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NYC police officer shot over the weekend dies

A New York City police officer who was shot in the head late Saturday during a routine stop in Queens, N.Y., has died from his injuries, a city official said Monday.<p>Brian Moore, 25, was pronounced dead at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center after undergoing brain surgery there, the Associated Press …

Jill (Duggar) Dillard: Motherhood Is Different Than I Thought

Though Jill (Duggar) Dillard has had years of experience with babies, both as a student midwife and as a sister to 15 younger siblings, she’s found …

Notebook From Ill-Fated Antarctic Expedition Discovered in Ice

A notebook belonging to a photographer on the 1911-1912 Terra Nova Expedition to the Antarctic – famously led by British explorer Robert Falcon Scott …

<em>Outside</em> Magazine Announces Winter Gear of the Year for 2015

Winter may still be a couple of months off, but it is never too early to start thinking about the gear you'll use to stay warm on those cold-weather …

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Video: Mountains of Dreams

This video doesn't bring us some intricate story, or clips of insane outdoor athletes doing "extreme" things. Instead, it delivers some spectacular …

Video: Bear Encounters in the Tongass National Forest

Located in Alaska, the Tongass National Forest is a vast wilderness that spreads out across more than 17 million acres. It is a wild, untamed, and …

A boy's passport becomes a big Supreme Court case

WASHINGTON — Menachem Binyamin Zivotofsky just turned 12.<p>For 11 of those years, he has been the protagonist in a legal battle that the U.S. government warns could "provoke uproar throughout the Arab and Muslim world." Now the Supreme Court is weighing in — for the second time.<p>Young Menachem's …

Prosecutors seek death penalty for S. Korea ferry captain

Prosecutors in South Korea on Monday demanded the death penalty for the captain of the ferry that sank in April, killing more than 300 people, Yonhap news agency reported .<p>The sinking is one of South Korea's deadliest disasters and caused nationwide grief and fury because many of those killed were …

Oscar Pistorius prosecutors to appeal verdict, sentence

Prosecutors in South Africa said Monday they will appeal the verdict and sentence handed down to Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.<p>"The appeal on conviction is based on the question of law," National Prosecuting Authority spokesman Nathi Mncube said in a statement released to South Africa's timeslive.com …

Daily hits and misses in pop culture

Derick and Jill Duggar Dillard's 'Covenant Marriage' Explained

After getting to know each other online, they met in person in Nepal, began an old-fashioned courtship and wed this summer. Jill Duggar Dillard and …

Hero Teacher Confronts Washington School Shooter, Who Then Turns Gun on Himself

A newly hired teacher confronted a gunman and was being hailed as a hero on Saturday after a deadly shooting rampage in the cafeteria of a Washington …

Cardinals Outfielder Oscar Taveras Dies in a Car Accident

Oscar Taveras, the St. Louis Cardinals’ outfielder regarded as one of the majors’ top prospects, died Sunday in a car accident in his native …

14-Year-Old Girl Wounded in Washington School Shooting Dies

A 14-year-old girl who was wounded when a student opened fire inside a Washington state high school has died, raising the death toll in the shooting …

Could Honey Boo Boo's Mama June Lose Her Kids Amid Scandal?

Are the kids all right?<p>Following reports last week that June Shannon, matriarch of TLC’s once-hit show <i>Here Comes Honey Boo Boo</i>, is dating Mark …

Google Executive Skydives from Edge of Space, Sets Records

Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking …

Fired Chemistry Teacher Charged with Assault

A former Denver chemistry teacher has been charged with assault in the wake of an accident that left four students burned.<p>Daniel Powell, 22, “has …

Regretful Robber Returns Cash, Apologizes

Police in Eureka, California, say a man robbed a gas station only to return hours later to give the money back and apologize.<p>Eureka Police Sgt. Steve …

Easy Green Chile Enchiladas

When I was in Albuquerque with Marlboro Man and the boys a month ago, I had a really fun book signing. Such incredibly nice and lovely people. (Hi, …

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Search printable coupons and online deals for Target, Walmart, CVS, Amazon, & Walgreens. Find coupon codes and apps, and learn how to save money and …

Marci Coombs

* Our Friday started off up at the school with London's Rainforest Presentation.<p>London nailed the Amazon Pink River Dolphin and was OH SO giddy about …

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