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  • Six Baltimore, Maryland police officers, Lt. Brian Rice, Sgt. Alicia White, Ofc. William Porter, Ofc. Garrett Miller, Ofc. Edward Nero and Ofc. Caesar Goodson Jr. were charged in the death of Freddie Gray. Gray was arrested by Baltimore police on April 12, 2015 and died on April 19.

    Judge denies motion to dismiss case against six officers in Freddie Gray’s death

    Six Baltimore police officers charged in Freddie Gray's death are due in court Wednesday as the city braces for what could happen afterward.

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    Deadly fake Viagra: Online pharmacies suspected of selling counterfeit drugs

    “Buy real Viagra here, for a fraction of the price! Free Shipping included! All without a prescription!” shout the online headlines. A quick Google search brings up a plethora of enticing choices for any consumer looking for a deal on one of the world’s most popular prescription medications. Need beta blockers to bring down your […]

  • Hurricane Fred formed off the coast of West Africa, prompting a hurricane warning for Cape Verde, which is bracing for heavy rains and high winds, the National Weather Service said Monday, August 31, 2015.

    Hurricane Fred lashes Cape Verde Islands

    (CNN) — The Cape Verde Islands were under a hurricane warning Monday night as Hurricane Fred lashed the eastern Atlantic chain, bringing 75-mph winds and heavy rains, according to the National Hurricane Center. It is rare for a hurricane to form so near the African coast, and though a handful of tropical storms have formed […]

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    These states are the worst gas-guzzlers in America

    When filling up a car with gas, most feel the familiar pang of dread start to set in. The price seems to race up, unrelenting, with no signs of stopping. Now that gas prices have started to rise again (despite the price of crude-oil falling to a six-year low), saving on fuel in any way […]

  • This artistic illustration is of a binary black hole found in the centre of the nearest quasar to Earth, Markarian 231. The binary black holes are predicted to spiral together and collide within a few hundred thousand years. Mrk 231 is located 600 million light-years away. Image credits: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI).

    Astronomers find a double black hole

    Single black holes are impressive enough, but astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have discovered a galaxy being powered by a quasar that contains two of the time-space benders, "furiously whirling about each other," the space agency observed in a news release.

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    Erika could still cause flooding in Florida; Hawaii watches Ignacio

    Erika is no longer a tropical storm, but could still bring heavy rains and flooding as it heads to Florida from the Caribbean, the National Hurricane Center said Saturday. Gov. Rick Scott urged Florida residents to remain vigilant even though Erika has weakened. “That is encouraging news, but (it) doesn’t mean we stop watching this […]

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    Expert: We’re ‘locked-in’ to 3 feet of sea level rise

    It was less than two years ago that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its all-encompassing assessment on the current state of climate change research and made projections for the future climate of our planet. According to the latest from NASA, however, the projections the panel made for a rise in global sea levels […]

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    Man with almost-perfect poop donates it to help patients with C-diff infection

    *Some viewers may be uncomfortable with the content of this video It’s the middle of the day for Eric, a 24-year-old research assistant at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and nature is calling. Eric leaves his job and hops a train. Then a bus. Then he walks some more. He passes countless toilets, and he […]

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    One student in custody after active shooter threat at Mississippi State

    STARKVILLE, Miss. — There was no active shooter at the Mississippi State campus and reports of shots being heard are the result of “panic and clutter,” Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Chris Turnipseed told CNN on Thursday. A person of interest related to the initial emergency call was taken into custody, he said. There was no weapon […]

  • Oxford Dictionary adds 'twerk.' Srsly!

    New words in the dictionary? Awesomesauce!

    New words! In the dictionary! So exciting! If there were only a word to describe just how exciting. Wait, there is ... it's on the list!

  • Investigation into shooting death of William Chapman now complete

    UPDATE: On Monday, the Commonwealth of Virginia Announced that the investigation into William Chapman's shooting death is now complete.

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    Danny continues to fall apart as remnants move west

    Danny has strengthened into a Category 2 Hurricane.