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2 Students, 1 Teacher Hurt in South Carolina Elementary School Shooting

2 Students, 1 Teacher Hurt in South Carolina Elementary School Shooting

JayonPhotography/iStock/Thinkstock(TOWNVILLE, S.C) -- A teenager opened fire at an elementary school playground during recess in South Carolina Wednesday, injuring two students and a teacher, but was brought down by a volunteer firefighter who jumped into the fray without being armed, officials said.

And investigators believe the incident is connected to the shooting death of a man nearby, who a...

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US Threatens to End Syria Talks With Russia Over Continued Assault on Aleppo

US Threatens to End Syria Talks With Russia Over Continued Assault on Aleppo

?ukasz Szczepa?ski/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry threatened to end all Syria negotiations with Russia on Wednesday, in response to Russia's weeklong aerial assault on the besieged city of Aleppo.

Russia and the United States attempted to broker a cease-fire in the country, but negotiations fell apart last week, followed by some of the most persistent attacks...

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President Obama: Congress Made 'Mistake' Overriding His Veto of 9/11 Bill

President Obama: Congress Made 'Mistake' Overriding His Veto of 9/11 Bill

Vladone/iStock/Thinkstock(FORT LEE, Va.) -- President Obama said Congress made a "mistake" in overriding his veto of a bill that would allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged role in the terrorist attacks.

"It was a mistake," the president said during CNN's "Presidential Town Hall" in Fort Lee, Virginia on Wednesday. "If we eliminate this notion of sovereign immuni...

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Meet the 94-Year-Old Avon Lady Still Selling Strong

Meet the 94-Year-Old Avon Lady Still Selling Strong

ABC News(COLUMBUS, Neb.) -- Avon, the direct-selling company for beauty products, first started employing women as sales representatives 130 years ago, in 1886 -- that's 34 years before women earned the right to vote.

Opal Greenes history with the company goes far back as well. She received her first brochure from Avon in July of 1962. Today, more than 50 years later, she is 94 years old and st...

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"Hamilton" Star Lin-Manuel Miranda to Host "SNL"

"Hamilton" Star Lin-Manuel Miranda to Host "SNL"

Larry Busacca/Getty Images Portrait for Tony Awards Productions(NEW YORK) --Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Tony-winning creator ofHamilton, will be the guest on the second installment ofSaturday Night Live's 42ndseason. The musical guest, itwas also announcedWednesday, will beTwenty One Pilots.

As soon as it was announced, Miranda -- who nerded out withWeird Al Yankoviclast Saturday evening at...

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FDA Approves of First-of-Its-Kind Insulin Device That Gives Hope for 'Artificial Pancreas'

FDA Approves of First-of-Its-Kind Insulin Device That Gives Hope for 'Artificial Pancreas'

KatarzynaBialasiewicz/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a first-of-its-kind insulin device today designed to automatically deliver insulin for type 1 diabetics. The device has many in the diabetic and health care community hoping it could lead to the development of fully artificial pancreas.

The FDA is dedicated to making technologies available that...

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