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2 of 3 children missing in Arizona flood are found dead, sheriff says

2 of 3 children missing in Arizona flood are found dead, sheriff says

Two of three children who went missing after floodwater swept up their vehicle in central Arizona have been found dead, the Gila County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday. The search continues for the third child, authorities said. The children vanished Friday when a car crossing Tonto Creek, about 60 miles west of the New Mexico border,…MORE

Suspect arrested in shooting at Syracuse mall

Suspect arrested in shooting at Syracuse mall

A 21-year-old has been arrested in connection with a shooting at a mall in Syracuse, New York, Friday that left one victim with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. The suspect, Kyree Truax, faces charges of second-degree assault, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and first-degree reckless endangerment, Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Buckner said at a news…MORE

Alone, scared and in a strange country

Alone, scared and in a strange country

Deisi Arreces-Huitz sat quietly in a tiny bus station in South Texas, holding a stack of tickets. Her bus wouldn’t come for hours, and she was alone and frightened. Deisi didn’t speak English. She had no money, no cellphone and not even a watch to check how much longer she’d have to wait. Her only…MORE

A 112-year-old letter was found during renovations at a New Jersey university

A 112-year-old letter was found during renovations at a New Jersey university

Renovations at Montclair State University in New Jersey uncovered a 112-year-old letter from the workers who built one of the original buildings on campus, the university said. Robert Kanaby, a demolition worker, found the letter inside a beer bottle while taking down a wall in the College Hall building in February. “It’s a very old…MORE

A basketball hero, an amazing find and some serious friendship goals

A basketball hero, an amazing find and some serious friendship goals

Well, we’re officially in the thick of the holiday season. A reminder as you gather, shop, feast, wassail and rock around the Christmas tree (or the menorah or kinara): The holidays aren’t a fun time for everyone. Some folks are missing loved ones, feeling lonely or rejected by family and friends, or are going through…MORE

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