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Three tourists injured in Times Square shooting

Three tourists injured in Times Square shooting

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(NEW YORK) -- Three people were injured after shots were fired in New York's Times Square, including a 4-year-old girl who was shot in the leg. 

All of the victims were taken to Bellevue Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The 4-year-old was struck in the thigh by a bullet and will undergo surgery.

New York Police Department Commissioner Dermot Shea said the incident star...

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Chinese rocket updates: Debris hurtling toward Earth at 18,000 mph

Chinese rocket updates: Debris hurtling toward Earth at 18,000 mph

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(NEW YORK) -- Predictions for when and where Chinese rocket debris hurtling toward Earth is expected to land are narrowing.

The section is part of a rocket called Chinese Long March 5B, which launched a module of the country's first permanent space station into orbit last week.

Officials have been tracking the rocket body's uncontrolled return to Earth for several days ...

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Bo, the Obama family dog, has died

Bo, the Obama family dog, has died

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(WASHINGTON) -- Bo, the Obama family dog, has died, according to the former president.

The black and white Portuguese water dog, who joined the first family in the White House in April 2009, was the last presidential pet before President Joe Biden's dogs, Major and Champ, joined the White House earlier this year.

Barack Obama memorialized the p...

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Crocs is giving away 10,000 pairs of shoes a day to health care heroes

Crocs is giving away 10,000 pairs of shoes a day to health care heroes

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(NEW YORK) -- It's been over a year since the coronavirus pandemic shut down the world, and medical professionals continue to show up and help those in need.

That's a huge part of the reason why Crocs is bringing back its "Free Pair for Healthcare program," which recognizes and provides comfort to health care heroes who have been on fighting on the front lines.

On May 10, the shoe brand ...

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Tawny Kitaen, star of Whitesnake videos and 'Bachelor Party,' dead at 59

Tawny Kitaen, star of Whitesnake videos and 'Bachelor Party,' dead at 59

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Tawny Kitaen, the actress and model known for her appearances in a series of Whitesnake videos and for her co-starring role in the 1984 comedy Bachelor Party, died Friday morning at home in Newport Beach, California. She was 59.

The Orange County, California, coroner's office confirmed the news of Kitaen's passing, although her cause of death hasn't been revealed.

Kitaen...

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Pfizer seeks full FDA approval for COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer seeks full FDA approval for COVID-19 vaccine

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(NEW YORK) -- Pfizer and partner BioNtech announced they are starting the process to seek full Food and Drug Administration approval in the U.S. for their COVID-19 vaccine.

Since December, their vaccine has been distributed in the U.S. under an "emergency use authorization," which is a distinct regulatory status reserved for emergency situations, such as a pandemic.

Pfizer is ...

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(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: The state is working to get COVID-19 vaccines to the remaining elderly who have not gotten the shot.  A Cranston police officer is convicted in a...

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