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Miyuki Harwood was hiking near Fresno when she got separated from group; crawled for two days to a creek to survive, rescuers say
Several states' performances on controversial educational testing program revealed; questions remain about reaching program's fundamental goals
Man in his 60s falls from upper deck into lower-level stands at Turner Field during seventh inning of Braves-Yankees game
Tropical Storm Erika dissipated over the Caribbean, but hurricanes are gaining strength on the other side of the country
Falling branches kill a 10-year-old girl and a man near Seattle as high winds topple trees and knock out power to a quarter-million customers
More than a million people were displaced by Hurricane Katrina
A new poll shows trouble for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton
The pig farm Lil' Orphan Hammies takes in pigs that were meant as pets yet grew too large for their owners to care for
A 47-year-old sheriff's deputy was gunned down execution-style at a gas station south of Houston, Texas
While much of New Orleans is almost back to what it was before the storm, the Lower Ninth Ward is still struggling to rebuild