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Nikki Jones, of Spanish Lake, Mo, holds a button Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in support of Michael Brown while visiting the community in the apartment development near where he was fatally shot by police in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal Constitution, Curtis Compton)

Ferguson: More online donations for officer than Mike Brown

If you've been awake in the past two weeks, you likely know the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, has set off a passionate response. Scores of protesters have taken to the streets demanding justice. (Video via NBC) SPEAKER: “What do we want?” GROUP: “Justice!” SPEAKER: “For who?" GROUP: "Mike Brown." And violence surrounding ...

Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien, center, Chief Operating Officer Cal McNair, right, and Houston Chronicle reporter Brian Smith, left, pour ice cold water over their head after an NFL football training camp practice Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Houston. The three were challenged to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for the ALS Association.

Patrick Stewart, Joan Rivers and other celebrities take the #IceBucketChallenge

It's been all over social media, taking a plunge to shine a light on Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease.   But what big name stars have taken the challenge?   >>Photos: Stars, regular folk accept their challenges Here's a sampling from the small screen, stage and even the ...

Police say a jilted lover tried to blow his ex-girlfriend up with a homemade bomb.

Police: Jilted lover planted homemade bomb under ex's car

Police say a jilted lover tried to blow his ex-girlfriend up with a homemade bomb, albeit a very crude device. The county bomb squad says it would have been effective in causing damage, however. The parts were placed in a tin can then set in a bottle full of lighter fluid.  The ...

Western U.S. drought caused Earth's crust to rise

A crippling drought in the western United States has lifted the Earth's crust by nearly a sixth of an inch in that region and just over half an inch in California's mountains. The loss of 63 trillion gallons of groundwater—enough to cover the United States, west of the Rocky Mountains, in four inches ...

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Student punished for saying 'bless you' after sneeze

When a classmate sneezed, Kendra Turner simply said “bless you.” Those two words landed her an in-school suspension. Turner says her teacher told her that was “language for church.” “She said that we're not going to have Godly speaking in her class and that's when I said we have a ...

FILE - This undated photo provided by the Brown family shows Michael Brown. Michael Brown, 18, was shot and killed in a confrontation with police in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. Brown suffered a bullet wound to his right arm that may have occurred when he put his hands up or when his back was turned to the shooter, "but we don't know," a pathologist hired by the teen's family said Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Brown Family, File)

Teacher suspended for Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown reenactment lesson

A reenactment of two deadly shootings that came under national attention has left parents upset and a teacher suspended without pay in Alabama. According to the Selma Times Journal, the sixth-grade teacher, who has not been named, had students reenact both the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, and the ...

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Couple allegedly tries using dolls to enter maternity ward

A California couple brought lifelike dolls into the ER for supposed treatment in an attempt to sneak into the maternity ward— that's according to hospital security. The couple reportedly attempted this not once, but twice.  "Merced security staff said the couple was so keen on their fake children, they even got them to pose for pictures, ...

Disabled man in legal battle to keep therapy cats

For one Texas man, Rex and Milo are not just cats. They offer him emotional comfort and stability and serve as his therapy pets. Gary Coleman states he has no other family members, so his cats play a special role in his life. The Star-Telegram reports that Coleman, 45, has ...

Inductee Joe Torre assists baseball legend and Hall of Famer Hank Aaron as he is intoduced at Clark Sports Center during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony on July 27, 2014 in Cooperstown, New York.    (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Baseball legend Hank Aaron meets Hank the Dog

Remember Hank the Dog, the mutt that made headlines when he showed up at the Milwaukee Brewers’ spring training camp? It was determined that the dog had been hit by a car. He was taken to the veterinarian, where his injuries were treated. After the team was unable to find ...

Chris Rock catches, gives away foul ball at Yankees game

Chris Rock almost made the play of the day at Yankee Stadium. Instead, the comedian wound up with a nice prize — a foul ball that nearly landed in his lap during Thursday's game between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUBtaMxE944 Rock was sitting in the front row ...

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Naked woman climbs flagpole, steals American flag

Officers first responded to the call of a naked woman on top of a building. When they got there, they found that woman had shimmied up a flagpole and grabbed the American flag and then come down. However, they had bigger issues. At the same time, a fire broke out ...

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Florida man rescued from vending machine

Authorities rescued a man from a vending machine at a Florida packaging company, according to a spokesman for Jacksonville Fire & Rescue. Jacksonville TV station ActionNewsJax reports firefighters responded to a call about an industrial accident at Alpha Packaging, on the westside of Jacksonville. Authorities would not comment on the circumstances ...

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Koala survives after getting CPR from rescuers

Quick-thinking rescuers saved a badly injured koala from dying, using mouth-to-mouth resuscitation-- and it was all caught on camera! The koala, nicknamed Sean, was hit by a car Wednesday, then climbed to the top of a tree in a Melbourne suburb. "This is generally what most animals will do. It's ...

Pennsylvania's  Mo'ne Davis delivers in the fifth inning against Tennessee during a baseball game in United States pool play at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. Pennsylvania won 4-0 with Davis pitching a complete game two-hit shutout. AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

One historic team ousts another at LLWS

Philadelphia pitcher Mo'ne Davis, who became a viral sensation after pitching a two-hit shutout in her first outing at the Little League World Series, was one of two ratings gems for the tournament this season. The other team is the all-black team from Chicago, Jackie Robinson West, which advanced to the ...

Homeowners association fines woman for replacing lawn with drought tolerant plants

A California woman says she is being punished for a good deed. Fran Paxson, a longtime homeowner, ripped out the water guzzling lawn from her front yard last month and replaced it with drought tolerant plants. >> Read more trending stories   Soon after, she received a notice from her ...

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