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(Santa Ana, CA) -- Three teenage girls trick-or-treating in Southern California are dead after being struck by a hit-and-run driver. An Orange County Fire Department spokesman said the girls, aged 13 through 15, were hit while crossing a street in Santa Ana, about 35 miles south...
(Tijuana) -- A former U.S. Marine who spent months in a Tijuana jail is free after a Mexican federal district judge Friday ordered the immediate release of Andrew Tahmooressi. Arizona congressman Matt Salmon was among those working for the Afghanistan war veteran's freedom...
(Everett, WA) -- Hospital officials say another person who was wounded in the shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Washington state has died. Officials at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett announced that Shaylee Chuckulnaskit died Friday. She becomes the...
(Undated) -- "The Washington Post" is reporting that the Justice Department does not have a strong enough case to bring civil rights charges against Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson. Wilson is the white officer who shot and killed unarmed black teenager, Michael...
(Orlando, FL) -- A former member of Florida A&M's famous marching band is guilty of manslaughter for the hazing death of the band's drum major in 2011. Jurors in Orlando also found Dante Martin guilty of felony hazing Friday. Drum major Robert Champion died after sustaining...
(Washington, DC) -- State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki claims the U.S. and partners are working hard to track down foreign fighters who are joining ISIS forces in Iraq and Syria. In a briefing, Psaki called it an ongoing effort and part of the longterm campaign against ISIS...
(Mojave, CA) -- One pilot is reported dead and another injured in the crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo in the Mojave desert in California. The craft crashed shortly after separating from WhiteKnightTwo, which is a plane that takes it to a high altitude before it separates...
(Undated) -- A judge in Maine is lifting an order restricting nurse Kaci Hickox's interactions with the public. Hickox talked briefly to reporters outside of her house Friday. She says she doesn't want to make anyone uncomfortable but insists people still need to be educated...
(Arlington, VA) -- Pentagon spokesman John Kirby is again defending the U.S.-led strategy against ISIS. Admiral Kirby told a briefing Friday that the strategy is working. Kirby noted the ISIS campaign is still in the early stages. He warned it will take a long time to degrade...