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(Hartford, CT) -- A draft report due out soon will reportedly show that Newtown, Connecticut school officials had an incomplete picture of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza's mental health history. The report is expected from the state Office of Child Advocate in November. The...
(Undated) -- Upcoming Oscars host Neil Patrick Harris apparently wasn't the first choice for the gig. According to "The Hollywood Reporter," producers first begged Ellen DeGeneres to return and host the Academy Awards. They also asked Chris Rock and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who both...
(Washington, DC) -- The Commerce Department is reporting a rise in new home sales for the month of September. Single-family home sales increased point-two percent last month to 467-thousand units. That's a six-year high. However, numbers from August were revised down by about 40...
(Ottawa, Quebec) -- The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are continuing to look for anyone who may have provided support to Michael Zehaf-Bibeau . RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson said the investigation should rapidly determine if Zehaf-Bibeau received any help in planning his attack...
(Nelson County, VA) -- The FBI continues to investigate a possible link between the suspect in the Hannah Graham case and a missing teenager from Nelson County, Virginia. Alexis Murphy has been missing since August 2013. A car belonging to the 17-year-old Murphy will now be...
(Washington, DC) -- The federal government may not be ready for any kind of pandemic, Ebola or otherwise. An audit from the Homeland Security department's inspector general says the agency doesn't have enough protective gear or drugs for its staff to maintain operations during a...
(Washington, DC) -- A House hearing will investigate the Ebola crisis today. New White House Ebola czar Ron Klain was invited but will not testify. Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest said Klain only started his new job on Wednesday and will not be available. The top witness...
(Washington, DC) -- U.S. officials say they are studying claims that ISIS militants may have used a chemical weapon against Iraqi police officers. A spokesperson for the National Security Council says they are looking into a report by the Iraqi Defense Ministry that ISIS forces...
(New York, NY) -- There are reports the hatchet man who attacked four rookie cops has been identified as Zale Thompson, a 32-year-old Muslim who lives in Queens. Sources tell the news gathering site Vocativ, Thompson's online chatter reveals he had ties to a radical U.S. based...