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Study: 'Super-lice' have arrived in Md., Va.

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The Latest: Officials say both journalists were shot in head

Morning anchor Kim McBroom started Friday’s broadcast by telling viewers, “another tough morning for us, but we’re soldiering on.”

Austrian officials: 71 migrants likely suffocated in truck

Some of the migrants may have been refugees fleeing violence in Syria. Four children were among the dead.

A local chef’s life-long love affair

Restaurant Eve’s award-winning chef Cathal Armstrong says he’s had “a long romance” … with gardening. What used to be a chore for the chef is now a passion and the driving force behind his critically acclaimed menu. His garden has even earned him recognition from The White House.

What to do if you meet Pope Francis

For those lucky enough to get close to the Pontiff, some things to keep in mind.

ISIL’s top cyber operative killed in drone strike

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has allegedly lost another important operative, but this one may have held the key to ISIL’s future

Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka 'Chocolate Thunder,' has died

The rim-wrecking, glass-shattering dunks remain unforgettable — as will the giant of a man who changed the game with them.

Ten years after Katrina, DoD cites gains in civilian disaster response

The Pentagon says in the decade since Hurricane Katrina, it’s made several changes that are intended to get Defense Department resources to local disaster zones within hours instead of days.

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