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Bound by terror: 'I've got you'
She faced her father's killers in a courtroom, and realized the al Qaeda militants held no power. He put Osama bin Laden's image on a punching bag and let loose.
1936 points by CNN | Osama bin Laden Mother Al-Qaeda September 11 attacks Father Family
Mom posts heartbreaking photo of empty porch on first day of school
Lindsay Rhoades' daughter, Kate, died from acute lymphoblastic leukemia on Jan. 12.       
3303 points by USA Today | Acute lymphoblastic leukemia Primary school Primary education Leukemia Family Childhood Elementary school Girl
Baby boy found dead at homeless shelter where family stayed
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Police say a nearly 4-month-old boy was found dead at a Dayton homeless shelter, and his father was arrested after becoming confrontational with officers investigating. The infant was reported dead early Thursday morning at the shelter where the family was staying. The Dayton Daily News reports ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Family English-language films Crime
Florida mom blames poor supervision for daughter's death
OCALA, Fla. (AP) - A 10-year-old north Florida boy will remain in custody after appearing in court to face an aggravated manslaughter charge in the death of his young cousin. Following Thursday's hearing in Ocala, 2-year-old Journee Blyden's mother told The Ocala Star-Banner ( ) she feels sorry for the ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Ocala Florida Star-Banner Family Florida Death The Washington Times Manslaughter Robyn Tomlin
Frantic woman calls family from trunk of car before death
HELENA, Mont. — A terrified Montana mother called her husband from the dark trunk of a moving car to say she had been overpowered at a highway rest stop and didn't know where she was.The call set off a frantic search by her family and law enforcement that ended when Rita Maze's body was found Wednesday in the trunk of her car, abandoned near Spokane International Airport in Washington state.The 47-year-old Maze had been shot to death, a medical examiner said Thursday.Authorities and family members believe the abduction was random. A suspect has not been identified.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Police English-language films Family Mother Marriage American films Wife Police officer
Chase, shooting on Phoenix freeway stun's victim's family
Victim had been followed for miles and was on phone with 911 when she was shot.       
6 points by USA Today | Family Woman 9-1-1
Rosie O’Donnell’s daughter Chelsea undergoing psych evaluation
Rosie O’Donnell’s teenage daughter Chelsea is undergoing a psychiatric evaluation after being hospitalized in Long Island on Tuesday.
306 points by Daily News | Psychiatry Psychology Mental health professional Family Psychiatrist Hospital Mental health Heroin
Law allows female WWII pilot to be inurned at Arlington
It took an act of Congress, but WWII pilot Elaine Harmon is finally being laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Barack Obama World War II Fighter aircraft Arlington National Cemetery Family Associated Press Funeral Combat
Officials: Ohio man received food stamps by hiding $4M
NOVELTY, Ohio (AP) - Police say an Ohio man who claims he's worth $120 million and is the son of a late former Iranian prince hid his wealth in order to collect food stamp payments and Medicaid. WKYC-TV reports ( ) authorities last week raided the sprawling, 8,000-square-foot suburban Cleveland ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Son Family The Washington Times Collected Postage stamp Wesley Pruden
Juan Cruz, 96, the custodian who was honored by Pople John Paul II
Cruz was a man of faith whose good works for others earned him the honor of being named to the Papal Knighthood of the Order of St. Gregory the Great.
-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Family Pope John Paul II Pope Prayer Grandparent Pope John Paul I Philadelphia Pope Gregory I
For 27 years, hope saved them
I LEARNED ABOUT the power of hope from Patty and Jerry Wetterling and all those who loved their son, Jacob.
272 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Jacob Wetterling Patty Wetterling Jacob Wetterling Crimes Against Children and Sexually Violent Offender Registration Act Bridge of Hope St. Joseph Minnesota Family Hope
Marguerite Fielding, 84, 
resident of Wareham, 
Bristol County clerk
Marguerite E. (Chamberlain) Fielding of Wareham, a Bristol County clerk, died Monday at Morton Hospital. She was 84.She was born and educated in Taunton, where she lived most of her life.Mrs. Fielding was employed as a clerk for the Bristol County Registry of Deeds for more than 20 years.She was a former member of St. Paul’s Church Women’s Guild and sang in the choir.She enjoyed gardening, playing cards, preserving family photographs, walking, and baking and cooking wonderful meals for others.
