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Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling Today: DOMA Declared Unconstitutional, SCOTUS Strikes Down Prop. 8 Appeal
Jun 26, 2013 10:07 AM E
In a landmark victory the gay rights movement, the Supreme Court declared the federal Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. SCOTUS also ruled that the appeal of Proposition 8, the law that reversed gay marriage in California, must be dismissed.
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Yarmouth, Maine Explosion: One Dead, 3 Injured After Huge Blast Levels Condo, Hurls Debris Into Neighbors’ Yards [VIDEO]
Jun 25, 2013 22:33 PM E
A Yarmouth, Maine explosion early Tuesday morning killed one man and injured three other people after a gas leak triggered the massive blast.
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Obama Climate Plan: Watch President Lay Out First Detailed Plan For ‘Coordinated Assault’ On Climate Change [VIDEO]
Jun 25, 2013 17:25 PM E
The Obama climate plan is anything but sparse. The president’s sweeping climate change agenda, presented in a speech Tuesday in Washington, calls for capping coal power plant and heavy-duty vehicle emissions, increasing the use of green energy technology and making existing energy infrastructure more efficient.
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Roozer Brewz, Mini Horse With Wheelchair, Looks Adorable While Learning To Walk [VIDEO]
Jun 25, 2013 16:18 PM E
Roozer Brewz, a mini horse from Kansas City, is learning to use his new walking aid, a set of wheel braces. The adorable “dwarf” pony was born with a genetic defect in his little legs, but thanks to the miracle of technology, he can get back to doing all the things little horses do.
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Texas Tech Bull Statue: 14-Year-Old Impaled By Metal Bull Horn In Shocking Freak Accident During Hide-And-Seek [VIDEO]
Jun 25, 2013 13:07 PM E
A Texas Tech bull statue death shocked the Lubbock, Texas community after a teen boy died in a freak accident on the Texas Tech University campus. Miguel Martinez, 14, was playing a late-night game of hide-and-seek at the Ranching Heritage Center on campus when he impaled himself on one of the bull’s metal horns.
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Tiger Mosquitoes In NJ: Fierce Asian Pest Invades Tri-State Area, Vector For West Nile Virus [VIDEO]
Jun 25, 2013 11:42 AM E
Tiger mosquitoes in N.J. could be vectors for dangerous diseases like West Nile virus. While native to Southeast Asia, the tiger mosquito has spread to other corners of the globe via international trade and travel. A particularly aggressive pest, the Asian tiger mosquito is particularly active this summer season.
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Spinning Statue: 4,000-Year-Old Egyptian Relic Mysteriously Rotates On Its Own [VIDEO]
Jun 24, 2013 17:28 PM E
A spinning statue baffled museum caretakers at the Manchester Museum in England after security footage showed the 4,000-year-old Egyptian relic turning on its own. Was it an ancient Egyptian curse that caused the statue to mysteriously rotate? Or is the spinning statue the result of something more mundane?
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Tropical Storm Cosme: Could Pacific Depression Off Mexico’s West Coast Become Full-Fledged Hurricane? [REPORT]
Jun 24, 2013 16:02 PM E
Tropical Storm Cosme, a storm depression with winds of 40 mph that formed off the coast of Mexico early Sunday morning, is heading northwest parallel to the Mexican coastline. Could the storm become a full-fledged hurricane?
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George Zimmerman Trial Live Stream: Watch Second Week Of Trayvon Martin Murder Case In Sanford, Fla. Courtroom [VIDEO & UPDATE 7.2.2013]
Jun 24, 2013 13:38 PM E
The George Zimmerman trial live stream is up. Watch the second week of the Trayvon Martin murder case, held in a Sanford, Fla. courtroom.
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Pollution And Hurricanes: Cleaner Air Means More Extreme Weather, New Study Finds [REPORT]
Jun 24, 2013 12:41 PM E
Pollution and hurricanes don’t sound like they have much of a correlation, but according to a new study from the UK Met Office, cleaner air means more extreme weather.
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Giant Panda Twins: China Celebrates Birth Of Adorable Baby Pandas At Research Center [VIDEO]
Jun 24, 2013 10:48 AM E
Giant panda twins were born in southwest China on Saturday. Footage of the rare birth shows the mother panda cradling her newborn cubs in her lap. Researchers in China say this is the first birth of the endangered species this year.
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Lake Powell Accident: Tragic Utah Boat Crash Leaves One Woman Dead, Divers Desperately Search For Two Missing Others [REPORT]
Jun 21, 2013 16:25 PM E
A Lake Powell accident on Thursday has divers desperate to find two missing women, both in their 20s, who were thrown overboard after a motorboat collided with a houseboat. One woman, a mother, was killed during the tragic Lake Powell accident.
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Falling Toddler Caught: Watch Dramatic Footage Of Chinese Delivery Men Rescuing 2-Year-Old Girl From 5th-Story Plummet [VIDEO]
Jun 21, 2013 14:03 PM E
A falling toddler, caught by Chinese delivery men, survived a 5-story fall after climbing onto the windowsill of the apartment. The entire event was captured on tape. Watch the falling toddler rescued by delivery men in China.
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‘Landlords From Hell’ Kip And Nicole Macy Terrorize San Francisco Tenants, Cut Support Beams Under Floor, Get 4-Year Prison Sentence [VIDEO]
Jun 21, 2013 12:44 PM E
“Landlords from Hell” Kip and Nicole Macy accepted a four-year prison sentence for terrorizing their San Francisco tenants, the district attorney announced Wednesday. The nightmare duo, who harassed and even threatened their renters with gun violence in an effort to get them to move out, pleaded guilty to felony charges and are scheduled for sentencing in August.
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