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Cleveland settles lawsuit over Tamir Rice shooting for $6M

The city on Monday reached a $6 million settlement in a lawsuit over the death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy shot by a white police officer while playing with a pellet gun outside a recreation center.

Bathrobe Prince George wore to meet Obama has sold out

Prince George, the world's youngest fashion icon, stole the show during President Obama's visit to Kensington Palace with a nighttime outfit of slippers, pajamas and a monogrammed bathrobe.

Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ suspension reinstated by appeals court

A U.S. Appeals court today reinstated the suspension levied against New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.

More US troops to Syria for ‘momentum’ against ISIS

President Obama says he is expanding the U.S. military presence in Syria in order to keep up the "momentum" in the campaign against ISIS.

Pilot tells of difficulties of long solar flight

One of two Swiss pilots taking turns to fly a solar-powered airplane around the world says the journey is not only a demonstration of the importance of renewable energy but also of the many challenges the human body can endure.

Gangster’s girlfriend faces sentencing on contempt charge

A woman who spent 16 years on the run with Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger (BUHL'-jur) faces sentencing this week for refusing to testify before a grand jury investigating whether other people helped Bulger as a fugitive.

Obama to send 250 additional military personnel to Syria

"It would be a mistake for the United States, or Great Britain ... to send in ground troops and overthrow the [Bashar al-] Assad regime."

Pot-growing found at 3 scenes in Ohio shootings

Authorities say they found marijuana-growing operations at three of the four locations where eight family members in rural southern Ohio were found fatally shot.

Killings of 8 relatives shock rural Ohio community

Residents of a rural Ohio community expressed their shock as police continued searching for a gunman who fatally shot eight relatives.

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