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Judge: School not at fault for student's fall from windowA federal judge has ruled that a Vermont college won't have to pay damages to a student who was seriously hurt when he fell from a fourth-floor window after drinking wine that contained LSD
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In this Jan. 24, 2017, audience members listen to speakers criticize Atlantic County Freeholder John Carman because of a meme he posted on Facebook during the Women's March on Washington, during freeholder meeting in Northfield, N.J. Democrat Ashley Bennett is challenging the Republican, who is seeking his second three-year term on the Atlantic County Board of Freeholders in a Nov. 7 election.  (Edward Lea /The Press of Atlantic City via AP)
Women's March dinner joke serves up a political challengeThe race for a seat on the Atlantic County Board of Freeholders has been a contentious contest for months
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Oregon day care shuttered after 2nd death in 2 yearsRegulators in Oregon have shuttered a day care facility after a second baby died there in as many years, an unprecedented number of deaths at a single day care center for the state
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Dramatic sentencing hearing expected in Bergdahl caseThe fate of Bowe Bergdahl rests in a judge's hands now that the Army sergeant has pleaded guilty to endangering his comrades by leaving his post in Afghanistan in 2009
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Georgia town to honor graves of more than 1,100 blacksNorth Georgia town to honor more than 1,100 African-Americans buried in unmarked graves in a previously segregated cemetery
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Authorities: 7-year-old boy attacked, killed by 2 pit bullsAuthorities say a 7-year-old boy was apparently attacked and killed by two pit bulls in Massachusetts
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Police officer fatally shot at domestic dispute callAn Ohio police officer has been fatally shot while responding to a domestic dispute in the northeast part of the state
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Park hikers may have died in 'sympathetic murder-suicide'Friends and relatives of a couple whose bodies were found in Joshua Tree National Park say they believe the two got lost while hiking in the sprawling desert park and struggled in the searing heat before they died in a "sympathetic murder-suicide."
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Investigators survey the scene of a train derailment involving dozens of rail cars in Knoxville, Tenn., Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. (Calvin Mattheis/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)
Knoxville Police: Derailment sends cars into buildingAuthorities in Tennessee say 50 cars of a Norfolk Southern train have derailed and plowed into buildings in Knoxville, but no one was injured
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4 wounded when gunman opens fire on basketball courtPolice say four people were wounded when someone opened fire on a basketball court in suburban Philadelphia
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Police: Boy, 3, shot by 6-year-old brother in PhiladelphiaPolice say a toddler was critically injured in a shooting in a north Philadelphia home
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Pallbearers fold the flag draped over the casket of Sgt. La David Johnson during his burial service at Fred Hunter's Hollywood Memorial Gardens in Hollywood, Fla., on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. Mourners remembered not only a U.S. soldier whose combat death in Africa led to a political fight between President Donald Trump and a Florida congresswoman but his three comrades who died with him. (Matias J. Ocner/Miami Herald via AP)
Funeral held for US soldier at center of Trump fightAbout 1,200 mourners have attended the funeral of a U.S. soldier killed in Niger
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