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  • Indictment: Former Texas surgeon so derelict he left 2 dead

    DALLAS (AP) — A former Dallas neurosurgeon has been described by state regulators as so derelict during operations that his actions led to the deaths of two patients and left others with disabling injuries in what's seen as one of the worst recent cases of malpractice in Texas.

    Associated Press
  • Family's Pantry Has Become Neighbor Kids' Favorite Buffet

    DEAR ABBY: We recently moved to a new neighborhood. Soon thereafter, some kids who were at our house playing with our kids began rooting through my pantry for snacks. A few days later, kids from another family did the same thing. (I would die of embarrassment if I found out mine ever behaved that…

    Dear Abby56 mins ago
  • Bobby Brown, family mourn the late Bobbi Kristina at funeral

    ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — R&B singer Bobby Brown emerged from the funeral of his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, staring toward the ground before lifting his head up and briefly gazing at the sky.

    Associated Press
  • Special Forces Soldier Paralyzed After Trying to Save a Drowning Girl

    A heroic act to save a drowning girl last Saturday left a Special Forces soldier paralyzed. Sgt. First Class Tim Brumit was responding to screams that a girl was drowning in the waters of Crab Island in Destin, Florida, amid a storm. A member of the 7th Special Forces group who had been deployed 11…

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  • Four dead, 65 sick in New York City Legionnaires' disease outbreak

    By Katie Reilly NEW YORK (Reuters) - A deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease, a severe type of pneumonia, has now killed four people and sickened 65 in the Bronx section of New York City since July 10, New York City health officials said on Saturday. This wave of Legionnaires', which officials…

    Reuters
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    Photos of the day - August 1, 2015 (22 photos)

    An elderly Syrian refugee woman looks out through the doorway of her tent while boiling water, at an informal tented settlement near the Syrian border on the outskirts of Mafraq, Jordan, a competitor dives during the international waterfall jumping competition in the old town of Jajce, 250 kms west…

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  • Conflicting Reports: Brother of Cecil the Lion Possibly Shot and Killed ]

    UPDATE: New reports from Jericho’s GPS tracker indicate that he is alive and on the move, contradicting reports from Zimbabwe Wildlife Officials. The past week has been filled with outrage, sadness, and anger over the death of beloved Zimbabwe lion Cecil at the hands of an American trophy hunter.…

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  • Baltimore prosecutor won't cooperate with homicide panel

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A commission established to review homicides in Baltimore has stalled because its leaders say the city's top prosecutor isn't sharing information that's needed for the program to work.

    Associated Press
  • Woman gets probation in boyfriend's death by neglect

    ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman has been sentenced to five years of probation for fatally neglecting her boyfriend, who died several months after being taken to the hospital with bedsores, mold in his catheter and bug bites.

    Associated Press
  • WWE reacts to 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper's death

    Wrestling superstar and WWE hall of famer 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper passed away in his sleep at age 61 on Friday.

    The Turnstile
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    Public uproar after killing of beloved lion (27 photos)

    Wildlife officials accused American hunter Walter Palmer of killing Cecil, one of the oldest and most famous lions in Zimbabwe, without a permit after paying $50,000 to two people who lured the beast to its death. The killing has sparked social media outrage against Palmer in the United States. The…

    Yahoo News
  • Marshall back on field but with a heavy heart

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Brandon Marshall is back on the football field, trying to replicate last year's breakout season despite two screws in his right foot and a heavy heart.

    Associated Press
  • Five bodies with hands bound found in Mexico

    Five bodies with their hands bound and some with apparent signs of torture were found in a home in Mexico City, police said Saturday. Mexico is enduring a nightmare of drug-related violence that has left more than 100,000 people dead and 22,000 missing since 2006, when the government deployed the…

    AFP
  • Fighter’s capture spells trouble for U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State

    A Syrian who embraced the U.S. cause and his military commander are captured by Al Qaeda sympathizers.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Hundreds of Destiny cheaters banned

    Bungie bans lots of offending Crucible players for manipulating network traffic.

    CNET
  • Jail Is Just Punishment For Dui Even Though No One Got Hurt

    DEAR ABBY: I am normally a law-abiding citizen. I was pulled over a half-block away from picking up my son and charged with DUI. I don't dispute the facts, but I didn't injure anyone. I had taken prescription meds (the meds did have warnings) in addition to having drunk three beers two hours…

    Dear Abby
  • Lynn Anderson, singer of 'Rose Garden,' dies in Nashville

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," has died. She was 67.

    Associated Press