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November 6, 2018

US Border Patrol cancels ‘crowd control’ training exercise near Texas polling station

iStock/Thinkstock(EL PASO, Texas) -- Border patrol officials on Tuesday abruptly canceled a "crowd control exercise" it had planned for Election Day near a Hispanic neighborhood along the Texas-Mexico border a half a mile from a polling place. The event, which had been scheduled for noon Eastern tim..
November 6, 2018

Iowa Powerball winner claims $343.9 million check

Tim Boyle/Getty Images(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- A single mother was all smiles (and a few tears) recently when she claimed a $343.9 million check for being one of two winners of the $687.8 million Powerball jackpot. "I have been extremely blessed to win this big Powerball," Lerynne West, 51, of Redfield..
November 6, 2018

Utah mayor’s widow: ‘Fitting’ that remains of husband killed in Afghanistan returned to US on Election Day

Facebook/Brent Taylor(NORTH OGDEN, Utah) -- The widow of Maj. Brent Taylor said Tuesday that it was "fitting" that the remains of her slain husband were returned to the United States on Election Day. Taylor, a Utah National Guardsman who was also the mayor of North Ogden, Utah, was slain in an insid..
November 6, 2018

2 former teachers charged in ‘fight club’ incident at St. Louis day care center: Police

Nicole Merseal(ST. LOUIS) -- Authorities in St. Louis have charged two former day care teachers with one count of endangering the welfare of a child after the two women were captured on video surveillance and iPad footage encouraging preschool-age children to fight each other. On the afternoon of De..