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Florida Car Dealer Charged After Allegedly Shooting Teen Thief

Jonas Charles faces attempted murder charges after shooting burglar who police say gave up, begged for his life.

Explosive history defused in rural Colombia | Colombia

<b>San Carlos, Colombia</b> <b>-</b> Father Angel David Agudelo manoeuvres his small 4x4 along sharp turns cut into rolling green hills to the site of some of the bloodiest violence in Colombia's internal conflict.<p>Jamer Atehortua Tobon, a soldier who lost his leg in a landmine explosion while battling Marxist …

I Survived the Isla Vista Shooting

Last Friday, I did some laundry, rewatched episodes of <i>Game of Thrones</i>, and passed out on the sofa. It was a typical day—at least until I woke up to a loud BLAM.<p><i>Photos courtesy of the author</i><p>It’s all very numbing to be a part of an experience like the one that happened in Isla Vista on May …

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Grenade in carry-on baggage teaches professor a lesson at LA airport

• Police drop charges over Gary Walter Cox's 'innocent mistake' • Second world war-era munition was family heirloom<p>He is a Stanford professor considered one of the smartest guys in political science, but while passing through Los Angeles International airport Gary Walter Cox overlooked that key …

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Jodi Arias Could Still Face Death Penalty, Judge Decides

A judge denied a motion from Jodi Arias‘s defense team this week to have the death penalty removed as a sentencing option for the woman whose murder …

Woman Beaten To Death In McDonalds By Cult Member In China

A woman has been beaten to death in a Chinese branch of McDonalds allegedly by a man who angry she had not given him her number.<p>Six members of a …

Speed Read: A Black Cop Infiltrates The KKK

While he was a Colorado Springs police officer, Ron Stallworth successfully infiltrated the KKK, even though he was black. Read the highlights of his …

Cancer Type May Be Linked With Socioeconomic Status

Cancer can strike anyone, no matter your education or income level. But according to a new study, there may be an association between <i>type</i> of cancer and socioeconomic status.<p>The findings, published in the journal CANCER, show that certain types of cancers seem to be more common among people living …

Dad of California killing spree victim meets with dad of perpetrator

Two grieving fathers, who each lost a son in the recent killing spree in Santa Barbara, California, met for the first time Sunday.<p>Peter Rodger, the father of killer Elliot Rodger, met with Richard Martinez, whose son Christopher was killed by the younger Rodger in the deadly rampage through the …

Search for Man in Explosive Materials Case Continues

The FBI has launched a nationwide manhunt for a man named Ryan Kelly Chamberlain II in connection with Sunday's investigation at an apartment …

Mt. Rainier victim predicted: 'Nothing will be easy on this climb'

As family members of six climbers believed to have died in a catastrophic fall on Mt. Rainier made their way to Washington state, officials said there are no plans to actively search for the bodies because of the treacherous terrain.<p>"All indications point towards a fall of 3,300 feet from near the …

At least 14 dead in Nigeria blast

At least 14 people were killed and another 14 injured in an explosion Sunday evening in northeastern Nigeria, with armed group Boko Haram believed to be behind the attack, officials said.<p>The blast shook Mubi in Adamawa state, one of three states in the region that have been under a state of …

How to Parallel Park Perfectly, Every Time

The recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p>Rules of thumb and experience help, but we prefer repeatable experiments. And if you see this and laugh, you're probably not as good as you think you are. Thankfully, the recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p><i>Pull alongside the car</i> …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

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