A store employee in Texas fought off a robber who threatened her and another employee with a fake gun.
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Players protest rehiring of fired Minnesota coach
The University of Minnesota-Mankato football team Wednesday boycotted the fired head coach who won his job back in an arbitrator's ruling last week, nearly two years after fighting accusations of child pornography and other misconduct.
A year after background check defeat, modest goals
Democratic worries about this November’s elections, a lack of Senate votes and House opposition are forcing congressional gun-control supporters to significantly winnow their 2014 agenda, a year after lawmakers scuttled President Barack Obama’s effort to pass new curbs on firearms.
Dress codes: Where should schools set limits?
They’re called leggings — popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.
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Police: Suspected killers wore GPS devices
Two convicted sex offenders dutifully checked in with police every month and wore their GPS trackers around the clock — the rules of parole that are designed to tip off authorities if a freed felon backslides.
Questions linger year after Boston Marathon bombs
A surveillance video shows a man prosecutors say is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev placing a bomb near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, just yards from where an 8-year-old boy was killed when it exploded.
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Aw, geez, 'Fargo' is on TV with Billy Bob Thornton
After failed attempts and broken dreams, by golly, someone went and put “Fargo” on series TV.
Little sign of progress as Obama, Putin speak
Speaking for the first time in more than two weeks, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin showed little sign of agreement Monday, with the U.S. leader urging pro-Russian forces to de-escalate the situation in eastern Ukraine and Putin denying that Moscow was interfering in the region.
Drivers in California crash had clean records
Both drivers in the fiery Northern California crash involving a FedEx truck and bus full of students had clean driving records.
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