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Nun Rescued From Italy Quake Texted Friends 'Adieu'

Nun Rescued From Italy Quake Texted Friends 'Adieu'

She became the face of Italy's earthquake: Sister Marjana Lleshi, blood staining her veil as she texted her family and friends in her native Albania that she was alive. In an interview Thursday at the...

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No Confirmed Zika Cases Linked to Olympics: WHO

No Confirmed Zika Cases Linked to Olympics: WHO

The U.N. health agency says reports from national authorities indicate no confirmed laboratory cases of the Zika virus in anyone associated with the Rio Olympics. The World Health Organization announced...

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2 Nuns Found Slain in Mississippi Home, Details Unclear: Police

2 Nuns Found Slain in Mississippi Home, Details Unclear: Police

Two nuns who worked as nurses and helped the poor in rural Mississippi were found slain in their home, and there were signs of a break-in and their vehicle was missing, officials said Thursday.

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Ex-Navy SEAL Caught in JFK Panic: There Was No Good Plan

Ex-Navy SEAL Caught in JFK Panic: There Was No Good Plan

Questions continue to mount after a false report of an active shooter led to mass panic and confusion at one of the nation's busiest airport last week. Local, state and federal officials are reviewing the...

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3 Dead, 1 Injured in Toronto, Crossbow Found Nearby

3 Dead, 1 Injured in Toronto, Crossbow Found Nearby

Toronto police say three people are dead in what they are calling a homicide that may have involved a crossbow. Officers arrived at a home in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough and found two people without...

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GM Car's Ignition Switch Not to Blame in Fatal Crash: Jury

GM Car's Ignition Switch Not to Blame in Fatal Crash: Jury

A Texas jury on Thursday found that a General Motors Co. ignition switch was not to blame for a 2011 accident that killed one driver and injured another, handing the carmaker its third courtroom win this year in...

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Trump: I'll Unveil New Immigration Policy in '1 or 2 Weeks'

Trump: I'll Unveil New Immigration Policy in '1 or 2 Weeks'

Donald Trump is meeting with participants in a new Republican Party initiative meant to train young and largely minority campaign volunteers. More than a dozen members of the Republican Leadership Institute...

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LaGuardia Airport Construction Creating Nightmare Traffic

LaGuardia Airport Construction Creating Nightmare Traffic

A nightmare traffic jam at LaGuardia Airport earlier this week still has travelers fuming.  "It was so bad. I've never seen it so bad in my years here," said Delroy Smith, a taxi dispatcher at the...

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Bryant Park to Begin Tracking Visitors' Mobile Data

Bryant Park to Begin Tracking Visitors' Mobile Data

The Bryant Park Corporation, which manages the iconic city-owned park in midtown Manhattan, announced on Wednesday that it was partnering with data firm PlaceIQ to track anonymous data from mobile phone users in...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 08:42 AM EDT

Google Launches Virtual Tours for National Parks Centennial

Google Launches Virtual Tours for National Parks Centennial

Five national parks just got a little closer thanks to a series of virtual reality tours released by Google for the centennial of the National Park Service.

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