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    Walmart Abruptly Closes 5 Stores, Leaves 2,200 Employees Without Work

    NEW YORK (CNN)- Walmart surprised everyone and put 2,200 people out of work Monday when it temporarily closed five stores. The reason for the shut down: plumbing problems, according to the retailer. Two of the stores are in Texas, and the others are in California, Florida and Oklahoma. They will be closed for “extended repairs” for approximately six months, the company said. The stores closed at 7 p.m. Monday, after workers were notified just hours before that they were losing […]

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    Passenger Kicked Off Flight for Poking Fellow Flier with Pen

    Passengers, keep your pens to yourself. A female flier was kicked off a Southwest Airlines flight Thursday after allegedly jabbing another passenger in the arm with a pen. The passenger “was removed from the flight for poking her seatmate with a pen to stop him from snoring,” Southwest said in a statement. But it’s unclear whether snoring was the root cause of the incident. Michael Sutton said his friend, Lenny Mordarski, was asleep as Flight 577 was taxiing down the […]

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    Couple Records Priceless Reactions to Learning Their ‘Best Kept Secret’

    PENSACOLA, Florida- Sharon and Korey Rademacher were hoping for a second child. When they found out what they were having, they decided to keep it a secret from family and friends. That’s why they didn’t tell their family the gender of baby No. 2 — or that Sharon was actually expecting not one but two girls, according to CNN affiliate WEAR. When everyone arrived at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, Florida, after Sharon gave birth March 11, they recorded everyone’s […]

  • U.S. Capitol Police have converged Wednesday, April 15, 2015 on a manned aircraft that has landed on the west front of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. Police have taken the pilot into custody. (Courtesy: CNN)

    Man Taken into Custody after Landing Single-Person Aircraft on Capitol Grounds

    WASHINGTON (CNN)- U.S. Capitol Police converged Wednesday on a small manned aircraft that has landed on the west front of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. Police have taken the pilot into custody. “The U.S. Capitol Police is investigating a gyro copter with a single occupant that has landed on the grassy area of the West Lawn of t‎he U.S. Capitol. The U.S. Capitol Police continues to investigate with one person detained and temporary street closures in the immediate area,” […]

  • Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez pleaded not guilty Wednesday, May 28, 2014, to two counts of first-degree murder and other charges in the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado.

    Aaron Hernandez Found Guilty of Murder

    BOSTON, Massachusetts (CNN)- Jurors in the trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez have found him guilty of first degree murder, which carries a penalty of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. Hernandez was also found guilty of unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition. As the verdict was read, the former standout tight end appeared upset but calm — pursing his lips and taking a deep breath, as his lawyer put his arm […]

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    Jury Picked in Colorado Movie Theater Shooting Trial

    CENTENNIAL, Colorado- After months of intensive questioning, a jury has finally been picked for the trial of Colorado movie theater massacre suspect James Holmes. Twelve jurors and 12 alternates are on the list. The group includes 19 women and five men. It’s almost entirely white and mostly middle-aged. It’s a key step in the case, and it’s been a long time coming. Jury selection started in January with 9,000 potential jurors. But the legal wrangling is the case is just revving […]

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    Couple’s ‘Fresh Prince’ Baby Announcement Goes Viral

    HAPPY VALLEY, Oregon- If you haven’t seen this couple’s take on announcing they’re expecting, you’re missing out. The Meeks posted their rap to YouTube on April 5. Their video went from about 107,000 views on Saturday night to nearly 640,000 views by Monday. “It was completely unexpected. Like, that was the last thing we thought would happen, that it would blow up to what it had, or what it has,” Mellisa said. The Meeks tell KPTV they shot the video […]

  • paceX launched a two-stage Falcon 9 rocket on April 14, 2015, carrying an uncrewed cargo spacecraft called Dragon on a flight from Cape Canaveral, Florida, to the International Space Station. SpaceX also will try to guide the bottom stage of the rocket after it separates into an upright position on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean. (Courtesy: NASA TV)

    SpaceX Launch Successful but Historic Booster Rocket Landing Fails Again

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (CNN)- SpaceX on Tuesday launched a two-stage Falcon 9 rocket carrying an uncrewed cargo spacecraft called Dragon on a flight from Cape Canaveral, Florida, to the International Space Station. That was the easy part. In a difficult bid to land a rocket stage on a floating barge for the first time, the private space exploration company was unsuccessful. SpaceX founder Elon Musk tweeted: “Ascent successful. Dragon enroute to Space Station. Rocket landed on droneship, but too hard […]

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    New Audio Captures Officer ‘Laughing’ after Deadly South Carolina Shooting

    NORTH CHARLSTON, South Carolina (CNN)- Two pieces of audio recorded in the immediate aftermath of a deadly police shooting in South Carolina emerged Monday. The voice of Michael Slager can be heard in both. The former North Charleston police officer is charged with murder in the death of 50-year-old Walter Scott. In the first recording, an unidentified officer talks to Slager about what might happen. “Once they get here, it’ll be real quick. They’re gonna tell you, you’re gonna be […]