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Boko Haram attacks kill 145 in Nigeria

At least 145 people were killed after Boko Haram militants raided three villages in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, witnesses said Thursday.

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Car assembly line robot kills worker

An automotive assembly line robot killed a worker at a car factory in Germany this week, a prosecutor's office said.

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Report: Pilots fired after selfies with Playboy model

Two pilots with an Argentinian airline have been fired after they took selfies with a Playboy model in the cockpit during a flight, the airline told ABC News.

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Obama to tout OT plan in Wisconsin

When President Barack Obama flew into La Crosse, Wisconsin, on Thursday, he was greeted by Gov. Scott Walker, and the two were seen shaking hands and smiling.…

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New York firefighter wins $5 million lottery

New York City firefighter Carmelo Mercado retired after suffering lung ailments from his time working at ground zero after the September 11, 2001, terrorist…

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School shootings are 'contagious,' study finds

Mass killings and school shootings spread "contagiously," a new study found, where one killing or shooting increases the chances that others will occur within…

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Ex-Va. Sen. Jim Webb announces presidential bid

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb announced Thursday that "after many months of thought, deliberation and discussion" he has decided to run for president of the…

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Greece's hard choice: More austerity or collapse

Greece is facing a hideous choice: A third massive international bailout with strict austerity attached, or economic collapse.

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Christening of royal baby: Thousands expected

On Sunday, a paddock in the English countryside -- more used to stampeding cows than people -- will open its gates to an influx of royal well-wishers hoping…

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Who's running and who could run in 2016?

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb announced his campaign for president Thursday, becoming the fifth Democrat to join the primary contest. Find out who else is running and who some of the other possible candidates are.

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Crisis in Greece: What to know

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is urging a "no" vote in a July 5 referendum on whether to accept a bailout offer from Europe and the International Monetary Fund. Take a look at the latest developments in the Greece financial crisis and how it's affecting the United States.

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History's 10 worst oil disasters

BP has reached a historic agreement with five Gulf States to settle the claims made against the company from a massive oil spill in 2010. Take a look back at history's worst oil disasters.

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Most popular Fourth of July fireworks shows

The Fourth of July is nearly here, which means it's time to take a look at the biggest and best fireworks celebrations across the U.S.

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Looking back: U.S.-Cuba relations

The United States and Cuba are officially restoring diplomatic relations and opening embassies in each other's countries. Get up to speed on the last five decades of American foreign policy toward Cuba.

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America's 20 'highest' states

Recreational marijuana is now legal in Oregon. Find out which state has the highest rate of illicit drug use in the country.

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Washington Navy Yard on lockdown

Washington, D.C.'s Navy Yard facility is under lockdown Thursday morning, according to a tweet from the U.S. Navy.

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Simplest obituary: ‘Doug died’

A North Dakota man pulls off one last joke with his own obituary.

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Did airlines work to keep fares high?

The Department of Justice is now investigating whether several major airlines unlawfully coordinated to limit the number of available seats and colluded to keep fares high.

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Bridge selfie raises concerns in NYC

David Karnauch of Tennessee climbed onto cables on a bridge between Manhattan and Brooklyn and took a selfie. This has raised concerns over security in NYC over the holiday weekend.

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SCLC joins fight against Confederate flag

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference, first led by Martin Luther King, Jr., is joining the fight to get the Confederate battle emblem removed from Mississippi’s state flag.

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Fireworks cause issues for veterans with PTSD

The fireworks we've all been hearing as we approach the Fourth of July may be fun for kids, but they can be deeply disturbing for many veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

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