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Murderer Sentenced in Student's Death That Drew Comparisons to Lauren Spierer's Still-Unsolved Disappearance

Originally posted 09/24/2016 04:25PM

A man whose abduction and murder last year of Indiana University student Hannah Wilson invoked comparisons to the still-unsolved disappearance of Lauren Spierer was sentenced Thursday to 80 years in prison, PEOPLE confirms.

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Steven Avery's Is Getting Married: His Lawyer Says the Making a Murderer Star 'Is Very Much in Love'

Originally posted 09/24/2016 01:10PM

He's behind bars for the 2005 murder of 25-year-old Wisconsin photographer Teresa Halbach. But that hasn't stopped Steven from finding love.

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Texas Quarterback Passes Homecoming King Crown to Friend and Team Manager with Cerebral Palsy

Originally posted 09/23/2016 11:30PM

A quarterback at Dallas' Keller Fossil Ridge High School has become a viral sensation for his selfless act off the field.

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Beloved 89-Year-Old Chicago Popsicle Vendor Retires After Neighborhood Raises $384K: 'No More Work,' He Says

Beloved 89-Year-Old Chicago Popsicle Vendor Retires After Neighborhood Raises $384K: 'No More Work,' He Says

Originally posted 09/23/2016 04:45PM

After a photo of an 89-year-old popsicle salesman went viral two weeks ago, more than $384,000 has been raised to help the hard-working man finally retire.

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Toddler Survives Three Days Alone in Siberian Forest with Just a Chocolate Bar

Toddler Survives Three Days Alone in Siberian Forest with Just a Chocolate Bar

Originally posted 09/23/2016 03:45PM

A toddler survived three days in a remote Siberian forest with only one chocolate bar and a dry makeshift bed under a larch tree to keep him alive.

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Real-Life Fault in Our Stars Couple's Families Remember Their Love: 'He Was There to Open Heaven's Gate for Her'

Originally posted 09/23/2016 02:10PM

In their final days, real-life Fault in Our Stars couple Katie and Dalton Prager put on the best face they could for each other, sending love and encouragement via Skype across the miles that separated them as each withered from the cystic fibrosis disease that claimed their lives within five days of each other.

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Tom Arnold Opens Up About Nephew's Tragic Suicide: 'People Who Are Suicidal Shouldn't Be Able to Buy a Gun'

Tom Arnold Opens Up About Nephew's Tragic Suicide: 'People Who Are Suicidal Shouldn't Be Able to Buy a Gun'

Originally posted 09/23/2016 02:00PM

Spencer Arnold, a 24-year-old Army veteran who came home from Iraq with chronic depression, decided on impulse last May that he'd had enough. After a phone argument with his girlfriend, he picked up one of the five loaded guns he'd recently purchased and kept on his nightstand, and shot himself in the head in his Iowa City, Iowa, apartment.

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Oregon Preemie Twins Born 4 Months Early Celebrate 1st Birthday: 'They Are Our Miracles'

Oregon Preemie Twins Born 4 Months Early Celebrate 1st Birthday: 'They Are Our Miracles'

Originally posted 09/23/2016 01:00PM

Premature twins Jaxson and Cadence Moore are celebrating their first birthday on Friday – and their mother, Jourdan, says it's "an absolute miracle" that they're alive.

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6-Year-Old Pens Heartwarming Letter to Obama Asking to Adopt Wounded Syrian Boy

Originally posted 09/23/2016 12:35PM

President Barack Obama received a very special letter from a 6-year-old boy.

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Joe Scarborough's Son Stable After Fracturing Skull in 'Horrible Accident'

Joe Scarborough's Son Stable After Fracturing Skull in 'Horrible Accident'

Originally posted 09/23/2016 11:00AM

MSNBC's Morning Joe got off to an emotional start on Friday, when co-host Mika Brzezinski told viewers that Joe Scarborough's 25-year-old son had been hospitalized after falling down a flight of stairs.

Explaining Scarborough's absence, Brzezinski, 49, revealed that Andrew Scarborough "had a horrible accident – a head injury, a fractured skull."

She and members of the news program's staff had gone to New York's Bellevue Hospital – where Andrew is being treated.

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