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Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

Fri Aug 01, 2014

A demoted executive shot and critically wounded his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a high-rise office building in downtown Chicago's bustling financial district, police said. Full Story

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In San Francisco real estate, $1M won't buy much

Fri Aug 01, 2014

San Francisco Association of Realtors President Betty Taisch has two words of advice for those who want to live here and think $1 million will buy them their dream house: Think again. Full Story

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Police: Child accidentally shoots, kills playmate

Thu Jul 31, 2014

A 5-year-old girl is dead after police say another 5-year-old accidentally shot her at an eastern Idaho home. Full Story

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Records indicate bored feds surf porn sites, shop

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Federal workers may not have enough to do and are bored, and that's led some to watch porn while on the job. Full Story

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WTC steel company CEO arrested on fraud charges

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Canadian owner of a company that won nearly $1 billion in contracts to provide steel for the construction of the World Trade Center's tallest building and a transit center was arrested Thursday on charges he defrauded a program meant to benefit minority- and women-owned businesses. Full Story

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For sale: A nearly nonexistent insurance agency

Fri Aug 01, 2014

One of the country's largest overseers of troubled home loans, Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc., is quietly trying to sell a $100 million insurance agency that doesn't appear to exist. Full Story

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Vitaminwater cries uncle, switches back formula

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Coca-Cola is reversing course after fans of Vitaminwater complained about the drink's new sweetener. Full Story

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Island near Buffalo overrun by hundreds of cats

Fri Aug 01, 2014

A small island near Buffalo has a big cat problem thanks to people who have abandoned felines there over the years. Full Story

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Marion Barry's son jailed after latest arrest

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Court documents show the only son of former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has been jailed after he was caught driving on a revoked license. Full Story

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No rookie skit leads to haircut at Redskins Camp

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Rookie skits are a Training Camp tradition, so when one Redskins' newcomer didn't have one prepared, his hair paid the price. Full Story

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Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973. Full Story

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Virginia Beach: 5 free things for visitors to do

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Virginia Beach is no generic beach town. It's the largest city in Virginia, which means there are plenty of things to do throughout the year for free. Full Story

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Ax crashes through car windshield on highway

Fri Aug 01, 2014

It was a scary moment on a highway north of Boston when an ax smashed through the windshield of a car. Full Story

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South Africa: Giraffe's head hits highway overpass

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Those responsible for the death of a giraffe whose head struck a South African highway overpass while it was being transported in a truck will likely be prosecuted under animal protection laws, an official said Friday. Full Story

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Millions of gallons lost in Prince George's County water main break

Fri Aug 01, 2014

A Prince George's County road is expected to be closed through Friday morning's rush hour after a 12-inch water main break spewed millions of gallons of water onto the street. Full Story

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Reston's link to Ebola, nearly 25 years later

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The hemorrhagic disease is half a world away, but when scientists study Ebola and how it spreads, they often look to Reston. Full Story

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Lawmakers employ gimmicks to pay for highway funds

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Congress is providing $11 billion to prevent a 28 percent reduction in federal highway and mass transit spending at the peak of the summer construction season. The Senate passed a House-written bill to augment federal gasoline and diesel fuel taxes for keeping the federal Highway Trust Fund solvent through next May. The bill raises the money through: Full Story