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Service Dog Throws Self In Path Of Bus To Protect Blind Owner

Authorities say a service dog has thrown itself in front of a school bus to try to protect its blind owner as the pair crossed a road in New York.


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Man Arrested Near School In ‘Star Wars’ Stormtrooper Costume With Fake Gun

A Massachusetts man is facing charges after he was spotted outside a city elementary school dressed as a “Star Wars” stormtrooper, complete with fake gun.


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Three Tossed Into Water While Boating

(SHARON,Conn./CBS Connecticut)   -Three people  who were tossed from a motorized rowboat on Indian Lake in Sharon Thursday evening  were taken to Mid Hudson Regional Hospital Poughkeepsie, New York with  non-life threatening injuries. Connecticut Department of […]



Study: Cyberbullying Less Harmful Than In-Person Harassment

Cyberbullying and online-only harassment are no more emotionally harmful to children than in-person bullying, with digital bullying lasting less time and not involving one’s peers.


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Harvard Study Finds Chimps Like To Cook

A new study suggests that chimps understand the concept of cooking and even have a preference for cooked food.


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State: Man Who Told Investors The Holy Spirit Guiding Trades Ran Ponzi Scheme

The Massachusetts secretary of state’s office says a man who told investors that the Holy Spirit guided his trading system has been charged with running a Ponzi scheme.



MIT’s Origami Robot Could One Day Heal You From The Inside

Tiny robot is able to fold itself into different shapes; doctors hope it will one day be able to enter the human body to treat illnesses and injuries.


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Maine Man Convicted Of Killing Girl In Oven May Get New Trial

A judge recommended that John Lane, who was convicted of murder in 1985, be allowed to argue he was too mentally ill to file an appeal for a new trial.


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High School Class Gives Money Raised For Trip To Principal Diagnosed With Cancer

The graduating class at a New Hampshire high school is giving the money raised for its class trip to the school’s principal, who has been diagnosed with cancer.