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According to police officials, there were 27 shootings that left 12 individuals dead and 48 others wounded.

President Obama gives his speech after the announcement of Nelson Mandela’s death.  Watch the speech below:  

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The White House reports President Barack Obama is okay after hackers take over the Twitter account of The Associated Press. The hackers reported President Obama was injured in dual blasts at the White House using the @AP account. The tweet appeared around 12:07 p.m. CST: Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured […]

Former Child Television Star Gary Coleman pleads guilty Monday to a misdemeanor.

Check out the new Miss America. The 22-year-old from Miss Va. to Miss America.