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Police: Ithaca College Student Fatally Stabbed on Cornell Campus

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ITHACA, N.Y.—Officials say an Ithaca College student was fatally stabbed and another student injured in a fight on Cornell University’s campus. Both schools posted statements...

  • Syrian refugee Nadim Fawzi Jouriyeh, 49, speaks to reporters at the Amman, Jordan office of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), on Aug. 28, 2016. Jouriyeh is flanked by his sons Farouq, 8, and Hamzeh, 12. The six-member Jouriyeh family will head to San Diego, Calif., as part of a year-long program to resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees in the United States. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)

    10,000th Syrian Reaches US This Week in Resettlement Program

    AMMAN, Jordan—The U.S. will reach its target this week of taking in 10,000 Syrian war refugees in a year-old resettlement program, the U.S. ambassador to... Read more

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    Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Orlando

    NEW ORLEANS –  A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Orlando, Florida, made an emergency landing Saturday morning due to a major problem with one of... Read more

  • A memorial for a 10-year-old girl who police said was sexually assaulted, strangled then dismembered is seen at an Albuquerque, N.M., apartment building Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. On the day the girl was going to celebrate her 10th birthday, she was found dead Wednesday in her family's apartment by Albuquerque police, her dismembered remains lying under a burning blanket. The girl's mother, 35-year-old Michelle Martens, her 31-year-old boyfriend, Fabian Gonzales, and his 31-year-old cousin, Jessica Kelley, are facing charges. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

    Third Suspect in Victoria Martens Murder Appears in Court

    The third suspect in the horrific death of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl has made her first court appearance. KRQE-TV reports that Jessica Kelley remained silent... Read more

  • FBI agents investigate near the damaged rear wall of the Pulse Nightclub where Omar Mateen allegedly killed 49 people in Orlando, Fla., on June 12, 2016. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Scams & Waste Loom as Charity Millions Donated After Orlando

    The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando have exposed weaknesses inherent in... Read more

  • A look down Highway Terrace in Leavenworth, Kan., at the main gate of the Leavenworth Detention Center of Corrections Corporation of America on Aug. 26, 2016. Defense attorneys who represent inmates at a privately run federal prison in Kansas were livid after learning that their meetings with clients had been recorded on video. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

    Defense Attorneys Clash With Prison Over Recorded Meetings

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Defense attorneys who represent inmates at a privately run federal prison in Kansas were livid after learning that their meetings... Read more

  • A registered nurse at the Wichita Clinic in Wichita, Kan., draws a dose of mumps, measles, rubella, or MMR vaccine in this file photo. (AP Photo/The Wichita Eagle, Mike Hutmacher, File)

    Judge Won’t Block California’s Strict Child Vaccination Law

    SAN DIEGO—A federal judge won’t immediately block a California law that requires all schoolchildren to be vaccinated and is one of the strictest in the... Read more

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    5 Years After Tropical Storm, Missing Teenager’s Family Still Hopes

    Relatives of a teenager who walked out of his foster home on the eve of Tropical Storm Irene and hasn’t been seen since hope the... Read more

  • FILE-In this Feb. 11, 2016 file photo, Dallas County Mosquito Lab microbiologist Spencer Lockwood sorts mosquitos collected in a trap in Hutchins, Texas, that had been set up in Dallas County near the location of a confirmed Zika virus infection. The quest for a vaccine began less than a year ago as Brazil’s massive outbreak revealed that Zika, once dismissed as a nuisance virus, can harm a fetus' brain if a woman is infected during pregnancy.  (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

    FDA Expands Zika Screening to All US Blood Centers

    WASHINGTON—The government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation’s blood supply from the... Read more

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    Police: Mother Drowns Holding 2-Year-Old Son Above Water Long Enough for Rescue

    A Colorado woman died while saving her son from drowning in a lake in Utah on Tuesday, officials said. Chelsey Russell, 33, drowned as she was holding... Read more

  • Kayla Mueller is shown after speaking to a group in Prescott, Ariz. The parents of an American woman held by Islamic State militants say they have been notified of her death. (AP/The Daily Courier, Matt Hinshaw)

    Hostages Say ISIS Hostage Kayla Mueller Brave Amid Torture

    WASHINGTON—The Latest on slain American hostage Kayla Mueller’s time as a prisoner of Islamic State (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Former hostages say an Arizona woman... Read more

  • Robert Byrne and Ava Byrne, 3, were the subjects of an Amber Alert issued Aug. 26, 2016, out of Luzerne County, Penn. The pair were found in New York City on Friday. (Facebook/PAStatePolice)

    Child Safely Found in NYC After AMBER Alert

    A 3-year-old girl who was abducted from a Pennsylvania town has been found safe in New York City, according to local authorities. The abduction of Ava... Read more

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    Bystanders Hold Up a Roller Coaster After It Collapses at a Fair

    A group of people were filmed holding up a roller coaster that collapsed at a fair in Georgia. The incident occurred Thursday at the Bartow... Read more

  • Israel Stinson became brain dead after suffering an asthma attack was taken off life support on Aug. 26. (GoFundMe/saveisraelstinson)

    Legal Battle Ends With Brain-Dead Toddler Taken Off Life Support

    A months-long legal battle to keep Israel Stinson alive came to an end on Aug. 25, after a judge ruled to take the brain-dead California... Read more

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    5-Year-Old Buys Lunch to Thank New Jersey Police Department

    WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, N.J.—A 5-year-old boy in New Jersey has picked up the lunch tab for his police department. William Evertz Jr. saved up his allowance for... Read more

  • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, center, Stanley Fischer, left, vice chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and Bill Dudley, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, stroll together before Yellen's speech to the annual invitation-only conference of central bankers from around the world, Friday, Aug 26, 2016, at Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park, north of Jackson Hole, Wyo. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

    Yellen Suggests Rate Hike Is Coming but Offers No Timetable

    WASHINGTON—Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the case for raising interest rates has strengthened in light of a solid job market and an... Read more

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    Police Officer Shot in Neck After Protecting a Father From His Son

    A police officer responding to a dispute between a father and son in eastern Tennessee was shot to death after helping get the elder man... Read more

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