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Police: Student killed in fight on Cornell campus

One Ithaca College student was killed and another was injured after being stabbed during a "large fight" on the nearby Cornell University campus early Sunday in Ithaca, New York, officials from both schools said.

Cornell University Police were called ...

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Workers die on way to help Baton Rouge

An illegal alien was piloting a charter bus that he wasn't licensed to drive when it crashed Sunday morning in Louisiana, killing two people and injuring dozens, police said.

The bus was full of workers headed to Baton Rouge to help with the flooding ...

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Plane crashes in Lake Pontchartrain

Two people are missing after a small plane crashed in Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans, authorities said.

A good Samaritan rescued one person, and the Coast Guard is searching for two others in the water after the crash Saturday night near Lakefro...

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Birthday memorial planned for New Mexico girl

Mourners planned a "heavenly birthday" memorial Sunday for Victoria Martens, the 10-year-old New Mexico girl who Albuquerque police say was raped by her mother's boyfriend and then killed while her mother watched.

More than 2,000 people said on Faceb...

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49ers QB sits during national anthem in protest

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat in protest during the national anthem for a pre-season game, saying he would not honor a song nor "show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color."

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A landmark day for drone flights arrives

The federal government is officially opening America's skies to drones.

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Former Obama aide: Trump is a 'psychopath'

Donald Trump is a "psychopath," a Democratic operative who managed President Barack Obama's first campaign and now supports Hillary Clinton, claimed Sunday.

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On this day: August 28

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Pepsi and UPS are born, Emmett Till is murdered, Martin Luther King Jr. shares his dream, and Prince Charles and Princess Diana divorce, all on this day.

Deadly quake shatters central Italy

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A powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Italy about 100 miles northeast of Rome early on the morning of Aug. 24. The damage was significant and the death toll is climbing.

On this day: August 27

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Krakatoa blows its top, The Guinness Book of World Records debuts, "Mary Poppins" premieres, The Beatles meet The King, and a guitar great dies, all on this day.

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