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Boston Herald apologizes for Obama cartoon

The Boston Herald and its cartoonist apologized Wednesday for a cartoon that quickly drew criticism on social media for being racist.

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Texas girl missing for 12 years is recovered

Sabrina Allen, a Texas girl allegedly kidnapped by her noncustodial mother 12 years ago, was recovered safely Tuesday in Mexico, and her mother was arrested…

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Texas Ebola patient had contact with children

Some school-age children have been in contact with the Ebola patient being treated in Dallas, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday.

Five students at four…

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Cop killer chosen as commencement speaker

Maureen Faulkner learned Tuesday that her husband's convicted killer was selected as the commencement speaker for a graduating class at the Goddard College in…

White House fence jumper

Secret Service vague with details to court

The U.S. Secret Service offered only vague information in its first criminal filing in federal court about how deep accused fence-jumper Omar Gonzalez entered…

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35,000 walruses 'haul out' on Alaska beach

Arctic ice is dwindling, the waters of the North Pacific Ocean are the warmest on record and tens of thousands of walruses have taken notice, "hauling out" on…

Ukraine Luhansk Donetsk

Ukraine: Shells hit school, bus, killing 10

A shell landed meters from a school as children began their school year in the war-weary eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Wednesday morning, killing at…

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Reports: Sandy Hook evacuated after bomb threat

Sandy Hook Elementary School in Monroe, Connecticut, was evacuated Wednesday morning because of a bomb threat, according to several media reports.

Enterovirus

Rhode Island child with enterovirus D68 dies

A child with a staph infection and enterovirus D68 has died in Rhode Island, the state's health department said Wednesday.

The child died last week. Infection…

Texas Health Presbyterian, Ebola

Should US worry after 1st Ebola diagnosis?

For the first time, a patient in an American hospital has been diagnosed with Ebola. The unidentified man, who is being treated at a Dallas hospital, didn't…

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