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  • In this photo from the early 1940s provided by Dick Felumlee, Kenneth and Helen Felumlee of Nashport in central Ohio pose for a photo.
  • A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.
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unbelievable, national news
  • Yosemite National Park in California is seen.
  • The U.S. National Park Service is offering free admission to all of its parks. That includes all 25 in California.
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travel, national news
  • A burglar near Houston was caught on video walking into a babys room and stopping to watch the child sleep.
  • A teenager has been arrested in a Houston burglary case that went viral.
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arrest, burglary, caught on tape, national news
  • People are seen standing in line for a job fair in the Los Angeles area in this undated photo.
  • More than two-thirds of the 50 U.S. states reported job gains in March as hiring has improved for much of the country.
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unemployment, national news
  • Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected. Its being dubbed Kepler-186f.
  • Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected. It's being dubbed Kepler-186f.
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nasa, national news
  • Chelsea Clinton announced at a Clinton Foundation event in New York on Thursday, April 17, 2014, that shes pregnant with her first child.
  • Call it the year of the baby: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this year.
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national news
  • An Overland Park police officer and Kansas State Trooper guard the entrance of the Jewish Community Center after reports of a shooting in Overland Park, Kan., Sunday, April 13, 2014. The center reopened today amid high security.
  • A Kansas Jewish community center has reopened amid higher security after 2 people were killed Sunday in an alleged hate crime.
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shooting, hate crime, national news
  • A mug shot of Kevin Kayvon Edson, 25, who was arrested for carrying a rice cooker during the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
  • The mother of a man arrested for carrying a bag with a rice cooker at the Boston Marathon anniversary says he's mentally ill.
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explosion, boston marathon bombing, national news
  • A man was taken into custody in connection with two unattended backpacks found at the Boston Marathon finish line Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
  • The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing was disrupted Tuesday evening by a report of a suspicious backpack.
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explosion, boston marathon bombing, national news
  • 1st Lt. Kelly Requa is interviewed at a fires direction center at Ft. Bragg, N.C. Requa is breaking new ground at Fort Bragg. Shes one of a small number of female lieutenants brought into lead a cannon platoon at the North Carolina base.
  • By January 2016, the U.S. military must open all combat jobs to women or explain why any must remain closed.
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u.s. military, national news
  • Survivor John Odom speaks to ABC7s David Ono on the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.
  • Survivor John Odom speaks to ABC7's David Ono on the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing.
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explosion, boston marathon bombing, bombing, national news, david ono
  • ABC7 viewer Aaron Gao took this photo of the blood moon from Hawthorne, Calif., on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
  • The rare 'blood moon' from a total lunar eclipse was spotted across Southern California skies. See the photos!
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nasa, national news
  • U.S. Individual Income Tax Return Form 1040
  • Tuesday is the deadline for most Americans to file their tax returns, but those who need more time may file for extensions.
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taxes, national news, darsha philips
  • Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe talks to the media as U.S. Attorney Berry Grissom, right, listens, during a news conference in Overland Park, Kan., Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
  • Kansas prosecutors filed state-level murder charges against the white supremacist accused in the shootings near Kansas City.
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shooting, national news
  • Copper Beech Farm, a 12-bedroom waterfront estate on 50 acres in Greenwich, Conn has been sold for $120 million. Real estate agent David Ogilvy believes the sum is the most ever paid for a residential property in the United States.
  • The 50-acre, 13,000 square foot estate in Connecticut is believed to be the most expensive home ever sold in the United States.
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real estate, national news
  • Survivors and supporters find ways to move on after a difficult year.
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boston marathon bombing, bombing, national news
  • A lunar eclipse is seen in this photo provided by NASA.
  • A total lunar eclipse was seen Monday night across Southern California and revealed a rare 'blood moon.'
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nasa, national news
  • This photo provided by the Utah County jail shows Megan Huntsman, who was booked into the Utah County jail on suspicion of killing six of her newborn children over the past decade.
  • A Utah woman told police she strangled or suffocated six babies shortly after giving birth to each of them.
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arrest, homicide investigation, murder, national news
  • In this frame grab from video provided by NASA, the Russian Soyuz spacecraft, left, ferrying three crew members, approaches the International Space Station, Thursday, March 27, 2014.
  • A rocket bound for the International Space Station bringing supplies for computer repairs has been delayed.
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nasa, national news
  • Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, is shown in his booking photo. He is accused of killing three people at Jewish-related sites on Sunday, April 13, 2014.
  • A shooting spree that killed three people at Jewish-related sites near Kansas City could be charged as a hate crime.
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shooting, arrest, national news
  • Megan Huntsman, 39, of Pleasant Grove was arrested on six counts of murder Sunday, April 13, 2014.
  • A woman has been arrested on murder charges after authorities found the bodies of seven infants inside a home in Utah.
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arrest, unbelievable, national news