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WILL IT COLLAPSE? London high-rise in massive blaze; 6 killed

At least six people are dead in London and dozens more are missing after fire ripped through a 24-floor residential apartment building early Wednesday. More than 200 firefighters were battling the inferno – which officials called an “unprecedented incident” — that left at least 74 being treated at local hospitals, with 20 people in critical care. One witness, who identified ...

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Texas woman granted clemency by Obama last year is back in prison

A Texas drug dealer is back in prison a year after she was granted clemency by President Obama. Carol Denise Richardson, 49, was sentenced to 14 months in prison last week for violation the terms of her supervised release, according to the Department of Justice. Prosecutors say she committed five separate violations of those terms. “This defendant was literally given ...

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Army-themed beer takes off

Walk into the tasting room at Service Brewing Co. in Savannah, Ga., and you’ll come to a wall where you’re invited to write your answer to a simple question: “How Do You Serve?” You’ll also find a corkboard where military members, first responders and other members of the community pin their symbols of service, ranging from Army Ranger tabs to ...

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Dean: 10 wedded years

A few months ago my husband and I were in our living room catching up on each other’s busy day after putting the kids to bed.  We were going over the highlights of our week – what was going on at the office, our boys’ lives at school, the funny things they said or did, our summer plans – when ...

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After Pulse attack, gay Latino community seeks strength

ORLANDO, Fla. –  Ricardo Negron never kissed his boyfriend in front of conservative relatives. Carlos Guillermo Smith was once attacked by anti-gay students at a college party. After coming out in high school, Marco Quiroga left his mother’s home and became temporarily homeless. Many gay Latinos in Orlando have endured indignities, rejection or violence because of their sexual orientation. But ...

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