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Mailman's plea for books gets worldwide response

A postal carrier has delivered more than the mail to a Sandy, Utah boy, collecting shelves full of books for the child to read as his story has unexpectedly spread around the world.

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UK lord quits top post after drug allegations

Lord Sewel, a deputy speaker in the upper house of the UK Parliament, has resigned from his post after video emerged that allegedly showed him snorting cocaine in the company of prostitutes.

Sewel, whose responsibilities included upholding standards i...

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9/11 photos show challenge of pivotal moment

Peering at the drawn-out look on former Vice President Dick Cheney's face and the expressions of other top Bush Administration officials, former 9/11 Commission Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton remembers the feelings of the immediate aftermath of the terro...

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Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill

For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brother.

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Boy Scouts change policy on gay leaders

The Boy Scouts of America announced Monday that it's lifting the ban on gay adults as Scout leaders.

"On Monday July 27 the national executive board ratified a resolution removing the national restriction on openly gay leaders and employees," Boy Scou...

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Sources: Disabled work program mired in fraud

The nation's premier federal program that provides work for people who are severely disabled is mired in widespread corruption, financial fraud and violations of the law, numerous sources tell CNN.

US Trafficking in Persons report 2015

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Human trafficking report issued by U.S.

Cuba, Kenya and Saudi Arabia are doing better at fighting human trafficking. Egypt, Ghana and Bulgaria are doing worse.

That's according to the latest annual report from the U.S. State Department, which rates 188 countries on their efforts to stamp ou...

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Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?

Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror commander has been eliminated -- in Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan, etc.

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Campaign trail ablaze over weekend: Who said what?

Over the weekend, the 2016 campaign trail was abuzz with presidential candidates pitching plans and engaging with voters and Sunday and Saturday had no shortage of news-making comments from 2016ers.

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Families of missing teens not giving up hope

Finding the boat that two Florida teens took fishing was a double-edged sword.

On the one hand, the 14-year-old boys were not with the boat, and remain missing. But on the other hand, knowing the boat's location is helping crews to recalculate and ref...

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