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Police search for man reportedly seen walking with missing U. of Virginia student
Police investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student are looking for an unidentified man who was reportedly seen walking with the missing woman the night she vanished.

Texas executes woman for fatally starving, torturing girlfriend's nine-year-old son
A Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago was executed Wednesday evening.

Prosecutors, defense lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect due in court for hearing
Federal prosecutors and lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were due in court for a status hearing on motions that include defense requests to move the trial outside of Massachusetts and delay the trial's start by at least 10 months.

More than 2,000 homes threatened by wildfire near Sacramento
Fire officials in northern California said Wednesday that 2,000 homes and 1,500 smaller structures were threatened by a blaze burning out of control east of Sacramento. 

Warrant says South Carolina dad feared five murdered kids would kill him
A South Carolina father who authorities said killed his five children believed the kids "were going to kill him, chop him up and feed him to the dogs," according to an unredacted arrest warrant released Wednesday.

Spectacle, legacy, showmanship propelling Wallenda high-wire walk between Chicago skyscrapers
Daredevil tightrope walker Nik Wallenda said Wednesday that he chose Chicago for his next feat partly because of its reputation for being windy.

Texas executes woman for 2004 torture, starvation death of girlfriend's 9-year-old son
A Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago was executed Wednesday evening.

Philadelphia trial lawyer Thomas Kline gives $50M to Drexel; law school to be named for him
Drexel University's law school is being named for a prominent trial lawyer who donated $50 million, the largest gift in the Philadelphia school's history.

Air Force says ‘so help me God’ is optional for enlistment oath
The Air Force says airmen will now be allowed to omit the words “so help me God” from its enlistment oath – marking a change in policy that is being affirmed by both atheist and religious liberty groups.

Police: Video shows suspect robbing store with banana he swiped from counter near cashier
Police in Philadelphia say a man used a banana he swiped from a convenience store counter to simulate a gun while he robbed the place.

FOX HEALTH (from foxnews.com)

Doctors Without Borders staffer contracts Ebola, will be evacuated to France

Doctors Without Borders: French staffer contracts Ebola in Liberia, being evacuated to France.


Ebola could drain billions of dollars from African economies, World Bank says

The largest-ever outbreak of Ebola could drain billions of dollars from economies in West Africa by the end of next year if the epidemic is not contained, the World Bank said in an analysis on Wednesday.


Philadelphia couple creates 'bucket list' for terminally ill, unborn son

A young Philadelphia couple expecting their first child in October is completing a “bucket list” before his birth, after doctors delivered devastating news about his health.


US needs better end-of-life care, which might cut costs, study says

The United States needs to improve its medical care for people nearing death, a move that might cut rising healthcare costs, an Institute of Medicine (IOM) study said on Wednesday.


FOX SCIENCE NEWS (from foxnews.com)

Thousands watch as scientists dissect colossal squid
Back in December 2013, Capt. John Bennett and his fishing crew reeled in an unexpected catch in Antarctica’s Ross Sea – a 770-pound colossal squid.

Shark skin-like surfaces may ward off hospital superbugs
A material that mimics shark skin, covered with tiny ridges and groves, may help reduce the spread of bacteria in hospitals, a new study suggests

Dino-killing impact remade plant kingdom, too
The killer meteorite that extinguished the dinosaurs also torched North America's forests and plants.

NASA's Robonaut 2 droid gets its legs on space station
Look out, astronauts – your companion robot on the International Space Station is now mobile!

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