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Recovery Operation Continues After 2 Planes Col...

(LOS ANGELES) — After two small planes collided in midair off the coast of Southern California on Friday, officials were still trying to locate two...

FBI: Detroit Man Threatened Attack on Church, P...

(DETROIT) — A Detroit-area man who was under FBI investigation for “increasingly violent threats…about committing acts of terror and martyrdom” on behalf of ISIS has...

FBI Investigates Laser Strikes at Cleveland Air...

(CLEVELAND) — The FBI is asking the public for information about a series of recent laser strikes at the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, including 25...

Two Planes Collide in Midair, Plunge Into Ocean...

(LOS ANGELES) — Two small planes collided in midair off the coast of Southern California on Friday. The Federal Aviation Administration and the U.S. Coast...

Air Traffic Controllers Texting, Using Snapchat...

(NEW YORK) — More than a dozen air traffic controllers were disciplined for improper use of electronic devices while at work over a three-year period,...

Virginia Tech Student Had ‘Inappropriate Relati...

(BLACKSBURG, Va.) — The Virginia Tech student charged with kidnapping and murdering a 13-year-old girl is suspected of having a relationship with the victim that...

Dramatic Video Shows Person Stuck in Car After ...

(NEW YORK) — New footage from the deadly crane collapse in downtown Manhattan Friday morning shows how bystanders desperately tried to rescue a person trapped...

‘Affluenza’ Teen Ethan Couch Moved to Adult Jai...

(DALLAS) — The Texan teenager who has been returned to the United States after allegedly fleeing to Mexico with his mother has been moved to...

Timeline of How Alleged ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ Crim...

(PENSACOLA, Fla.) — A two-week, multistate manhunt for an allegedly armed couple likened to a modern-day “Bonnie and Clyde” has ended with one suspect dead...

NHTSA: Traffic Deaths Jumped in 2015 After Year...

(NEW YORK) — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced Friday that the amount of traffic deaths increased about 9.3 percent in the first...

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What You Could Buy Instead of $2,700 Super Bowl...

(SANTA CLARA, Calif.) — On Saturday, the day before Super Bowl 50, the cheapest ticket available for the big game was $2,700, a Stub Hub...

Twitter Considering Changing to Algorithmic Tim...

(NEW YORK) — Twitter as you know it may soon be a thing of the past. The social media company plans to introduce a new...

Twitter Considering Changing to Algorithmic Tim...

(NEW YORK) — Twitter as you know it may soon be a thing of the past. The social media company plans to introduce a new...

Jobs Report Leads US Stocks to Decline

(NEW YORK) — The latest jobs report pulled the major indexes lower at the close on Friday with major tech stock sell-offs. The Dow Jones...

Ken Doll Follows Barbie’s Lead, Gets Hipster Ma...

(NEW YORK) — Barbie isn’t the only one with a new look. Just days after the announcement of Barbie’s newly expanded “Fashionista” line, which includes...

Amazon Echo Picks Up Three Helpful New Skills

(NEW YORK) — How’s this for making your Super Bowl weekend a little more enjoyable? Amazon’s Echo speaker can now hail an Uber, order a...

Why Women Are Raving About Levi’s New Wedgie Fi...

(NEW YORK) — Levi’s is behind the hottest trend in denim. The company’s newly-launched “wedgie fit” jeans help boost one’s booty with specially-designed cups that...

Facebook Messenger Includes a Hidden Chess Game

(NEW YORK) — There’s a secret chess game hidden inside the Facebook Messenger app. Accessing the game is as easy as typing @FBChess play into...

Bernie Madoff Sleuth Warns of Three New Ponzi S...

(NEW YORK) — At least three major Ponzi schemes are currently scamming American investors, according to Harry Markopolos, the man whose warnings about the Bernard...

Google’s AI System to Take on ‘Go’ Champion Liv...

(NEW YORK) — Google’s artificial intelligence system is set to take on the world champion of Go — a game with trillions of possible moves...

Super Bowl 50 in Silicon Valley Gets a Boost fr...

(SANTA CLARA, Calif.) — Silicon Valley is putting its high-tech touch on Super Bowl 50 to make game day an experience unlike any other. The...

Economy Adds 151K Jobs; Unemployment Rate Drops...

(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Department of Labor released the jobs report for January 2016, and the numbers are worse than economists predicted.  Employers added 151,000...

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North Korea Launches Long-Range Missile, US Off...

