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Twitter vows new crackdown on hateful, abusive tweets

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Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment on its platform, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that the company was "still" not doing enough to protect its users.

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Mayim Bialik 'truly sorry' for opinion piece on Weinstein

In this May. 23, 2017, file photo, actress and author Mayim Bialik poses for a photo in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File) In this May. 23, 2017, file photo, actress and author Mayim Bialik poses for a photo in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
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Actress Mayim Bialik says she's "truly sorry for causing so much pain" with her New York Times opinion piece that critics suggested put blame on women who've accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault and sexual harassment.

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Correction: Self-Driving Cars Report story

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A new study inspired by Boston's early experiments with self-driving cars finds that the technology could ease congestion, but also lead to more cars on the road and further encourage urban sprawl. More>>

Police: Son shoots, kills mom’s friend for flirting with imaginary girlfriend

(Photo: Pasco County Sheriff's Office) (Photo: Pasco County Sheriff's Office)
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New body cam footage has been released which shows the moments after a Florida man shot and killed his mother’s friend for flirting with his imaginary girlfriend.

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After losing bet with police, Michigan man turns himself in

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It’s not too often you see people turn themselves into the police, but that’s exactly what one Michigan man did after he lost a bet with the police department.

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Michigan university offering degree in marijuana studies

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A Michigan college is believed to be the first in the nation to offer up a marijuana-based undergraduate degree.

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Blues sign boy, 8, to one-day contract Video included

Levi Ervin signing his one-day contract with the St. Louis Blues (Credit: St. Louis Blues) Levi Ervin signing his one-day contract with the St. Louis Blues (Credit: St. Louis Blues)
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The St. Louis Blues have signed their youngest team member in franchise history.

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Mississippi school named after Confederate leader to be renamed after Obama

In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, former President Barack Obama speaks during the Goalkeepers Conference hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in New York.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File) In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, former President Barack Obama speaks during the Goalkeepers Conference hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
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A Mississippi school is shedding the name of the Confederacy's only president and will instead be named for the first African-American president of the United States. 

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Teacher who asked students with Trump shirts to leave class has resigned

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A Cherokee County teacher who asked students to leave her class because they were wearing pro-Donald Trump shirts has resigned.

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Melania Trump to donate inaugural ball gown to Smithsonian Video included

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Melania Trump is donating her ivory silk off-the-shoulder inaugural ball gown to the First Ladies' Collection at the Smithsonian Institution at a ceremony on Friday. More>>

Kindergartner empties piggy bank to pay for classmates' milk

Sunshine Oelfke, 5, helps raise hundreds of dollars to pay for her classmates' milk. JACKIE OELFKE Sunshine Oelfke, 5, helps raise hundreds of dollars to pay for her classmates' milk. JACKIE OELFKE
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Two weeks ago, a 5-year-old girl named Sunshine Oelfke of Ishpeming, Michigan, emptied out her piggy bank onto the living room floor and immediately started "counting."

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Slideshow: The odds of you hitting a deer (by state)

What are the odds in your state? What are the odds in your state?
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What are the odds in your state?

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Goodell: NFL players aren't trying to be 'disrespectful to the flag'

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says players aren't trying to be "disrespectful to the flag" when they kneel during the National Anthem. But the league still believes they should stand. More>>

He lost his home to the wildfire and poured his pain into a web comic

Brian Fies sat down with some Sharpies and some paper to process his pain the way he knows best. More>>

Chipotle offers $3 burritos, chance for free burritos for a year on Halloween

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Chipotle is offering $3 burritos and a chance to win free burritos for a year as part of the restaurants annual Boorito Halloween promotion.

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Teen wanted to be alone, so he killed younger siblings, police say

Noah Murphy, 7, and Sofia Murphy, 5, were pronounced dead Tuesday at the hospital. (Source: KRDO/Colorado Springs Police/CNN) Noah Murphy, 7, and Sofia Murphy, 5, were pronounced dead Tuesday at the hospital. (Source: KRDO/Colorado Springs Police/CNN)
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A 19-year-old is accused in the stabbing deaths of his two younger siblings in Colorado Springs, Colorado, before turning the knife on his father. 

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ONE DAY ONLY: Shake Shack pop-up coming to Washington Avenue

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Shake Shack will be serving up some of their famous food ahead of the opening of their first St. Louis location.

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Woman accused of stabbing boyfriend, reportedly over finding picture on his phone of another woman Video included

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A woman is accused of stabbing her live-in boyfriend with a kitchen knife after reportedly finding a picture on his phone of him and another woman, according to police.

