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Germanwings co-pilot suicidal at one time

The investigation into the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 has not revealed evidence of the co-pilot Andreas Lubitz's motive, but he suffered from suicidal tendencies at some point before his aviation career, a spokesman for the prosecutor's office ...

Demonstrators in Indianapolis over religious freedom law

Indiana legislators pledge to 'fix' law

Indiana's top two state lawmakers pledged Monday to amend the state's controversial "religious freedom" law to clarify that it cannot be used to discriminate against gay people.

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US ends Boston case with grisly photos

An 8-year-old boy who once urged people to "stop hurting each other" was literally blown apart by a homemade bomb as he watched the 2013 Boston Marathon with his family, jurors heard Monday.

Federal prosecutors rested their case with grisly testimony ...

Obama speaks at Kennedy Institute dedication

Obama salutes 'Lion of the Senate' Kennedy

President Barack Obama, formally dedicating on Monday an institute to the U.S. Senate and one of its legendary occupants, hailed the importance of the legislative body even while suggesting its best days have faded.

Speaking at the Boston waterfront s...

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Houston police chase ends with capture

A suspected car burglar led police on a chase and forced the lockdown of some schools in the Houston area Monday.

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Missouri politics roiled by second suicide

A month after Missouri's auditor committed suicide, police say the auditor's spokesman has shot himself in another apparent suicide.

The death of Spence Jackson, the spokesman who had provided the official notice of auditor Tom Schweich's death on Fe...

Conn Gov Dannel Malloy

Conn. to ban state-funded travel to Indiana

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is joining a growing number of voices against a controversial Indiana law that critics say discriminates against gay people.

Malloy signed an executive order Monday blocking state-funded travel to Indiana and other ...

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Yemen: Foreign boots could hit the ground

At any moment, Saudi troops could march through Yemen, heating up an already intense conflict that could have ramifications across the Middle East.

On Monday, a Saudi-led coalition of nine countries continued airstrikes against Shiite Houthi rebels, w...


McDonald's will test all-day breakfast

McDonald's is giving late sleepers and big breakfast fans something to smile about by serving McMuffins all day, everyday at some locations.

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Markets rally, Dow surges more than 260 points

Remember all those worries about earnings and the economy that caused a big slump on Wall Street last week?

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Germanwings plane crash: Timeline of events

Details continue to emerge about the final moments of Germanwings Flight 9525 and the life of the co-pilot who authorities say appears to have set it on a fatal trajectory into the French Alps.

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Twitter reacts to Indiana "religious freedoms" bill

Notable names on Twitter -- including celebrities, athletes and politicians -- are pushing back against an Indiana law that allows businesses to refuse service gay people on religious grounds. Click on to see who's making social media waves.

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Blast, fire rock NYC neighborhood

An explosion rocked a heavily traveled section of Manhattan's East Village on Thursday, injuring at least a dozen people and leveling parts of a building, authorities said.

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What causes sinkholes

In March 2015, a sinkhole swallowed a tour bus in northern Brazil. The incident happened near a flooded river. Everyone aboard escaped safely. Take a look at what causes a sinkhole and some other notable sinkholes that have made headlines.

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The new A-list: How much do today's stars make per movie?

According to a survey conducted of producers, agents and executives by The Hollywood Reporter, there are at least six actors earning as much as $20 million per picture. Click on to see how much today's biggest stars command.

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Best companies to work for in 2015

Using feedback from employees, Glassdoor lists the best companies to work for in 2015.

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Notable food recalls

In March 2015, Blue Bell ice cream recalled 3 oz. institutional/food service cups of chocolate, vanilla and strawberry ice cream after a test detected listeria in one of the cups recovered from a Kansas hospital. Here are other notable food recalls that made headlines.

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Deadliest plane crashes in history

Authorities say a commercial airline with 150 people on board crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday. Take a look at the deadliest plane crashes in history.

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State-by-state look at marijuana laws

Ohio may be the next state to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Take a look at which other states allow recreational and medical marijuana use.

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NFL players in trouble with the law

Running back Bernard Pierce was cut by the Baltimore Ravens on March 18 just hours after being arrested on a DUI charge. Here are some other NFL players who have had trouble with the law.


Houston chase video

Man leads police on chase in Houston area

A suspected car burglar led police on a chase and forced the lockdown of some schools in the Houston area Monday.

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Germanwings co-pilot had suicidal tendencies

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz suffered from suicidal tendencies at some point before he began his career as a pilot, according to German prosecutors.

Year in Space

What will happen to Kelly during year in space?

Many people dream about living among the stars but the the truth is we still don't what really happens to the people who spend long periods of time in zero gravity.


Report: Germanwings pilot made last plea

The audio from Germanwings Flight 9525 cockpit voice recorder has not been released, but a German newspaper published what it claims is a summary of the transcript from the recording.

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift joins Kenny Chesney on stage

Taylor Swift blew through Nashville last week and made an appearance at Kenny Chesney's show on Thursday.

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Indiana governor defends Religious Freedom Law

Indiana governor Mike Pence claims his state's new Religious Freedom Law is misunderstood. Opponents say the measure will allow businesses to discriminate against gay customers on religious grounds.


8 dead in Florida van crash

A van crash in Glades County, Florida, killed eight adults and injured 10 other people, the Florida Highway Patrol said Monday.

Air Canada accident

Air Canada jet slips off runway

Nearly two dozen people were hospitalized after an Air Canada jet slid off the runway Sunday. Heavy snow was falling at the Halifax, Nova Scotia airport while the airbus A320 tried to land. None of the injuries were life-threatening.

Alex Douglass

Trooper in Frein case out of hospital

On Sept. 12, 2014, state troopers Alex Douglass and Bryon Dickson were shot; Douglass was wounded and Dickson was killed, allegedly by Eric Frein. Douglass is out of the hospital after 16 surgeries and took part in a street-naming ceremony for Dickson.

Iranian sports journalist

Germanwings: Family mourns for journalist

Milad Hojjatoleslami’s family mourns his death in the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps. Hojatoleslami worked for the Tasnim news site and was en route to cover a match between the Iranian national football team and Chile to take place in Austria.