(PYONGYANG, North Korea) — U.S. officials said North Korea successfully launched a long-range missile, apparently into space, and condemned the move as another provocation from...

North Korea Launches Long-Range Missile, US Off...

(PYONGYANG, North Korea) — North Korea has launched a long-range missile, a U.S. official told ABC News. “We have detected a missile launch from North...

North Korea’s Satellite Launch Date Window Opens

(PYONGYANG, North Korea) — Possible dates for North Korea’s “satellite” launch have been revealed. According to BBC, North Korea could be nearing its launch as...

Avalanche in Austrian Alps Kills Five Czech Skiers

(NEW YORK) — Five Czech skiers are dead after an avalanche in the Austrian Alps, reports BBC News. Two other people were injured in the...

Deadly Earthquake Strikes Taiwan

(NEW YORK) — At least three people in Tainan, Taiwan are dead after an earthquake struck, says BBC News. The 6.4 magnitude quake was just...

Feds Eye Laptop Bomb in Somalia Mid-Air Explosi...

(MOGADISHU, Somalia) — Investigators believe that an explosion aboard a plane in Somalia was likely caused by a small bomb that was placed inside of...

Pentagon Releases Photos of Alleged Detainee Ab...

(WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon released 198 photos Friday that were taken as part of an investigation into allegations of abuse or mistreatment of detainees held...

Twitter Reports Progress in Shutting Down ISIS ...

(NEW YORK) — Twitter’s pledge to eradicate terrorist-related accounts on its site has made great strides since the social media company devoted more resources to...

After Hiding in US, Salvadoran Officer to Be Ex...

(SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador) — A former military official from El Salvador accused of involvement in the “terrorist murders” of six Jesuit priests and two...

FBI Team Lands in Somalia to Investigate Mid-Ai...

(MOGADISHU, Somalia) — A small team of FBI agents has arrived in Somalia to help authorities in the East African nation investigate what caused an...

WATCH: Volcano Erupts in Japan, Triggering Dram...

(KAGOSHIMA, Japan) — It was a calm evening in Japan Friday, when suddenly an orange burst erupted from Sakurajima volcano covering the clear, starry sky...

Politics

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Ben Carson Says He’ll Stay in Race No Matter Wh...

(NEW YORK) —  Ben Carson is here to stay, despite the ups and downs of his campaign. “For many months, the political class, pundits, the...

Bernie Sanders and Larry David Together at Last...

(NEW YORK) — Democratic presidential hopeful Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders flipped the tables and did an impression of comedian Larry David while standing right next...

New Hampshire Primary 2016: The Most Unique Cam...

(NEW YORK) —  The campaign trail can take presidential candidates to some pretty interesting places. Along with all of the diners, town halls and colleges...

Republican Presidential Debate: 9 Moments That ...

(MANCHESTER, N.H.) — With the first-in-the-nation New Hampshire primary just three days away, the leading members of the Republican presidential field gathered on a debate...

Marco Rubio Repeats Similar Line Four Times in ...

(MANCHESTER, N.H.) — Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio met one of his biggest criticisms during the GOP debate on Saturday night again…and again…and again. “And...

Donald Trump Sparks Boos at GOP Debate

(MANCHESTER, N.H.) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s comments about the audience at the Republican debate prompted a surprising response: a chorus of boos. “That’s...

Best Lines of the NH Republican Debate

(MANCHESTER, N.H.) — Republican presidential candidates squared off in New Hampshire one last time ahead of the primaries, hitting each other on everything ranging from...

GOP Debate: Christie and Rubio Square Off in Fi...

(MANCHESTER, N.H.) — The Republican presidential debate got off to a fiery start Saturday night when Gov. Chris Christie went after Sen. Marco Rubio, painting...

‘Huge Double Standard’ For Women Running for Pr...

(HENNIKER, N.H.) — Hillary Clinton on Saturday blasted the “huge double standard” she feels she faces as a woman running for president. “There is a...

Hillary Clinton Tries to Woo Young Voters in Ne...

(MANCHESTER, N.H.) — Speaking at a Democratic dinner in Manchester on Friday night, Hillary Clinton acknowledged the deficit she faces in the polls ahead of...

Republican Presidential Candidates Share Their ...

(MANCHESTER, N.H.) — Ever wonder how the Republican presidential candidates prepare for a debate? As Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz, Sen. Marco Rubio, Ben Carson,...

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