Teenage Girl Shot Near Miami School

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_864ea772eb.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (MIAMI) -- A teenage girl was shot near a Miami elementary school Friday morning, causing a brief panic when initial reports suggested the shooting may have taken place inside the school. The incident was “NOT a school shooting,” the Broward Sheriff’s Office said in an emailed statement. The victim is believed to be a girl, 15 or 16 years old, police said, noting that she was not a student at nearby Watkins Elementary.

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Daughters of Missing School Nurse 'Will Do Anything to Bring Her Home'

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_e8f6a89ad8.jpgABC News (WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) -- The daughters of a missing Florida school nurse made a tearful plea for help to find their mother, who mysteriously went missing earlier this week without a trace. Kimberly Lindsey, 49, texted one of her daughters Sunday to let them know she returned home from a trip, but she never showed up for work at Bak Middle School of the Arts in West Palm Beach on Monday.

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Major Victory for New York City's Stop-and-Frisk Supporters

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_7320cfd6b3.jpgStockbyte/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- New York City's controversial "stop-and-frisk" program appears to be fully back in business for the time being. It was last August that U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin declared that the policy used by New York City cops to fight crime was unconstitutional, contending that it violated the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments by unfairly targeting minorities, particularly blacks and Hispanics.

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More NSA Leakers Followed Snowden’s Footsteps, Whistleblower Lawyer Says

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_3e9b0d99b4.jpgBill Clark/CQ Roll Call (WASHINGTON) -- Several more current and former National Security Agency insiders, inspired by American fugitive Edward Snowden, have come forward as whistleblowers with details of the shadowy agency’s operations, according to an attorney at a whistleblower protection organization.

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FAA Will Allow You to Use Gadgets During Take Off and Landing

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_622496ec7d.jpgEyesWideOpen/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The days of hearing "Please turn off all your electronic devices" on the loudspeaker before airlines' take offs and landings are coming to an end. After hearing and assessing a report from the Aviation Rulemaking Committee, on Thursday the Federal Aviation Administration announced that it will be loosening the restrictions on gadget usage on planes, announcing that airlines can safely expand passenger use of portable electronic devices during all phases of flight.

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