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Girl, 12, shot as police confront alleged intruder

Gunfire in an officer-involved shooting in north Phoenix Tuesday wounded a 12-year-old girl and left the shooter in serious condition, police said.

      
 
 

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:58:34 -0500
Reaction In Little Havana: Deal is 'ultimate bailout'

But others see hope for democracy and economic growth through ties with Americans

      
 
 

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:11:05 -0500
Dads give beloved crossing guard awesome surprise

After a family health crisis and financial issues threatened to take a beloved crossing guard from his post, parents at an elementary school pitched in to give him an unbelievable surprise.

      
 
 

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:27:42 -0500
Voices: Son of Cuba considers world after 'el bloqueo'

There is something surreal about being Cuban-American today, says expatriate.

      
 
 

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:25:42 -0500
Report: Executions continue to decline in U.S.

The seven states that carried out executions this year marked the lowest number in 25 years.

      
 
 

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:21:14 -0500
Islamic militants buy plumber's old truck, use it in Syria

He sold it to a car dealer, who sold it at auction.

      
 
 

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:13:31 -0500
Burned teen's father: 'They're coming for you'

Jessica Chambers was found with burns over 98% of her body.

      
 
 

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:12:20 -0500
Influenza walloping schools in South, Midwest

Many schools across USA struggling to get to Christmas break because of flu outbreak.

      
 
 

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:06:15 -0500
Bald eagle 'Freedom' escapes rehab facility

'Freedom' the bald eagle escaped from a San Antonio rehabilitation center. She used her body to bust open the zip ties used to secure her cage.

      
 
 

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