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  • Co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies years ago

    DUESSELDORF, Germany – How could someone once diagnosed with suicidal tendencies get a job as a commercial pilot, entrusted with the lives of hundreds ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Study finds equality between sexes at moment of conception

    NEW YORK – Every year, slightly more boy babies than girl babies are born worldwide. But back when sperm meets egg, the two sexes are conceived in equ ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Saudi-led forces strike Yemen rebels, blockade ports

    SANAA, Yemen – Saudi-led naval forces imposed a blockade on Yemen’s ports as coalition airstrikes Monday repelled an advance on the southern port city ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Crash at Fort Meade leaves 1 dead

    FORT MEADE, Md. – Two men dressed as women smashed a stolen car into a police vehicle after they disobeyed commands at the closely guarded gates of th ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Surplus symbols: How many state bugs and beans do we need?

    CONCORD, N.H. – Whoopie pies, the K4s steam locomotive, the Carolina Shag and Harney silt loam share a common bond: Each is a treasured member of the ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Prosecution rests its in Boston bombing case

    BOSTON – Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, study says

    CHICAGO – An apple a day doesn’t necessarily keep the doctor away. That’s according to proverb-busting research that found daily apple eaters had just ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Federal agents charged with stealing currency

    SAN FRANCISCO – Two former federal agents were charged with fraud in the theft of digital currency during an investigation into an online black market ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Business forecasters boost 2-year outlook for US economy

    A business economics group has boosted its outlook for U.S. economic improvement this year and next, particularly for job growth.
    March 30, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Trevor Noah set to replace Jon Stewart on 'Daily Show'

    NEW YORK – Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times during the past year, will ...
    March 30, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • U.S. consumer spending edges up 0.1 percent in February

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumers spent just slightly more in February even though their income rose by a healthy amount. But economists hope bigger paychec ...
    March 30, 2015 - 8:22 am
  • Nigerians vote Sunday despite violence, technical hitches

    ABUJA, Nigeria – Boko Haram fighters attacked poll stations in northeast Nigeria and a governor demanded elections be canceled in an oil-rich southern ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Indiana governor: New law 'not about discrimination'

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that’s garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination ag ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Police: 2nd body found 3 days after NYC blast

    NEW YORK – Emergency workers found a second body Sunday in the mass of rubble left behind by an apparent gas explosion three days earlier in Manhattan ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • More restrictive spring break pondered after party shooting

    PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. – A house party that dissolved into a hail of gunfire and left seven young people hurt has officials on the Florida Panhandle ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:09 pm
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