Did hero teacher prevented massacre at Washington school? Student account reveals how she grabbed arm of gunman, 15, as he reloaded after shooting five classmates in cafeteria

This is the teacher who is said to have heroically accosted a 15-year-old boy as he fired bullets across his high school cafeteria.

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Malala Yousafzai receives Philadelphia Liberty Medal: Teenage Nobel laureate joins Nelson Mandela, Thurgood Marshall and Jimmy Carter in winning prestigious honor

A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls' education brought her passion for learning to Philadelphia, where she received the Liberty Medal on Tuesday.

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Ferguson cop Darren Wilson's FULL version of why he shot Michael Brown

A Missouri police officer's full account of why he shot dead unarmed teen Michael Brown has been revealed for the first time - and he describes a frantic struggle inside his police car during which Brown grabbed the officer's gun, twisted it around and pointed it at him.

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'There's no pink slime in our burgers': First ever behind-the-scenes look at a US McDonald's factory as part of restaurant's new myth-busting campaign to put an end to THOSE rumors

McDonald's has taken the unprecedented step of allowing cameras inside one of its secret food factory's for the first time in a bid to end the rumors and urban myths about how its Happy Meals and Big Macs are made.

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'You're so handsome I can't speak properly': Gwyneth Paltrow gushes over President Obama at $15K per plate star-studded fundraiser held at her Hollywood home

Gwyneth Paltrow has won numerous awards for her acting, but speaking apparently came with some difficulty Thursday with President Barack Obama standing beside her.

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Secret Service chief RESIGNS after knife- wielding intruder breached the White House and armed man got into President's elevator over just three days

Julia Pierson, the first woman to helm the U.S. Secret Service, resigned on Wednesday following two embarrassing episodes over just three days that underscored the once-respected agency's struggle to protect the president and the White House.

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U.S. Ebola patient helped carry convulsing pregnant woman who later died of the virus days before he flew to Texas. Four more of his neighbors died too: So how was he allowed to board a plane?

It appears an act of compassion led Thomas Eric Duncan to contract Ebola, and become the first patient diagnosed with the deadly disease on U.S. soil. Just four days before he boarded a plane bound for Dallas, Texas, Duncan helped carry his landlord's convulsing pregnant daughter to a Liberian clinic to be treated for Ebola, the New York Times reports.

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Hunt for people who came into contact with Ebola victim who was loose in Dallas for a WEEK before he sought help

Health officials are scrambling to find people who came in contact with a man who has been confirmed as the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. The patient, who recently flew from Liberia in West Africa to Dallas, Texas, is said to be critically ill and has been kept in isolation at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital since Sunday.

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Mama June's Daughter: Mama Is "Happy" to Be Back With My Molester

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Freakout Levels Over "Burn Rate" Are At Historical Lows

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Fireball Whiskey Recalled in Europe Over Antifreeze Ingredient

Fireball Whiskey Recalled in Europe Over Antifreeze Ingredient

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The ACLU has released data showing that between 2004-2012, a black person in Minneapolis was 11.5 ti

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French media ridicule Cameron's 'Basil Fawlty' style EU summit rant

The French media today reacted mockingly to Mr Cameron’s refusal to pay Britain’s EU budget contribution – likening him to an angry diner out of Fawlty Towers. All major outlets highlighted the Prime Minister’s fury, with the Dauphine Libere running the headline: ‘Angry Cameron refuses to take out his cheque book for Europe’. ... Full story

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Baby tragedy for Australian woman who went into labour on Malaysia Airlines flight after she loses her child after emergency stop in Bali
Baby tragedy for Australian woman who went into labour on Malaysia Airlines flight after she loses her child after emergency stop in Bali

Baby tragedy for Australian woman who went into labour on Malaysia Airlines flight after she loses her child after emergency stop in Bali

The baby of an Australian woman who went into labour aboard a Malaysia Airlines flight, forcing an emergency landing in Bali, did not survive, doctors say. Flight MH135 from Kuala Lumpur to Brisbane requested a priority landing in Denpasar on Friday about 2.10pm local time. ... Full story

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Marijuana Legalization: What About Hash?

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U.S. Ebola patient helped carry convulsing pregnant woman who later died of the virus days before he flew to Texas. Four more of his neighbors died too: So how was he allowed to board a plane?

It appears an act of compassion led Thomas Eric Duncan to contract Ebola, and become the first patient diagnosed with the deadly disease on U.S. soil. Just four days before he boarded a plane bound for Dallas, Texas, Duncan helped carry his landlord's convulsing pregnant daughter to a Liberian clinic to be treated for Ebola, the New York Times reports.
U.S. Ebola patient helped carry convulsing pregnant woman who later died of the virus days before he flew to Texas. Four more of his neighbors died too: So how was he allowed to board a plane?

