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December 7, 2019

George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martin's parents and others for $100 million
• Lawsuit reminds us of how significant the Trayvon Martin case was for a divided country ... More >>

His entire kindergarten class showed up for his adoption hearing
A boy in Michigan showed up at the courthouse in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Thursday for an adoption hearing with his foster parents, and he had a crowd of unusual supporters. ... More >>

Man pleads guilty in $400,000 GoFundMe scam
A man who was the instigator behind a false feel-good story that raised more than $400,000 as part of a GoFundMe scam plead guilty Friday in New Jersey court, according to prosecutors. ... More >>

Nashville police capture third escaped teen inmate, leaving one at large
Three of the four teenagers who escaped from a Nashville juvenile detention center have now been caught, police said in a tweet. ... More >>

'We've gone this far': Farmers stick with Trump over trade
From the very start, President Donald Trump's trade war was painful for American soybean farmers. ... More >>

Analysis: What Biden's 'damn liar' exchange shows when it comes to his candidacy
Joe Biden's feisty exchange with a retired Iowa farmer on Thursday perfectly captured the perils and the potential of his candidacy. ... More >>

Supreme Court blocks Justice Department from restarting federal executions next week
A series of federal executions that were set to begin on Monday will remain on hold, the Supreme Court said on Friday. ... More >>

Analysis: America still doesn't know how to talk about Kamala Harris
Kamala Harris' campaign wasn't perfect -- but the context of her candidacy shouldn't be ignored, either. ... More >>

Exclusive: Inside the innovative Disney ride that's key to its Star Wars strategy
"Spaceships and aliens and stormtroopers and lightsabers and droids and all in one attraction." ... More >>

A Facebook rumor about white vans is spreading fear across America
Terrifying rumors initially propelled by Facebook's algorithms have sparked fears that men driving white vans are kidnapping women all across the United States for sex trafficking and to sell their body parts. While there is no evidence to suggest this is happening, much less on a national, coordin... More >>

Peloton says you 'misinterpreted' its much-maligned holiday ad
Peloton hears the criticism lobbed at that holiday ad. But the company says critics just misread its inspiring message. ... More >>

Police: Car wash worker drives vehicle into gas station
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Man shot in chest in hunting accident
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Car crashes into pond, trapping driver inside
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Suspects armed with knife taser attack women
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Anonymous diner pays lunch for 11 sheriff deputies
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Stabbings in two different cities may be tied
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Director defends officers in deadly shootout
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Worker injured by ride at carnival, officials say
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93-yo man donates wooden trucks for holidays
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Massive, wind-driven fire consumes home
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Salvation Army receives gold Krugerrand coins in red kettle
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Family gets hate mail over President Trump flag
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'Rash' Of Fifth Disease making the rounds
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Saints fan's took his referee grudge to the grave
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Teacher asks kindergartner to rub lotion on him
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Beer makers anxious over end of excise tax cut
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Adopted dog died in fire to stay with trapped owner
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Veterans group 'adopts' family of cancer patient
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