina Fey for portraying her as 'an idiot'

Sarah Palin calls out Tina Fey for portraying her as 'an idiot'

Former Republican Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin called out actress Tina Fey for "capitalizing" on her image by making her look like "an idiot."
Aileen Graef
Alleged jihadist charged with killing 4 in Washington, N.J.

Alleged jihadist charged with killing 4 in Washington, N.J.

A man charged with four homicides in New Jersey and the Seattle area claimed they were "just kills" in response to U.S. actions against Muslims.
Frances Burns
Retired police captain killed in boat explosion on Long Island

Retired police captain killed in boat explosion on Long Island

A retired New York City police captain died in an explosion as he refueled his 33-foot motorboat at a Long Island marina, investigators said.
Frances Burns
Source: Ferguson cop beaten before shooting

Source: Ferguson cop beaten before shooting

Nearly two weeks since Michael Brown's death, a source is claiming to reveal more information about the nature of Officer Darren Wilson's injuries.
Gabrielle Levy
Judge: Teen accused of starting San Diego-area wildfire can stand trial

Judge: Teen accused of starting San Diego-area wildfire can stand trial

A teenage girl charged with starting a wildfire that burned about 40 houses north of San Diego is competent for trial, a judge said.
Frances Burns
PETA buys deflated SeaWorld stock to force release of whales

PETA buys deflated SeaWorld stock to force release of whales

Animal rights group PETA is buying recently devalued SeaWorld stock in order to gain enough shares to force the release of killer whales in captivity.
JC Sevcik
Brady Morton's body discovered three days after Port Huron Float Down

Brady Morton's body discovered three days after Port Huron Float Down

Divers found the body of Brady Morton Wednesday afternoon, three days after he disappeared during an annual Michigan river float.
Gabrielle Levy
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