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 Jerusalem ramps up security after deadly synagogue attack

Jerusalem ramps up security after deadly synagogue attack

Jerusalem ramped up security after two Palestinian cousins wielding a gun and butcher knives attacked a synagogue during morning prayers, killing four worshipers and a policeman.
 The Oxford 2014 word of the year is...

The Oxford 2014 word of the year is...

Sorry, "bae." The noun -- a " term of endearment for one's romantic partner" -- was shown no love by Oxford Dictionaries, which instead selected "vape" as the 2014 word of the year.
 Boehner hires third lawyer to sue Obama

Boehner hires third lawyer to sue Obama

House Republicans are hoping the third time is a charm in their effort to sue President Barack Obama over his signature health care law.
 Judge rules he won't dismiss Rick Perry case over paperwork technicality

Judge rules he won't dismiss Rick Perry case over paperwork technicality

A state district judge in Texas has denied a defense motion to have two felony charges dismissed against outgoing Gov. Rick Perry.
Was mental illness Blaec Lammers' only crime?

Was mental illness Blaec Lammers' only crime?

 As a father of three, I felt Tricia Lammers' pain as she spoke about her son Blaec.
For $90, you can bury stuff on the moon

For $90, you can bury stuff on the moon

 Lunar Mission One is determined to send a robot to the Moon to drill deep into its surface. And it needs your help. The British company behind the mission is turning to Kickstarter to raise $1 million dollars in one month.
Feds call for nationwide Takata airbag recall

Feds call for nationwide Takata airbag recall

 The U.S. government is asking for a nationwide recall of vehicles equipped with exploding airbags made by Takata.
What charges could Officer Darren Wilson face in Ferguson?

What charges could Officer Darren Wilson face in Ferguson?

Ferguson, Missouri, is bracing for a decision from the grand jury in the case of Michael Brown. Brown, a black teen, was fatally shot by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, on August 9.
One man's efforts to rescue killer whales helps shift tide in orcas' favor

One man's efforts to rescue killer whales helps shift tide in orcas' favor

After sprinting for more than an hour up the Puget Sound, a group of migrant killer whales suddenly slowed and began circling so close to our boat, that we could hear bursts of air as they exhaled through their blowholes.
Justin Bieber's childhood home for sale

Justin Bieber's childhood home for sale

 The Bieb's house is for sale ... not his pop star mansion, but the Canadian bungalow where he spent much of his childhood.

Boy Scout Troop 333 celebrates 80 years of service

 The oldest Boy Scout Troop in Smith County, Troop 333, celebrated its 80th anniversary on Monday.
Senate rejects Keystone XL pipeline bill

Senate rejects Keystone XL pipeline bill

The United Stated Senate rejected the Keystone XL bill to allow construction of a pipeline from Canada to the Texas coast.

Coin toss election halted

A Florida judge has ordered the city of Mount Dora to reconsider how it will handle a tied city council election.

Record breaking cold

Tuesday will likely be a record-setting weather day in and around Pittsburgh. The coldest high temperature in Pittsburgh for November 18 is 28 degrees. Today's forecast high is only 20 degrees.

Coal train topples

A train carrying tons of coal derailed Tuesday morning in Memphis, Tennessee leaving at least five cars twisted and bent.