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A 16-year-old Connecticut high school boy killed a 16-year-old girl after she turned him down for the junior prom, police said. The girl, Marion Sanchez, died of neck injuries after the boy tried to strangle her, pushed her down the stairs and stabbed her in the throat.
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"South-central Kansas to west-central Oklahoma would be in an elevated risk area for severe weather Saturday evening." - AccuWeather meteorologist Scott Breit, talking about severe weather that will hit the central U.S. this weekend. Tornadoes are possible in what AccuWeather says may be one of the worst storm systems of the year.
Hot video: Nevada rancher defends slavery remarks
A Nevada rancher who gained national attention with his comments about slavery is trying to explain his remarks. Politicians who had supported Cliven Bundy in his dispute with federal officials are quickly distancing themselves from him.
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