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Boston Bombing Victim Engaged To Nurse Who Got Him Healthy Again

December 17, 2013 9:28 am

A victim of the Boston Marathon bombings met his future wife at a rehabilitation hospital. He says she has given him purpose after the terrible bombings.

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CLEARING SKIES: Watch Steve´s 5-day video forecast

December 17, 2013 9:27 am

Watch Steve's 5-day video forecast

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Raw: Obama Meets With Tech CEOs Amid NSA Concern

December 17, 2013 9:26 am

President Barack Obama on Tuesday huddled with executives from leading technology companies, including Google, Twitter and Apple. The White House says the government's HealthCare.gov website and NSA's surveillance programs were on the agend…

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Boston bombing victim engaged to nurse who led his recovery

December 17, 2013 9:25 am

Many people say, ‘Everything happens for a reason” — the good and bad all lead to some greater purpose. That seems to have come true on some level for one victim of the Boston Marathon bombings. James “Bim” Costello was one of the hundreds caught in the April attack. He was severely burned on his right arm and leg. […]

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Salvation Army bell ringer hit for saying ´Happy Holidays´ instead of ´Merry Christmas´

December 17, 2013 9:21 am

Apparently a Phoenix woman is focusing too much on the messaging of Christmas versus the message of Christmas. A Salvation Army bell ringer says she was hit by the unidentified Grinch because the suspect became upset when she was greeted with a “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas!” ABC15.com reports volunteer Kristina Vindiola was hit […]

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Family hopes for break in Berkeley cold case murder

December 17, 2013 8:52 am

The brother of a San Lorenzo man who was deliberately run over by a suspect outside the family’s business in Berkeley said Tuesday that he hopes the 15th anniversary of the crime will generate new leads in the unsolved case. Richard DeVecchi, 37, was struck by a car at about 7:15 a.m. on Dec. 17, […]

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´Incendiary Reflection´ Mirror Turns a Frown Upside Down

December 17, 2013 8:51 am

This mirror has two faces, although one of them is not a true reflection. It's a real-time, computer generated image controlled by software that can turn a frown…upside down. It's a subtle transformation but achieves the desired result, according to the University of Tokyo's Michitaka Hirose. . "If users see a happier face and perceive […]

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Third-Term Merkel Faces Energy, Europe

December 17, 2013 8:51 am

Finally clinching a rare third term. Angela Merkel was elected German chancellor again after a vote in the lower house of parliament. Almost three months after the election, her new grand coalition can now get to work. They're in a position that would be envied by all other European governments – economically at least. The […]

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Massive Brawl Has Many Calling For An End To SantaCon

December 17, 2013 8:51 am

It’s a video that’s got plenty of people talking, and it’s attracted hundreds of thousands of hits on YouTube. But a dozen or so Santas in a knock down, drag out brawl also has people calling for an end to the unofficial event known as Santacon. The fight is also the subject of a police […]

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Puppy´s Paw Gets Stuck in Bathtub Drain

December 17, 2013 8:46 am

A one-year-old pooch named Jesse recently got stuck in a bathtub.

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