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22 taken to hospital after Air Canada plane goes off runway

Air Canada plane goes off runway while landing

An Air Canada jet touched down short of the runway at an airport in Halifax early Sunday, hitting an antenna, severing a power line and losing its landing gear before skidding to a stop.

The aircraft, an Airbus A320, touched down about 1,100 feet shor...

Yemen Houthi soldiers

Threat of ground incursion looms over Yemen

Oversized military trucks painted in desert beige hauled tanks in the same camouflage color down a dark highway late Saturday past glowing billboards in the Saudi Arabian town of Jazan.

With the border with Yemen little more than 20 miles away, the t...

Papua New Guinea earthquake

Major quake strikes off Papua New Guinea

A magnitude 7.5 earthquake has struck off Papua New Guinea, the U.S. Geological Survey said Sunday.

The quake was 40 km (25 miles) deep, the USGS said. Its epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) southeast of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.

There were no immediate r...

East Village fire, explosion

Second body found in rubble of NY building blast

Crews searching at the site where a building exploded in New York's East Village found two bodies in the rubble Sunday.

The victims' remains have not yet been officially identified, but authorities believe they are the two people who were reported mis...

Iran nuclear program workers

Talks intensify on Iran's nuclear future

Nuclear talks intensified Sunday between world powers and Iran, but key sticking points remained unresolved as the countries tried to reach a deal to curb Tehran's nuclear program ahead of a Tuesday deadline.

As the negotiations entered their fourth ...

Duke v Gonzaga

HOUSTON, TX - MARCH 29: Przemek Karnowski #24 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs and Jahlil Okafor #15 of the Duke Blue Devils jump for the opening tip off during the South Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at NRG Stadium on March 29, 2015 in Houston, Texas.

Duke goes to Final Four

Duke 66, Gonzaga 52: Justise Winslow starred down the stretch to highlight a 16-point performance as the Blue Devils defeated the Bulldogs to capture the NCAA Tournament's South Regional final from Houston.Tyus Jones pitched in 15 points an...

 Indiana Gov. Mike Pence

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence

Indiana governor illustrates GOP's gay rights challenge

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence got five cracks at answering the question that has triggered intense backlash against his state's new "religious freedom" law. The law allows individuals to assert in court that state laws and local ordinances violate their re...

Michigan State v Louisville

SYRACUSE, NY - MARCH 29: Terry Rozier #0 of the Louisville Cardinals drives to the basket against Travis Trice #20 and Marvin Clark Jr. #0 of the Michigan State Spartans during the East Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Carrier Dome on March 29, 2015 in Syracuse, New York.

Michigan State heading to Final Four

You'll see some familiar faces in the Final Four.

Duke beat Gonzaga 66-52 on Sunday, giving Blue Devils' coach Mike Krzyzewski his 12th trip to the semifinals of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

Justise Winslow and Matt Jones each scored 16 to hel...

Kurdistan Workers' Party

PKK chief calls for end to fighting in Turkey

It has been, some say, a battle by activists among Turkey's Kurdish minority for independence. It has been, others say, a guerrilla war by rebels who have punctuated their campaign with terrorist acts.

Tunisia hostages running

Twelve of those killed had been aboard the MSC Splendida, a cruise ship with more than 3,700 passengers and nearly 1,300 crew that docked in Tunis hours before the bloodshed, its parent company said in a statement. Five more victims came from a similar vessel, the Costa Fascinosa, which was at port in the Tunisian capital at the same time, according to Costa Cruises.

Demonstrators protest terrorism in Tunisia

Thousands of demonstrators marched in Tunisia's capital Sunday, protesting against terrorism less than two weeks after gunmen attacked a museum and killed more than 20 people there.

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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.

Germanwings Airbus A320 search effort

Germanwings plane crash: Timeline of events

French authorities say audio from the voice recorder of Germanwings Flight 9525 reveals the co-pilot appeared to make a deliberate attempt to destroy the plane.

NYC fire emergency responders

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.

brazil sinkhole bus

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.

red carpet, movies, Hollywood

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.

Amys recalled foods

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.

AirAsia debris in water

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.

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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.

Dog with prosthetics doing fine

A Colorado dog gets around fine with prosthetics

Thanks to prosthetics, a Colorado dog named Brutus is able to walk despite being a quadruple amputee.

Boston police officer shot in face

Boston cop in coma after being shot

A Boston police officer was in a medically induced coma Saturday after being shot in the face after approaching a car that had been pulled over.

Rally against Indiana religious freedom law

Thousands rally against Indiana's religious freedom act

Thousands of people rallied in Indianapolis Saturday to show their displeasure with Gov. Mike Pence, who recently signed Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law.

Germanwings Flight 9525 recovery operation continues

Efforts to recover Germanwings Flight 9525 wreckage, victims continue

Helicopter pilots maneuver among French Alps to get recovery workers in and out of the crash site of Germanwings Flight 9525.

 Indiana Gov. Mike Pence

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence

Businesses fight Indiana religious freedom law

Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act gives businesses owners who oppose homosexuality for religious reasons the right to turn away gay, lesbian and transgender people. Governor Mike Pence signed the law Thursday, hailing it as a victory for "religious liberty."

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