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FBI Investigating Black Church Fires

There’s no indication the fires in states across the South are connected, a spokesperson told BuzzFeed News, but FBI and ATF officials are cooperating with local investigators.<p>WASHINGTON — The FBI and ATF are cooperating with local authorities to investigate the recent spate of fires at black …

Jameis Winston's hearing concludes; ruling expected in 2-3 weeks

TALLAHASSEE — Nearly two years after a female Florida State student first reported she allegedly had been sexually assaulted by a man she later identified as Jameis Winston, FSU concluded its proceedings Wednesday into whether the quarterback violated the student conduct code in December 2012.<p>Over …

Stone Wall

<b>Silverleaf Tavern • New York City</b> The drinks at this Kimpton hotel restaurant are the work of cocktail master Dale DeGroff, famous for his …

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Which Grains to Rinse and Why

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: The harsh reality about rinsing grains.</i><p>In many ways, we at Food52 are all about making your life easier: showing you how to cream butter and sugar …

Driver in deadly Fla. day care crash in custody

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — A manhunt across Florida ended Thursday with the surrender of a driver blamed in a deadly crash at a day care that injured …

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Accidentally Killed Someone

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department killed a man earlier this week, mistaking him for an …

House Conservatives Plot to Oust Boehner, Put Scare Into Cantor

Sev­er­al dozen frus­trated House con­ser­vat­ives are schem­ing to in­filt­rate the GOP lead­er­ship next year — pos­sibly by for­cing Speak­er John …

Suspect in School Stabbing Spree Is 'Confused, Scared and Depressed'

Alex Hribal, the 16-year-old student who police say stabbed 22 people at his Pennsylvania high school Wednesday, is “confused, scared and depressed,” …

NATO Chief: 40,000 Russian Troops Amassed Near Ukraine's Border

(Adds quotes, background)<p>PRAGUE, April 10 (Reuters) - Russia must pull back its troops from the Ukrainian border as a first step to start dialogue over the crisis there, NATO General Secretary Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Thursday.<p>Rasmussen said some 40,000 Russian troops were massed along …

Ukraine unrest will be resolved by force or talks in 48 hours, minister says

Ukrainian acting Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said Wednesday that the separatist protests in Ukraine's eastern region would be resolved within 48 hours -- either through negotiations or the use of force.<p>At the same time, Russia insisted that the presence of its troops just over the border was no …

Four school stabbing victims in critical condition; teen suspect charged as adult

A teenage boy wielding two kitchen knives went on a stabbing rampage at his high school in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, early Wednesday, before being tackled by an assistant principal, authorities said.<p>Twenty students and a security officer at Franklin Regional Senior High School were either stabbed …

Oscar Pistorius grilled by prosecutor: 'You shot and killed her. Say it'

Oscar Pistorius was the target of relentless and combative questioning Wednesday as the prosecutor in his murder trial tried to rattle the runner about the night he shot dead his model girlfriend.<p>Vowing to "get to the truth" of the events that took place on Valentine's Day last year, prosecutor …

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Worst U.S. cities for spring allergies

If you're cursing Mother Nature right now, we understand. The official start of spring was March 20, and yet signs of winter abound.<p>There's snow on the ground in the North, and the South is being tossed between 40-degree and 70-degree weather like a pingpong ball.<p>Yet "even in the throes of what …

City too corrupt for Florida is spared

This worn-down, one stoplight town found redemption Friday night in a Baptist church named Victory. Cheers broke out in the pews as two Florida lawmakers abandoned their quest to strip Hampton of its cityhood.<p>The battle for the 89-year-old city's survival began in February with the release of a …

GM's Barra: We don't know what went wrong

GM CEO Mary Barra will tell Congress on Tuesday that the company still doesn't know why it took 10 years to recall cars with flawed ignition switches that killed at least 13 people.<p>In prepared remarks released by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Barra says the company is still searching for …

Begala: I got a better deal through Obamacare

I signed up for health care through the Affordable Care Act last week.<p>I did so for one reason and one reason only: it was a good deal for my family. In fact, it was a better deal than we were getting before the ACA.<p>The website, which received so much (well-deserved) negative publicity when it …

Five things polling tells us about Obamacare

<b>Washington (CNN)</b> - It's deadline day for Obamacare.<p>Monday's the last day of open enrollment to sign up for health insurance and avoid a penalty, through exchanges set up as part the federal health care law, formally known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.<p>While there are sharp …

What we know - and don't know - about Obamacare

Obamacare open enrollment is drawing to close, though that doesn't mean the fervor over health care reform will subside anytime soon.<p>Americans have until the end of Monday to sign up for health insurance on the Obamacare exchanges for 2014. However, those that start their applications but run into …

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Suspect in Craigslist slaying tells reporter she killed in 3 other states

A 19-year-old woman charged with killing a Pennsylvania man she met through Craigslist has given a second jailhouse interview and provided specific details about other killings she claims to have committed.<p>Miranda Barbour told the Daily Item newspaper of Sunbury, Pennsylvania, that she killed men …

Mississippi moves to execute its 1st female prisoner since 1944

The letter starts off like any normal letter from a son to his mother.<p>"First, let me say Happy M-Day, + I Love you."<p>The second sentence, however, reveals a darker history.<p>"Yes, the past is just that, the past, but certain decisions + choises (sic) are unforgettable and unforgiveable (sic)."<p>The …