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Cops warned accuser about rape case against Jameis Winston, family says

The family of the accuser in the rape case of Florida State quarterback and Heisman hopeful Jameis Winston said police warned her attorney that Tallahassee is a "big football town" and her life could be miserable if she pursued the ca

Serial killer Joseph Franklin executed after hours of delay

White supremacist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin was executed Wednesday morning after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his final requests for a stay, the Missouri Department of Public Safety said.

Serial killer Joseph Franklin executed after hours of delay

White supremacist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin was executed Wednesday morning after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his final requests for a stay, the Missouri Department of Public Safety said.

Massachusetts high school cancels football games after racial slur spraypainted on player's home

A Massachusetts high school football team canceled the rest of its season after someone scrawled a racial epithet on the home of one of its players. "Knights don't need [the n-word]," the slur read.

Search widens in Florida for 2 missing after air ambulance crash

Rescue workers scoured a widening swath of coastal Florida waters Wednesday for two people missing after a Mexico-based air ambulance crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off Fort Lauderdale.

Chick-fil-A CEO's equality award sparks backlash

News that Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy won an equality award isn't sitting well with many gay rights supporters.

Adam Levine is People's 'Sexiest Man Alive'

Adam Levine has a new title. "Sexiest Man Alive," according to People magazine.

Massachusetts high school cancels football games after racial slur spraypainted on player's home

A Massachusetts-area high school football team canceled the rest of its season after someone scrawled a racial epithet on the home of one of its players. "Knights don't need [the n-word]," the slur read.

Women to graduate from Marine Corps infantry training course for first time

- This year, for the first time in the history of the Marine Corps, the graduation class at its infantry training course will include women.

Obama omits 'Under God' when reciting Gettysburg Address on 150th anniversary

The words, "four score and seven years ago," are the beginning to one of the most notable speeches in United States history, The Gettysburg Address.