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'The power of compassion and encounter': The Special Olympics turns 50

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Presidential sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver started the Special Olympics in 1968 with the hope of transforming the lives of people with intellectual disabilities through sports.
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Toyota recall affects 143,000 vehicles with air bag, brake problems

Toyota recall affects 143,000 vehicles with air bag, brake problems

Recall alert: Do you drive one of the affected Toyota vehicles? Read more ...

Amid nationwide threats, Town of Cedarburg business receives bomb threat

Amid nationwide threats, Town of Cedarburg business receives bomb threat

A town of Cedarburg business received a bomb threat via email Thursday afternoon. Read more ...

Youngstown mother released from hospital after five children killed in house...

Youngstown mother released from hospital after five children killed in house fire

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Trump says he 'never directed' ex-lawyer Michael Cohen to break law

Trump says he 'never directed' ex-lawyer Michael Cohen to break law

President Donald Trump is contending he "never directed" longtime lawyer Michael Cohen to break the law, after Cohen was sentenced to prison time for crimes including arranging... Read more ...

Flight forced to turn around after human heart left on board

Flight forced to turn around after human heart left on board

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The Geminid meteor shower peaks this week: Here's how and when to watch

The Geminid meteor shower peaks this week: Here's how and when to watch

This will be the last - and strongest - meteor shower of the year, according to NASA. Read more ...

Bomb threats being investigated across Northern California

Bomb threats being investigated across Northern California

Law enforcement agencies across Northern California are investigating bomb threats Thursday that are also happening across the country. Read more ...

Boy Scouts may soon file for bankruptcy amid sexual misconduct lawsuits

Boy Scouts may soon file for bankruptcy amid sexual misconduct lawsuits

Filing for bankruptcy would halt the many lawsuits the organization faces alleging inappropriate conduct by employees. Read more ...

Passenger tries smuggling 70 songbirds through airport

Passenger tries smuggling 70 songbirds through airport

Officials think the birds were brought to the United States to participate in singing contests. Read more ...

Police: 92-year-old Holocaust survivor struck by car, killed as he crossed...

Police: 92-year-old Holocaust survivor struck by car, killed as he crossed the road

He had been the only member of his family to survive the Holocaust. Read more ...