-1 points by Boston Herald | English-language films Family New Bedford Massachusetts Andrew Cemetery Bristol County Massachusetts Sibling Fall River Massachusetts
Mary A. Lupo, at age 79, resident of Somerville
Mary A. (Ferreira) Lupo of Somerville, formerly of Charlestown, died Sept. 1 at her home. She was 79.Born in Troy, N.Y., Mrs. Lupo lived in New York until moving to Massachusetts to attend boarding school.Mrs. Lupo lived in Charlestown for more than 40 years. She moved to Somerville 20 years ago.She was a homemaker for most of her life.Mrs. Lupo is survived by her husband of 58 years, Joseph F.; three daughters, Mary Battinelli, Patricia Lunardi and Linda Brown; a sister, Janice Grace; and eight grandchildren.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Family Funeral Burial Funeral home Death customs New York Cemetery Marriage
Truck-pickup collision leaves two dead in Tangail
Two persons were killed when a Dhaka-bound truck and a pickup collided head-on in Tangail's Mirzapur.
203 points by | Punk rock Family Freeway English-language films Rock music Motorway Death The Police
United Way campaign starts with family meal
More than 400 people attend launch dinner at Eastern Market.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Fiat Sergio Marchionne Family Light-emitting diode Chrysler DTE Energy United Way Macomb Township Michigan
Review: Family, forgiveness and food in ‘Little Sister’
Drama focuses on three sisters who meet their half-sister at their father’s funeral        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Family Sibling Cherry Hirokazu Koreeda Masami Nagasawa Prunus Cherry blossom Socrates in Love
More Americans than ever living under multi-generational roofs
The Great Recession ended seven years ago, but one key trend it jump-started shows no signs of stalling: more of us live in multi-generation...       
84 points by USA Today | Late-2000s recession Pew Research Center Family The Pew Charitable Trusts
United Way uses family dinner to launch annual campaign
More than 400 people attend launch dinner at Eastern Market.        
96 points by Detroit Free Press | Fiat Sergio Marchionne Family Light-emitting diode Chrysler DTE Energy United Way Macomb Township Michigan
Jets' Catapano, a New Yorker, vividly recalls 9/11 attacks
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - Mike Catapano was sitting in his sixth-grade music class when panic suddenly filled the room. His instructor was distraught, having just heard that each of the towers at the World Trade Center, where one of his loved ones worked, had been hit by a plane. ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | World Trade Center Family September 11 attacks Lower Manhattan New York City Manhattan Attack New York
Abby: Teen’s friendship strained after 5-mile move
What should I tell my daughter, who misses her friend so much?       
-1 points by The Detroit News | Family Marriage Friendship Interpersonal relationship Dear Abby Mother Friends
Twins to honor Jacob Wetterling with jersey patch
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Twins will honor the family of Jacob Wetterling with red jerseys and a No. 11 patch on their uniforms, on Friday night when they play Cleveland. The Twins announced they'll hold an online auction for 11 of the jerseys, with proceeds going to the Jacob ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Jacob Wetterling Target Field Minnesota Twins Minneapolis Major League Baseball Saint Paul Minnesota Family Bloomington Minnesota
Jessica A. Schuler, longtime Bare Hills gift shop owner, dies
Jessica A. Schuler, former owner of Sunnyfields Inc., a Bare Hills gift and wedding registry business, died Aug. 28 of heart failure at her Peoria, Ariz. home. She was 78. The daughter of Lester Helfrich, a Dow Chemical Co. plant manager, and Myrtle Helfrich, a store owner, Jessica Ann Helfrich...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Baltimore County Maryland Family Anne Arundel County Maryland Dow Chemical Company Baltimore Wedding Brooklandville Maryland Canadian Pacific Railway
Family of man punched into coma by ex-con prays for miracle
Ali Bruncaj, waiting on the February birth of his granddaughter, worries if his son will survive to greet the new arrival.
273 points by Daily News | Family Marriage Mother English-language films Manslaughter August Strindberg Criminal law Victim
Report says mother suspected abuse months before Las Vegas girl’s death
A 3-year-old Las Vegas girl may have been kicked to death by her mother’s boyfriend, according to an arrest report.
154 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Child abuse Physical abuse Blunt trauma Bruise Family Injuries Domestic violence Abuse
Paris Jackson moves into Encino family home’s guesthouse
Paris Jackson to everyone else: “Leave Me Alone.”