Kris Jenner, Fox Deny Reports That Her Talk Show Was Terminated

Radar Online reported Wednesday that Kris Jenner's daytime talk show been canceled due to "abysmal" ratings, despite Kanye West's unusually energetic appearance last week. But both
Kris Jenner, Fox Deny Reports That Her Talk Show Was Terminated

Florida Calls on Labrador Retrievers to Stem Giant Snail Invasion

MIAMI - Florida officials trying to eradicate the Giant African Land Snail, one of the world's most destructive invasive species, plan to deploy a new
Florida Calls on Labrador Retrievers to Stem Giant Snail Invasion

Kylie Jenner Crashes Mercedes 18 Days After Her Sweet Sixteen

Accidents happen! Just 18 days after celebrating her 16th birthday, Kylie Jenner reportedly got into a car crash. According to TMZ, the model and Keeping
Kylie Jenner Crashes Mercedes 18 Days After Her Sweet Sixteen

Conjoined Twins Are Successfully Separated in Dallas

Two conjoined infants have successfully been separated through an operation last Saturday, Dallas hospital officials confirmed. Owen and Emmett Ezell were born conjoined from their breastbone
Conjoined Twins Are Successfully Separated in Dallas

Military Strike: Syria Decision Must Include Us, Congress Says

Congress wants in on the decisionmaking about Syria. House Speaker John Boehner, in a letter submitted to the White House Wednesday afternoon, asked that President Obama
Military Strike: Syria Decision Must Include Us, Congress Says

Tylenol Overdose Warnings

Bottles of Tylenol sold in the U.S. will soon bear red warnings alerting users to the potentially fatal risks of taking too much of the
Tylenol Overdose Warnings

'Fifty Shades of Grey' Cast Rumors Touch Chris Evans, Dakota Johnson

The eagerly awaited casting announcement for the stars of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie is expected to come in just a few weeks and
'Fifty Shades of Grey' Cast Rumors Touch Chris Evans, Dakota Johnson

Sinkhole Swallows Tree - Video

A massive sinkhole in Louisiana tugged a fresh meal of swamp trees into its depths on Wednesday night, according to local media. A sinkhole swallows a
Sinkhole Swallows Tree - Video

Scarlet Witch: Elizabeth Olsen Has No Clue About 'Avengers' Rumor

Joss Whedon is currently looking for his Scarlet Witch and he may have found her in Elizabeth Olsen. Rumors have been circulating this week that Mary
Scarlet Witch: Elizabeth Olsen Has No Clue About 'Avengers' Rumor

Are Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult Dating Again?

Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult have the rumor mill churning with dating stories now that they've been spotted together again. These "X-Men" stars can't seem to
Are Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult Dating Again?

Explicit Photos from Eminem Ireland Gig Go Viral on Twitter and Instagram

A 17-year-old girl has found herself at the centre of an internet storm after web users shared explicit photographs of her giving oral sex to
Explicit Photos from Eminem Ireland Gig Go Viral on Twitter and Instagram

'Go Ahead and Marry Me Off - I'll Kill Myself': Escaped Child Bride, 11, Explains Why She Ran Away From Home

A harrowing video has been posted on online of an 11-year-old Yemeni girl who claims she ran away to escape an arranged marriage.  Nada al-Ahdal says
'Go Ahead and Marry Me Off - I'll Kill Myself': Escaped Child Bride, 11, Explains Why She Ran Away From Home

Plane crash at San Francisco airport kills 2 people

A Boeing 777 plane carrying 291 crash landed at San Francisco airport this afternoon reportedly killing at least two passengers and injuring 61. The tail of
Plane crash at San Francisco airport kills 2 people

Cameron Diaz and Penelope Cruz Appear Near Topless Together in The Counselor... 12 Years After Playing Love Rivals in Vanilla Sky

They played love rivals in the science fiction, romance and reality warp Vanilla Sky alongside the film's leading man, Tom Cruise 12 years ago. But Cameron
Cameron Diaz and Penelope Cruz Appear Near Topless Together in The Counselor... 12 Years After Playing Love Rivals in Vanilla Sky

Sylvester Stallone, 66, Adds to His Tattoo Collection at Private Appointment in Hollywood

Some stars are obsessed with their hair or their waistline or their bust size. But Sylvester Stallone appears to be obsessed with maintaining his tough guy
Sylvester Stallone, 66, Adds to His Tattoo Collection at Private Appointment in Hollywood

Miley Cyrus 'Embarrassed' by Her Role as Hannah Montana

While many Disney Channel stars have abandoned their family friendly screen personalities, Miley Cyrus went further by saying that she was “embarrassed” by her role
Miley Cyrus 'Embarrassed' by Her Role as Hannah Montana

Same-Sex Couples Cheer DOMA's Demise

Tommy Starling and Jeff Littlefield, who were legally married in California in 2008 just before the passage of Proposition 8, burst into tears when they
Same-Sex Couples Cheer DOMA's Demise

Pilot Survives Crash Landing in Wheeling

A twin-engine Beechcraft crashed just north of Chicago Executive Airport, in Wheeling, Tuesday evening. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reported injuries to the pilot, although Wheeling
Pilot Survives Crash Landing in Wheeling

NBA Star Charlie Villanueva — ENGAGED TO VIDEO MODEL … With Huge Engagement Ring

Dallas Mavericks star Charlie Villanueva is ENGAGED … and he popped the question with a little help from a MASSIVE diamond ring! The 30-year-old power forward ...

‘Mockingjay, Pt. 1′: Peeta Sends Katniss A Message In Explosive Final Trailer

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Can The Walking Dead and The Voice Unite the Nation?

Maybe the next time Congress is at an impasse, Democrats and Republicans can reach across the aisle to discuss the latest episode of The Walking ...

The Walking Dead and The Voice Can Unite the Nation?

Maybe the next time Congress is at an impasse, Democrats and Republicans can reach across the aisle to discuss the latest episode of The Walking ...

29 Celebs Who Got Their Start in Horror Movies

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Jordana Brewster Talks ”Bittersweet” Furious 7, Says Film Will ”Celebrate” Paul Walker’s Life

It’s been nearly one year since Paul Walker tragically passed away in a car crash, and now, after months of delayed production, his final film—Furious ...

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Taylor Swift stuns in New York City wearing elegant navy blue two-piece – get her exact match

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