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January 17, 2018

Aunts of captive children reveal decades of concern
For decades, Elizabeth Flores begged to see her nieces and nephews. Even Skype would do. ... More >>

13 siblings held captive -- how did no one else know?
A nondescript, burnt orange house in Southern California -- similar to many others on the same street -- turned out to be a prison for 13 siblings. ... More >>

Neighbor: We tried to talk to the kids once. They froze.
When Kimberly Milligan moved into her California home in 2015, she was told her grandson might soon have a playmate, since a family of 12 lived across the street. ... More >>

Children described as small and malnourished
Mark Uffer, CEO of Corona Regional Medical Center, described some of the Turpin children being treated at his hospital as, "small" and "malnourished." ... More >>

Victims of long-term captivity often rebound
Most cases of long-term captivity -- such as the one in Perris, California, where a couple is accused of imprisoning their 13 children -- are unique in their bizarreness. ... More >>

Opinion: Is California horror house society's fault?
What responsibility does society bear for the Turpins? ... More >>

VA apologizes after surgery that allegedly left scalpel inside veteran for years
The Veterans Affairs Department has apologized following an incident where a scalpel was allegedly left inside the body of a veteran for years following surgery. ... More >>

Trump on shutdown talks: 'Working on it'
President Donald Trump promised that his administration is "working on it" as he faced a flurry of questions Wednesday about discussions to reach an immigration deal and fund the government. ... More >>

WH: Flake is criticizing Trump for attention
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders responds to the speech Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) gave on President Trump's treatment of the press, saying the Senator is looking for attention. ... More >>

Trump expands US military footprint despite candidate Trump's rhetoric
At one rally after the next, candidate Donald Trump lamented the "trillions of dollars spent and thousands of lives lost" in the Middle East, criticized his opponent as a warmonger and signaled he would scale back US military commitments abroad. ... More >>

They are shaking up footwear with wool shoes
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Secret message apps on the rise at work
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Farmers spot diseased crops faster with AI
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Multiple adoption applications for abandoned dog tied to tree, left in Md.
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Plow driver 'escapes injury' after malfunction
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Pregnant woman walking dog punched by jogger
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Hockey player's death was flu-related
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Winter chill impacts sea turtles, iguanas
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Football team helps senior citizens shovel snow
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Dad overdoses, crashes with daughter in car
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Dozens more NY residents forced to evacuate
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Artist re-imagines controversial H&M ad
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Nephew admits to kill aunt, step-uncle
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Retired Marine talks man off the ledge of St. Louis bridge
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Church's 'Minneapolis Miracle' post goes viral
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Meteor debris may have landed in Michigan
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Flu outbreak forces district to close all schools
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Icy conditions create gridlock on Texas freeway
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Fire log goes through couple's windshield
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