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  • Crash is Germanwings' first fatal incident since 2002 start

    FRANKFURT, Germany — Germanwings, a low-cost unit of Lufthansa, had recorded no accidents involving passenger deaths until one of its planes crashed i ...
    March 24, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Germanwings plane crashes in French Alps, kills 150 passengers

    SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France – A black box recovered from the scene and pulverized pieces of debris strewn across Alpine mountainsides held clues to what c ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Timeline: Plane that crashed in French Alps never sent out distress signal

    5:25 p.m. (11:25 a.m. CT)A spokesman for the French Civil Aviation authority says the plane that cra ...
    March 24, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • Gender gap: Male nurses earn more money than female RNs, study finds

    CHICAGO — Even in an occupation that women overwhelmingly dominate, they still earn less than men, a study of nurses found.
    March 24, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • 10 Things to Know for March 24; Obama to talk with Afghan president about troop pullout

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    March 24, 2015 - 6:54 am
  • Police: No evidence of gang rape at University of Virginia

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A four-month police investigation into an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia that Rolling Stone magazine described ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Cruz targets conservatives as he starts White House run

    LYNCHBURG, Va. – Launching his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas asked Christian conservative voters to imagine a ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • House Democrats unveil budget matching Obama's tax increases

    WASHINGTON – House Democrats Monday unveiled a $3.7 trillion budget plan for next year that mirrors President Barack Obama's call for $1.8 trillion in ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Israel's Netanyahu apologizes to country's Arab minority

    JERUSALEM – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologized to Israel's Arab citizens on Monday for remarks he made during last week's parliament electio ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Siblings killed in New York house fire buried in Israel

    JERUSALEM – Seven Jewish siblings who died in a devastating New York house fire were laid to rest in Jerusalem on Monday at an emotional ceremony atte ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Unable to confirm rape at University of Virginia from Rolling Stone article, police suspend investigation

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A five-month police investigation into an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia, described in graphic detail in a Rol ...
    March 23, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for March 23; Texas Republican jumps into 2016 presidential race

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    March 23, 2015 - 7:53 am
  • Cruz becomes first major candidate to jump into 2016 race

    WASHINGTON – Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has become the first major candidate for president, kicking off what's expected to be a rush over the next ...
    March 22, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • U.S. trains Iraqi forces as battle for Tikrit continues

    TAJI, Iraq – As the U.S. mission to Iraq expands, so do its efforts to arm and train the country's security forces to combat the Islamic State group, ...
    March 22, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • 'They were so pure,' father says of 7 kids killed in fire

    NEW YORK – An ultra-Orthodox Jewish community shattered by the deaths of seven siblings in a house fire carried out their funerals Sunday, a day after ...
    March 22, 2015 - 11:54 pm
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