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  • The first fence jumper at the White House since Omar Gonzalez barely made it over before being detained by Secret Service. Photo: David Catrett/CNN

    White House fence jumper quickly caught by Secret Service

    WASHINGTON —  A man jumped over the White House fence on Wednesday night, but this time, the man barely made it onto the lawn before being taken down by a K-9 and quickly detained by Secret Service agents. “Dog got him,” a Secret Service spokesman said. It was the first fence jumper since Omar Gonzalez, who made it into the White House before being detained. Security at the White House was already on heightened alert following Wednesday’s shooting in the […]

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    Video shows Texas police officer shooting pit bull puppy

    Note: Some viewers might find the video graphic in nature. CLEBURNE, Texas — Sadly, the tape doesn’t lie. Cleburne Police video shows an officer firing three shots at a seven-month-old pit bull wagging his tail. It’s hard to watch. “Why? I just don’t understand why,” owner Amanda Henderson told KDAF-TV. She also wants to know why it sounds like the officer is making kiss noises right before he killed Maximus. “Every shot makes me go (cringes) and you can even […]

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    Baby born size of cellphone fights to survive

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — It’s a picture that’s hard to forget. Baby Adilynn Renee was born premature. She weighed less than a pound and was about the size of a cellphone. “I never imagined her to be that small, it took me by surprise,” Chelsea Gregory, Adilynn’s mom, told WGHP. “It really scared me. I was like, how is she going to make it?” Adilynn is now 4 months old. She weighs 4 pounds, but the little girl is in serious […]

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    Family finds more than 100 snakes inside their home

    REGINA, Saskatchewan — It’s a home Indiana Jones wouldn’t want to live in, and it might give most of us an anxiety attack. More than a 100 snakes were found inside a home, and they’re all being rescued. “We were finding them basically anywhere – in the cracks of the stone foundation, under the floor, under some boxes and other things – and we just were picking them up in pillow cases and putting them into a bucket just to count them,” […]

  • Michael Brown

    Autopsy report shows Michael Brown was shot in hand at close range

    FERGUSON, Mo. — Michael Brown’s gunshot wounds included a shot in the hand at close range, his official autopsy shows, according to an analysis reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. A county official with knowledge of the investigation said the autopsy document that the Post-Dispatch used to do its report is authentic. The detail could lend credence to Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson’s account that he and the unarmed African-American teenager scuffled at his patrol car before Brown was shot […]

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    Colorado teens leave to join extremists in Syria; parents and FBI bring them back

    DENVER — Three teenage girls who set out from a Denver suburb apparently bound for Syria to join extremists fighting there are back home after their parents alerted authorities and the trio was stopped in Germany, U.S. officials said. The teens — two sisters of Somali descent and a friend whose family is Sudanese, according to a Denver community leader — were detained when their flight landed in Frankfurt on Friday after the FBI flagged their passports. They were flown […]

  • Soda ban New York

    Love sodas? The sweet drink may age you as fast as smoking

    SAN FRANCISCO — Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages may make certain cells in your body age faster, a new study suggests. The study, published this week in the American Journal of Public Health, concludes that sugar-sweetened soda consumption prematurely ages white blood cells. The University of California, San Francisco researchers say sugary sodas may impact the health of these white blood cells on a scale that is comparable to smoking — that people who drink soda on a regular basis put themselves […]

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    Why Dish subscribers can’t see CNN, Cartoon Network, truTV

    NEW YORK — Several Turner-owned cable channels have disappeared from Dish Network homes due to a contractual dispute between the two companies. Dish provides satellite television service to about 14 million households, roughly 1 out of 7 homes that subscribe to some form of TV package in the United States. Turner, a unit of Time Warner, urged customers affected by the blackout to contact Dish and “demand that they bring back your favorite channels.” The channels are CNN, HLN, CNN […]

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    American Jeffrey Fowle released from North Korea

    PYONGYANG, North Korea -- Jeffrey Fowle, an American arrested in North Korea in May for leaving a Bible at his hotel, has been released and is on his way home, a senior State Department official said Tuesday.

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    Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at age 82

    NEW YORK — Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who spent half a century putting high society in haute couture, has died. He was 82. The man — often described as the “sultan of suave” — dressed every first lady since Jacqueline Kennedy. Among those whose glamor factor his dresses jazzed up: Oprah Winfrey, Ann Hathaway and, most recently, George Clooney’s bride Amal Alamuddin. “We will always remember him as the man who made women look and feel beautiful,” […]

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    ‘Jealous’ Chicago man tells Obama, ‘don’t touch my girlfriend’

    CHICAGO — Even the President of the United States has to deal with jealous boyfriends. Casting his ballot in Chicago on Monday, Obama stood at a voting booth next to Aia Cooper, whose fiancé Mike Jones decided to crack wise with the president. “Mr. President, don’t touch my girlfriend,” Jones quipped as he walked by the two. “I really wasn’t planning on it,” Obama replied, joking that Jones was “an example of a brother just embarrassing you for no reason.” […]

  • "The Simpsons"

    Nearly every episode of ‘The Simpsons’ to be made available online

    NEW YORK — Almost every episode of “The Simpsons” (556 and counting) has started with Springfield’s favorite family running home to watch TV. Now we don’t even need a TV to watch. On Tuesday, 21st Century Fox is debuting “Simpsons World,” a website that lets fans stream every single one of those episodes. “The Simpsons,” which in season No. 25 is the longest-running sitcom of all time, is embracing a mobile and on-demand world that was scarcely imagined when the […]