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January 21, 2020 - 11:13 am
(NEW YORK) -- Alaska in January is cold and icy and its population is spread out over 665,000 square miles, but that’s not going to stop a group of advocates from ensuring every resident living in the state is accounted for. The 2020 Census began Tuesday in rural areas of the state, and the Alaska...
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January 21, 2020 - 9:06 am
(GRANTSVILLE, Utah) -- Residents in the town of Grantsville, Utah, are still searching for answers as to why a young boy murdered four of his family members inside their home. Police Cpl. Rhonda Fields announced on Monday the names of the four victims of the Haynie family who were shot and killed...
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January 21, 2020 - 6:29 am
ARNOLD, Mo. (AP) - It's reminiscent of the country story song by Kathy Mattea, called "Where've You Been?". A couple who had been together for nearly 65 years have died on the same day at a St. Louis-area nursing home. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Jack and Harriet Morrison's beds were...
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January 21, 2020 - 6:25 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The battle over school-choice programs and state aid for religious schools returns to the U.S. Supreme Court this week as three mothers from Montana ask the justices to uphold a scholarship program that would help fund Christian education for their children. The case is a major test...
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Rebecca Crockett
January 21, 2020 - 6:11 am
People are taking large amounts of diarrhea medication to get high and doctors say the side effects could be lethal. Imodium A-D is typically used to treat diarrhea, but when taken in large doses, it can give users a high similar to that of opioids. Loperamide, the generic name for the medication,...
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January 21, 2020 - 6:11 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- A California man "intentionally rammed" his vehicle into a car carrying six teenage boys, killing three and injuring the others, before driving off, authorities said. The deadly crash occurred Sunday around 10:30 p.m. local time on a roadway in the Temescal Valley, some 60 miles...
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January 21, 2020 - 6:00 am
(INDIANAPOLIS) -- A 36-year-old father and his 4-year-old son were rushed to hospital after being accidentally shot in the head when a gun discharged while they were play wrestling together. The incident happened on Sunday in their home located just south of Bloomington, Indiana, when the two were...
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January 21, 2020 - 4:05 am
(NEW YORK) -- A 6-year-old New Jersey girl is being hailed as hero for waking her sleeping family to alert them of a fire in their home. The incident took place just after 2 a.m. on Jan. 19, when Madalyn Karlbon awoke to the sound of a smoke detector in her family’s Avenel, New Jersey home. The...
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January 20, 2020 - 7:20 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Government officials in Puerto Rico began distributing much-needed disaster aid that went unused for years while residents suffered in the wake of a deadly hurricane and more recently a batch of crippling earthquakes. The once-abandoned supplies -- which included thousands of sealed...
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January 20, 2020 - 5:42 pm
A New Hampshire man killed a coyote with his bare hands after the animal attacked his young child, according to police. Authorities had received multiple calls regarding a violent coyote Monday morning prior to its encounter with the family, the Kensington Police Department said in a press release...
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