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  • memorial day

    6 hours ago

    Obama Lays Wreath at Arlington National Cemetery

    Obama Lays Wreath at Arlington National Cemetery

    President Barack Obama laid a wreath Monday at the Tomb of the Unknowns to honor members of the military who died serving their country. Obama's appearance at Arlington National Cemetery carries on a longstand...

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  • 4 hours ago

    White House Back to Normal After Lockdown

    White House Back to Normal After Lockdown

    The Secret Service said the White House is back to normal operations after someone threw an object over the fence along Pennsylvania Avenue. The person threw the item about 1:15 p.m. over the fence on the north...

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  • 5 hours ago

    Striking Verizon Workers Sign New Deal

    Striking Verizon Workers Sign New Deal

    Nearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement that includes 1,300 new call center jobs and nearly 11 percent in raises over four years...

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  • 2 hours ago

    Off-Duty DC Officer Shoots Alleged Shoplifter Stealing Crab Legs

    Off-Duty DC Officer Shoots Alleged Shoplifter Stealing Crab Legs

    A man who was attempting to steal crab legs from a grocery store was shot by an off-duty D.C. Metropolitan Police Department officer working as security for the store, according to a police report. The officer,...

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  • Chicago

    4 hours ago

    Nearly 60 People Shot in Chicago Over Memorial Weekend

    Nearly 60 People Shot in Chicago Over Memorial Weekend

    Chicago police beefed up patrols for Memorial Day after nearly 60 people were shot during the violent three-day holiday weekend. By Monday afternoon, at least 57 people had been shot across the city since...

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  • 3 hours ago

    Vigil Held for Gorilla Killed at Cincinnati Zoo

    Vigil Held for Gorilla Killed at Cincinnati Zoo

    Dozens of animal rights advocates and others held a Memorial Day vigil at the Cincinnati Zoo in remembrance of a gorilla that was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who entered its exhibit. The male...

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  • date rape

    11 minutes ago

    Women Credited With Thwarting Happy Hour Date Rape

    Women Credited With Thwarting Happy Hour Date Rape

    Three women went viral on social media and are being called "heroes" after stopping an attempted date rape drugging at a high-end Santa Monica restaurant, they said Sunday. The three women depicted in a meme...

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