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Several states, including NC, refuse to accept Syrian refugees

North Carolina, Ohio, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Alabama, Texas and Arkansas have become the first states in the country to refuse to take in Syrian refugees amid heightened security concerns following Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris.

University of South Carolina students walk out of class

Some University of South Carolina students walked out of class to protest what they say are inequalities for minority groups.

US reaches $95.5M settlement in for-profit education case

The Obama administration has reached a $95.5 million settlement with a Pittsburgh firm that runs for-profit trade schools and colleges.

New Jersey mall requires payment if kids want to visit Santa

Children wanting to see Santa Claus at a southern New Jersey mall will now have to pay.
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US flags lowered to half-staff worldwide for Paris victims

The US flag is being lowered to half-staff at the White House, federal buildings across the country and American military and diplomatic stations around the world as a mark of respect for victims of the Paris attacks.

Police: Man who set father on fire turns himself in

A Florida man who allegedly set his father on fire has turned himself in to authorities to face charges of attempted murder and arson.
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The Latest: Official names 2 bombers in Paris attacks

The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris.

US Muslim leaders say ISIS ‘has declared war on all of us’

Muslim-American leaders today condemned the attacks in Paris that left at least 129 people dead and hundreds more injured, and called ISIS, which French leaders blamed for the attacks, "an extremist group that has declared war on us all."
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Former Wilmington resident safe in Paris

A former Wilmington resident, who is vacationing in Paris, is safe.

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