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    Former President George W. Bush criticized after receiving $100,000 for speaking to wounded veterans

    WASHINGTON – A current presidential candidate is taking aim at a former president after it was released that he charged a veteran’s charity to attend a speaking event. NBC News confirmed that former President George W. Bush was paid $100,000 to attend a veterans charity gala in Houston in 2012. He was also provided with a private jet to travel to Houston, which cost the group $20,000. Officials say the year before, former first lady Laura Bush received $50,000 for […]

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    Doctor facing prison after misdiagnosing patients, providing unnecessary treatments

    DETROIT, Mich. – A doctor who intentionally misdiagnosed patients and made them pay for treatments that they didn’t need is facing his patients for the first time. Prosecutors say Dr. Farid Fata told some of them that they were deathly ill with diseases they didn’t actually have. In 2010, Fata diagnosed Robert Sobieray with a rare blood cancer. After that diagnosis, Sobieray underwent chemotherapy and radiation that made his teeth fall out and his body twitch uncontrollably. After Fata’s arrest in […]

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    How to make your fireworks photos pop

      When you think back on Independence Day celebrations, the fireworks are probably the thing you remember most. But when you try to capture those memories on camera, it doesn’t always work out well. There are a few things you can do to make sure your photos capture the fun of the 4th of July. First, choose your spot carefully. If you sit up wind of the fireworks, your pictures will turn out better because smoke won’t be blowing toward […]

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    Floating device for babies recalled after risk of drowning

    If you are thinking about spending some time at the pool with your family, experts say you may need to pay attention to a floating device for babies. Officials are recalling 3,000 round-ring, inflatable Otteroo baby floats. Otteroo has received 54 reports of broken seams on the products, which can cause the float to leak air, deflate and pose a drowning risk. So far, no injuries have been reported. The baby floats were sold online at the company’s website, Amazon […]

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    President Obama announces agreement to open embassy in Cuba

    WASHINGTON – The United States and Cuba are working to re-establish diplomatic relations for the first time in 50 years. On Wednesday, President Obama announced that the U.S. and Cuba have agreed to a deal that would open embassies in each other’s capitals. In December, Obama announced that the United States was ending its isolation of the country. Months later, the U.S. dropped Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terrorism. The United States severed diplomatic relations with the […]

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    Oklahoma Girl Scouts camp out at White House

    WASHINGTON D.C. –  The White House had some very important overnight guests Tuesday night. As part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move Outside” initiative, Girl Scouts are camping out on the White House South Lawn. Kicking off the first-ever @WhiteHouse Campout. Welcome to the South Lawn, @GirlScouts! #FindYourPark — The First Lady (@FLOTUS) June 30, 2015 50 fourth grade Girl Scouts from Oklahoma, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. had their tents set up and their s’mores ready […]

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    Supreme Court hands a big win for Obamacare, Oklahomans impacted by decision

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling on a controversial health care law, which is known as Obamacare. Currently, the federal government pays $1.7 billion every month to help buy health insurance for low-income Americans who cannot afford it. However, there was a question whether that extra help was constitutional. On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that consumers qualify for a tax credit that lowers the cost of premiums whether they buy their coverage through federal or state exchanges. […]

  • A jury has sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death on some counts.

    Boston marathon bomber formally sentenced to death, apologizes to victims’ families

    BOSTON, Mass. – A man who was convicted of a bombing at the Boston Marathon two years ago has been sentenced to death. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted earlier this year of 30 criminal counts for the April 15, 2013 attack at the Boston Marathon. Three people were killed in the bombing and 260 others were injured. When a manhunt ensued, an MIT police officer was shot to death, a driver was carjacked and Tsarnaev and his co-conspirator, his older brother, […]

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    “I didn’t see it coming,” Shark attack victim talks about horrifying experience

    OAK ISLAND, N.C. – A teenage boy who recently lost his arm in a shark attack is talking about the horrifying experience. Hunter Treschl, 16, and a 13-year-old girl both lost an arm in separate shark attacks at the same North Carolina beach on Sunday. “I didn’t see it coming. Like I said, I felt it on my leg, and then I saw it once it attacked my arm, because it was out of the water a little bit,” Treschl said. […]

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    FBI investigating St. Louis Cardinals for allegedly hacking into Houston Astros database

    ST. LOUIS – The FBI is looking into some officials of the St. Louis Cardinals for alleged hacking of another major league team. The Cardinals are under scrutiny for reportedly hacking into the database of the Houston Astros. They are believed to have broken into the Astros’ network to steal information about player personnel. The Cardinals are accused of looking to the Astros’ internal discussions about trades, statistics and scouting reports. Officials believe this is the first known case of […]

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    American teenager pleads guilty to helping ISIS

    RICHMOND, Va. – A Virginia teenager has pleaded guilty to helping a terror group. Officials say Ali Shukri Amin helped a high school classmate get to Syria in hopes of joining ISIS. Authorities say Amin used a pro-ISIS Twitter account to rally support for the terrorist group and even worked to raise funds using Bitcoin. He eventually gained 4,000 followers and posted more than 7,000 tweets. Officials say Amin also used the Internet to find ISIS contacts overseas and make […]