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5 things you need to know for your new day

Welcome to the Friday version of "5 things for your new day". 1. TRAYVON MARTIN'S PARENTS Stunned by acquittal:

Air Force will discharge sexual assault offenders

Airmen who commit sexual assaults will be discharged, and senior commanders must review actions taken on sexual assault cases under new Air Force initiatives that took effect recently.

5 things to know for your New Day

Welcome to the Thursday edition of "5 Things to Know for Your New Day."  1. ZIMMERMAN POST-TRIAL Growing fallout:

Boston bomber covers Rolling Stone Magazine

The cover of Rolling Stone magazine is usually reserved for rock stars, actors and other celebrities, but the August 3rd edition features someone who isn't infamous and there's already a social media backlash.

EXIT SANDMAN: Riviera wins MVP in final ASG appearance

In one-of-a-kind fashion, the New York Yankees 18-year veteran closer, Mariano Riviera, took to the field in the eight inning of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday night at Citi Field.

Father gets 3 life sentences for killing daughters

A 35-year-old father found to be sane when he killed his three young daughters last July was sentenced to three life sentences without the possibility of parole Monday.

Zimmerman trial protestors react violently in the streets; Burn American flag, possibly attacked people

Unabated anger over the acquittal of George Zimmerman played out Tuesday in violent protests on gritty California streets and some other cities across the nation, as well as on social media sites.

Martin friend upset, angry by verdict

The friend who was on the phone with Trayvon Martin when his fatal confrontation with George Zimmerman began said Monday she is "disappointed, upset, angry, questioning and mad" at Zimmerman's acquittal on murder charges.

5 things to know for your New Day

Welcome to the Tuesday edition of "5 Things to Know for Your New Day." Every weekday morning around 6, we'll hit the top five stories of the day and clue you in on a few other buzzy items.

Teens chase kidnapping suspect on bikes, save 5-year-old girl

Two teenage boys are being hailed as heroes after they chased a car carrying a kidnapped girl -- on their bicycles.