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Police Departments Stock Up On Military Gear

Updated: 08/16/2014 - The Department of Homeland Security chipped in a billion dollars to local law enforcement. The Department of Defense issued $449 million worth of equipment to law enforcement.

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Thieves Turn Legos Into Cash

Posted: 08/16/2014 - From Arizona to New York, alleged thieves are turning those tiny iconic plastic interlocking bricks you grew up with into cold, hard cash.

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SeaWorld Gives Whales More Space

Posted: 08/16/2014 - SeaWorld decides to give its occupants some more space, especially the killer whales. The new project has been called the "Blue World Project" and will add 5 million gallons to the tank.

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SeaWorld To Upgrade Killer Whale Habitats

Posted: 08/15/2014 - The amusement park company said it will double the size of the animals' habitats at its three parks. The first of the new killer whale exhibits will open to the public in San Diego in 2018.

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Indicted On Two Felony Charges

Updated: 08/15/2014 - Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, was indicted on Friday on charges relating to his efforts to try and force a local district attorney to resign.

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Michael Brown Shooting, Protests Highlight Racial Divide

Posted: 08/15/2014 - Before Saturday's police shooting of an African-American teenager, Ferguson, Missouri, was known as one of hundreds of municipalities designated by a national nonprofit as a "Playful City USA."

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New at-home test may detect colon cancer

Posted: 08/14/2014 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an at-home colon cancer test. Called Cologuard , it is the first stool-based screening test that detects certain DNA mutations and red blood cells that could be indications of colorectal cancer, according to the FDA. The test, which is ordered through a doctor's office, can be done at home.

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Tony Stewart Opts Out Of Michigan NASCAR Race

Posted: 08/14/2014 - The same day the man he fatally struck was laid to rest, NASCAR driver Tony Stewart's team announced that he won't be racing this weekend -- though it didn't rule a return to the track soon thereafter.

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Missouri Highway Patrol Will Take Over Security In Ferguson

Posted: 08/14/2014 - Missouri Highway Patrol troopers will take over the supervision of security in the St. Louis suburb that's been the scene of violent protests since a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager.

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Teen Runaway Hides Out In Texas Walmart For Days

Posted: 08/13/2014 - There in the baby section, behind boxes of strollers, was a 14-year-old boy with a secret. The runaway had made the 24-hour Walmart in Corsicana, Texas, his getaway hideout.

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Legendary Actress Lauren Bacall Dies At Age 89

Updated: 08/12/2014 - Lauren Bacall, the sultry model-turned-actress who starred with husband Humphrey Bogart in classic movies such as "Key Largo" and "To Have and Have Not," has died at age 89, her son confirmed to CBS News.

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'Heroic' Mission Rescues Desperate Yazidis From ISIS

Updated: 08/11/2014 - The Iraqi air force and fighters with the Kurdish peshmerga carried out a dramatic rescue mission Monday at Mount Sinjar, taking supplies to desperate Yazidis and bringing some on board the helicopter to make it safely out.

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