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Hero 13-Year-Old Boy Saves Mom From Abusive Boyfriend By Stabbing Him

Hero 13-Year-Old Boy Saves Mom From Abusive Boyfriend By Stabbing Him

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A 13-year-old boy from Phoenix reportedly saved his mother’s life after her abusive boyfriend attacked. Darvon reached for a kitchen knife after his mother’s long distance boyfriend, Keith Childress, 26, began beating her while threatening the boy and his 15-year-old sister. He stabbed Childress repeatedly, acting on his instincts. He said, It was my instincts, I […]

Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashes In Desert During Test Flight (Photos)

Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashes In Desert During Test Flight (Photos)

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A rocket plane made by Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic crashed in the Mojave Desert during a test flight on Friday morning. The firm’s Twitter account said that SpaceShipTwo had experienced an “in-flight anomaly” as it conducted its 55th test, RT reports. One pilot is dead with the other seriously injured, both of whom had been equipped […]

Child Bride Who ‘Killed Husband To Escape Marriage’ May Get Death Penalty

Child Bride Who ‘Killed Husband To Escape Marriage’ May Get Death Penalty

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A 14-year-old Nigerian girl may be put to death if found guilty of fatally poisoning her 35-year-old husband shortly after their wedding. Wasila Tasi’u married Umar Sani last April in accordance with Nigeria’s marriage act, which states that anyone under 21 can be married as long as his or her parents consent. Wasila is from an impoverished, conservative […]

Father Finds Perfect Halloween Solution For Son Who Can’t Have Candy

Father Finds Perfect Halloween Solution For Son Who Can’t Have Candy

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Halloween isn’t exclusively about rotting haunted houses and ghouls. There’s a sweet side to the holiday, as shown by this father’s letter that dates back a couple years. The note, delivered to the man’s neighbors, explains that 8-year-old Fletcher has epilepsy. To prevent seizures, he must follow a strict diet that excludes candy. So little […]

Long-Lost Brother And Sister Meeting For The First Time Is Beautiful (Video)

Long-Lost Brother And Sister Meeting For The First Time Is Beautiful (Video)

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Imagine having a sibling you’d never met. That was the case with John Pilotte and Susie Wilson, half-siblings who met for the first time last weekend at Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans after decades of wondering about one another. Pilotte had been given up for adoption as a child and had never had the […]

Hero 13-Year-Old Boy Saves Mom From Abusive Boyfriend By Stabbing Him
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Hero 13-Year-Old Boy Saves Mom From Abusive Boyfriend By Stabbing Him

A 13-year-old boy from Phoenix reportedly saved his mother’s life after her abusive boyfriend attacked. Darvon reached for a kitchen knife after his mother’s long distance boyfriend, Keith Childress, 26, began beating her while threatening the boy and his 15-year-old sister. He stabbed Childress repeatedly, acting on his instincts. He said, It was my instincts, I […]
Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashes In Desert During Test Flight (Photos)
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Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashes In Desert During Test Flight (Photos)

A rocket plane made by Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic crashed in the Mojave Desert during a test flight on Friday morning. The firm’s Twitter account said that SpaceShipTwo had experienced an “in-flight anomaly” as it conducted its 55th test, RT reports. One pilot is dead with the other seriously injured, both of whom had been equipped […]
Child Bride Who ‘Killed Husband To Escape Marriage’ May Get Death Penalty
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Child Bride Who ‘Killed Husband To Escape Marriage’ May Get Death Penalty

A 14-year-old Nigerian girl may be put to death if found guilty of fatally poisoning her 35-year-old husband shortly after their wedding. Wasila Tasi’u married Umar Sani last April in accordance with Nigeria’s marriage act, which states that anyone under 21 can be married as long as his or her parents consent. Wasila is from an impoverished, conservative […]
Father Finds Perfect Halloween Solution For Son Who Can’t Have Candy
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Father Finds Perfect Halloween Solution For Son Who Can’t Have Candy

Halloween isn’t exclusively about rotting haunted houses and ghouls. There’s a sweet side to the holiday, as shown by this father’s letter that dates back a couple years. The note, delivered to the man’s neighbors, explains that 8-year-old Fletcher has epilepsy. To prevent seizures, he must follow a strict diet that excludes candy. So little […]
The US Isn’t The Greatest Country In The World When 16M Kids Live In Poverty
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The US Isn’t The Greatest Country In The World When 16M Kids Live In Poverty

The United States of America is the richest country in the world, yet nearly one in three US children lives in poverty. Our politicians constantly call America “the greatest country in the world,” but how can they really claim that when child poverty rates in this country are among the highest in the developed world? […]

The Number Of Billionaires Has Doubled Since The Financial Crisis
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The Number Of Billionaires Has Doubled Since The Financial Crisis

There are more than twice the number of billionaires in existence today than during the 2009 financial crisis, a new report from a global charity has found. Oxfam’s statistics aim to show that inequality continues to grow, with the very rich gaining even more money while the very poor struggle to find available means to survive. Oxfam’s […]

Teen Arrested After ISIS Allegedly Offers Him $25K To Bomb Vienna
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Teen Arrested After ISIS Allegedly Offers Him $25K To Bomb Vienna

Austrian police have arrested a 14-year-old boy who was reportedly offered $25,000 from the Islamic State to set off a series of explosions in Vienna. Two other Austrian teenagers suspected of having similar offers from the militant group are still at large, though police do not believe the three were working together. The boy, known only as […]

Why Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen Wants Millennials To Vote
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Why Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen Wants Millennials To Vote

Across the country, as TV ads blare, signs dot the landscape, and ballots are mailed, the fight for the Millennial vote is heating up. Although it is incontrovertible that Millennials are, indeed, the future, what is often overlooked is that they are also part of our present. The 2014 Midterm Elections will have far-reaching repercussions. […]

Rock The Vote: 5 Reasons For This Generation To Vote In The 2014 Midterms
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Rock The Vote: 5 Reasons For This Generation To Vote In The 2014 Midterms

There’s quite a bit of Millennial bashing in the press right now. If you watch the news, you’ve heard the claims: We’re lazy, entitled, selfish and too busy on Tinder or watching “KUWTK” to care about current affairs or the upcoming 2014 Midterms. Sure, we keep up with the Kardashians. But, we also read the newspaper, frequently […]

Four Killed In Flight Simulator When Airplane Crashes Into Their Building
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Four Killed In Flight Simulator When Airplane Crashes Into Their Building

Four people were killed Thursday morning when a small airplane crashed into a flight training center at Kansas’ Mid-Continent Airport. The twin-engine Beechcraft King Air B200 lost power immediately after takeoff and crashed into the airport’s FlightSafety center just before 10 am. Three people inside the building were killed, as well as the pilot, who was […]