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(Atlantic City, NJ) -- Pharrell Williams' "Happy" has helped earn Miss New York Kira Kazantsev the title of Miss America. During the talent portion of Sunday's 88th Miss America Pageant, Kazantsev performed the song sitting on the stage while keeping the beat with a cup. She...
(Undated) -- President Obama is set to announce he's stepping up the U.S. offensive against Ebola. The "Wall Street Journal" reports Obama will detail the plan Tuesday during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Sources familiar with the plan say...
(Undated) -- Senator Amy Klobuchar wants a zero tolerance policy in the NFL for domestic violence. Appearing on CNN's "State of the Union," the Minnesota Democrat called the situation with Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice problematic and deeply concerning. She says NFL players...
(Undated) -- A Navy pilot who crashed Thursday night near Hawaii is presumed dead. The Navy has identified the pilot as Lieutenant Nathan Poloski from Lake Arrowhead, California. Poloski went missing after his FA-18 Hornet collided with another fighter jet after taking off from...
(Undated) -- Ray Rice is looking to get back into the NFL as soon as possible. Pro Football Talk reports the former Baltimore Ravens running back will appeal his indefinite suspension from the league on Monday. The appeal will be handled by the NFLPA and a lawyer obtained by...
(Seoul) -- North Korea is sending American Matthew Miller to a hard labor camp. Miller was sentenced to six years hard labor today for committing "hostile acts" as a tourist in the reclusive communist dynasty. State media reports say Miller entered the country earlier this year...
(Independence, MO) -- A Missouri teenager is in critical condition after police used a stun gun on him during a traffic stop. Authorities in Independence say the 17-year-old boy refused to roll down the windows of the vehicle he was driving. An officer immobilized the teen with...
(Undated) -- White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough insists the U.S.' fundamental goal is to destroy ISIS. In an interview on CNN's "State of the Union," McDonough said a force of Sunnis is necessary to defeat the terrorist group. He mentioned the importance of the Syrian...
(Indianola, IA) -- Former First Lady Hillary Clinton admits a run for the White House in 2016 has been on her mind. Speaking at a steak-fry in Iowa for Senator Tom Harkin, Mrs. Clinton encouraged a crowd of supporters to vote in Iowa's gubernatorial and senatorial elections...