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    Tour bus crash in Delaware (5 photos)

    Authorities have released the names of two women killed in a tour bus crash in Delaware that left 48 others injured . Delaware State Police identified the women Monday as 54-year-old Hua'y Chen of New York City and Idil Bahsi, a 30-year-old from Istanbul, Turkey. (AP) Find more news related…

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  • What's Your Definition of Success?

    Success means different things for different people, that’s why we’ve started “The Success Project”.

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    Photos of the day - September 21, 2014 (30 photos)

    The Independence Monument is silhouetted against fireworks during City Day celebrations in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Oakland Raiders linebacker Kaluka Maiava tackles New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman in the first half of an NFL game and a boy rides his cow on a paddy field as he returns…

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  • Rep. Peter King on White House security breach: 'Absolutely inexcusable'

    Congressmen, security experts express shock at Secret Service's latest gaffe.

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    Manhunt for gunman of a state police barracks ambush (35 photos)

    Nine days after a gunman opened fire in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities have had no contact with the suspect they describe as a self-taught survivalist despite an intensive search that shut down the heavily wooded community where he lived with his parents. Though a…

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    Ferry awaits final voyage (24 photos)

    A John F. Kennedy-class ferryboat that connected the borough of Staten Island to Manhattan sits in a scrap metal yard on the western shore of Staten Island. Retired several years ago, this boat has been stripped down to its metal frame. Cold and eerie, the boat's decks are badly deteriorated from…

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    White House intruder (17 photos)

    The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said Sunday. Authorities have identified the intruder from Friday night's shocking incident as Omar J. Gonzalez, 42, of…

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    Rebels seized Yemeni government headquarters (11 photos)

    Shiite rebels seized the Yemeni government headquarters Sunday and the premier resigned as violence raged despite a UN announcement of a power-sharing deal to end days of fighting, officials said. Prime Minister Mohamed Basindawa stepped aside, accusing President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi of being…

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    People's Climate March (25 photos)

    Activists mobilized in cities across the globe Sunday for marches against climate change, with one of the biggest planned for New York, where celebrities, political leaders and tens of thousands of people were expected. Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio, former US vice president turned advocate Al…

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  • Kids send powerful message in antigun video

    A Bay Area photographer and mother fed up with U.S. gun violence has produced a powerful video using children to carry her message.

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    Photos of the day - September 20, 2014 (36 photos)

    A security man guards during the Miss Egypt competition pre-final at the Saladin Citadel in Cairo, potatoes display images of U.S. President Barack Obama (3rd R) and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin created by cartoon artists at a food fair in Krasnoyarsk and Marussia driver Max Chilton…

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  • Why the Secret Service didn’t shoot the White House fence-jumper

    The small army of Secret Service agents guarding the White House carry a wide range of weapons and get training on how to repel armed assaults – so why did no one shoot the intruder who jumped the fence on Friday and got all the way to the mansion’s doors?

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    Sierra Leone on Ebola lockdown (28 photos)

    Sierra Leone confined its 6 million people to their homes Friday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged West African country began what was believed to be the most sweeping lockdown against disease since the Middle Ages. In a desperate effort to bring the outbreak under control, thousands of…

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  • High Schooler Gives Up Crown After Friend Was Pranked Into Thinking She Was Nominated for Homecoming Court

    Unfortunately, sometimes high school looks a lot like a real-life version of the movie "Mean Girls." Case in point, a group of girls at North Texas high school tricked 17-year-old Lillian Skinner into thinking she was nominated for the homecoming court.

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  • The 'CIA Canoe Pool' and other revelations from declassified government papers

    So what do we know after the CIA declassified more than 200 articles this week from its in-house journal, Studies in Intelligence?

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    Islamic State extremists (31 photos)

    Islamic State jihadists have seized 60 Kurdish villages near the Turkish border in a lightning two-day campaign, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Friday. "In the past 48 hours, they have taken 60 villages, 40 on Friday alone," said Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman, referring to…

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  • Duncan slams Jindal's Common Core lawsuit: 'Take politics out, take presidential ambitions out, do the right thing for children'

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan has hit back at Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal for mounting a lawsuit over the Obama administration’s Common Core academic standards, implying that the Republican lawmaker’s opposition to the controversial policy has been driven by his desire to run for president.

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    "THE FENCE" is up at Photoville 2014 in Brooklyn, NY (11 photos)

    Now in its third year, THE FENCE is a 1,000 foot-long outdoor photographic installation put together in conjunction with PHOTOVILLE that draws 1.5 million visitors annually while on view at Brooklyn Bridge Park. This year — in partnership with Photo District News (PDN), Brooklyn Bridge Park, the…

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