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Paddle Boarder Who Wanted To See Orcas Gets An Up-Close Look

Paddle Boarder Who Wanted To See Orcas Gets An Up-Close LookRich German says he had been dreaming of getting a close look at orcas. That dream came true recently, as a pod of five orcas swam around — and even under — German while he stood on his paddle board off of Laguna Beach, Calif.

Highway Overpass In Cincinnati Collapses, 1 Dead

Highway Overpass In Cincinnati Collapses, 1 DeadA construction worker was killed and a semi-tractor trailer driver sustained minor injuries after a bridge collapsed near Hopple Street on southbound Interstate 75, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Jury Selection To Start In Aurora, Colo., Mass Shooting Trial

Jury Selection To Start In Aurora, Colo., Mass Shooting TrialJury selections starts today for the trial of James Holmes, the man accused of killing 12 people and wounding 70 others in the Aurora, Colo., theater shooting in July 2012.

Republican Leaders Dismiss Obama’s Tax Proposal As ‘Not Serious’

Republican Leaders Dismiss Obama’s Tax Proposal As ‘Not Serious’Republicans are firing back at a White House proposal to push tax cuts for middle income families by raising the capital gains tax rate on couples making more than a half-million dollars a year.

U.S. Supreme Court Will Rule On Gay Marriage This Term

U.S. Supreme Court Will Rule On Gay Marriage This TermThe justices said they will review an appellate court's decision to uphold the ban on same-sex marriage in Ohio, Tennessee, Michigan and Kentucky.

Delegation Of Congressional Democrats Visits Cuba

Delegation Of Congressional Democrats Visits CubaA U.S. Congressional delegation led by Vermont Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy is in Cuba to discuss greater cooperation after President Obama embarked on a historic thawing of relations between the two countries after a decades-long chill.

Ukraine Launches Major Offensive To Retake Donetsk Airport

Ukraine Launches Major Offensive To Retake Donetsk AirportUkraine's president says his forces will retake the airport in the eastern city of Donetsk from the control of Russian-backed separatists amid reports of a major push to do just that.

Seattle Super Bowl Bound After NFC Title Win Over Green Bay

Seattle Super Bowl Bound After NFC Title Win Over Green BayThe Seattle Seahawks have defeated the Green Bay Packers to win the NFC title and earn their ticket to Super Bowl XLIX.

Obama Shifts Federal Sick-Leave Rules, Urges Congress To Follow

Obama Shifts Federal Sick-Leave Rules, Urges Congress To FollowFederal workers with a pressing need can take an advance of up to six weeks of sick leave under a new policy unveiled by President Obama on Thursday.

More Than 2 Dozen Arrested In France, Belgium In Anti-Terror Raids

More Than 2 Dozen Arrested In France, Belgium In Anti-Terror RaidsOvernight, police in France, Belgium and Germany arrested more than two dozen people suspected of having ties to terrorism.