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Could kidnapping law work in teacher's favor?
Tennessee's kidnapping law is a little ... well, toothless when it comes to youngsters the age of Elizabeth Thomas, the 15-year-old allegedly abducted by her former teacher, according to the prosecutor in the case

Suspect told her he was CIA, dad says
Tad Cummins' resume says he's been a respiratory therapist, a percussionist in several bands and, most recently, a Tennessee high school health sciences teacher

Police: Student plotted Columbine-style shooting
Nichole Cevario's journal was not your typical high school diary

Flint seals deal to replace 18,000 home water lines
Flint is getting the money it wants to replace pipes that contributed to the city's water crisis, but it's not enough to persuade Vicky Jones to stay

'Undocumented immigrants pay taxes too'
Belen Sisa is used to the ugly epithets hurled her way. But she wasn't prepared her for the bile after she posted a photo of her tax returns and a message for President Trump

Darwin's "Origin" handwritten page up for grabs
On Thursday, a handwritten manuscript of Charles Darwin's "On the Origin of Species" could be yours. You'll just need at least $675,000 to bid in an auction

Rapper called a 'scoundrel' after visit to Pablo Escobar's grave
American rap artist Wiz Khalifa has kicked up quite the controversy on his visit to Colombia

They met on the worst day of her life. Now they're married
When Melissa Dohme Hill was 20 years old, she received a call from her high school ex-boyfriend asking to meet up one last time to gain closure. When she arrived, he pulled out a switchblade, stabbed her 32 times and left her bleeding by the side of the road

What Trump's climate change order does -- and doesn't do
The executive order President Donald Trump signed Tuesday afternoon at the Environmental Protection Agency is an unambiguous move by the President to halt the United States' government's attempts to curb carbon dioxide emissions with the goal of encouraging American business

Inscrutable Gorsuch raises Democratic ire
Appearing before a Senate panel last week, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch minimized the role of judges in American democracy, referring to their "modest station." He presented a study in self-effacement, sprinkling his testimony with folksy expressions and sitting at a plain wooden desk rather than the customary draped table

Calls grow for Nunes to step aside in Russia probe
Key House Democrats are calling on Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes to recuse himself from an investigation into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, widening a stunning partisan split over the probe

Neverending success? Olive Garden sales boom
The owner of the Olive Garden is making a cheesy acquisition. And investors love it

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