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Clearing Up Misconceptions About Sharks

Dramatic increase in shark attacks. The number of people bitten in recent weeks climbs to eight, but the odds of an attack are still very slim.

07/07/2015

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Nigerian Women’s Choir Members Recall Horrors Of Attacks

Rosemary Ganama finds it hard to talk about the day her father’s house was burned to the ground by Boko Haram fighters and her elderly mother was forced to flee to the mountains in the Chibok region of Nigeria, where she hid for almost a week with no food and little water.

07/04/2015

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Baltimore On Alert This Weekend Against Threats From ISIS

From coast to coast, there are fears ISIS sympathizers could take aim on America this holiday weekend.

07/03/2015

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Concerns About Potential July 4th Terror Attack

Authorities nationwide boost security ahead of the July 4 holiday. Homeland Security and the FBI are warning of ongoing threats from ISIS and lone wolves.

07/02/2015

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Influx Of Shark Attacks Has Beachgoers On Alert This Holiday Weekend

An unprecedented influx of shark attacks along East Coast beaches in the past few weeks. And with the holiday weekend ahead, beachgoers are on high alert.

07/02/2015

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2 Dems Seek End Of 2001 Authorization For Military Force

Two Democratic senators want to terminate legislation approving the use of military force against perpetrators of the Sept. 11 attacks — effective in three years.

02/13/2015

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Md. Rep. Hoping To Protect Consumers From Hackers This Holiday Season

Five-hundred million. That’s the staggering number of records compromised through data security breaches in the past year.

11/27/2014

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Benghazi Case Unfolds Against Political Backdrop

The first prosecution arising from the Benghazi attacks is playing out in the federal courthouse blocks from both the White House and Capitol Hill, an appropriate setting for a case that has drawn stark lines between President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress.

06/30/2014

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D.C. Museum Displays Items From 2001 Anthrax Attacks

Evidence from the 2001 anthrax attacks is going on public display at the Smithsonian Institution.

06/30/2014

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Police Arrest 17-Year-Old In Md. Jogger Attacks

Maryland State Police say they’re charging a 17-year-old boy with attempted rape after three women were attacked in a Walkersville park.

05/13/2014

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Boston Police Chief: Plan For Worst-Case Scenarios

The police supervisor who oversaw the response to the Boston Marathon bombing last year says one of the keys to preparing for terrorist attacks is conjuring up worst-case scenarios.

04/11/2014

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2 Teenage Girls Charged After Torturing Autistic Classmate

Horrifying allegations. Two teenage girls are accused of torturing an autistic classmate with a knife and forcing him to perform sex acts. Investigators say they videotaped the whole thing.

03/13/2014

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