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14-Year-Old Girl Shot and Killed over Facebook Fight

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14-Year-Old Girl Shot and Killed over Facebook Fight

Originally posted 03/02/2015 01:00PM

A 14-year-old girl was shot and killed in Birmingham, Alabama, on Friday night after a fight that started on Facebook turned deadly.

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Brownstone Singer Charmayne Maxwell Dies at 46: Report

Brownstone Singer Charmayne Maxwell Dies at 46: Report

Originally posted 03/02/2015 08:10AM

Charmayne Maxwell, a member of the '90s group Brownstone, died on Friday, PEOPLE confirms. She was 46.

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Teen Encouraged Friend to Commit Suicide, Police Say

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Teen Encouraged Friend to Commit Suicide, Police Say

Originally posted 02/27/2015 03:50PM

An 18-year-old girl has been charged with manslaughter for urging her friend to commit suicide.

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Your Daily Cry: Benedict Cumberbatch Writes Letter to Grieving Family of Sherlock Fan

Your Daily Cry: Benedict Cumberbatch Writes Letter to Grieving Family of Sherlock Fan

Originally posted 02/26/2015 12:20PM

After hearing about the death of a young Sherlock fan, Benedict Cumberbatch wrote a touching letter to the family of 14-year-old Eve Shepherd, apologizing for missing her funeral because he was "filming the show she loved."

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Glenn Close's Mother, Bettine Moore Close, Has Died

Glenn Close's Mother, Bettine Moore Close, Has Died

Originally posted 02/26/2015 07:25AM

Bettine Moore Close – mother of actress Glenn Close – died on Feb. 23, PEOPLE has learned. She was 90.

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Kayla Mueller's Family: Bowe Bergdahl Deal Hurt Her Chances for Freedom

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Kayla Mueller's Family: Bowe Bergdahl Deal Hurt Her Chances for Freedom

Originally posted 02/24/2015 01:10PM

The family of 26-year-old Kayla Mueller has spoken out in the wake of her death while in ISIS captivity.

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Bob Simon Tributes Pour In from Colleagues, Friends – Even Rivals

Bob Simon Tributes Pour In from Colleagues, Friends – Even Rivals

Originally posted 02/12/2015 07:45AM

Twitter tributes poured in on Wednesday night into Thursday morning for veteran CBS News journalist Bob Simon, who was killed in a car crash in New York City.

The longtime 60 Minutes correspondent died in a collision early Wednesday evening when a town car in which he was riding hit a Mercedes-Benz stopped at a Manhattan traffic light, pushing the town car into metal barriers separating traffic lanes, police said.

Simon was pronounced dead at nearby St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital. He was 73. No arrests were made in the accident, which is still under investigation.

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At Least 23 Dead After TransAsia Plane Crashes in Taiwan

UpdatePosted 02/04/2015 08:35AM

At Least 23 Dead After TransAsia Plane Crashes in Taiwan

Originally posted 02/04/2015 07:30AM

A TransAsia plane crashed into a river in Taiwan on Wednesday, killing at least 23 people.

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President Obama Mourns Jordanian Hostage Burned Alive by ISIS

Jordanian Hostage Allegedly Burned Alive in Graphic ISIS Video

Originally posted 02/03/2015 01:00PM

A video posted online Tuesday by ISIS appears to show Jordanian hostage Moaz al-Kassasbeh being burned alive in a cage, the BBC reports.

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Excited Woman Falls to Her Death After Her Boyfriend Proposes on the Edge of a Cliff

Excited Woman Falls to Her Death After Her Boyfriend Proposes on the Edge of a Cliff

Originally posted 01/30/2015 09:15AM

Dimitrina Dimitrova's boyfriend had planned the perfect proposal.

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