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Police file on Newtown yields chilling portrait

Documents from the police investigation into the Newtown, Connecticut massacre, are released<p>Police released thousands of pages from their investigation into last year's school massacre at Newtown, Connecticut, providing the most detailed and disturbing picture yet of the rampage and Adam Lanza's …

Guns

Mandela memorial service interpreter admitted to psychiatric hospital

The man who sparked an international furor by offering bogus sign language interpretation at a major memorial service for late South African President Nelson Mandela has reportedly been admitted to a psychiatric hospital for treatment.<p>The Star newspaper reported that Thamsanqa Jantjie was admitted …

Men Experiencing The Pain Of Labor

Pain

Danone baby food unit 'shocked' by China bribery claims

<b>A baby food brand owned by France's Danone said it is investigating claims the company bribed hospital staff in China to use its products.</b><p>According to China Central Television, Dumex allegedly paid doctors and nurses in the northern city of Tianjin to promote its baby formula products.<p>The report, …

China

More than 1,000 unaccounted for in deadly Colo. floods

Historic flooding leaves weary residents reeling amid the dark forecast of more rain to come.<p>The number of people unaccounted for in flood-ravaged Colorado rose Sunday to 1,254 as flooding spread to 15 counties and rain continued to fall.<p>Many of those unaccounted for were reported unreachable on …

World first as woman gets pregnant seven years after ovaries removed

Twin girls expected after Australian scientists graft tissue frozen before cancer treatment on to mother's abdominal wall<p>Australian doctors and scientists have achieved a world first, helping a woman to become pregnant seven years after her ovaries were removed during cancer treatment, by grafting …

Associated Press News

Associated Press News

Police say missing R.I. toddler recovered safe

Police in Rhode Island say they have arrested two men in a double homicide and abduction of a 2-year-old boy, who was recovered safe Sunday night.<p>Police said the child, Isaiah Perez, was found Sunday evening in Providence "in good health.''<p>Johnston Deputy Police Chief Daniel Parrillo did not …

10 of America's Most Dangerous Roads

These are some of our deadliest stretches of pavement.<p>The United States may not have anything like Bolivia's "death road," but for highway deaths per capita, the World Health Organization ranks the U.S. as much more dangerous than most northern European countries at 11 highway deaths per 100,000 …

Gay Couple Gets Married In Pennsylvania Despite Ban On Same-Sex Marriages

"Nothing is going to change, but now we’re gonna have a piece of paper so everyone else recognizes it."

LGBTQI

Set Your Shower Free! Open Shower Renovation Inspiration

In most bathrooms, showering is a sort of secondary function to bathing. It's a little unusual, because I'm willing to bet most of us take more …

Home Improvement

PHOTO: Japanese Commuters Tilt Train To Free Trapped Woman

When a woman slipped between a train and a station platform just north of Tokyo on Monday, about 40 commuters and railroad employees worked together to tilt the 32-ton subway car enough to one side so that she could be pulled to safety.<p>The Associated Press writes that the train car's suspension …

Associated Press News

Associated Press News

Dolphins Have "Names," Respond When Called

Having identities may help dolphins communicate, study suggests.<p><b>We already knew that bottlenose dolphins can follow "recipes" in preparing mollusks, help other species in distress, and possibly do math. So it may come as no surprise that the marine mammals also call each other by whistles that act</b> …

Let it snow! Cancer-stricken girl granted wintery wish - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> christmas came a little early this year for a little 6-year-old girl in arlington, texas. matty kingsley has a rare form of brain cancer and her big wish was to play in the snow. her dream came true yesterday thanks to a dallas company that turned 20,000 pounds of ice into matty's own winter …

Cancer

Deaf woman hears her baby granddaughter laugh for the first time, live on TODAY

This morning, a 57-year-old deaf woman heard her baby granddaughter's laugh for the very first time.<p>Sarah Campbell, of Norristown, Pa., allowed TODAY to be a part of the indescribable moment when her cochlear implant was activated, live on the show this morning. Campbell and her doctor, friends and …

Pope Francis Takes It Easy After Wild Arrival At World Youth Day 2013 In Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (RNS) Pope Francis spent Tuesday (July 23) resting following his arrival here in his first international trip as pope during which his car was mobbed by throngs of well-wishers who excitedly closed in on his convoy and prevented the pontiff from reaching his reception ceremony on …

Female Genital Mutilation On The Decline, But Still Too Common

More than 125 million women and girls in Africa and the Middle East have suffered from genital cutting and other types of mutilation, UNICEF said this week in the most comprehensive and quantitative survey to date. Nearly half of those women live in Egypt and Ethiopia, where the practice is still …

Polls Show Wide Racial Gap On Trayvon Martin Case

Two polls released Monday revealed a dramatic racial gap in public opinion surrounding the Trayvon Martin case, with notable disparities on issues ranging from reaction to the verdict to the need for a national discussion on race.<p>According to a Pew Research Center poll, 86 percent of …

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Trayvon Martin's parents speak amid day of post-verdict vigils

A week after a verdict of not guilty was delivered in the George Zimmerman trial, thousands of supporters of Trayvon Martin and his family gathered across the country to press for further federal investigation into the circumstances surrounding the teen's shooting death.<p>“I’d like the world to know …