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  • Cardinals hire Jen Welter as first female NFL coach

    Another barrier has been broken in the NFL — and for women in sports. On Monday, the Arizona Cardinals announced the hiring of Jen Welter to the team’s coaching staff. It is believed that she is the first woman to hold a coaching position of any kind in the NFL. Welter will work with the Cardinals’ inside linebackers and will coach throughout training camp and the preseason as a training camp/preseason intern. “Coaching is nothing more than teaching,” Cardinals head […]

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    Boy arrested in California missing-girl case after body found in dumpster

    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the suspected death of an 8-year-old girl after a body was found in a dumpster in the coastal California city of Santa Cruz, police said. The body, believed to be that of Madyson Middleton, was found Monday in a dumpster on the grounds of the apartment complex where she lived, a day after she was reported missing, Santa Cruz police Chief Kevin Vogel said Monday night. Madyson […]

  • Officials suspect tourist paid national park guides $55,000 to hunt lion

    Cecil the lion is dead, killed illegally in Zimbabwe, authorities allege, by a foreign hunter or hunters who paid about $55,000 for the privilege. Cecil was part of an Oxford University research project and wore a GPS collar. He was lured out of a national park with food, shot with a crossbow, tracked for 40 more hours, then finished off with a gun, said Johnny Rodrigues, head of the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force. The 13-year-old lion’s head was reportedly cut […]

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    Fourth-grader uses science fair project to save grandpa’s life

    ST. LOUIS — A fourth-grader used what she learned during a science fair project to save her grandpa’s life. Sophia Tabors entered her school’s science fair using a project on strokes. “My other grandpa had a stroke and during that stroke I’m like, ‘Well it’d be interesting to find out why strokes happen and what causes them,'” Tabors told KMOV. Tabors won a second place ribbon for her entry on stroke research, but the real reward came two months later when […]

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    Coast Guard search for missing Florida teens is aggressive, but time is short

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — In the warm waters off the Florida coast this time of year, the Coast Guard says someone can survive four, maybe five days. Florida teens Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos have been missing since Friday — four days and counting. “People can survive in the water,” Capt. Mark Fedor, chief of response for the Coast Guard 7th District, said. “It’s relatively warm, but — again — it’s a dangerous environment, and there’s only so long you […]

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    Shock, disbelief captured in newly released photos of Bush administration on 9/11

    WASHINGTON — Peering at the drawn-out look on former Vice President Dick Cheney’s face and the expressions of other top Bush Administration officials, former 9/11 Commission Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton remembers the feelings of the immediate aftermath of the terrorist attacks which shaped the nation. “They were serious, somber, saddened, and almost immediately beginning to think ‘How do we respond to this?'” said Hamilton, a former Democratic Indiana congressman and leader in the national security and intelligence communities, in an […]

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    Man allegedly crashes stolen car into church, flees until mother makes him return and take responsibility

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One man is in the hospital Monday after he allegedly crashed a stolen car into a south Kansas City church. It happened at 116th and Holiday Drive where members of the Grace Church of Kansas City say they’re thankful no one was seriously hurt. The church was previously known as Word of Life Worship Center. The name of the church hasn’t be updated on the side of the building. On the other side of the wall […]

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    Bobbi Kristina Brown and Whitney Houston: Linked in death as in life

    When superstar singer Whitney Houston died on the eve of the Grammys in 2012, fans expressed concern over the welfare of her then-18-year-old daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown. The public had watched her grow up, the beloved only child of Houston and her ex-husband, singer Bobby Brown. Wherever Houston was, her daughter also seemed to be, from walking the red carpet to singing together on “Good Morning America.” When Houston was found dead in the bathtub at the upscale Beverly Hills […]

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    Fourth grader used science fair project to save grandpa’s life

    ST. LOUIS — A fourth grader used what she learned during a science fair project to save her grandpa’s life. Sophia Tabors entered her school’s science fair using a project on strokes. “My other grandpa had a stroke and during that stroke I’m like, ‘Well it’d be interesting to find out why strokes happen and what causes them,'” Tabors said. Tabors won a second place ribbon for her entry on stroke research, but the real reward came two months later […]

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    10-year-old boy murdered in human sacrifice ritual

    KUDIYA, Nepal — A Nepalese man has confessed to the murder of a young boy after saying a local holy man advised him that a human sacrifice would heal his ailing son, local police said. Editor’s note: This story contains graphic details. The body of 10-year-old Jivan Kohar was found on July 24 on the outskirts of Kudiya village in southwest Nepal. The child had gone missing three days earlier. Police superintendent Nal Prasad Upadhyaya, who headed the investigation, told […]

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    50 cent bet wins gambler half a million

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Talk about long odds — A 50 cent bet netted a New Jersey gambler nearly half a million bucks on Saturday in Saratoga. The gambler, who has not been named, placed the tiny Pick Five bet online for the Saratoga race in which the bettor must pick the winning horse in each of five different races during the day. After all the horses came first, the gambler won $471,124.50, according to the New York Racing Association. […]

  • Chinese mother saves son seconds before falling to death inside escalator

    WARNING: Video shows scene before mother falls inside but may still be too intense for some viewers. JINGZHOU, China — Security camera footage has emerged of a mother saving her young son’s life seconds before losing her own on an escalator in China. The 30-second video begins innocently enough: As the escalator in a shopping mall almost reaches the top, a woman in a white shirt and black skirt lifts up her young son to get ready to step off. […]

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