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Dartmouth launches #BlackLivesMatter course

 #BlackLivesMatter has been a hashtag, a mantra, a movement and now it's a college course.

Deployed dad sends messages to kids with Legos

  There are countless organizations devoted to sending letters and care packages to troops overseas, but for one deployed airman, it was about sending a little bit of overseas to his kids at home.

#ThrowbackThursday: 'Saved by the Bell,' '227' reunions

 Who knew Jimmy Fallon went to Bayside High?

One person dead after plane crashes into Texas TV tower

  One person was killed Wednesday night when a small plane crashed into a television station's transmitter tower in Lubbock, Texas.

2 wounded in school shooting in Maryland

 Two students were wounded in a shooting at a high school in Frederick, Maryland, on Wednesday. The shooters are still at large, said police spokesman Capt. Richard Hetherington.

'American Sniper' fame weighs on trial of accused killer

 Everyone knows who Chris Kyle was -- the "American Sniper." That may make work challenging for a small Texas county tasked with giving his accused murderer, Eddie Ray Routh, a fair trial.

5 myths surrounding vaccines -- and the reality

With dozens of measles cases popping up in the United States, Americans are buzzing about vaccines once more -- and some old fearful myths are resurfacing.

At least 31 killed as plane hits bridge, crashes in Taipei river

A passenger plane clipped a bridge and plunged into a river in Taiwan on Wednesday, killing at least 31 people, according to the island's Civil Aeronautics Administration.

Ford raising pay of hundreds of workers nearly 50%

 Ford Motor plans to raise the pay of 300 to 500 entry-level workers by more than $19,000 a year, or nearly 50% -- another sign of the rebound of the U.S. auto industry.

Attorney: We're investigating what happened to Bobbi Kristina Brown

 As Bobbi Kristina Brown remains hospitalized, her father's attorney said "we are currently investigating the events that led to the hospitalization of Bobbi Kristina."