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Student Organization at the University of Central Missouri Raises Awareness About Human Trafficking

International Justice Mission's (IJM) student chapter at the University of Central Missouri raised awareness about human trafficking with their "Choose Freedom" event outside the student Union on Wednesday and Thursday (Sept. 25-26). The IJM chapter had students paint their hands red and press their fingerprints against a big, black "X," which stands for the "End It Movement," a global effort to stop modern day slavery.

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Watch the Wrecked Costa Concordia Tilted Up in Riveting Time-Lapse Video

The Costa Concordia, the Italian cruise ship that crashed and resulted in the death of 32 people last year, was tipped upright on Monday.

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Getty/Gary S. Chapman

Remembering September 11: Where Were You on That Day? [SURVEY]

The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, was one of the worst tragedies in American history. The horrific event blindsided the nation, and it's a day that none of us will ever forget.

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64-Year-Old Diana Nyad Swims From Cuba to Florida in 53 Hours

For the first time in history, a swimmer has endured the 103-mile route from Havana, Cuba to Key West, Florida, without the assistance of a shark cage. That swimmer, 64-year-old Diana Nyad, began her quest on Saturday, August 31, and finished around 53 hours later on Labor Day.

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President Barack Obama Visits University of Central Missouri [PHOTOS]

President Barack Obama came to UCM in Warrensburg today (July 24) to discuss the merits of the Missouri Innovation Campus program, an agreement between Lee's Summit R-7 School District, Metropolitan Community College and UCM that allows students to graduate with a 4-year degree, two years after college with no student debt and sets them up on a career path with valuable experience.  Obama also spoke about how education can help fuel the economy and concentrating on helping students entering into college and going through it.

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Prince William + Kate Middleton Welcome Their Royal Baby

Hear ye, hear ye! On this day, July 22, Prince William and yon wife Kate Middleton have successfully created the third successor in line for the British throne: a (still unnamed) baby boy.

That's right, kids. The royal bun has officially exited the royal oven. And Kanye had nothing to do with it.

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Can You Guess the Fattest Country in the World? (Hint: It Ain’t America)

Here’s some news that’s bigger than Americans’ ever-growing waistlines.

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Pope John Paul II Will Be Named a Saint

Pope John Paul II, who headed the Catholic Church from 1978 through his death in 2005, will soon officially become a saint.

The sainthood was expected for the widely beloved pope, for whom thousands of Catholics chanted "Santo subito" ("Sainthood now”) in St

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Champion Eaters Compete In Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest
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6 Strange and Wonderful Fourth of July Celebrations From All Over

Thursday is Independence Day, and cities and towns all across America will be celebrating in style—but not always in conventional fashion. Heck, not always in America either.

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Statue Recovered From Mummy’s Tomb Spookily Spinning On Its Own

Sitting as still as a statue may not be an appropriate way to describe someone who isn't moving.

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