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Witnesses yell 'he can't hear you' as cop shoots deaf man

Authorities say Oklahoma City officers who opened fire on a man who was approaching them holding a metal pipe apparently didn't hear witnesses yelling that the man was deaf

St. Louis police probe whether officer called BLM 'domestic terrorists' on Facebook


The announcement came on Monday amid a fourth day of protests in St. Louis.

WATCH: Rescuers desperately searching for survivors in collapsed school in Mexico City

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A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Tuesday, killing hundreds.

Woman wins $133M Powerball jackpot after 30 years playing the same numbers


Judy Finchum played the winning numbers on her dog Tillie's birthday.

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Polygamous sect leader pleads guilty to escape, fraud


A polygamous sect leader recaptured after a year on the run has pleaded guilty in a food-stamp fraud and escape case, ending a wide-ranging investigation seen as a crackdown on the secretive group


US allies divided over Trump's threat against North Korea


Japan has urged international unity in pressuring North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, even as another key U.S. ally pushed back against President Donald Trump's threat to "totally destroy" the rogue nation if it attacked

1 student shot, 1 arrested at central Illinois high school


Police in central Illinois say a teacher subdued a male student who shot and wounded another student in a high school cafeteria


Tarps covering Confederate statues are being ripped down


Officials in Charlottesville, Virginia, are trying to stop people from ripping down tarps that cover statues of Confederate generals


WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel slams senator for lying about new health care bill

Bill Cassidy had come on Kimmel's show earlier this year to talk health care.


Football players face felony charges in alleged brutal assault on fellow student

Charges are aggravated battery, mob action and unlawful restraint.


Buildings on Puerto Rico unable to withstand Category 5 storms: Expert


Many residences in Puerto Rico are built to withstand 125 mph winds, if that.


Uncertain future for the EPA Houston lab assisting with Hurricane Harvey response


EPA will not renew current lease and job postings unclear for local scientists.

Wednesday, Sep 20

Sinkhole swallows part of Florida home


A huge sinkhole opened up in a city northwest of Orlando, Florida, this morning, damaging part of a home.

Tuesday, Sep 19

Woman thwarts attempted mugging by 'faking a medical problem': Police


She says she pretended to have a seizure after being handed a threatening note.

3 arrested during protest at Georgia Tech after vigil


Georgia Tech told students to shelter indoors because of violent protests.

Hurricane Maria makes landfall on Dominica as Category 5 storm

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Maria, now a Category 1 hurricane, is expected to become a "dangerous major hurricane" over the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico by the middle of the week as a separate hurricane heads for the Northeast Coast.

Bus driver in deadly New York crash was fired by MTA after DUI was discovered

The crash involved a New York City transit bus and a Dahlia charter bus.

Monday, Sep 18

123 arrested in St. Louis in 3rd night of protests over ex-cop's acquittal

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The protests began peacefully on Friday over an ex-officer's acquittal.

Man in clown mask chases daughter into armed stranger's apartment


The father is charged with inducing panic and child endangering.

Navy fires 2 more top officers after fatal ship collisions

The Navy said it lost confidence in the two officers' "ability to command."

Jose set to batter East Coast with heavy rain, coastal flooding

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Wind gusts could climb to over 50 mph on the East Coast.

Sunday, Sep 17

2 Louisiana slayings likely racially motivated, police say


Police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, say the killings of two black men they believe were likely racially motivated were carried out in similar ways

94-year-old sues Florida nursing home where 8 residents died in Irma's aftermath

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The nursing home says it repeatedly called emergency hotlines for help.

Pharmacist in deadly meningitis outbreak heading to trial


A Massachusetts pharmacist who oversaw the rooms where tainted drugs that caused a deadly meningitis outbreak were made is heading to trial this week

St. Louis protest over ex-cop's acquittal turns violent for a 2nd night, 9 arrested

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White cop was found not guilty of murder in fatal shooting of black man.

Saturday, Sep 16

FEMA auctioned disaster trailers before Harvey made landfall


The federal government auctioned off disaster-response trailers at fire-sale prices just before Harvey devastated southeast Texas, reducing an already diminished supply of mobile homes ahead of what could become the nation's largest-ever…

Video shows fair employee falling from Ferris wheel car carrying 2 kids


A carnival worker fell from a malfunctioning Ferris Wheel at the Central Carolina Fair on Friday night.

Florida nursing home called governor's personal cellphone for help

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Eight residents died earlier this week after Irma knocked out the facility's AC.

St. Louis protest over ex-cop acquittal turns violent, 32 arrested, 10 officers hurt

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Jason Stockley was acquitted in the 2011 shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith.