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Sgt. La David Johnson, soldier killed in Niger, laid to rest in Florida

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Sgt. La David Johnson, soldier killed in Niger, laid to rest in Florida

U.S. Army(HOLLYWOOD, Fla.) — U.S. Army Sgt. La David Johnson, who was among four American service members killed in Niger earlier this month, was laid to rest in his home state of Florida on Saturday.A flag-covered coffin holding Johnson’s remains was…

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Boy Scouts of America works with family to find new den for booted Cub Scout

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Boy Scouts of America works with family to find new den for booted Cub Scout

iStock/Thinkstock(BROOMFIELD, Colo.) — The Boy Scouts of America has found a new unit for the 11-year-old boy who was booted from his den after engaging in a tense exchange with a Colorado state senator, the organization told ABC News in a statement.A…

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Air Force may recall retired military pilots to address ‘acute shortage’

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Air Force may recall retired military pilots to address ‘acute shortage’

John Moore/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The United States Air Force could recall as many as 1,000 retired military pilots to active-duty service to address an acute shortage in its ranks.President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday allowing t…

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Soldier killed in Niger remembered at Florida viewing

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Soldier killed in Niger remembered at Florida viewing

U.S. Army(HOLLYWOOD, Fla.) — As gospel music filled South Florida’s Christ the Rock Church during Sgt. La David Johnson’s public viewing Friday night, loved ones and strangers cried, prayed and hugged each other. His family, wearing red shirts, sat in…

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US Appeals court delays abortion for undocumented, unaccompanied minor under federal custody

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US Appeals court delays abortion for undocumented, unaccompanied minor under federal custody

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked an undocumented, unaccompanied minor — who is under federal custody — from obtaining the abortion she is seeking.The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia o…

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Three killings in 11 days ‘terrorizing’ Tampa neighborhood, police say

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Three killings in 11 days ‘terrorizing’ Tampa neighborhood, police say

Tampa Police Department/Facebook(TAMPA, Fla.) — Police in Florida are searching for whoever is “terrorizing” a Tampa neighborhood after three people were shot and killed in the same vicinity in less than two weeks.The latest slaying occurred Thursday …

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Dozens still missing in Puerto Rico a month after Hurricane Maria

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Dozens still missing in Puerto Rico a month after Hurricane Maria

Mario Tama/Getty Images(SAN JUAN) — At least 76 people are still missing in Puerto Rico 30 days after Hurricane Maria made landfall on the island as a powerful Category 4 storm, officials said.A total of 49 people have died as a result of the storm, w…

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5 arrested in connection with white nationalist Richard Spencer’s Florida event

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5 arrested in connection with white nationalist Richard Spencer’s Florida event

iStock/Thinkstock(GAINESVILLE, Fla.) — Five arrests were made Thursday in connection with an event that self-described white supremacist Richard Spencer held at the University of Florida campus in Gainesville.Three men were arrested for their alleged …

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The spookiest hotels in America

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The spookiest hotels in America

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Just in time for Halloween, Historic Hotels of America has named the 25 most haunted historic hotels.Here are 10 of the oldest and spookiest:Concord’s Colonial Inn (1716) in Concord, Massachusetts, is rumored to hav…

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672,000 gallons of oil spill off Louisiana coast, Coast Guard says

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672,000 gallons of oil spill off Louisiana coast, Coast Guard says

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The U.S. Coast Guard has nearly doubled its initial estimate of the amount of oil that seeped from a crack in a pipeline off the coast of Louisiana.The leak was first announced on Oct. 13 from a damaged pipeline operated …

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