• San Francisco window washer falls onto moving car

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A worker fell screaming 11 stories from the roof of a bank building Friday morning onto a moving car, crushing its roof and sending shattered glass flying into the street, police and witnesses said.

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  • Agency: Schools helped Lanza's mom 'appease' him

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Adam Lanza's parents and educators contributed to his social isolation in the years before he carried out the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre by accommodating — and not confronting — his difficulties engaging with the world, according to a state report issued Friday.

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  • Somebody Took a Picture of Beijing’s Skyline for a Year—and It’s Horrifying

    Air quality charts, studies, and even fashion trends prove just how terrible pollution has been in China. Still, for many of its citizens, the issue just doesn’t seem urgent enough. So, to make it plain and simple, one Beijing resident took photos of the same spot in the city’s skyline for 365 days…

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  • 'Anti-Barbie' doll goes on sale on US

    She's short, brunette, has an average body shape and can even be given cellulite and acne: the 'anti-Barbie' doll is ready to go on sale in the United States.

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    Mexico City march ends in violence (39 photos)

    A largely peaceful march by tens of thousands demanding the return of 43 missing students ended in violence, as a small group of masked protesters battled police in Mexico City's main square. The march late Thursday sought the return of the students from a rural teachers' college. Nov. 20 is…

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  • 2 charged in infant starvation on suicide watch

    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man and his 23-year-old daughter charged in the starvation death of an infant are under a suicide watch in jail, which has prevented them from preparing for court, their attorneys said Friday.

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  • FACT CHECK: Obama's claims on illegal immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama made some notable omissions in his remarks about the unilateral actions he's taking on immigration.

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  • US warns citizens to avoid resort of Acapulco

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Mexico issued a security message Friday warning U.S. citizens to avoid the Pacific resort of Acapulco because of violence and protests.

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  • China building South China Sea island big enough for airstrip: report

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Satellite images show China is building an island on a reef in the disputed Spratly Islands large enough to accommodate what could be its first offshore airstrip in the South China Sea, a leading defense publication said on Friday. The construction has stoked concern that…

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  • Cops: Woman killed ex, son on day engagement ended

    TOWNSHEND, Vt. (AP) — A woman accused of fatally shooting her fiance and his son on the day he ended their engagement pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder.

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  • FBI arrests two would-be Ferguson bomb suspects: law enforcement source

    By Daniel Wallis FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Two men suspected of buying explosives they planned to detonate during protests in Ferguson, Missouri, once a grand jury decides the Michael Brown case, were arrested on Friday and charged with federal firearms offenses, a law enforcement official told…

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  • Police: Al-Shabab militants kill 28 in Kenya bus

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Al-Shabab militants from Somalia hijacked a bus in Kenya's north and killed 28 non-Muslims on board after they had been singled out from the rest of the passengers, police officials said Saturday.

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  • 18-year-old artist draws amazing hyperrealistic portrait of Morgan Freeman

    Jack Ede is not a photographer, but you wouldn't know it by looking at his portrait of the 77-year-old actor.

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    Sunny side egg art (12 photos)

    A creative mother has come up with a novel way of making sure her children eat their breakfasts - by using eggs to make works of art. Sculpted into a variety of extraordinary designs, culinary genius, Anne Widya, uses sunny side up eggs to make sure her children's plates are always cleared. Made…

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  • Investigators may have recovered lost IRS emails

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators have told Congress that they have recovered data that may include lost emails from one of the pivotal figures in the controversy over the IRS's treatment of tea party groups, congressional aides said Friday.

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  • Washington school shooter's texts turned dark

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A detective investigating the high school shooting in Washington state that left five teens dead says in court papers that the young shooter's texts turned dark the week before he opened fire, with references to his funeral and the message: "Bang bang I'm dead."

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  • Coffee with a stranger?

    Who knew sharing a cup of coffee with a stranger would be this uplifting? Tell us your one ingredient for success.

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  • Grocery chain's Christmas ad stirs tears, outrage

    LONDON (AP) — Artillery booms. A trench comes into view. Soldiers huddle into their overcoats for warmth.

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