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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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This weekend’s sports schedule

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Here is a look at some of this weekend's major sporting events.

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Mayweather, Pacquiao, Perry among the ‘best paid’ celebrities

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Musicians and athletes dominate the world's highest-paid celebs, according to the latest rankings.

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It’s not the Super Bowl, but World Cup will have its parties

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Soccer fans, wild with excitement, will be at World Cup viewing parties in bars, museums and homes across America.

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Steph Curry defeats LeBron James again

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Curry's jersey is the top seller for the first time.

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Ex-NFL player tackles overgrown field for kids

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Reggie McKenzie has been hosting a youth football camp for more than 40 years but when his namesake field near Detroit became neglected, McKenzie did what he's always done: he tackled it.