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Sister Of Boston Bombing Suspects Arrested Over Bomb Threat

New York City police allege Ailina Tsarnaeva made threats against her boyfriend's ex. "I know people who can go over there and put a bomb on you," Tsarnaeva allegedly said.

Tracy Hamm

Tracy Ham: The Hall Of Fame And The Future Of College Football

Georgia is now home to the national College Football Hall of Fame. It opened a week ago in downtown Atlanta. Georgia has 25 players in the national hall. They are all from University of Georgia and Georgia Tech, except for one man: Tracy Ham. Ham led Georgia Southern to two national championships as its star quarterback from 1983 to 1986, shortly after Georgia Southern re-launched its football program after a four–decade hiatus. He went on to be drafted by the Los Angeles Rams and play 13 seasons with the Canadian Football League. He's since returned to Statesboro and is now the school's Associate Athletic Director for Special Projects.

How Foster Farms Is Solving The Case Of The Mystery Salmonella

Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry's fight against the foodborne pathogen.

In Haiti, An 'American Idol'-Style Contest About Child Slavery

Last week, thousands of Haitians gathered in a stadium for the final round in a national songwriting contest. The topic: restavek, the term for the thousands of children who are modern-day slaves.

Hey, You've Got Mites Living On Your Face. And I Do, Too

If you're grossed out by the idea that tiny relatives of scorpions are living in the pores of your nose, you're not alone. But everybody's got Demodex mites, a study finds. And they're kind of cute.

State Department 'Looking Into' Reports Of Another Jihadi Killed In Syria

After confirming earlier this week that Douglas McCain was killed fighting with Islamic State militants, U.S. officials say they are probing a report of a second American jihadi killed in Syria.

China Warns U.S. Over Surveillance Flights

Beijing rejected U.S. claims that one of its warplanes made a reckless intercept of a U.S. Navy P-8 and said if Washington wants good relations with China, it should end "close surveillance" flights.

Murder Charges Dismissed Against Former Top Thai Leaders

Ex-Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his deputy, Suthep Thaugsuban, were charged in connection with a bloody 2010 crackdown on protesters.

USC's Josh Shaw Suspended For Making Up Heroic Tale

Shaw had explained that he sprained both his ankles because he jumped from a second-floor balcony to save his drowning nephew. The cornerback has now admitted that was a lie.

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