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Congresswoman says Trump told widow of fallen soldier 'he knew what he signed up for'

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President Donald Trump told the widow of a US serviceman killed in the ambush in Niger that "he knew what he signed up for ... but when it happens it hurts," according to Rep. Frederica Wilson. 

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Lego unveils 'Women of NASA' set with astronauts, scientists

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Lego has unveiled a set of figures celebrating the women of NASA. More>>

Police: Man admits to drowning 6-year-old boy, putting body in trash bin

Authorities searched for Dayvid Pakko, 6, for hours after the boy went missing on Monday. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office) Authorities searched for Dayvid Pakko, 6, for hours after the boy went missing on Monday. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)
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A 19-year-old man is accused of drowning a 6-year-old Lynnwood boy he was watching and dumping his body into a trash bin. 

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Panel on Atlanta's Confederate symbols to hold first meeting Wednesday Video included

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A group of local community leaders will meet on Wednesday to begin the process of deciding whether Atlanta’s Confederate monuments and streets names should stay or go.

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Group: Orangutan orphans a sign of habitat destruction

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An Indonesian conservation group says the discovery last week of two orphaned baby orangutans on Borneo is further evidence that deforestation and illegal hunting are threatening survival of the great apes. More>>

Twitter's plan to police hate speech and symbols

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Days after Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey promised there would be more aggressive rules coming to Twitter, the company outlined its policy changes in an email to its Trust & Safety Council on Tuesday. 

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Craft breweries start lofty crowdfunding campaign to take over Anheuser-Busch InBev

Image of the iconic Budweiser sign at Anheuser-Busch's St. Louis brewery. (PRNewsFoto/Anheuser-Busch) Image of the iconic Budweiser sign at Anheuser-Busch's St. Louis brewery. (PRNewsFoto/Anheuser-Busch)
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A trade group that represents craft brewers is starting a crowdfunding campaign to “take over” Anheuser-Busch InBev.

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Officers fired after removal of United passenger

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz apologized for the forcible removal of a paying passenger from one of its flights on April 9th, 2017 and called the episode "truly horrific." United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz apologized for the forcible removal of a paying passenger from one of its flights on April 9th, 2017 and called the episode "truly horrific."
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Chicago aviation officials fired two officers and suspended two others involved in the forcible removal of a United Airlines passenger from a packed flight. 

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Ca. restaurant caught selling Popeye's chicken at hefty price; offers explanation on Facebook

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One California restaurant was reportedly caught red-handed using Popeye's fried chicken as their own, but the restaurant offered up a lengthy response in return.

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Women ID as assault, harassment victims with 'me too' tweets

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Thousands of women respond to actress Alyssa Milano's call to tweet "me too" in order to raise awareness of sexual harassment and assault amid allegations of sexual misconduct by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

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Smoking in cars with kids is now illegal on Oahu

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A measure that would ban smoking in cars around kids is now headed to the mayor's desk.

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Questions and answers about Colin Kaepernick's grievance

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It still isn't enough for the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback to win the grievance he filed against the NFL on Sunday. More>>

Official: Serial killer suspect's call to cops led to arrest

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A law enforcement official says a suspected serial killer was arrested in Louisiana last week after he called a sheriff's office and claimed responsibility for a string of shootings that killed three men and wounded a fourth. More>>

Chicago officially submits bid for Amazon's 2nd headquarters

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The city of Chicago has officially submitted its bid to be home to Amazon's second headquarters.

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Appeals court tosses $72 million award in talcum powder case

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A Missouri appeals court has thrown out a $72 million award to a woman who claimed talcum powder made by Johnson & Johnson contributed to her ovarian cancer.

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325-pound woman charged with killing girl by sitting on her

This Oct. 14, 2017 photo made available by the Escambia County Sheriff's Office, Fla., shows Veronica Green Posey under arrest. This Oct. 14, 2017 photo made available by the Escambia County Sheriff's Office, Fla., shows Veronica Green Posey under arrest.
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Florida woman is charged with killing her 9-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as punishment. Veronica Green Posey, 64, was arrested and charged with homicide and cruelty toward a child.

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Preparing for Halloween: tips for a top notch Jack-O-Lantern

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Don't be scared, but Halloween is around the corner! Part of the fun of the spooky celebration is carving the perfect pumpkin.

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Pregnant Kate Middleton dances with Paddington Bear

Britain's Kate, Duchess of Cambridge meets Paddington Bear at Paddington Station in London. Britain's Kate, Duchess of Cambridge meets Paddington Bear at Paddington Station in London.
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Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, was spotted dancing with the famous Paddington Bear at his namesake train station in London.

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