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DC Navy Yard facility on lockdown

Washington, D.C.'s Navy Yard facility is under lockdown Thursday morning, according to a tweet from the U.S. Navy.

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How veterans cope with with holiday fireworks

While some may not realize that fireworks can be a source of stress for some veterans, there's a movement to make sure Fourth of July revelers realize it.

Recent rain brings flooding concerns

Rain coming through Mid-Missouri could leave parts of the area flooded and water covering roadways.

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Girl Scouts refuse $100K with transgender limits

It's not every day the Girl Scouts or any non-profit is handed a $100,000 pledge.

The Girl Scouts of Western Washington recently received the donation to help fund activities for girls participating in Girl Scouts.

But the gift came with a catch.

As ...

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The Internet survived the leap second

This evening, a "leap second" threatened to wreak havoc across the Internet. But unlike the last leap second in 2012, the Internet continued on without a noticeable hitch.

Mid-Missouri authorities respond to ISIS threats in the U.S. this weekend

Homeland Security is urging all Americans to be on high alert after ISIS encouraged terror attacks in the U.S. over the 4th of July weekend via social media.

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Ballet dancer Misty Copeland makes history

American ballerina Misty Copeland, a cultural phenomenon outside the dance world, has been promoted to the highest rank of the American Ballet Theatre, becoming the first African-American female principal dancer in the company's 75-year history.

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Is PBR still cool? America's hipster beer is slowing down

Pabst Blue Ribbon was the comeback kid of cool beer brands.

Fourth of July busy time for Humane Society

Pets, fireworks and hot weather can be a dangerous mix, according to Humane Society of Missouri.

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Texas, Alabama blast same-sex marriage ruling

With last week's Supreme Court ruling, same-sex couples are flocking to the altar in all 50 states, right?

Eh, almost.

There are still a few holdouts, as various politicians take firm stands against a 5-to-4 high court decision they argue is revisioni...

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Can same-sex marriage make America healthier?

A few weeks ago, Carlos Santos-Herrera was in a hospital bed, ill with a rare, severe form of strep throat. He was weak, but conscious -- and worried. His family members' religious beliefs differ from his own, and he didn't want to leave decisions ab...

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