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    Sources: Hastert was covering up sex misconduct

    Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was paying a former student to keep quiet about allegations of sexual misconduct from the time when Hastert was a teacher and wrestling coach in Illinois, two sources with knowledge of the federal government...

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Volcano erupts on Japanese island

The 136 residents of the Japanese island of Kuchinoerabu have been ordered to evacuate to get out of the path of an erupting volcano.

Organizers expect 600 at prophet cartoon event

Mohammed cartoon contest to be held in Phoenix

Hundreds are expected to turn out for a Mohammed cartoon contest outside a Phoenix mosque. 

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Chris Pratt makes his son a Facebook star

Actor Chris Pratt teaches his 2-year-old son the words to the Pledge of Allegiance in a Facebook video.

Abused dog not out of woods yet

Dog found with muzzle taped shut

A dog found with its muzzle taped shut may face surgery and may not survive.

Pregnant woman's arrest questioned

Excessive force alleged in arrest of pregnant woman

Video tape shows a pregnant California woman winds up face down on the ground with her arms behind her back during her arrest in a school parking lot.

Woman stabbed in eye over meat

Woman stabbed in eye with fork over BBQ

An Indiana woman is arrested after police said she stabbed a woman in the eye during a fight over the last piece of meat at a cookout.

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Gallup-Healthways has ranked the U.S. cities that feel the safest to residents.  How a city ranked on the list was based on how it measured in perceived safety, financial security and sense of community. Click through for the top 20.

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12 biggest auto recalls

Over 2 million more vehicles were added to official lists of models being recalled because of potentially dangerous airbags made by Japanese manufacturer Takata. The recall now totals about 36 million vehicles worldwide. Take a look at the biggest auto recalls in history.

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Looking back: U.S.-Cuba relations

The United States officially removed Cuba from its list of countries that sponsor terrorism on Friday . Get up to speed on the last five decades of American foreign policy toward Cuba.

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