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VIDEO: Little boy breaks down in tears when new stepmom reads vows to him

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A 4-year-old boy was overwhelmed with emotion when his new stepmom read him a heartwarming set of vows before tying the knot with his father.

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Video: Man shoots out tires of AT&T trucks parked in front of driveway

Cellphone video shows 64-year-old Jorge Jove calmly shooting out the tires of an AT&T work truck. (Source: Screenshot / WSVN, CNN) Cellphone video shows 64-year-old Jorge Jove calmly shooting out the tires of an AT&T work truck. (Source: Screenshot / WSVN, CNN)
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Authorities say a Florida man shot at two AT&T trucks because they were parked in front of his driveway.

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Bodies found in melting glacier likely couple who vanished 75 years ago

Police say the bodies of what appear to be two people killed in an accident decades ago have been recovered from a glacier in southwestern Switzerland. (GLACIER 3000/Keystone via AP) Police say the bodies of what appear to be two people killed in an accident decades ago have been recovered from a glacier in southwestern Switzerland. (GLACIER 3000/Keystone via AP)
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Police say the bodies of what appear to be two people killed in an accident decades ago have been recovered from a glacier in southwestern Switzerland. 

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Soldier's funeral salute shared by thousands

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A soldier is being praised on social media for going "above and beyond" during a rainy funeral procession in Kentucky. 

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Chicago woman gets probation for dropping baby to her death

Mubashra Uddin, 20, originally was charged with first-degree murder in the November 2015 death. She was given credit for serving 603 days in jail. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office) Mubashra Uddin, 20, originally was charged with first-degree murder in the November 2015 death. She was given credit for serving 603 days in jail. (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Office)
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A Chicago woman accused of throwing her infant daughter to her death from an eighth-floor window has been sentenced to probation.

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Beachgoers form a human chain to save a family trapped in a rip current

Nine beachgoers, including two children and an elderly woman, were trapped in the current at Panama City Beach in Florida on Saturday. Bystanders on the shore saw them yelling and waving their arms, and they jumped into action. (Rosalind Beckton via CNN) Nine beachgoers, including two children and an elderly woman, were trapped in the current at Panama City Beach in Florida on Saturday. Bystanders on the shore saw them yelling and waving their arms, and they jumped into action. (Rosalind Beckton via CNN)
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Beachgoers in Florida formed an 80-person human chain to rescue a family that got too far out in the ocean and nearly drowned. 

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WATCH: Crowd catches teen falling from Six Flags ride

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Officials: Teenage girl falls 25 feet from gondola ride at update New York amusement park, no serious injuries reported.

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British schoolboys wear skirts to protest against school's 'no shorts' policy

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As a record-breaking heat wave grips Britain, some teenage boys are protesting their school's "no shorts" policy by donning skirts instead.

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Watch now: Friendly deer approach hunters and lick their shotguns

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Some daring deer approached a group of hunters in central Indiana and one was so unafraid that it licked the barrel of a shotgun and allowed one of the men to stroke its neck.

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Family warns parents about YouTube magic trick after daughter swallows coin

The quarter has been lodged in her intestine for 10 days. (Source: KTLA via CNN) The quarter has been lodged in her intestine for 10 days. (Source: KTLA via CNN)
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A 10-year-old California girl swallowed a quarter after attempting a coin trick she’d seen magician Criss Angel do in a video posted to YouTube. 

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Video: Rob Gronkowski interrupts White House briefing

(Photo: YouTube, White House) (Photo: YouTube, White House)

It’s the Gronk heard ‘round the world. For White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, it was a normal day answering questions for reporters. However, during the briefing Spicer got a little help from Patriot’s star Rob Gronkowski.

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Starbucks calls shifting-color drink a "Unicorn Frappuccino"

(Starbucks via AP). This photo provided by Starbucks shows the company's “Unicorn Frappuccino." Starbucks says its newest beverage not only changes colors with a stir of the straw, but flavors as well. (Starbucks via AP). This photo provided by Starbucks shows the company's “Unicorn Frappuccino." Starbucks says its newest beverage not only changes colors with a stir of the straw, but flavors as well.

Starbucks is calling a limited-time beverage that changes colors and flavors with a stir of the straw a "Unicorn Frappuccino." The chain says the drink was inspired by the trend of unicorn-themed food online and starts out purple with a sweet and fruity taste.

