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Posted on: Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 4:00pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A pit bull that mauled a 4-year-old boy has sparked thousands of pleas online for mercy on his behalf. Mickey bit Kevin Vicente in the face on Feb. 20. Witness Guadalupe... READ MORE »

Posted on: Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 2:07pm
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A dog was stranded on a seaside cliff Saturday until a rescuer dangling from a helicopter plucked it up. Oreo, a black Labrador, somehow descended half-way down a... READ MORE »

Posted on: Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 1:44pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The founder of an anti-gay church notorious for its "Thank God for dead soldiers" protest signs at military funerals is in a care facility. The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., 84... READ MORE »

Posted on: Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 1:27pm
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — An African nation has banned tobacco advertising and smoking in public places. Senegal now imposes fines of up to $100 for smoking in public and more than $400,000... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 5:14pm
MECHANICSBURG (AP) — An 11th grade teacher committed a sex act with a male student in her classroom, police said. Emily Nesbit, 31, "made a series of bad decisions at a low point in her... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 4:59pm
SELMA, Ore. (AP) — The number of law officers in southern Oregon has been cut so much due to a dearth of funding, people are calling the fire department for help — even if their problem is... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 4:45pm
BOZRAH, Conn. (AP) — A nonprofit is offering disposable undergarments to adults who suffer from incontinence. Deliveries are mailed to customers in a plain brown paper wrapping, so there's... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 4:30pm
BERLIN (AP) — The new leader of Germany's Roman Catholic bishops suggested allowing some divorced but remarried Catholics to receive Communion after a "penitential period." Church teaching... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 4:16am
FOREST GROVE, Ore. (AP) — Police pulled over a car in Forest Grove that was driven by a 7-year-old girl sitting on her mother's lap. Witnesses had reported the woman appeared intoxicated... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 4:00am
GIBSONIA, Pa. (AP) — An empty school bus has driven onto a car in the Pittsburgh suburbs after a collision with a pickup truck, killing the man whose car wound up beneath the bus. Allegheny... READ MORE »

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