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FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2018, file photo from video by Tulsa's KOTV/NewsOn6.com, fires burn at an eastern Oklahoma drilling rig near Quinton, Okla. The family of one of five workers who were killed in the explosion says the drilling company didn't act upon multiple warnings that its safety equipment was in disrepair. Parker Waldridge's family alleges in a Dec. 4, 2018, amendment to their wrongful death lawsuit that a "cascade of errors and multiple departures from safe drilling practices" by drilling company Patterson-UTI Drilling led to the blowout. (Christina Goodvoice/KOTV/NewsOn6.com via AP, File)
Lawsuit: Gas company knew rig was unsafe before explosionThe family of one of five workers who were killed in an Oklahoma gas well explosion in January says the drilling company didn't act upon multiple warnings that its safety equipment was in disrepair
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Charges dropped against mom after video stokes outrageBrooklyn's district attorney has dismissed all charges against a mother who was violently separated from her toddler son by police in a videotaped encounter at a city social services office
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail shows James Alex Fields Jr. Fields, convicted of first-degree murder for driving his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia faces 20 years to life in prison as jurors reconvene to consider his punishment. The panel that convicted Fields will hear more evidence Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, before recommending a sentence for Judge Richard Moore. (Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail via AP, File)
Jury recommends life in prison for man who rammed crowdA jury has recommended life plus 419 years for a man convicted of killing a woman and injuring dozens when he drove his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia
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Florida mom ruled incompetent for trial in girl's drowningFlorida woman charged with murder in drowning death of her 4-year-old daughter declared incompetent to stand trial
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In this November 2018 photo, Felipe Delgado, an employee at Silver Bells Tree Farm in Silverton, Ore., loads Christmas trees onto a conveyor belt and into a semi-trailer for transport to Los Angeles and San Diego, where they will be sold at tree lots. Christmas tree farmers nationwide are paying a fee to the Christmas Tree Promotion Board for each tree harvested to fund a social media ad campaign aimed at convincing young families to buy real trees instead of artificial ones. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
Christmas tree farmers' campaign: Buy real, not artificialChristmas tree farmers nationwide are fighting back against the growing popularity of the artificial Christmas evergreen with a social media ad campaign
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Organizers seek expanded boycott following mall shootingProtesters demonstrating against the fatal police shooting of a black man at Alabama's largest shopping mall are trying to expand an economic boycott over the killing
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FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2018, file photo, David Hogg, a survivor of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla., speaks with reporters before a march in Worcester, Mass. Hogg's remarks during a CNN interview is among those on a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2018: "We're children. You guys, like, are the adults. You need to take some action and play a role. Work together, come over your politics and get something done." (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
'Truth isn't truth' tops list of notable quotes in 2018The assertion that "truth isn't truth," made by a personal attorney for President Donald Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2018
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Police: Baby girl shot by brother, 3, in critical conditionPolice say an 8-month-old girl shot in the face by her 3-year-old brother in a New Mexico motel room is in critical condition
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Hemp supporters cheer crop's inclusion in farm bill dealHemp's supporters are cheering a final deal on the federal farm bill that would legalize the crop making a comeback in Kentucky
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Ex-Honduran congressman pleads guilty in drug caseA former Honduran congressman is set to be sentenced in April in New York after he pleaded guilty to drug charges
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15 people with minor injuries after Disney World bus crashFifteen people were taken to a hospital with minor injuries after two buses collided at Walt Disney World
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Tommie Bosley stands for a portrait in his office in Chicago, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. Bosley, a former banker, heads Strong Futures, a jobs-mentoring program at St. Sabina for young adults, many with criminal pasts, who are now looking to get a new start on life. His 18-year-old son, Terrell, a gospel talent, was fatally shot in 2006 while unloading musical instruments in a church parking lot. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
9,000 firearms and counting: Illegal guns flood ChicagoPolice recover more than 1,000 guns this year in one Chicago community, but few think it will stop the flow of illegal weapons. President Donald Trump has called the city's violence problems "very easily fixable." Not so, say those who live with them.
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