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Madonna Badger, Whose Family Died in a Christmas Day Fire, Remarries

Madonna Badger, Whose Family Died in a Christmas Day Fire, Marries Bill Duke

Originally posted 07/25/2014 05:30PM

Madonna Badger, whose parents and three daughters died in a Christmas Day fire at her home in 2011, married longtime friend Bill Duke, she announced on her Facebook page.

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Taiwan Plane Crash Survivor Crawls Out of Wreckage, Phones Dad

Taiwan Plane Crash Survivor Crawls Out of Wreckage, Phones Dad

Originally posted 07/25/2014 10:40AM

The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.

Hung Yu-ting escaped through a hole in the fuselage that opened up after the plane plowed into homes Wednesday while attempting to land on the outlying resort island of Penghu, killing 48 people.

"She called me on the phone to say the plane had crashed and exploded but that she had already crawled out and I should come right away to get her," said Hung's father, Hung Chang-ming, who lives just a few hundred meters (yards) from the crash site.

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Found! Police Unmask Unlikely Culprit Who Left Dolls Outside Family's Homes

Found! Police Unmask Unlikely Culprit Who Left Dolls Outside Family's Homes

Originally posted 07/25/2014 10:05AM

Doll mystery solved!

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Meet a PEOPLE Reader Who Lost 107 Lbs. – and Posed in a Bikini!

Summer Slim-Down Special: How 5 Readers Lost 100 Lbs. or More!

Originally posted 07/24/2014 04:45PM

When Katey Dyck weighed 243 lbs, "I felt terrible about my body," she admits. "I hid from cameras."

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Friends of Malaysia Airlines Victims Describe the 'Vast Emptiness' After Crash

Friends of Malaysia Airlines Victims Describe the 'Vast Emptiness' After Crash

Originally posted 07/24/2014 02:55PM

A week after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down by a missile attack, friends and family members struggle to make sense of the tragedy and make sure their loved ones are not forgotten.

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Heroes Among Us: Georgia Teens Help the Homeless – with Flip-Flops!

Heroes Among Us

Flip Flop Drop Provides Shower Shoes to the Homeless in Georgia

Originally posted 07/24/2014 02:50PM

Most high school students kick off their shoes and laze poolside during the summer. But not these six Georgia teens – they celebrated the break by volunteering to improve their community.

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Missing Air Algerie Flight 'Probably Crashed': Officials

UpdatePosted 07/24/2014 11:05AM

Missing Air Algerie Flight 'Probably Crashed': Officials

Originally posted 07/24/2014 08:20AM

An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali and "probably crashed," according to the plane's owner and government officials in France and Burkina Faso.

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Florida Man Run Over by Own Truck During Road Rage

Florida Man Run Over by Own Truck During Road Rage

Originally posted 07/24/2014 10:50AM

A man in Florida apparently got a dose of road rage karma when police say he was run over by his own pickup truck after getting out to bang on another driver's window.

It happened Tuesday evening in Gainesville, Florida.

The Gainesville Sun reports 48-year-old Joseph Carl had been drinking and drove into a vehicle stopped at a red light. He got out of his truck without putting it in park and began banging on the window of a woman's car. When the frightened woman drove away, there was nothing holding his truck in place.

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Dad's Tweet Gets Family Kicked Off Southwest Airlines Flight

Dad's Tweet Gets Family Kicked Off Southwest Airlines Flight

Originally posted 07/24/2014 08:50AM

You are now free to move about the country, but only if you delete that nasty Tweet.

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Teen Who Sued Parents Gets Restraining Order Against Boyfriend They Fought Over

Teen Who Sued Parents Gets Restraining Order Against Boyfriend They Fought Over

Originally posted 07/24/2014 08:10AM

Maybe Rachel Canning's parents were right about the boyfriend after all.

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