Hand-made spear used to kill Anchorage bear at homeless camp; man cited

A 49-year-old man has been cited for negligent feeding of wildlife after a yearling bear sniffing around the area was killed by spear Friday in East Anchorage .

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SC National Guard deployed to battle flooding

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley didn't mince any words Sunday about just how dangerous a situation the weather -- which was blamed for five deaths in the state by Sunday night -- had become in her state.

"We are at a 1,000-year level of rain," Haley ...

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MSF urges independent inquiry into bombing

Doctors Without Borders is calling for an independent investigation of the deadly bombing of its hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz, which it says is no longer operational.

Aerial bombardments blew apart the medical facility about the time of a U.S...

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Target will sell the Apple Watch

Target will soon start stocking the Apple Watch.

The retail chain will roll out the Apple Watch at its 1,800 U.S. stores over the next few weeks, and all locations are expected to get it by October 25.

Online orders at will start on October...

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House could delay some leadership votes

Some House Republicans are urging Speaker John Boehner to delay votes on several leadership positions, GOP aides said Sunday.

The vote to elect the GOP candidate for speaker is set for Thursday. But some Republicans are pushing for separate votes on ...

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Gunman showed no mercy, Oregon survivor says

He showed no mercy. He ordered his victims to the ground and shot them even if they complied. He asked them their religion but shot them no matter the answer. He even shot a woman in a wheelchair.

The description of the shooting that left nine dead at...

Guatemala landslide claims dozens of lives


Scores of bodies unearthed after Guatemala landslide

The gangly arms of four backhoes dug through a mound of sandy soil that had buried many of the residents of El Cambray alive in a landslide.

Carefully, the diggers turned up sheet metal roofs, broken walls and the bodies of people trapped in the dirt...

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MLB playoff picture set

The Major League Baseball postseason schedule was decided by games played Sunday - the last game of the regular season. The Texas Rangers won the American League West Division with a victory over the Los Angeles Angels. With that loss, the Angels were bounced out of postseason play as the Houston Astros took the last American League wildcard position. In the National League, a Pittsburgh Pirates…

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Teen repels shark with punch after bite

A blacktip shark bit a teenager at a Volusia County, Florida, beach Sunday, local officials told CNN.

The 14-year-old boy was surfing with four friends at New Smyrna Beach and paddling out when he encountered the 4- or 5-foot-long blacktip shark, a s...

Israel restrict access to Jerusalem following slayings


Israelis limit access to Jerusalem's Old City

Israeli police say they are restricting access to the Old City of Jerusalem after a Palestinian man killed two Israelis on a street in the historic neighborhood.

Only Israeli citizens, Old City residents, tourists, businesspeople working in the area a...

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McGraw-Hill to rewrite text after complaint

Textbook publisher McGraw-Hill will rewrite a section in one of its books after a Houston-area mother complained that it whitewashes the role of slavery in bringing Africans to America.

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