This photo combo of images provided by The Colorado Bureau of Investigation shows, from left, Bella Watts, Celeste Watts and Shanann Watts. The Freder

Bodies of pregnant Colorado woman, 2 daughters likely found

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FCC shuts down Alex Jones' pirate flagship radio station

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Alex Jones, whose conspiracy theory-laden website InfoWars is viewed by millions, in Austin, Texas, Feb. 17, 2017.
The Federal Communications Commission has shut down a pirate radio station that served as the flagship outlet for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.

VA required thousands of 'unwarranted re-examinations' for vets, costing millions

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FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington.
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Aretha Franklin performed at the State Fair Grandstand in 2014.

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