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6th-Grader Arrested After Dispute Over Pledge

An 11-year-old boy in Florida who refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance ended up in a juvenile detention center after the situation escalated, authorities say. Polk County Public Schools spokesman Kyle Kennedy says the sixth-grader at Lawton Chiles Middle Academy in Lakeland, who disobeyed a substitute teacher's order...

More than 1,500 attend vigil for Aurora shooting…

More than 1,500 people braved snow and freezing drizzle to attend a prayer vigil for five co-workers who were fatally shot at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant

Aurora shooting victims included plant manager…

The victims of an employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse included a plant manager whose wife says he texted her 'I love you, I've been shot at work'

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Suspect in killing of 4 hostages during standoff has died

Authorities say a 34-year-old man suspected of killing 4 people inside a Mississippi home during a hostage standoff has died at a hospital

Japanese men scramble for lucky sticks

Thousands of men seeking luck have tussled to find two sacred sticks as part of an ancient Japanese festival.

Japan Declines to Say if He Nominated Trump for…

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his chief spokesman have declined to say if Abe nominated President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Meghan Markle To Make Big Screen Comeback ...Sort…

Meghan Markle is making a comeback to the big screen but not in the way you might think. Buzz60's Mercer Morrison has the story.

White House indicates Trump to veto disapproval…

A top White House adviser says President Donald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border

School board in Virginia may end transgender…

A school board in Virginia is set to hold a hearing this week that may signal the coming end of a transgender bathroom ban

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Lyft''s strategy vs. Uber in IPO race.

In the ride-hailing app race to the market, growth could be be the key. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.

Judge Overturns $38M Award for Baltimore Family

The family of a woman shot dead by Baltimore police was initially awarded $38 million . Now, that award is zero. A Baltimore County judge cited the doctrine of "civil liability" Thursday in rescinding the award to the family of Korryn Gaines, 23, who was killed during a six-hour standoff with...

NYC's Chinatown welcomes Year of the Pig with…

Drums, dragons and dancers are parading through New York's Chinatown to ring in the Year of the Pig

Stork Is Visiting Critically Endangered Right…

First there was one. But now the good news from critically endangered North Atlantic right whales has multiplied by seven—the number of new calves spotted so far this year in the waters off Florida and Georgia, reports the Daytona Beach News-Journal . That's especially encouraging given the zero calves that...

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Lee Radziwill, stylish sister of Jackie Kennedy…

Lee Radziwill, the stylish jet setter and socialite who made friends worldwide even as she bonded and competed with her older sister Jacqueline Kennedy, has died

Dog reunited with owner after 8 month, 175-mile journey

A dog that went missing in Massachusetts months ago has been reunited with its family after being found in Maine, 175 miles away