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    Natalee Holloway’s father opens up about new lead

    It's been 10 years since Natalee Holloway vanished while on a high school graduation trip to Aruba, and after a decade of false hopes and dead ends, her father has never stopped looking for her.

  • Three ways to protect your belongings from pickpockets

    All it takes is a moment where you look away for someone to swoop in and steal your valuables.

  • [FILE] Students walk to class on the campus of Harvard University located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

    Asian-American groups accuse Harvard of discrimination

    A coalition of Asian-American organizations says the federal government should step in to change Harvard's approach to admissions, accusing the university of racial discrimination.

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    Biden blasts Putin, says U.S. debating sending weapons to Ukraine

    With tensions flaring between Russia and the West, Vice President Joe Biden blasted Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday and said that the White House is still mulling sending arms and equipment to besieged Ukrainian troops.

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    Food writer Josh Ozersky’s death accidental

    Noted food writer Josh Ozersky, known as an unabashed fan of the carnivorous lifestyle, has died at the age of 47.

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    Fisherman on kayak catches massive 552-pound fish

    A man from Cape Coral has reportedly caught the largest 'bottom fish' ever from a kayak in Sanibel.

  • Isabella Santorum Laughs with her Dad

    Rick Santorum enters 2016 GOP race

    (CNN) — Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who mounted an unexpectedly strong bid for the Republican nomination in 2012, is making another bid for the White House. Santorum launched his campaign on Wednesday evening from a factory in the blue collar town of Cabot, Pennsylvania, on the outskirts of Pittsburgh, with a starkly populist tone. He held aloft a piece of coal while telling his family’s story and that of others in western Pennsylvania’s coal country. He said that […]

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    Truck reportedly crashes into train bridge on Kirkwood Blvd.

    Metal pieces were hanging from the train bridge across Kirkwood Boulevard in Davenport, Iowa after a truck reportedly crashed into it. The crash happened before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2015 on Kirkwood near Spring Street. When News 8 was on scene, traffic was traveling in both directions, but cars were having to drive around the hanging metal piece to avoid it.

  • Found possibly fallen out of the nest. Photo from Mary Ann Rasko Miller

    Photos: Even more wildlife in the QC

    From geese on the Mississippi River to white tailed deer and everything in between, wildlife can be seen in many places in the Quad Cities area.

  • Northwest Davenport by Fillmore Elementary. 5-24-15. Photo by Travis Myers

    Your Photos: Stormy Sunday during Memorial Day weekend

    A tornado watch is in effect for the entire viewing area until 1 a.m. Check watches and warnings here.  News 8 viewers shared their photos as tornado warnings popped up early evening, Sunday, May 24, 2015.

  • Anthrax

    Live anthrax inadvertently sent by U.S. military

    CNN has learned a lab inadvertently received live anthrax samples from the U..S military in the last several days prompting an across the board urgent review to see if any other live anthrax has been shipped.

  • Diverted because of bad weather in Atlanta, a Delta Air Lines pilot turned to the classic solution for many a grumpy passenger: pizza.

    Delta pilot orders pizza for delayed flight

    Diverted because of bad weather in Atlanta, a Delta Air Lines pilot and airport crew turned to the classic solution for many a grumpy passenger: pizza.

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