Ed Smart, father of kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart, comes out as gay
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Ed Smart, father of kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart, comes out as gay

CLOSE Elizabeth Smart’s father, Ed Smart, came out as gay and announced his divorce in a since-deleted Facebook post. USA TODAY Ed Smart, the father of kidnapping survivor…

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Massachusetts RMV suspends 869 more drivers two months after deadly N.H. motorcycle crash
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Massachusetts RMV suspends 869 more drivers two months after deadly N.H. motorcycle crash

CLOSE In this July 6, 2019, file photo, motorcyclists participate in a ride in Randolph, N.H., to remember seven bikers killed there in a collision with a pickup…

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4.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Kansas; other states possibly affected
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4.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Kansas; other states possibly affected

CLOSE The 4.2 magnitude earthquake that occurred Friday August 16, 2019, was centered near Hutchinson, Kansas. (Photo: U.S. Geological Survey) A 4.2 magnitude earthquake shook portions of Kansas on…

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Tlaib says she will not go to the West Bank after being granted permission by Israel
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Tlaib says she will not go to the West Bank after being granted permission by Israel

CLOSE Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she will not go to the West Bank to visit her grandmother, citing “oppressive conditions.” Her decision comes after Israel granted her permission…

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Notre Dame: European heat wave caused stones to dislodge from cathedral's ceiling
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Notre Dame: European heat wave caused stones to dislodge from cathedral's ceiling

What made Notre Dame’s structure so unique is also what made it so vulnerable to fire, and why it burned so quickly. Just the FAQs, USA TODAY Article source:…

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Russian pilot saw cornfield as his only chance for 'a reasonably soft landing'
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Russian pilot saw cornfield as his only chance for 'a reasonably soft landing'

A passenger jet made an emergency landing in a field outside of one of Moscow’s airports Thursday after colliding with a flock of birds, injuring at least 23…

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A Michigan woman died in jail after eating stuffing from cell's mattress. Her son is suing
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A Michigan woman died in jail after eating stuffing from cell's mattress. Her son is suing

CLOSE After Andrea Laughlin got into a fight in April 2017, she was arrested and booked into the Southgate city jail. By the next morning, she was dead — suffocated…

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Autopsy finds Epstein suffered broken neck bones, reports say
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Autopsy finds Epstein suffered broken neck bones, reports say

CLOSE An autopsy found that Jeffrey Epstein sustained several breaks to his neck bones, according to the Washington Post. Epstein died on Aug. 10 USA TODAY Jeffrey Epstein,…

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The mystery of mass shooting motives: What if we never learn why?
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The mystery of mass shooting motives: What if we never learn why?

CLOSE Protestors turned up in both Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas as President Donald Trump visited following two mass shootings that left 31 dead. USA TODAY Since…

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Migrant kids split at border were harmed in foster care, claims say
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Migrant kids split at border were harmed in foster care, claims say

CLOSE A young daughter tearfully clings to her mother as they are reunited for the first time since being detained and separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. USA TODAY…

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