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Missing Massachusetts boy

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Body is that of missing 5-year-old boy

A body found off a central Massachusetts highway has been positively identified as that of Jeremiah Oliver, a 5-year-old boy who was missing for months before police were alerted.

Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.'s announcement…

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'8THEIST' denied, 'BAPTIST' approved; atheist sues

Shannon Morgan identifies as an atheist and wants the world, or at least the car behind her, to know it. But the state of New Jersey says no.

Morgan, of Leesburg, is suing the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission for rejecting her request for a…

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Woman face defraud charges

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Prosecutor: Pair used cat to defraud owner

A once fat cat is now almost broke, literally. Not the Wall Street-type, but the four-legged, furry variety.

A 7-year-old tabby called Puddy Cat is at the center of an extensive embezzlement case out of Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

Puddy Cat once…

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Diver South Korea ferry

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Death toll from S. Korean ferry rises to 50

Boat after boat, body after body from a capsized South Korean ferry came ashore Sunday morning, a solemn process interrupted by piercing cries and screams from passengers' kin.

The wrenching scene came after four police boats arrived in rapid…

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Drones find nothing in MH370 search

The underwater drone scanning for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 finished its seventh mission Sunday, having covered about half its intended territory without finding any sign of the missing plane.

This has been the case for 44 days now, which seems…

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Gunmen target prominent Pakistani news anchor

Gunmen wounded a prominent Pakistani TV news anchor on Saturday in an attack his brother linked to the nation's government, despite its firm denial.

Hamid Mir was shot three times by gunmen in a car and on two motorcycles near Karachi's airport, his…

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Families of ferry victims South Korea

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Families' frustration: 'Nothing is changing'

When a ship comes into sight, they come -- seemingly out of nowhere, inching closer to the dock. Bleary-eyed, the faces of the families of the missing have become swollen from crying.

They watch the South Korean Coast Guard pull in from the Yellow…

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Israeli police block U.N. envoy in Jerusalem

Israeli security forces halted Palestinian Christians -- joined by a U.N. envoy -- participating a pre-Easter procession Saturday in Jerusalem's Old City, an action the envoy sharply criticized but that an Israeli official dismissed as a "non-event."

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Father hugs daughter rescued from sinking ferry, South Korea

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S. Korea's families ask how they can go on

The grief of any parent who loses a child is unimaginable.

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Ukraine-Russia unrest

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Pro-Russian separatists ignore Geneva deal

Two days after an international pact was brokered with the stated goal of easing tensions in Ukraine, the major players met again in Kiev to hash out plans to push it along.

While there was little indication of what, if any, progress was made…

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Hailey Owens disappearance

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Man to be tried in 10-year-old girl's abduction, slaying

The attorney for a Missouri man accused of kidnapping and killing a 10-year-old girl says his rights may have been violated.

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Death toll climbs in Everest avalanche

The death toll continues to climb following the avalanche on Mount Everest Friday.

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Forgiveness stops execution at last second

The parents of a young man killed in a street fight in Iran halted the execution of their son's convicted killer this week, seconds before he was to be hanged in front of a large crowd.

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