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    Washington school shooting claims third victim

    (CNN) — A third victim of last week’s shooting at a Washington state high school has died, according to the hospital that treated victims. Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, 14, died Friday afternoon at Providence Regional Medical Center “as a result of severe injuries” from the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. The Chuckulnaskit family released the following statement: […]

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    Good news for same-sex spouses working for the State of Oklahoma

    OKLAHOMA – Good news for same-sex spouses working for the State of Oklahoma. The State of Oklahoma employees can now add their same-sex spouses as dependents to their current benefits plan, as well as eligible children. According to the State, this change comes as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to hear cases from […]

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    Oklahoma woman accused of orchestrating $1-Million dollar cancer treatment scam

    TULSA, Okla. – A Tulsa woman is charged with fraud after allegedly orchestrating a one million dollar cancer treatment scam. Authorities say 70-year-old Antonella Carpenter is facing 41 counts of fraud. She entered a not guilty plea on all charges. “This prosecution demonstrates the commitment of the United States Attorney’s Office to seek justice for […]

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    Oklahoma Decides: Runoff election results

    Oklahomans voted in the 2014 runoff elections. Refresh often. These are unofficial until certified by the Oklahoma State Board of Elections. GOVERNOR 0 of 1,956 Precincts Reporting JOE DORMAN 0% 0 MARY FALLIN 0% 0 KIMBERLY WILLIS 0% 0 RICHARD PRAWDZIENSKI 0% 0   US SENATOR 0 of 1,956 Precincts Reporting MATT SILVERSTEIN 0% 0 […]

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    Teen claims she was raped after teachers used her as ‘bait’ to catch sexual predator

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The family of a special needs student at a school in Alabama is suing over an incident that happened nearly five years ago. Family members say it had a devastating effect on her. The girl, who was 14-years-old at the time, was allegedly used as bait to catch an accused sexual predator, […]

  • An unmanned NASA rocket exploded early Tuesday October, 28, 2014. According to NASA, the Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft were set to launch at 6:22 p.m. ET. It was set to carry some 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments to the International Space Station. No loss of life occurred in the failed NASA rocket launch Tuesday, a spokesman for the agency told CNN.

    Will rocket’s ‘catastrophic failure’ set back the private space industry?

    (CNN) — Orbital Sciences, which built the Antares rocket that exploded in a massive fireball Tuesday, described the explosion as a “catastrophic failure.” It certainly looked like it. Will this failure also be a setback for the burgeoning private space industry? The unmanned rocket was carrying a Cygnus cargo spacecraft loaded with more than 5,000 […]

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From left, the families of Nikki Listau, Deundrez Woods and Tanisha Jefferson are suing an Alabama jail over their deaths.

    Lawsuits: Alabama prisoners died of gangrene, constipation

    (CNN) — One prisoner died of alcohol withdrawal. Constipation killed another. A third succumbed to gangrene. The deaths sound like they come from the logs of a Civil War POW encampment, but all three are alleged to have befallen detainees at the Madison County Jail in Huntsville, Alabama, while they were awaiting trial. In 2013. […]

  • Apple unveiled a mobile payments platform called Apple Pay during their September 9, 2014 announcement, which works with the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and the Apple Watch.
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    Why major retailers are not accepting Apple Pay

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — More major retailers have stopped accepting Apple’s mobile payment system, Apple Pay. CVS and Rite Aid have stopped accepting Apple Pay, dragging customers into a confusing and annoying fight over payment politics. The drug stores are part of a consortium of major retailers who oppose mobile payment technology like Apple Pay, mainly […]

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    Boy under Ebola evaluation in New York; Nurse ordered released in New Jersey

    Updated 10/27/14 9:40 a.m. (CNN) — A 5-year-old boy with a fever who recently returned from Ebola-stricken West Africa is being tested for the deadly virus at New York City’s Bellevue Hospital Center, Dr. Ram Raju told CNN on Monday. Also on Monday, a nurse who was quarantined after returning to New Jersey from Sierra […]

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    Teen’s quest for Amazon ‘medicine’ ends in tragedy

    (CNN) — Kyle Nolan did his research — his mother made sure of that. She didn’t want her 18-year-old son heading to the Amazon jungle at all — let alone, without learning everything he could about the supposed “medicine” with the bizarre name that he insisted would help him turn his young life around. “I […]

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    NJ official: Female health care worker who’d been in Africa isolated with fever

    NEW YORK (CNN) — One day after New York officials announced a Doctors Without Borders physician had tested positive for Ebola, another person who treated patients in West Africa developed a fever and was put in isolation at a northern New Jersey hospital. The second health care worker, a woman who hasn’t been identified by […]