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Georgia school hosts first racially integrated prom

Last week, for the first time in decades, students from Wilcox County, Georgia, attended a school sponsored-prom that was open to all students rather than a private, racially segregated prom.

Texas and Missouri hit hard by severe weather Thursday

Northeast Texas and parts of Missouri were hit with severe weather last night. Take a look at this video of a massive funnel cloud forming near Dallas.

5 Things to Know for your New Day -- Friday, April 4, 2014

The search begins for fading pings from the Malaysian jet's data recorders. A community asks why after the Fort Hood shooting. And severe weather hits the central United States.

Fort Hood shooting: Psychiatric issues 'fundamental underlying causal factor'

A man opens fire at a military base, gunning down fellow soldiers before ending his own life. A hero steps in, trying to stop him.

Latest developments in probe of missing Malaysia Airlines flight

Here are the latest developments in the investigation into missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The investigation

Jindal on Obamacare sign-ups: So what

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Rich man, I am: CA Yoda fan wins $425M Powerball prize

You and I got pranked on April Fools' Day. B. Raymond Buxton got paid. The California man picked up a giant check for a $425 million Tuesday after turning in the winning ticket for the February 19 Powerball drawing.

Going on after sudden loss of a loved one

A young woman loses both her baby and her mother in a massive Washington state landslide.

Cutting it close: Pa. man survives accident that put chainsaw into his neck

The calendar said March, but Monday clearly was Valentine's day -- James Valentine, to be specific -- when the 21-year-old Pennsylvania man survived a work accident that sent the razor-sharp teeth of a chainsaw blade deep into his neck and

Powerful earthquake strikes off Chile, triggers tsunami

A mighty 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of northern Chile late Tuesday, triggering small landslides, cutting power and generating a tsunami.