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Father of Tennessee teen: She 'may not be exactly' the person she was prior to alleged abduction

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- The father of the Tennessee teen found more than a month after she was allegedly kidnapped by a former teacher said ...

Three children among five dead in Queens house fire

FDNY (NEW YORK) -- Five people were killed, including three children, after a three-alarm fire blazed through a family home in the New York City borough of Queens on ...

Wheaton College freshman dies in accident at track meet

WLS-TV (WHEATON, Ill.) -- A 19-year-old college student was killed at a track meet in Wheaton, Illinois, on Saturday when he was struck by a hammer during the hammer ...

After controversial Hawaii comment, Sessions says 'nobody has a sense of humor'

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions says people should lighten up about controversial comments he made earlier this week about the state of Hawaii.When asked by ...

March for Science held in cities around world calls for respect, funding

Simona Granati/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Scientists and supporters of science marched in cities around the world Saturday to push back against what organizers said is “an alarming trend toward ...

'Pure joy,' but concern, too, for family of formerly missing Tenn. student

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- The brother of the Tennessee teen allegedly kidnapped by a former teacher says that now that she is finally back with ...

Girl Scout troop is 'first single troop' for homeless girls in New York

Courtesy of NYC Council Member Jimmy Van Bramers office (NEW YORK) -- It's what the Girl Scouts of Greater New York is calling a first.Girl Scout Troop 6000 -- ...

Wildfires rage across Florida, destroying homes and displacing thousands

iStock/Thinkstock (NAPLES, Fla.) -- Three separate wildfires raged across parts of Florida on Saturday, burning up homes and forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents.One blaze has burned 5,500 ...

Missing Tenn. student Elizabeth Thomas is 'resting' after reuniting with her family

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (CULLEOKA, Tenn.) -- The 15-year-old Tennessee girl who was allegedly kidnapped by her former teacher has been reunited with her family and friends, the ...

Arizona police questioning person of interest in Phoenix serial shootings that killed 7

Phoenix Police Department (PHOENIX) -- Police in Phoenix are investigating a person of interest in connection with a series of shootings that occurred in 2016 that claimed 7 lives, ...

Memphis high school senior class collects more than $80 million in scholarship offers

Shelby County Schools Newsroom (MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- While students across the nation continue to narrow down their college options, Whitehaven High School in Memphis, Tennessee, is already in full-fledged ...

Inside the isolated cabin where Elizabeth Thomas and Tad Cummins were found

ABC News (CECILVILLE, Calif.) -- The tiny cabin where authorities found former Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins and his 15-year-old student, Elizabeth Thomas, is nestled in the woods in a ...

What we know about former Tenn. teacher Tad Cummins' relationship with 15-year-old student Elizabeth Thomas

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (CULLEOKA, Tenn.) -- After more than a month on the run amid a nationwide manhunt, former Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins was found with his ...

Georgia mother sues school district after son dies on a class trip in Belize: 'He was everything to me'

Adell Forbes (NEW YORK) -- One mother from Georgia is taking legal action after her 14-year-old son died while on a class trip to Belize last year, and is ...

Arkansas carries out first execution since 2005

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The state of Arkansas carried out its first execution in 12 years on Thursday just before midnight, after a series of rejected appeals that reached ...

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