10 points by Daily News | Michael Jackson Family Death of Michael Jackson Neverland Ranch Smooth Criminal Breast cancer Bad Cancer
Woman marries daughter after the two 'hit it off'

2861 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Marriage Family Incest Genetic sexual attraction Consanguinity Annulment Family law Sexual intercourse
Abducted Montana woman who called family from car trunk died of gunshot wound

365 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Family Federal Bureau of Investigation English-language films Great Falls Montana Newspaper Wife Marriage Death
The Latest: Abducted Montana woman was shot to death
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Latest on the death of a Montana woman who was abducted from a rest stop and found in the trunk of her car (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A Montana woman who was abducted from a highway rest stop and found dead in the trunk ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Washington Spokane Washington Great Falls Montana Montana Kris Kristofferson Causes of death Spokane County Washington Family
Prosecutors charge 49er Miller in attack on 2 men
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco prosecutors have charged former 49ers tight end Bruce Miller with multiple counts of assault and battery after police say he attacked a 70-year-old man and his son while intoxicated. The San Francisco District Attorney's office said it filed seven charges against Miller Thursday, including ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Family Crime Son Legal professions Tight end Hotel The Washington Times Comment
Residents upset power line that killed girl wasn't repaired
Witness describes Detroit girl's electrocution by downed power line left in overgrown greenery in backyard.        
207 points by Detroit Free Press | Electric power transmission Family Electrical engineering DTE Energy Girl The Little Girl St. Mary's Electricity distribution
Natalie Portman is expecting her second child
Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied are parents of a 5-year-old son named Aleph.
32 points by New York Post | Dance Venice Film Festival Family
Care after surgery much appreciated
I would like to take this opportunity to thank the staff at Pleasant View Genesis Nursing for the care that I received in my rehab for close to three months. I would like to especially thank the following who gave a little extra when they didn’t have to: Brad Rucker, Codey Gravel, Bobby Antoine, Tyl...
1 points by Concord Monitor | Orthopedic surgery Bone fracture Arthroscopy Family American film actors American television actors Cousin Hospital
India native sentenced for illegal global prescription drug service
A native of India who admitted he ran an illegal global online prescription drug service with other members of his family was sentenced today to 30 months in federal prison and ordered to forfeit $1.2 million to the United States.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | United States Over-the-counter drug Family Medical prescription Pharmacology Prescription drug Complaint Drug
Tears and wry laughs fuel Chris Kelly's insightful 'Other People'
Darkly funny, enormously moving and wonderfully observed, writer-director Chris Kelly’s “Other People” makes a fine companion piece to the recent “The Hollars,” another strong, idiosyncratic, real-life-inspired film about an adult son’s return home to be with his ill mother. Watching “Other People,”...
352 points by Los Angeles Times | Sundance Film Festival Comedy Family Movie theater American film actors American television actors Film festival Mother
'SNL' stars Taran Killam and Bobby Moynihan frolic in run-of-the-mill 'Brother Nature'
“Saturday Night Live” favorites Taran Killam and Bobby Moynihan square off in “Brother Nature,” an odd couple blended-family comedy scripted by Killam, Mikey Day and Cameron Fay. Directed by longtime “SNL” digital short filmmakers the late Matt Villines and Oz Rodriguez, it derives its formula...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | American television actors American film actors Saturday Night Live Bobby Moynihan Bill Hader Family English-language films Bill Murray
Face-biting suspect's dad believes son was poisoned
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The father of a Florida college student accused of randomly killing a couple and biting the dead husband's face said his son's condition is deteriorating.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Florida Family English-language films Marriage South Florida metropolitan area Domestic violence Attack Student
Denver’s affordable housing plan is a fair start with the power to do more
Denver consistently tops "best places to live” lists, but it is getting harder and harder to afford to live here. Our city is at tipping point and we face an affordable housing crisis.
176 points by The Denver Post | Official Affordable housing Denver Family Social issues
Abducted Montana woman able to talk to family before death
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - In the hours before her death, a 47-year-old Montana woman was able to tell her family that she had been abducted by a large man in a black hoodie, that she was in the trunk of a moving vehicle and that she loved them. Rita ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Great Falls Montana Montana Family Washington D.C. English-language films Death The Washington Times Tell
Ann Patchett's bravura 'Commonwealth' traces the 50-year fallout after an illicit kiss
“Commonwealth” begins with a kind of fever dream: A christening party in 1964 Los Angeles that takes a left turn when a giant bottle of gin is introduced. Suddenly, the orange trees that grow around the neighborhood are being stripped for juice, drunk adults are dancing in the midday sun and even...
