Amy Held

Amy Held appears in the following:

Trump Awards Purple Heart In First Visit To Walter Reed Military Hospital

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Sgt. 1st Class Alvaro Barrientos was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds sustained last month in Afghanistan. It was President Trump's first visit to Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, MD.

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More Than 100 Dead In Taliban Attack On Afghan Army Base

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Taliban fighters killed the soldiers at a base in the northern part of the country, in one of the deadliest attacks on an Afghan base since the war began.

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Sobbing Passenger, Confrontation Caught On Video Of American Airlines Incident

Saturday, April 22, 2017

A tense confrontation between an airline and a passenger was captured on video, Friday. This time, an American Airlines employee is accused of hitting a woman with a stroller.

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Indiana University Bars Applicants With Sexual Violence History From Competition

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Student athlete applicants with histories of domestic or sexual violence will no longer be eligible to play at IU.

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Australia Plans To Tighten Rules For Citizenship

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has proposed longer wait times, stricter English language requirements and a revamped "Australian values" test.

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Massachusetts Throws Out More Than 21,000 Convictions In Drug Testing Scandal

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The state's Supreme Judicial Court officially dismissed the drug convictions because of misconduct by a former state chemist who admitted to faking test results.

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SeaWorld Welcomes Its Last Orca Born In Captivity

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The orca Takara gave birth to a calf Wednesday at the SeaWorld park in San Antonio, Texas. SeaWorld announced last year that it was ending its breeding program.

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Unicorn Frappuccino: A Digital Age Drink

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Starbucks released its Unicorn Frappuccino amid a swirl of social media buzz. "It looks nice," says one customer. And in the age of likes, snaps and tweets, the fantasy may be all that matters.

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White Nationalist Richard Spencer's Speech At Auburn Sparks Protests, Arrests

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Spencer, a leader in the alt-right movement, addressed a crowd at Auburn University on Tuesday. The school had barred him from speaking, but a federal judge cleared the way on First Amendment grounds.

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Etan Patz Killer Sentenced To 25 Years To Life

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Pedro Hernandez was sentenced Tuesday in the 1979 killing of the 6-year-old New York City boy, whose disappearance sparked decades of investigation and helped create a generation of wary parents.

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'Shadow Of An Animal' Sneaks Into Woman's Bedroom And Snatches Dog

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

A California woman was woken up at 3 a.m. to see an animal that authorities suspect was a mountain lion making off with her Portuguese Podengo through her bedroom's open French doors.

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Accused Washington State Mall Shooter Found Dead In Jail

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Prosecutors say Arcan Cetin apparently killed himself in his jail cell. The 20-year-old was accused of gunning down five people at a Washington state mall last year.

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Paris Death Toll Continues To Climb

Friday, November 20, 2015

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told the French Senate that the death toll from last week's massacre in Paris had risen by one, to 130 people. Hundreds were also wounded.

The count does not include any of the attackers who died. Earlier today, the prosecutor's office in Paris confirmed ...

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Crazy For Cronuts: Picking Apart The Tasty Trend

Saturday, July 13, 2013

You have probably never tasted it, but you have likely heard of it: the cronut.

It rolled out in May at Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York City. Since then, it has taken off. A black market has sprung up, with scalpers selling them for up to $100 ...

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Advantage Tennis: Improving Game's Racial Disparity

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Only four of the top 100 ranked tennis players in the U.S. are African-American. But groups like the Washington Tennis and Education Foundation are working to level the court, and cre...

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