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The new "It" trailer is here and it's freaking people out

Try to watch the creepy trailer for the new movie "It" without flinching. (Source: Warner Brothers via CNN) Try to watch the creepy trailer for the new movie "It" without flinching. (Source: Warner Brothers via CNN)
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Scared of clowns? Try to watch the creepy trailer for the new movie "It" without flinching.
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Bob Dylan speaks: Music icon talks Sinatra, Elvis in rare interview

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Bob Dylan opened about his music and songwriting and discussed his relationships with Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and others in a rare and lengthy interview posted to his website Wednesday.

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EPA chief: Carbon dioxide not 'primary contributor' to climate change

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency administrator said Thursday he does not believe that carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming -- a stance at odds with leading climate scientists. (Photo: CPAC) The head of the Environmental Protection Agency administrator said Thursday he does not believe that carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming -- a stance at odds with leading climate scientists. (Photo: CPAC)
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The head of the Environmental Protection Agency administrator said Thursday he does not believe that carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming -- a stance at odds with leading climate scientists.

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Girls’ hooded sweatshirts recalled for strangulation hazard

RDG Global is recalling girls’ hooded sweatshirts after discovering the drawstring in the hood is a strangulation hazard to children. RDG Global is recalling girls’ hooded sweatshirts after discovering the drawstring in the hood is a strangulation hazard to children.

RDG Global is recalling girls’ hooded sweatshirts after discovering the drawstring in the hood is a strangulation hazard to children.

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Pineapple pizza sparks heated debate on Twitter

Like all good stories, this one starts with a hero: a woman who just wanted pineapple on her pizza. And like all good stories, there must be a villain. Although this time, that role is a bit more confusing. Let’s start at the beginning. Like all good stories, this one starts with a hero: a woman who just wanted pineapple on her pizza. And like all good stories, there must be a villain. Although this time, that role is a bit more confusing. Let’s start at the beginning.

Like all good stories, this one starts with a hero: a woman who just wanted pineapple on her pizza. And like all good stories, there must be a villain. Although this time, that role is a bit more confusing. Let’s start at the beginning.

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She gets paid to talk to college athletes about sexual assault and manhood

Alexis Jones is hired by schools to talk to their male athletes about sexual assault and domestic violence. Alexis Jones is hired by schools to talk to their male athletes about sexual assault and domestic violence.

One in five women is sexually assaulted while in college, according to data from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. It's a big problem, so it's no wonder schools are willing to pay big money to try to find a solution.

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Uber deploys secret weapon against undercover regulators

Uber has been wielding a secret weapon to thwart authorities who have been trying to curtail or shut down its ride-hailing service in cities around the world. Uber has been wielding a secret weapon to thwart authorities who have been trying to curtail or shut down its ride-hailing service in cities around the world.

Uber has been wielding a secret weapon to thwart authorities who have been trying to curtail or shut down its ride-hailing service in cities around the world.

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3 Bill Cosby accusers have their distress claims dismissed

Three women who had accused Bill Cosby of the intentional infliction of emotional distress in a Massachusetts case have had those claims dismissed. Three women who had accused Bill Cosby of the intentional infliction of emotional distress in a Massachusetts case have had those claims dismissed.

Three women who had accused Bill Cosby of the intentional infliction of emotional distress in a Massachusetts case have had those claims dismissed. 

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US snuffs pot fans' plans to party on Indian land near Vegas

(AP Photo/Haven Daley, file). FILE--In this April 20, 2016, Shane Kinoshita smokes marijuana in Golden Gate Park as people gather at the park to smoke pot for the annual 4/20 celebration in San Francisco, Calif. (AP Photo/Haven Daley, file). FILE--In this April 20, 2016, Shane Kinoshita smokes marijuana in Golden Gate Park as people gather at the park to smoke pot for the annual 4/20 celebration in San Francisco, Calif.

A federal prosecutor has snuffed out plans by pot fans to celebrate Nevada's new recreational marijuana law by lighting up on an Indian reservation near Las Vegas.

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Nearly 2 years after racists crashed a child's party, fear lingers for attendees

Jose "Joe" Torres (right) and Kayla Norton (left) were sentenced Monday, Feb. 28, 2017, for their role in terrorizing an African-American group who was attending a black child's birthday party in Douglas County, GA. Jose "Joe" Torres (right) and Kayla Norton (left) were sentenced Monday, Feb. 28, 2017, for their role in terrorizing an African-American group who was attending a black child's birthday party in Douglas County, GA.

