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    How football unlocked the heart of boy with autism

    (CNN) — “Well, that took about five minutes…probably less.” Jack sounds pleased with himself if not at all surprised. He has just reeled off every single FA Cup winning team since 1984 — but that was a tad slow compared to what has gone before. Without hesitation, Jack lists every Formula One champion in the history of the sport in chronological order. In no time at all, he then reels off the champions of darts. And for good measure, he […]

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    Ferguson officer Darren Wilson in talks to resign; grand jury decision nears

    FERGUSON, Mo. –  As a grand jury gets closer to deciding whether or not to indict Officer Darren Wilson, the man who fatally shot Michael Brown is in the final stages of negotiations with Ferguson city officials to resign, sources close to the talks said. The grand jury was in session Friday, as it has been for weeks. A decision on whether to formally charge Wilson in Brown’s death could come the same day, law enforcement officials have said. Wilson […]

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    FSU gunman sent packages before shooting, man says

    (CNN) — The man identified as the gunman who wounded three people at Florida State University’s library apparently sent packages to several acquaintances before the shooting, according to one of them. What’s inside the U.S. Postal Service Priority Mail envelopes is a mystery, said Joe Paul, who said he was among a group of nine people suspected shooter Myron May requested mailing addresses from in a November 15 Facebook message. “I really thought it was a wedding invitation or something,” […]

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    You’re organizing your closet all wrong

    NEW YORK — If your closet is bursting at the seams and putting together an outfit is a daily treasure hunt, it’s time to get your wardrobe organized. “If you can’t get dressed in a smooth and easy manner in the morning, that can throw your entire day off,” said professional organizer Stacey Agin Murray. The first step to establishing an efficient closet is taking stock and clearing out unworn inventory. Here’s the reality: Most of us only wear 20% […]

  • President Obama’s controversial immigration reform

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Barack Obama is ordering the most sweeping overhaul of the immigration system in decades, despite Republican claims he is overstepping his power by unilaterally moving to shield five million undocumented immigrants and prioritizing the deportation of “felons, not families.” Obama rejected accusations by conservatives that he is offering a free pass to undocumented immigrants and argued in a prime-time address that “the real amnesty” would be leaving a broken system as it is now. “Today our […]

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    Family takes in homeless man for Thanksgiving, fulfilling his holiday dream

    When we first met Neal Shytles, he told us he didn’t have good days. “It hurts me to be alone, no family or nobody around,” he said. But that all changed after NewsChannel 3 shared his wish to spend Thanksgiving with a family. “It was like bam, bam, bam, one good thing after the other, and I was just so happy, you know,” he says. The emails and calls poured in from people all over the country who were taking […]

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    Family of 5 killed on trip to Disney World after teen driver falls asleep

    MONROE, La. — It’s a Disney trip gone deadly for one family. Michael and Trudi Hardman, both elementary school teachers, were on their way to Disney World with their kids Wednesday night when the unthinkable happened. Louisiana State Troopers say five members of the family were killed when their SUV rolled over after striking a median. “We talked to the 16-year-old driver, which lived — he was properly restrained,” Michael Reichardt of Louisiana State Police said. “He said he fell […]

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    Viewers take action in a big way for man looking for family on Thanksgiving

    NORFOLK, Va. (WTKR) — Viewers are taking action for a homeless man who is looking for a family for Thanksgiving. FOX 4 sister station WTKR received dozens of emails from viewers volunteering to adopt him for the day and more. Other viewers contacted the station about helping Neal Shytles out. Neal has been living at the union mission in Norfolk for more a year. He reached out to WTKR to help connect him with someone that would take him in. Thursday night, WTKR reports that Neal is in […]

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    5 family members killed in crash on their way to Disney World

    MONROE, La. (KDAF) — It’s a Disney trip gone deadly for one Terrell, Texas family. Michael and Trudi Hardman, both elementary school teachers, were on their way to Disney World with their kids Wednesday night when the unthinkable happened. Louisiana State Troopers say five members of the family were killed when their SUV rolled over after striking a median. “We talked to the 16-year-old driver, which lived — he was properly restrained,” Michael Reichardt of Louisiana State Police said. “He said he […]

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    Report: Bill Cosby tried to keep one AP interview under wraps

    NEW YORK — “I have to ask about your name coming up in the news recently regarding this comedian–” “No, no, we don’t answer that.” Bill Cosby dismissed the question about sexual assault allegations before the Associated Press reporter even finished asking it. Afterward, Cosby pressured the reporter not to let the public see or hear his answer at all. That was on November 6. The AP, the world’s largest news organization, didn’t publish the video right away. But as […]

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    Finger amputations lead to stroller recall

    (CNN) — About 4.7 million Graco and Century-branded strollers are being recalled after its maker received reports of 10 full or partial fingertip amputations and one laceration, federal officials said Thursday. Eleven models of strollers have a folding hinge on the side that “can pinch a child’s finger, posing a laceration or amputation hazard,” officials said. Caregivers are being advised to show “extreme care when unfolding the stroller to be certain that the hinges are firmly locked before placing a […]

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    Grand jury decision on Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson could come Friday

    FERGUSON, Mo. — A tense Ferguson is awaiting to hear whether a St. Louis County grand jury believes Officer Darren Wilson should stand trial in the fatal shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown. The grand jury hearing evidence plans to meet Friday for what might be its final session. A decision on whether to charge Wilson could come the same day, law enforcement officials briefed on the plans said. Jurors have until January, but the prosecutor’s office has said a […]