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Southwest flight from Baltimore makes emergency landing

Wed Jul 23, 2014

A Southwest airlines plane from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport airport made an emergency landing in Columbus, Ohio after the pilots received a warning about smoke in the front cargo hold. Full Story

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Real estate heir charged for urinating on candy

Wed Jul 23, 2014

A New York City real estate heir who admitted killing his neighbor a decade ago in Texas is facing a new charge in Houston that accuses him of urinating on candy at a drug store. Full Story

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Tropical depression moving westward in Atlantic

Tue Jul 22, 2014

A tropical depression is moving west in the Atlantic and is expected to degenerate over the next couple of days. Full Story

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Last body found in Washington mudslide

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Search and rescue personnel believe they have found the last body from the March 22 mudslide that killed 43 people in Oso, Washington. Full Story

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Beretta: Gun law forcing move out of Maryland

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Beretta U.S.A. announced Tuesday that company concerns over a strict gun-control law enacted in Maryland last year have made it necessary to move its weapons making out of the state to Tennessee. Full Story

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Donald Trump: Contempt for America won't help Ukraine relations

Tue Jul 22, 2014

President Donald Trump would have handled United States-Ukraine relations differently, garnering the respect America deserves, the politically outspoken business mogul said on WTOP Tuesday. Full Story

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Man linked to gun said 'bomber' was best friend

Wed Jul 23, 2014

A man linked to a gun used to kill a university police officer days after the Boston Marathon bombing allegedly told police he smoked marijuana every day because, in his words, "my best friend was the bomber." Full Story

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In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

Wed Jul 23, 2014

In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense systems leftover from the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi. Full Story

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Black leaders worry about low turnout in November

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Civil rights leaders at the NAACP annual convention in Las Vegas on Tuesday worried that dwindling African-American turnout in November could lead to the expansion of voter-identification laws that make it harder for that community to vote in subsequent contests. Full Story

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FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airlines Tuesday they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel for 24 hours following a Hamas rocket explosion nearby. The ban began 12:15 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, the agency said in a statement. Full Story

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HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Experts celebrated it as hopeful news that the AIDS epidemic may be slowing in the U.S. Full Story

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Police custody death tests 'Broken Windows' tactic

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Eric Garner, who died in police custody last week after he was put in an apparent chokehold, was suspected of committing the relatively minor crime of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes on the street. Full Story

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Thomas Berger, 'Little Big Man' author, dead at 89

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89. Full Story

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Man convicted of enslaving woman gets 30 years

Tue Jul 22, 2014

An Ohio man convicted along with his girlfriend of enslaving a mentally disabled woman for two years through intimidation, threats and abuse was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in federal prison. Full Story

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Denver agrees to pay $3.3M to settle abuse case

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Denver officials have reached a deal to pay $3.3 million to settle a federal jail-abuse lawsuit filed by a former inmate who said a deputy ignored his blood-curdling screams while a group of fellow inmates brutally beat him and scalded his genitals with hot water. Full Story

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Appeals court in Va. upholds health care subsidies

Tue Jul 22, 2014

A federal appeals court in Virginia has upheld tax subsidies for low- and middle-income people who buy insurance under the Obama administration's health care reform law. Full Story

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Ten things to know for Tuesday

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday. Full Story

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Reactions to the death of James Garner

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Tom Selleck, who early in his career guest-starred on Garner's series "The Rockford Files." Full Story

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Trains running again in NY after rock slide

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Full service has resumed on the nation's second-largest commuter rail system after tumbling rocks damaged a stretch of tracks, halted trains and left hundreds of passengers without rides north of New York City. Full Story