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(Detroit, MI) -- Just under nine-out-of-ten students in Detroit Public Schools know someone who was killed, disabled or wounded in a shooting. Members of the Detroit Youth Violence Prevention Initiative released the finding yesterday as they discussed both inroads and future...
(Kiev) -- Ukraine's president is accusing Russia of invading his country. President Petro Poroshenko says Russian forces have crossed the border into eastern Ukraine and are working with separatists to stage a counter offensive against Ukrainian troops. The president said he is...
(South Plainfield, NJ) -- New Jersey authorities are warning people about dangerous waves and rip currents generated by Hurricane Cristobal after a teenager drowned in rough waters. Seventeen-year-old Sarmad Rivzi was standing in shallow water Tuesday when a wave knocked him...
(Los Angeles, CA) -- Big waves generated by Hurricane Marie continue to cause big problems for coastal areas of California. L.A. County lifeguards have had to make over 120 ocean rescues since Tuesday, when the large waves began hitting the area. In Newport Beach, waves were...
(Whiting, IN) -- BP's biggest U.S. oil refinery is still operating, after a fire Wednesday night. One worker was treated at a hospital, and later released. Early reports from the scene Wednesday indicated refinery officials used their own fire crews to control the fire, telling...
(Undated) -- Senior U.S. officials tell the "Washington Times" the government is tracking and gathering intelligence on as many as 300 Americans fighting with ISIS in Iraq and Syria. The report quotes one official saying "several hundred" American passport holders are "running...
(Undated) -- A group of activists, civil rights groups and faith leaders plan to deliver a petition to the White House today demanding action against police in Ferguson, Missouri. They want President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate, prosecute and eventually...
{SenRand3Paul082814_1} Q...a real problem. 000:05 (Undated) -- Kentucky Senator Rand Paul hopes to see legal action be taken against President Obama. Senator Paul says the President has been going against democracy, adding Obama doesn't understand the checks and balances of the...
(Cincinnati, OH) -- The convictions of 16 Amish men found guilty of hate crimes in eastern Ohio are being tossed by a federal appeals court in Cincinnati. Bishop Samuel Mullett Sr. and 15 of his followers were convicted in a series of hair-and-beard-cutting attacks on fellow...