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December 14, 2017 - 9:38 am
(PHILADELPHIA) -- A cow created a not-so-silent night in Philadelphia this week. The cow, nicknamed “Stormy,” escaped not once, but twice from a living nativity scene at the Old First Reformed United Church of Christ in Philadelphia. Stormy took off around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday morning and hoofed it...
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December 14, 2017 - 9:32 am
(KANSAS CITY, Kan.) -- A deadly fire that engulfed a home in Kansas City, Kansas, early Tuesday is now being investigated as a homicide, police said. The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department announced the homicide investigation via Twitter late Wednesday, one day after officials found three bodies...
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December 14, 2017 - 6:11 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Giant penguins, standing over 6 feet tall and weighing more than 220 pounds, may have roamed Earth some 60 million years ago, according to new research. Scientists on Tuesday said they discovered fossils of an ancient penguin that may have stood 5-foot-7 -- nearly the height of the...
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December 14, 2017 - 5:55 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- The secretary at the Rancho Tehama Elementary School made a split-second decision on a Tuesday morning last month: to get all the children inside the building within seconds of hearing gunshots. "Because that call was made then, 47 seconds later, we had a completely locked-down...
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December 13, 2017 - 7:32 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Two advocacy groups are suing the U.S. military for records pertaining to sexual assault and the military justice system. Protect Our Defenders and the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center filed a lawsuit with a Connecticut federal court on Wednesday against the Department of Defense...
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