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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...

Crane Collapses in New York City, Killing One

(NEW YORK) — At least one fatality has been confirmed after a construction crane fell in downtown Manhattan Friday morning. Images of the crane, which...

Armed ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ Suspect Dies in Florid...

(PENSACOLA, Fla.) — The Missouri couple dubbed a real-life “Bonnie and Clyde” were tracked down to Florida Thursday before a car chase and shootout that...

Drone Crashes Into Empire State Building, Man A...

(NEW YORK) — A New Jersey man was arrested Thursday night after a drone he was flying crashed into the Empire State Building, police said....

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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...

Pluto’s Mysterious Floating Hills Mesmerize Sci...

(NEW YORK) — The New Horizons probe has yielded a trove of new information about Pluto, including the existence of miniature hills that appear to...

Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Counterpart P...

(MOSCOW) — Pope Francis and his counterpart in the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, will meet next week in Cuba for a historic encounter that...

Body of Italian Student Found in Cairo, Egypt

(CAIRO) — The body of an Italian student who disappeared in Cairo, Egypt has been found, reports BBC News. Giulio Regeni was found next to...

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Donald Trump Says GOP Debate Will Be ‘Incredible’

(MANCHESTER, N.H.) — After skipping the most recent Republican presidential debate ahead of the Iowa caucuses, Donald Trump is back in the saddle for ABC...

Bring the Dancing Shoes: Obama to Appear on ‘El...

(WASHINGTON) — President Obama will want to pack his dancing shoes for his trip to California next week, as he is set to make a...

Donald Trump Says He’ll Attend March Debate Mod...

(WASHINGTON) — Donald Trump says he will now attend Fox News’ March 3 debate moderated by Megyn Kelly despite last week’s boycott. “I’ll be there,...

Alicia Keys Makes Valentine’s Day Pitch to Hous...

(WASHINGTON) — This Valentine’s Day, there’s no one for Alicia Keys but House Speaker Paul Ryan. The R&B singer and songwriter released a video message...

Hillary Clinton Losing Her National Lead over B...

(WASHINGTON) — Hillary Clinton’s strong national lead over Bernie Sanders is essentially gone and, instead, the Democratic race is incredibly close, according to a national...

Megyn Kelly Hopes Donald Trump Shows Up at Next...

(NEW YORK) — Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly called the feud she and her network have with Donald Trump “bizarre.” “It was bizarre because I...

Barbara Bush Campaigns for Her Jeb

(DERRY, N.H.) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush felt like a new man Thursday night. In a packed middle school cafeteria, he was acutely aware...

Chris Christie Takes Break from Campaign Trail ...

(BOSTON) — Chris Christie is a die-hard Bruce Springsteen superfan. So die-hard, in fact, that the New Jersey governor took a break from the campaign...

Business News

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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...

Super Bowl 50: The Clydesdales Are Back for Bud...

(NEW YORK) — Budweiser unveiled its commercial for Super Bowl 50 on ABC’s Good Morning America Friday. The brewer allowed GMA to go behind the...

Zika Virus: Airlines, Cruise Company Allow Empl...

(NEW YORK) —  Lufthansa Airline, Delta and Carnival Cruise Line are among the travel companies stating that employees can change their schedules to avoid work...

Entertainment News

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Helen Mirren Defends Academy in Oscar Diversity...

(NEW YORK) — Oscar winner Helen Mirren is defending the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the Oscars diversity debate. Asked about the...

“MacGyver” Movie, TV Reboot Planned

(NEW YORK) — Break out your Swiss army knife — MacGyver’s coming back. Variety reports entertainment company Lionsgate made the announcement Friday during an earnings...

George Clooney: It Took 25 Minutes for Amal to ...

(NEW YORK) — George Clooney said he knew within six months after meeting his future wife Amal that he wanted to marry her. The 54-year-old...

“Orange Is the New Black” Renewed for Three Mor...

(LOS ANGELES) — Orange Is the New Black fans just got some good news to start their weekend.  The hit Netflix comedy-drama has just been...

“Hail, Caesar!”; “Pride and Prejudice and Zombi...

(NEW YORK) — Here’s a look at the new movies opening nationwide today: * Hail, Caesar! — In the Coen brothers’ comedy, set during Hollywood’s...

“American Idol” Recap: Season 15’s Top 24 Revealed

(NEW YORK) — Thursday was Final Judgment day as American Idol’s top 24 were revealed. More than 50 remaining contestants faced off in the Showcase...

Review: “The Choice” (PG-13)

(LOS ANGELES) — The Choice is the eleventh love story from Nicholas Sparks to hit the big screen — since 2012, Sparks films have arrived...

Caitlyn Jenner Reveals She Originally Planned t...

(NEW YORK) — Caitlyn Jenner officially transitioned to a woman in 2015, but she had originally planned to transition much earlier, before her 40th birthday. ...

Coldplay’s Chris Martin Will Avoid Any “Shark-B...

Remember last year, when that goofy dancing “Left Shark” who was part of Katy Perry‘s Super Bowl halftime show became a viral sensation?  Well, Coldplay,...

Sports

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Dallas Police Open Criminal Investigation Into ...

(DALLAS) — Dallas police have opened a criminal investigation into Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel after a domestic violence dispute. In a statement Friday, the...

Louisville Announces Self-Imposed One-Year Ban ...

(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — As the NCAA investigates a potential scandal involving the University of Louisville’s recruiting, the school has decided to impose a one-year post-season...

Meet Carolina Panthers Mascot ‘Sir Purr’

(SANTA CLARA, Calif.) — The spirited mascot for the Carolina Panthers, “Sir Purr,” makes his way to Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, where he will...

Colorado, North Carolina Governors Make Bet ove...

(DENVER) — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is willing to put some products made in Colorado on the line in a friendly Super Bowl 50 bet...

Super Bowl 50: Pre-Game Rituals and Superstitions

(SAN FRANCISCO) — When the Denver Broncos hit the field Sunday, they’ll be dressed in their white uniforms instead of the orange ones they typically...

Roger Goodell Speaks Out on Concussions, ‘Roone...

(SAN FRANCISCO) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says there is a “culture change” in the NFL when it comes to concussions and, if he had...

“Blind Side” Player’s Mom Calls Super Bowl Appe...

(SANTA CLARA, Calif.) — Two weeks ago, when Carolina Panthers left tackle Michael Oher took the field in the NFC championship, Leigh Anne Tuohy burst...

The Story Behind the First Super Bowl

(NEW YORK) — This Sunday marks the 50th Super Bowl in NFL history, a league with more than 90 years under its belt. So, how...

BMX Biking Star Dave Mirra Dead of Apparent Sui...

(NEW YORK) — BMX biking star Dave Mirra was found dead of an apparent suicide on Thursday. The Greenvile, North Carolina Police Department released a...

Manziel Police Report Released by Fort Worth Po...

(NEW YORK) — A full report released by the Fort Worth Police Department in Fort Worth, Texas on Thursday provides details on the alleged altercation...

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