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A slew of lawsuits since four people died at South by Southwest festival accuse organizers of safety lapses after a driver ran into a crowd.News Image


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SXSW: Car Hits Crowd
Two people are dead and 23 more injured after a drunk driver plowed into a crowd at Austin's SXSW music festival. Jay Gray reports.News Image


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Woman Charged in Scam After Teen's Burning Death
A Mississippi woman was arrested on charges she set up a fraudulent fundraising donation page for Jessica Chambers, the teen burned to death Dec. 6.News Image


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Woman Charged in Plot to Scam Jessica Chambers Donors
A Mississippi woman was arrested on charges she set up a fraudulent fundraising page for Jessica Chambers, the teen burned to death Dec. 6.News Image


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Cops Have Crack, Gun Evidence on Shmoney Dance Rapper
Bobby Shmurda is accused of being part of a violent drug-dealing gang.News Image


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California Drought Relief Visible From Space
Images from space show patches of green in California's Central Valley, a welcome sight for the drought-stricken state.News Image
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Uber Promises Changes After Driver Is Accused of Rape
Recent incidents involving Uber drivers are raising questions about the company's screening process for its employees.News Image
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Wall Street Has Its Best Day in Three Years
The Dow, bolstered by the Fed's reassurance that there are no plans to raise interest rates in the near future, had its biggest day in three years.News Image
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Efforts to Open the Door to Cuba Meet Pushback From Lawmakers
While critics say Cuban President Raul Castro has not changed, President Obama is arguing that decades of isolating Cuba should end.News Image
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Boston Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Seen on Camera
It was a tense scene in and around the courthouse as Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made a rare court appearance.News Image
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Report Finds Secret Service 'Starved for Leadership'
An independent panel of investigators is recommending deep changes at the Secret Service, starting with a taller fence around the White House.News Image
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Celebrities Slam Sony's Decision to Pull 'The Interview'
Hollywood stars took to Twitter to express their outrage and suggest that pulling "The Interview" sets a dangerous precedent for future films.News Image
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