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Gunman Shoots and Kills Bus Driver, Holds 6-Year-Old Hostage in Bunker

On Tuesday afternoon, a man in Dale County, Alabama, near Midland City, got on a school bus, demanded a child be let off with him, then shot and killed the bus driver when he refused. The shooter, identified as Jimmy Lee Dykes, then took the boy from the bus and is currently holed up with him in an underground bunker nearby.

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What City Are More Americans Moving to Than Any Other?

If you’re looking to put get out of town and put roots down in a new place, there’s one town down South you may want to consider.

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Katie Couric’s Interview With Manti Te’o is Songified (video)

Most of us have been following the Manti Te'o saga, the Notre Dame football star and hoax victim.  The story that won't go away.

Last week Katie Couric had an exclusive interview with Manti in hopes to "clear the air" and hear from him what really happened.

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HBO Developing New WW2 Mini-Series with Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks

Any TV fan knows that all good things cinematic come in threes, so why would HBO's collaboration with legendary director Steven Spielberg and Hollywood icon Tom Hanks be any different? Following 2001's acclaimed mini-series 'Band of Brothers' and 2010 successor 'The Pacific,' the holy TV trinity has begun work on a third World War II mini-series, to once again adapt another historical account. Get the details on HBO's 'Masters of the Air' from Spielberg and Hanks inside!

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Watch Sandy Hook School Children Perform a Moving Rendition of ‘Over the Rainbow’

It's Tuesday, so you probably need a good cry. Here, watch this video. It's children from Sandy Hook Elementary performing 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' on 'Good Morning America.' The kids recorded the song, with folk musician Ingrid Michaelson, at the home of former Talking Heads members Tina Weymouth and Christ Frantz.

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Five States Set to Expand Classroom Hours by 300 Hours

Earlier this week, five states announced plans to add a minimum of 300 extra hours to molding young minds in the classroom next year in hopes of strengthening the American student performance.

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Watch Tonight’s Powerball Drawing Live

Tonight's Powerball drawing is for a record $550 million!

The drawing is at 10:59pm EST.

We have the live feed!

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Emergency Room Technician Swam to Work After Hurricane Sandy [VIDEO]

Having your house surrounded by water because of a flood is usually a good enough reason to stay home from work, but not this time.

Marsha Hedgepeth works as a technician in an emergency room. So when Hurricane Sandy put her Toms River, New Jersey, neighborhood under 10 feet of water, she knew she had to get to her hospital so she could help those who were injured in the superstorm.

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Glow-in-the-Dark Roads Will Be Here Soon

Everything awesome usually debuts in Europe first (except for football, Buffalo wings and Kate Upton). The latest innovation that Europeans will have long before Americans: glow-in-the-dark roads, which will debut in The Netherlands in mid-2013.

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Hurricane Sandy Floods Battery Park Tunnel In NYC

So many videos coming from the East Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.  There are many you've already seen, like the crane dangling 90 stories up or the wide-angle shots of Manhattan's darkened skyline

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Transformer In Manhattan Explodes During Hurricane Sandy

There are so many videos being shared of the devastation on the East Coast.  The flooding, everywhere.  The damage to homes, buildings and the Atlantic City Boardwalk.  Neighborhoods under water.  Cabs under water.  It's almost beyond comprehension.

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TSA Firing 25 Workers, but Not Because of That Horrible Security Report or All the Stealing

According to reports from the Transportation Security Administration, the agency plans to clean a little house at the Newark International Airport by firing 25 employees and suspending 19 others for alleged misconduct.

In a seemingly related pair of stories, a recent internal TSA investigation revealed frequent security failures, while an ABC News story investigated rampant theft at the TSA.

However, both of these things have nothing to do with the 25 firings, according to the TSA.

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