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Love, cookies helped sisters lost in Michigan woods survive
Two sisters say they survived in a remote part of Michigan's Upper Peninsula on love for their family, melted snow and the Girl Scout cookies and cheese puffs they had in their snow-crippled SUV.
Jury convicts 3 of manslaughter Florida A&M hazing death
The last three defendants in the hazing death of a Florida A & M University drum major have been found guilty of manslaughter and felony hazing.
'Operation Babylift' orphans, soldiers reunite in New Jersey
Vietnamese orphans airlifted to the United States in the frantic final days of the Vietnam War have been reunited with some of the soldiers who helped evacuate them.
As theater shooting trial opens, gun debate dwindles
When a gunman opened fire inside a packed movie theater in July 2012, killing 12 and injuring 70, it did more than spread fear and heartbreak across the Denver suburbs. It helped revive the national debate over gun control.
Flight runs into pressurization issues, passengers evaluated
Officials say a Southwest Airlines flight traveling from Las Vegas to Milwaukee was diverted to Denver Friday night after reporting "pressurization issues."
Indiana HIV outbreak, hepatitis C epidemic sparks CDC alert
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is issuing an alert to warn that a hepatitis C epidemic and a rise in intravenous drug use nationwide could spark new HIV outbreaks similar to one in a southern Indiana county with 142 new cases this year.
Governor signs bill to allow guns in all Tennessee parks
Local governments in Tennessee can no longer bar people with handgun carry permits from bringing firearms to parks, playgrounds and sports fields under legislation signed by Republican Gov. Bill Haslam.
Unusual ice cream recalls raise questions about cause
Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions about how the pathogen could have contaminated multiple ice cream manufacturing plants — and whether the discoveries are related.
Big technology stocks rise in early trading; Amazon soars
Big gains by Amazon and Google are lifting technology stocks in early trading.
NASA releases picture of starry fireworks for Hubble's 25th
What better way to celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope's quarter-century in orbit than with cosmic fireworks?
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