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Hurricane Sandy’s Aftermath: What Happened, What We Know Now [VIDEO]

This morning, much of the East Coast is picking up the pieces after the massive storm known as Hurricane Sandy swept through, leaving millions without power, causing untold economic damage, and killing at least 21 people. Flooding caused largely by enormous, unprecedented storm surges has crippled transportation routes and wreaked havoc on low-lying areas.

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FBI Foils Plot to Bomb Federal Reserve Building in New York

A man drove from Long Island, New York, into Lower Manhattan earlier today in a van he thought was filled with explosives. He parked the van close to the Federal Reserve building, just a few blocks from the World Trade Center, and planned to detonate it using a cell phone from a nearby hotel.

The explosives, however, were fake.

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Lots of Guns Are Getting Past Airport Security and Onto Planes

Potentially hundreds of loaded handguns could be making it aboard commercial flights every day, rattling the nerves of many frequent flyers, as once again they have reason to question the safety of airline travel.

Earlier last week, Transportation Security Administration baggage screeners unknowingly permitted the vice president of the New Orleans Hornets, Joshua Richardson, to board a flight to Newark, New Jersey, with a loaded .38 caliber pistol in his carry-on baggage. It was not until Richardson attempted to board a flight back to New Orleans that officials were made aware of the mistake.

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Outrage After Male Vice Principal Spanks Female High School Student

Springtown (Texas) High School sophomore Taylor Santos had a difficult decision to make after her teacher determined that she allowed a classmate to copy her work: she could either serve two days of in-school suspension, or get paddled.

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Woman Gets Husband’s Chilling 9/11 Note 10 Years After World Trade Center Attacks

This is pretty unsettling. A man named Randy Scott was trapped inside the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, and before he died, he scribbled a note asking for help and threw it out an open window.

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Americans Honor Victims on the 11th Anniversary of the 9/11 Terror Attacks [VIDEO]

 

In what's become a grim and somber ritual for Americans, citizens will gather Tuesday to mark the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, in which Islamic extremists killed nearly 3,000 people.

Thousands are expected to come together in New York City, Washington, DC and Pennsylvania to pay their respects.

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Jeffrey Johnson Identified As Empire State Building Shooter

A man who shot and killed a former co-worker near the Empire State Building on Friday morning has now been identified as 58-year-old Jeffrey Johnson.

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Gunman Shoots Several People Outside Empire State Building

At about 9:00 am (EST) this morning (8/24) several people were gunned down outside the Empire State Building in New York.

Two people are reportedly dead, including the shooter who was shot by police.

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Oklahoma High School Student Getting a Helluva Raw Deal

I don’t advocate students disrespecting their teachers and administrators.  In fact, I think when I was in high school we were basically terrified of most of ours.  But back in our day, if you got out of line in a big way, the end result was usually a paddling or a suspension or both. 

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Did Progressive Lawyers Defend a Man Who Killed One of Its Policyholders?

A man whose sister was killed by another motorist says that during the ensuing court battle, his sister’s insurance company — Progressive — actually defended the at-fault driver.

And after taking his complaints public, the case is getting a lot of attention.

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New Words Added To The Dictionary – Some You’re Not Supposed To Use!

Associate editor Kory Stamper told AP , "It's a word that is very visually evocative. It's not just the F-word. It's F-bomb."

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Police Officer Killed After Shooting Near Campus of Texas A&M [VIDEO]

Three people are dead and four more were wounded after a gunman opened fire from inside his home near the campus of Texas A&M university.

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