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Police: Attentive student stops school shooting plot

Police say an attentive student helped foil an alleged school shooting plot at a Vermont middle school

These Are the Most Popular Travel Destinations…

The holidays mean gathering around a cozy fireplace spending quality time with family and loved ones. But if this year you opt for getting some extra stamps on your passports instead of staying home, listen up. Susana Victoria Perez has more.

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10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Criminal justice reform, the border wall thaw, Yemen's child fighters

Migrant workers look back at China's economic boom

When Japanese recruiters plucked Liu Xueqin from her provincial hometown 33 years ago to work in an electronics factory in Shenzhen, she was happy to get a well-paid job and unaware of the small role she would play in China’s dramatic economic rise. Samantha Vadas reports.

The Latest: Markets edge up as investors eye Fed…

Stock markets are up slightly as investors look ahead of an expected rate hike by the Federal Reserve.

NYT: Facebook Gave Microsoft And Netflix Access…

The New York Times says Facebook had a deal with Netflix and Spotify that allowed them to read users' private messages.

Florida's US Sen. Marco Rubio seeks pardon for…

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is calling on Florida officials to formally pardon four young African-American men who were wrongly accused of raping a white woman nearly 70 years ago

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Paying For A Vacation Up Front Helps Us Enjoy It…

When you pay for a vacation up front, you enjoy it more. Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about this and more advice from a Duke University professor.

Blind Michigan Woman Is Missing in Peru

A legally blind Michigan woman who wanted to see the world before completely losing her vision has been missing in Peru for a week, and family members are extremely concerned. Carla Valpeoz, a 35-year-old social worker from Detroit, visited the country with a friend for a wedding and was supposed...

SoftBank Corp suffers Japan debut drop after…

One of the world's biggest IPOs hits the market to an usually poor start in Japan, as shares for Softbank's mobile unit slumped more than 10 percent on debut. Grace Lee reports.

UK to unveil post-Brexit immigration plan amid…

The British government is publishing long-awaited plans for a post-Brexit immigration system that will end free movement of European Union citizens to the U.K.

Maryland man exonerated of murder after 27 years in prison

Authorities say a Maryland man has spent nearly three decades in prison for a murder he didn't commit

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Criminal Justice…

The First Step Act changes several federal mandates in an effort to give judges more power in sentencing some drug offenders.

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Hunter Kills Bear Who Survived Wildfire Burns

A sad end to the life of a famous bear: Cinder, a female bear whose story captured the nation's attention after she survived a 2014 wildfire with severe burns, has been shot to death near her den in Washington state, KOMO News reports. As a cub in 2014, she was...