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Fugitive Mom Turns Herself In – 10 Years After Allegedly Kidnapping Daughter

Genevieve Kelley Turns Herself In After Allegedly Kidnapping Daughter 10 Years Ago

Originally posted 11/18/2014 10:00PM

A woman who fled with her 8-year-old daughter a decade ago during a custody dispute turned herself in Monday to face trial.

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Photographer Captures Weight Bias in Her Own Self-Portrait Series

Haley Morris-Cafiero Captures Weight Bias in Self-Portrait Series

Originally posted 11/18/2014 06:15PM

Professional photographer Haley Morris-Cafiero has been using her camera to capture people's reactions to her weight.

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Brittany Maynard's Mother Defends Her Daughter's Decision to Die

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Brittany Maynard's Mom Defends Her Daughter's Choice to End Her Life

Originally posted 11/18/2014 02:10PM

Brittany Maynard's mother, Debbie Ziegler, is defending her daughter's decision to end her life in response to a Vatican official who called terminally ill Maynard's choice "an absurdity" and "reprehensible" just three days after she died.

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VIDEO: Kanye West's Nonprofit Helps Chicago Kids Find Their Passion | Donda West, Kanye West

Kanye West's Nonprofit Donda's House Gives Chicago's Young People Access to the Arts

Originally posted 11/18/2014 01:00PM

Kanye West's beloved mother, Donda West, may have died in 2007, but her spirit has inspired a nonprofit that's giving young people in Chicago the arts education they deserve.

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Teen Performs CPR to Save Baby at Missouri Walmart

Originally posted 11/18/2014 11:15PM

A suburban St. Louis high school student is being credited with saving a baby's life.

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Benjy, Ireland's Gay Bull, Saved by Simpsons Producer Sam Simon

Benjy, Ireland's Gay Bull, Saved by Simpsons Producer Sam Simon

Originally posted 11/18/2014 11:20AM

He faced execution for failure to perform. But Benjy, the gay bull of Ireland, has been saved following a worldwide appeal backed by The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon.

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Male News Anchor Wears Same Suit for a Year to Protest Sexism

Originally posted 11/18/2014 10:30AM

It's no secret that men and women are held to different fashion standards.

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WATCH: Deaf 15-Year-Old Learns How to Sign and Communicate for the First Time

Originally posted 11/18/2014 09:15AM

Imagine living the first 15 years of your life in total silence, never having a real conversation with anyone. This is Patrick Otema's reality.

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Missouri Governor Declares State of Emergency in Ferguson

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon Declares State of Emergency in Ferguson

Originally posted 11/17/2014 08:45PM

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon activated the state's National Guard on Monday to support local law enforcement "during any period of unrest," which may follow a grand jury's decision regarding the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer.

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172 People on Cruise Ship Sick with Norovirus

172 Passengers on Month-Long Cruise Fell Ill with Norovirus, CDC Says

Originally posted 11/17/2014 05:00PM

A cruise ship docked in California on Sunday after 172 people on board fell ill with the highly contagious norovirus during a nearly month-long trip, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

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