You might think it was over when the armed party-crashers drove their trucks, most of them bearing Confederate flags, away from the 6-year-old's birthday party.

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Customers complaining Peeps Oreos turning poop pink

If you’re eating Peeps Oreos, you might want to look before you flush. If you’re eating Peeps Oreos, you might want to look before you flush.

If you’re eating Peeps Oreos, you might want to look before you flush.

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‘Picasso’ dog had tough time finding a family due to facial deformity

The shelter’s director said she was looking for unique dogs or pets with special needs. She was introduced to Picasso (and Pablo too), and snatched them up as quickly as she could. (Photo: Luvable Dog Rescue) The shelter’s director said she was looking for unique dogs or pets with special needs. She was introduced to Picasso (and Pablo too), and snatched them up as quickly as she could. (Photo: Luvable Dog Rescue)

Don’t worry. This story ends happily, even though it starts off with a facial deformity, an animal shelter, and the euthanasia list. Picasso is a loveable pooch, but had a tough time finding a family due to his facial deformity he was born with.

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Video: 'Mom Prom' retro parties spread across country

Dancing the night away in a church gym isn't just for high schoolers and wedding revelers anymore. It's for moms, too. (Photo: AP) Dancing the night away in a church gym isn't just for high schoolers and wedding revelers anymore. It's for moms, too. (Photo: AP)

Dancing the night away in a church gym isn't just for high schoolers and wedding revelers anymore. It's for moms, too.

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Polaris recalls more than 13,000 recreational off-highway vehicles

Polaris is recalling their RZR and GENERAL recreational off-highway vehicles due to burn and fire hazards. It was discovered the engine can misfire and the temperatures of the exhaust and nearby components can get too hot. Polaris is recalling their RZR and GENERAL recreational off-highway vehicles due to burn and fire hazards. It was discovered the engine can misfire and the temperatures of the exhaust and nearby components can get too hot.

Polaris is recalling their RZR and GENERAL recreational off-highway vehicles due to burn and fire hazards. It was discovered the engine can misfire and the temperatures of the exhaust and nearby components can get too hot.

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New Interior sec'y ponies up to work at first day in office

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke (ZIN'-kee) arrived on horseback for his first day of work Thursday. (Photo: Twitter/BSEE) Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke (ZIN'-kee) arrived on horseback for his first day of work Thursday. (Photo: Twitter/BSEE)

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke (ZIN'-kee) arrived on horseback for his first day of work Thursday.

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An 81-year-old woman just created her own iPhone app

81-year-old Masako Wakamiya created an iPhone app due to the shortage of fun apps aimed at people her age. 81-year-old Masako Wakamiya created an iPhone app due to the shortage of fun apps aimed at people her age.

Masako Wakamiya is a vibrant, self-described chatterbox who just launched her first smartphone app. Oh, and she's 81 years old.

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Dillard’s recalls baby jackets due to choking hazard

Dillard’s has recalled their Faux-Fur Hooded Bear Coats after discovering the metal snaps on the jackets can detach, posing a choking hazard to children. Dillard’s has recalled their Faux-Fur Hooded Bear Coats after discovering the metal snaps on the jackets can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

Dillard’s has recalled their Faux-Fur Hooded Bear Coats after discovering the metal snaps on the jackets can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

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Video: French artist emerges after spending a week inside a rock

A French artist has spent a week in a hard place: a rock. Abraham Poincheval has emerged from a 12-tonne limestone boulder at a Paris art gallery where he has been entombed since 22 February. (Photo: AP) A French artist has spent a week in a hard place: a rock. Abraham Poincheval has emerged from a 12-tonne limestone boulder at a Paris art gallery where he has been entombed since 22 February. (Photo: AP)

A French artist has spent a week in a hard place: a rock. Abraham Poincheval has emerged from a 12-tonne limestone boulder at a Paris art gallery where he has been entombed since 22 February.

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Caught on video: college hockey player charges, attacks ref

A 19-year-old hockey player from Erie Community College has been charged after attacking a referee during the final seconds of the junior college national championship game. (Photo: AP) A 19-year-old hockey player from Erie Community College has been charged after attacking a referee during the final seconds of the junior college national championship game. (Photo: AP)

A 19-year-old hockey player from Erie Community College has been charged after attacking a referee during the final seconds of the junior college national championship game.

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