49 points by Los Angeles Times | Family An American Family Ann Patchett
Woman hit with manslaughter in MMA fighter Kowal's son's death
The woman was slapped with the stiffer charge after doctors declared Liam brain dead Sunday and removed him from life support.
308 points by Daily News | Mixed martial arts Death Family Manslaughter Writing Heart
Court: Pleas properly entered in Wisconsin fatal fire case
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin appeals court has rejected arguments from a man convicted of setting a fatal house fire that his statements should have been suppressed and his guilty pleas withdrawn.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Appeal United States Appellate court Court Trial Family Democratic Party Life imprisonment
Emotions run high in courtroom as Sumava slaying suspects enter pleas
Rick Babbs sat in the gallery of the Newton County Superior Court Wednesday watching as the two men accused of stabbing his 20-year-old son and two others to death Aug. 28 entered not guilty pleas before a judge. He lunged from his seat on the aisle in the front row at Derrick T. Cardosi, 24, of...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Murder Crime Capital punishment Family Victim Plea Judge Prison
Texas mom shares proud moment when son stops everything to say the Pledge of Allegiance and prays
A photo of a young Texas student bowing his head in prayer before entering school following the Pledge of Allegiance is going viral after his proud mother posted the photo to Facebook.
122 points by The Houston Chronicle | Mother Family English-language films Maternal bond Father Motherhood Mom Jack Nicholson
Taraji P. Henson will only marry for love
Henson's boyfriend, who is also the father to her 22-year-old son Marcel, was murdered in Washington in 2003.
18 points by New York Post | Love Taraji P. Henson Marriage Positive psychology Family Romance Charity Happiness
Laurel man, 30, charged with killing parents inside their home
A 30-year-old man has been charged with killing his parents inside their home in the 9500 block of Queens Guard Court in Laurel. Craig Dennis White faces first- and second-degree murder and assault, said Howard County police spokeswoman Sherry Llewellyn, after his father, Glen White, 66, and mother...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Family Mother Father Parent Murder Over the Years and Through the Woods Son Blunt trauma
Senator’s nephew found dead in home invasion
The nephew of a prominent Democratic senator was found murdered in his small Washington state town — lying in a pool of his own blood, with a blood-stained wood-splitting ax nearby. Bob Tester, 35, was found after his 8-year-old daughter called her grandmother to say her father had been killed. It is believed Tester was...
27 points by New York Post | United States Washington United States Senate Family Senate Montana Spokane County Washington Idaho
Ava DuVernay and Oprah’s ‘Queen Sugar’ makes a powerful statement about family and loss
The seemingly endless conversations about diversity in Hollywood often fail to acknowledge that casting actors of color is only half the battle. Queen Sugar, the new OWN drama from filmmaker Ava DuVernay, is a shining example of how effective diversity – or, as the Selma director prefers to say, “in...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Family Meshell Ndegeocello Sibling Oprah Winfrey Sugarcane
Mom does the cooking; Dad worries about financial strain
Dear Amy: Six months ago our oldest daughter's husband, "John," walked out on her and their two kids (20 and 15) for another woman. Since he left, it has become obvious he is an alcoholic and not the person we thought him to be. He quit his job. He tells the kids he is trying to get a job, but...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Family Marriage I Decided Husband 2008 singles
Christopher Elliott, Pikesville therapist, dies
Christopher Moshe Elliott, a Pikesville therapist who specialized in treating teenagers and was heavily influenced by his Jewish faith, died in a bicycle accident in Upperco on Aug. 26. The father of two was 42.His father, Michael Elliott, said Mr. Elliott was cycling and struck a stopped pickup...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Judaism Family Moses Baltimore County Maryland Social work Rabbi Jews Academic degree
Henderson woman killed in apparent murder-suicide was in process of moving out
A woman in the process of leaving her husband was gunned down in an apparent murder-suicide when she stopped by their Henderson residence to retrieve some belongings ...
3 points by Las Vegas Sun | Family Leo White Jess Robbins Woman Wound Multiple gunshot suicide Related Residence