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March 29, 2019 - 9:50 am
A group of New Jersey teenagers made an autistic boy’s 5th birthday extra special. “When we saw these videos we thought that they were really exceptional.”
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally in Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday, March 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
March 28, 2019 - 8:15 pm
"The collusion delusion is over."
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(Photo by Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland Resort via Getty Images)
March 28, 2019 - 2:24 pm
Also new: Disney Parks has announced changes its stroller policy.
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Sara Packer, left, and Jacob Sullivan
This combination of file photos provided on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, by the Bucks County District Attorney shows Sara Packer, left, and Jacob Sullivan. (Bucks County District Attorney via AP, File)
March 28, 2019 - 1:52 pm
"The butchery in this case was beyond my ability to describe," Bucks County Judge Diane Gibbons told jurors, thanking them for their service. Imposing the jury's sentence on Sullivan, she declared: "You have no soul."
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JC Penney
People walk by a JCPenney store on February 28, 2013 in Daly City, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
March 28, 2019 - 12:21 pm
In a strategy shift under new CEO Jill Soltau, JC Penney recently said it would stop selling appliances and most furniture.
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March 28, 2019 - 6:52 am
Passengers are stranded across two continents.
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Jake Patterson appears for a hearing at the Barron County Justice Center, Wednesday, March 27, 2019, in Barron, Wis. Patterson pleaded guilty Wednesday to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs, killing her parents and holding her captive in a remote cabin for three months. (Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP, Pool)
March 27, 2019 - 11:22 pm
BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man pleaded guilty Wednesday to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents, in a move that spares the girl held captive in a remote cabin for three months from the possible trauma of having to testify at his trial. Jake Patterson, 21, sniffled and his...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2019 file photo, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Foxx on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, defended the decision by her staff to drop charges that "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett staged a racist, anti-gay attack in January. Foxx recused herself before Smollett was charged last month because she had discussed the case with a Smollett family member. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
March 27, 2019 - 10:07 pm
"There was no attempt, whatsoever, to influence the outcome of this case."
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March 27, 2019 - 5:16 pm
"We need the tech sector to do its part to combat these efforts."
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos arrives for a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 27, 2019 - 11:42 am
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is facing sharp pushback over a proposal to cut federal funding to the Special Olympics. Celebrities, politicians and activists have taken to social media to rebuke DeVos for her plan to cut funding for the group as part of $7 billion in reductions in 2020. The...
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