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Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 5:05 AM

Missing Nebraska Toddler Found Inside Claw Machine

6 hours ago

Mid-April Chill Hits Millions

People as far south as Louisiana woke up Wednesday to chilly temperatures as icy conditions threaten young spring plants and blossoming fruit trees all throughout the U.S. A mass of cold air that saw temperatures in the Plains plummet below freezing Tuesday has now shifted east and will hang over a large area of the inland U.S. The National Weather Service issued freeze warnings for states from New York to Arkansas. Read »
Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 2:24 AM

Missing Jet: Sub's Underwater Search Cut Short Again

4 hours ago

Formerly Conjoined Twins Thriving in Dallas, 8 Months After Separation Surgery

3 hours ago

Ex-Komen Executive Faces New Flap in Senate Bid

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 5:36 AM

Son Accused in Mom's CO Killing Due in Court

4 hours ago

4 Dead, 291 Missing After S. Korea Ferry Sinks

At least four people are dead and 291 unaccounted for after a ferry carrying mainly students on a high school trip capsized and sank off South Korea's coast, NBC News reported. A government spokesman told reporters there had been 459 people on board the Sewol, including 325 students, 15 teachers, 89 other passengers and a crew of 30. A rescued passenger told The Associated Press that many people were trapped inside when the ferry sank. A U.S. Navy ship has joined the rescue effort, military officials said. Read »
Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 5:21 AM

Bloomberg to Spend $50M to Fight Gun Violence

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans to build a nationwide network aimed at curbing gun violence and battling the National Rifle Association, according to published reports. Bloomberg told the New York Times that he is planning to spend $50 million this year to establish the grassroots gun control lobbying group, called Everytown for Gun Safety. Read »
2 hours ago

Sprint Sends Email Addressed to "Sissyboy" Customer

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 4:00 AM

Pistorius Faces Uphill Battle in Murder Trial: Experts

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 4:02 AM

Video Shows Al-Qaeda Meeting With Escaped Militants

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 10:55 PM

NYPD Disbands Unit That Spied on Muslims

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 5:09 AM

Rice Cooker Triggers Boston Scare, Man in Custody

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 3:57 AM

Bombing Suspect's Lawyers Seek Dismissal of Some Charges

4 hours ago

NY Tourists Jump From Runaway Horse Carriage in Georgia

Five New York vacationers visiting Savannah, Ga., had to jump from an out-of-control carriage Monday morning when horse pulling them got spooked and took off, galloping through busy intersections and crashing into five vehicles, police say. Surveillance video from the scene, obtained by WSAV-TV, show the horse bounding into parked vehicles, weaving between cars on narrow streets and galloping against traffic through busy intersections. Read »
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