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iStock/Thinkstock(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- The Greek system at the University of Central Florida is the subject of harsh scrutiny after a student claimed a fraternity rejected him because of his sexuality. George Dumont, 19, said representatives of Beta Theta Pi
iStock/Thinkstock(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- A computer glitch caused several Florida school districts to cancel exams Tuesday, delaying the administration of the yearly Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. More than 20,000 students across five counties were
Karent Bleier/AFP/Getty Images(SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- The teenager who miraculously survived a five-hour journey in the unpressurized wheel well of a jetliner said he ran away from home because he was angry about an argument he had with his stepmother and h
Carla White-Keefe/Facebook(BOSTON) -- One marathoner was sprinting towards the finish line for a different reason than all his fellow Boston runners Monday.Upon reaching the finish line, Greg Picklesimer dropped to one knee to propose to his girlfriend, C
iStock/Thinkstock(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- Nine people are charged in an indictment handed down Tuesday involving the kidnapping of a 63-year-old man. A prosecutor was the intended target of the abduction but instead, suspects accidentally took her father.Fran
iStock/Thinkstock(PITTSBURGH) -- A Pennsylvania woman will be charged Tuesday with allegedly dealing heroin from her bed in the intensive care unit of a Pittsburgh area hospital, police said.The 38-year-old woman, whose name is being withheld until she is
iStock/Thinkstock(GEORGETOWN, Texas) -- Police in Georgetown, Texas, are investigating one of their own after he was caught on tape apparently tripping and pushing children at a high school state championship soccer game on Saturday.In the broadcast of th
Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(LITTLE FALLS, Minn.) -- The trial against a 65-year-old man accused of murdering two teens who entered his home is underway in Minnesota, stirring debate about how far people can go in defending their homes.Byron Smith, a reti
iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- It’s still unclear how a 15-year-old teenager stowed away inside the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines 767 and survived amid the high altitude, frigid temperatures and low oxygen as the plane flew for
iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- Following Mexico's 7.2-magnitude earthquake on April 18, lawmakers and experts are calling for an early warning system for the West Coast. Many residents in Mexico fled to safety prior to the quake as a result of the coun
iStock/Thinkstock(ARDMORE, Pa.) -- Two prep school graduates are accused of leading a drug ring busted Monday in Philadelphia's Main Line suburbs. The two men allegedly supplied marijuana, cocaine, and ecstasy to local high schools and colleges. At least
Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Two men were shot and injured outside the gates of the National Zoo on Monday afternoon, according to police. One victim suffered an injury to his left hand, while the other was shot in the arm. They are being treated
MMADIA/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(HONOLULU) -- Airport surveillance video shows a 16-year-old stowaway easing his way out of a jetliner's front wheel well and stepping onto the tarmac in Hawaii after miraculously surviving a five-hour flight from San Jos
moodboard/Thinkstock(SALT LAKE CITY) -- Shots were fired inside a brand new federal courthouse in Salt Lake City Monday that opened only a week ago.The FBI said a defendant in a trial involving a gang called the Tongan Crips tried to attack the witness wh
Ted S. Warren-Pool/Getty Images(OSO, Wash.) -- The death toll stemming from the March 22 mudslide in Washington state has increased yet again.The medical examiner in Snohomish County announced on Monday that 41 bodies have been recovered from the mud in O
John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(BOSTON) -- American Meb Keflezighi was the first man to cross the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday in one of the most memorable finishes ever.After coming in first at 2:08:37, an emotional Keflezigh
Monkey Business Images/Thinkstock(FAIRFIELD, Conn.) -- A team of first responders in Connecticut went back to the basics in order to rescue an elderly man pinned by his car on Easter Sunday.A group of about seven firefighters, aided by some police and par
Kuzma/Thinkstock(SAN FERNANDO, Calif.) -- Monica Olsen has appeared in magazines, billboards and even as the femme fatale hero in a comic book series.On Monday, she’s expected to face her estranged husband, Dino Guglielmelli, in a San Fernando, Cali
iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- They're coming to America -- to go to graduate school, that is.A new report from the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) reports that graduate school applications from outside the U.S. were up seven percent in 2013, compared
iStock/Thinkstock(FORT MYERS, Fla.) -- Twenty-one people were injured Sunday night by a car that plowed into their church during Easter services in Fort Myers, Fla.While no fatalities were reported, some of the church-goers were severely injured. Eighteen
 
 
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