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Muslim teen labeled ‘Isis’ in high school yearbook

by Mary Bowerman, USA TODAY Network

May 9, 2016

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A Muslim teenager was “disgusted” after being misidentified as “Isis Phillips” in a yearbook photo of her wearing a hijab. Bayan Zehlif, who attends Los Osos High School in California, posted the yearbook photo on Facebook...

Trump taps Christie to lead transition

by Ashley Killough, CNN

May 9, 2016

Filed under National News

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will serve as the chairman for Donald Trump's transition team should the billionaire businessman win the presidential election this fall. "Gov. Christie is an extremely knowledgeable and lo...

Turkey ready to send troops to Syria ‘if necessary’

by AFP

May 4, 2016

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Turkey is ready to send ground troops into Syria if necessary, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Wednesday, after weeks of deadly rocket strikes on a Turkish region from terrorists across the border. “If it becomes necessary,...

Detroit schools reopen after teacher sick-out

by The Associated Press

May 4, 2016

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Students are returning to class in Detroit after teachers who called out sick for two days received assurances from the financially struggling district that they will continue to be paid. District spokeswoman Michelle Zdrodowski...

Marines reinvestigating identity of man in Iwo Jima photo

by Jesse Byrnes, The Hill

May 3, 2016

Filed under National News

The Marine Corps says it’s investigating whether it misidentified a man pictured in the iconic photo of six servicemen raising an American flag at Iwo Jima during World War II. The photo was snapped on Feb. 23, 1945, by Associated...

Teacher sickouts close Detroit schools

by CNN Wire

May 3, 2016

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More than half of Detroit's public schools are closed Tuesday due to teacher protests, according to a district spokeswoman. All but three of the city’s 97 public schools were closed on Monday after more than 1,500 teachers...

59 percent of parents believe teens addicted to mobile devices

by Sharon Noguchi, San Jose Mercury News

May 3, 2016

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Just how badly are we addicted to our mobile devices? It may be even worse than we admit, according to a survey by children's advocacy group Common Sense Media. The San Francisco-based organization bills the study released Tuesd...

Top L.A. County sheriff’s official resigns over emails mocking Muslims, others

by Alene Tchekmedyian and Cindy Chang

May 2, 2016

Filed under National News

A top Los Angeles County sheriff's official has resigned amid mounting criticism over emails he sent mocking Muslims, blacks, Latinos, women and others from his work account during his previous job with the Burbank Police Depar...

Historic U.S. cruise docks in Havana

by Annie Rose Ramos and Catherine Sholchet

May 2, 2016

Filed under National News

Ana Garcia was crying and could hardly walk as she left the cruise ship that took her from Miami to Havana. It had been more than 48 years since she stepped foot in the country where she was born. Read full article here...

Three Earth-like planets discovered orbiting dwarf star

by Ashley Strickland, CNN

May 2, 2016

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For the first time, researchers have discovered three potentially habitable, Earth-like worlds orbiting an ultracool dwarf star 40 light-years away in another star system, according to a study published in the journal Nature. T...

Father: Man shot with fake bomb at Baltimore TV station feared world’s end

by Phil Helsel and Andrew Rudansky

April 29, 2016

Filed under National News

The man who was shot four times by a sniper Thursday after saying he had a bomb inside a Baltimore TV station believed the world is soon going to end and wanted a message broadcast, a man who said he was the suspect's father told...

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