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Driver in deadly Fla. day care crash in custody

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — A manhunt across Florida ended Thursday with the surrender of a driver blamed in a deadly crash at a day care that injured 14 and killed a 4-year-old girl who was sitting in a classroom awaiting her afternoon snack.


Who is Stephen Colbert, really?

When CBS announced Stephen Colbert as David Letterman’s successor on the “Late Show,” speculation immediately surfaced over what that meant.  Mr. Colbert quickly answered the question with a  release through his publicist, stating, “I won't be doing the new show in character, so we'll all get to find out how much of him was me. But the question now is: Will his core fans – passionate members of the Colbert nation, a cohort that skews younger than the 50-year-old Colbert and one that CBS dearly wants to woo – be as eager to find out as well? “CBS is taking an incredible risk,” says Paul Levinson, a professor at Fordham University in New York and author of “New New Media.” “The only reason Colbert is successful and people love him is because they love the satirical character he plays on Comedy Central.”


5 charged after FBI rescue of NC prosecutor's father

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man whose daughter prosecutes violent crimes was rescued by an elite FBI team after he was kidnapped and terrorized for five days in what authorities described as act of retaliation involving the Bloods street gang.


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