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Texas policeman suspended after pulling gun on teen at pool party

A policeman is on administrative leave after a video surfaced that showed him throwing a bathing-suit clad girl to the ground and drawing a gun on another at a pool party disturbance.

This combination made from photos released by the New York State Police shows inmates David Sweat, left, and Richard Matt. Authorities on Saturday, June 6, 2015 said Sweat, 34, and Matt, 48, both convicted murderers, escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, N.Y. (New York State Police via AP)

Two murderers escape prison with power tools

More than 200 local, state and federal law enforcement officials are looking for the missing convicted killers.

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American Pharoah wins Belmont to capture Triple Crown

American Pharoah entered horse racing's all-time greats by winning the Belmont Stakes to capture the coveted Triple Crown in nearly four decades.

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Making headlines this week

A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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Data stolen in massive government hack dates back to 1985

Hackers broke into government computers, compromising the personal data of millions of current and former federal employees.

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EPA: Fracking not ‘widespread risk’ to drinking water

Fracking for shale oil and gas has not led to widespread pollution of drinking water, although some drilling activities could potentially cause health risks.

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Move over Viagra, it’s the women’s turn

The makers of a twice-rejected pill intended to boost libido in women will try once again this week to persuade regulators that the drug warrants approval as the first prescription treatment for low sexual desire in women.

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Global warming isn’t taking a break

An apparent slowdown in the pace of global warming is likely an illusion after a new study found no break in the trend of rising temperatures.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, June 5

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today, Friday, June 5.

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Governor Speaks To New Americans

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Governor McAuliffe helps Monticello welcome 78 new Americans.

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Barbour Retires As City Assessor

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Roosevelt Barbour has retired after more than a decade as the Charlottesville Assessor.

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Fire Damages Covesville Area Home

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An electrical fire has damaged a Covesville area house.

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Eagle Population Has Rebounded

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Virginia's eagle population has rebounded in the early months of 2015.