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Reported Gunman At American University Actually An Off-Duty Police Officer

American University was placed on lockdown Wednesday after receiving calls about a man with a gun. Nearly two hours later, police said those reports were unfounded.

12/11/2013

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Mount St. Mary’s Pulls Away From American 68-64

Sam Prescott had 15 points and nine rebounds on Saturday and Mount St. Mary’s pulled away from American in the final minutes 68-64.

11/23/2013

WACO, TX - OCTOBER 19: Bryce Petty #14 of the Baylor Bears drops back to throw a pass against the Iowa State Cyclones on October 19, 2013 at Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Baylor’s Bryce Petty Keeps Bears In BCS Hunt

Baylor’s Bryce Petty is probably on the outside looking in on the Heisman Trophy, but a trip to New York for the ceremony is well within reach.

11/14/2013

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Metro Detroit Plant Starts Pumping Out American Made Ford Fusions

Ford has sold 181,000 Fusions so far this year, and dealers have said they have demand for more. The additional production in Flat Rock will allow them to build 30 percent more Fusions than before.

08/29/2013

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Study Shows Buyers Of American Cars Less Satisfied With Purchase

“I think it is a pretty strong warning signal that should be taken seriously,” said Claes Fornell, founder of the University of Michigan’s American Customer Satisfaction Index.

08/28/2013

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Smithsonian Displays Rare ‘Souvenirs’ Of History

The old American tradition of keeping souvenirs as historical mementos is the focus of a new exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution.

08/11/2013

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Unlikely Friendship: Teens In Conflict Stay With American Host Families

As peace talks finally resume between Palestinians and Israelis, another region in the Middle East is using a different tactic to bring peace to its divided people.

08/02/2013

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Recreation Of Star Spangled Banner To Be Stitched By Defenders Day

Baltimore has a central role in America’s history as the home of the Star Spangled Banner. Now–the flag flying over Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore is being recreated.

07/04/2013

2012 Ford F-150 (credit: Ford Motor Company)

Ford’s F-150 Named ‘Most American’

For the first time in five years, an American brand vehicle has topped Cars.com’s annual “Most American” list.

06/27/2013

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Sporty New Corolla Aimed At Youthful Buyers

It seems that the under-50 crowd wants more than just reliability in a compact car.

06/19/2013

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Attorney: Iran Satellite Case Based On Fear

An attorney for an Iranian-American man accused of illegally helping Iran launch its first satellite urged jurors during closing arguments not to let fear cloud their judgment in the case.

05/29/2013

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American Prisoner Being Held In Cuba Settles Lawsuit Against Md. Company

An American imprisoned in Cuba settled a lawsuit Thursday against the company he was working for when arrested, a lawsuit that claimed he wasn’t properly warned about or prepared for the risks of working in the communist nation.

05/16/2013

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