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(NEW YORK) -- In 2012, high-wire artist Nik Wallenda walked across Niagara Falls. In 2013, he walked across the Grand Canyon.  But Sunday night, he'll face the scariest challenge of all: walking across New York City....Read more

(NEW YORK) -- Eline Powell, the star of Freeform’s mermaid

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(WASHINGTON) -- The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday finalized standards that would allow less lead in paint dust in older buildings, the first concrete step in the administration's action plan to protect kids...Read more

(PHILADELPHIA) -- Six men have been charged in connection with one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. history this week at the port of Philadelphia, where nearly 17 tons of cocaine with a street value of more than $1...Read more

(HONG KONG) -- Thousands of protesters besieged police headquarters in Hong Kong Friday to demand the release of fellow protesters still in custody after last week's violent skirmish.

Protesters, many of them...Read more

(GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C.) -- A 2-year-old boy died after he took a gun from his grandmother's purse and accidentally shot himself, authorities said.

Kayden Stuber, a 2-year-old from South Carolina, died...Read more

(NEWPORT NEWS, Va.) --A Virginia community is in mourning after a local dentist was mysteriously gunned down outside his practice.

Newport News dentist William Trolenberg, 65, was found shot in a parking lot...Read more

(INDIANAPOLIS) -- A religious school in Indiana broke with the archdiocese after refusing to fire a teacher who was in a same-sex marriage.

Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School announced in a statement Thursday...Read more

(ST. LOUIS) -- The Missouri health department denied a license to the state's last abortion clinic, bringing the latest blow in the ongoing saga.

Planned Parenthood announced that the Department of Health and...Read more

(MISSION, Texas) -- A 13-year veteran police corporal died Thursday night after being shot in the line of duty in Mission, Texas.

It was the first time the town saw the loss of a police officer in the line of...Read more