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Adam Lanza

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Report: Chances to help Adam Lanza missed

Newtown shooter Adam Lanza was an isolated young man with deteriorating mental health and a fascination for mass violence whose problems were not ignored but misunderstood and mistreated, according to a report released Friday.

Tina Fey

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Tina Fey's next sitcom moves from NBC to Netflix

"30 Rock" creator Tina Fey's next television series won't be coming to NBC, after all -- it'll be on Netflix.

Bill Cosby, 2009

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Fans cheer Bill Cosby at Florida performance

Three scheduled stage performances by Bill Cosby were scrapped on Friday amid a voluminous number of sexual assault allegations against the famed comedian.

But dozens of upcoming events are still listed on Cosby's web site, and on Friday he was cheer...

FSU campus

FSU gunman sent 10 packages, authorities say

The man identified as the gunman who wounded three people at a Florida State University library mailed 10 packages before the shooting, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service said Friday.

A spokeswoman for the U.S. Postal Inspection Service said the packa...

Mark Berndt

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LA student abuse settlement: $139 million

The Los Angeles public school district will pay more than $139.2 million to the families of 81 children allegedly abused by an elementary teacher now serving a prison sentence for lewd conduct, officials said Friday.

President in Las Vegas on immigration

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Obama lobbies for immigration support

His new immigration plan stamped and signed, President Barack Obama on Friday rallied support behind his decision to delay deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants.

Libya US consulte Benghazi aftermath

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GOP-led report debunks Benghazi theories

An investigative report prepared by the House Intelligence Committee finds little to support questions raised about CIA actions on the ground in Benghazi, Libya, the night of a deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound.

Police patrol car

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Police: NY cop fatally shoots unarmed man

A rookie police officer shot and killed an unarmed 28-year-old man in an unlit stairwell of a housing project in what New York's top cop said Friday was "a very unfortunate tragedy ... involving an accidental discharge."

The victim, identified as Akai...

San Francisco skyline

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Window washer alive after fall onto car

One witness thought she came upon a lifeless body during her routine walk in San Francisco -- but firefighters say the man who was lying in the middle of the street survived a fall as high as 10 stories.

The man, whose name was not released, is a win...

White House after dark

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Woman faces gun charge in White House arrest

A woman who was arrested with a handgun outside of the White House Thursday night has been charged with a felony, accused of carrying a pistol without a license.

April Debois, 23, of Mount Morris, Michigan, faces up to five years in prison after the S...

Repeal Obamacare sign

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House GOP files Affordable Care Act lawsuit

House Speaker John Boehner said Friday he has sued the Obama Administration in federal court over its decisions to make changes to the President's health care law, which congressional Republicans argue were unconstitutional.

Buffalo snow storm2

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12 dead in snowstorm as Buffalo awaits rain

The snowfall largely subsided in the Buffalo area Friday after nearly 7 feet in three days, but the deadly weather emergency is far from over: An expected warmup and weekend rains mean likely flooding -- and that's just the start of the problems.

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On this day: November 21

Sylvester Stallone in Rocky

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Thomas Edison announces the phonograph, "Frankenstein" and "Rocky" premiere 45 years apart, Tweety Bird makes his debut, and millions tune in to find out "who shot J.R.," all on this day.

On this day: November 20

Michael Jackson 2003 mugshot blurb

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The Nuremberg Trials begin, Princess Elizabeth gets married, "Terms of Endearment" premieres in New York City, Windows 1.0 is released, and Michael Jackson is arrested, all on this day.

Deadly school shootings in U.S. history

Marysville Pilchuck memorial

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Look back at major school shootings in U.S. history.

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