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NTSB has plenty of questions to answer in NYC runway slide

March 6, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — As the National Transportation Safety Board begins its investigation into a Delta jetliner that slid off a runway while landing during a snowstorm at LaGuardia Airport, there is n... more »»

Why 5.5 percent unemployment isn't as great as it seems

March 6, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment in the U.S. has dropped to a seven-year low of 5.5 percent — a level normally considered the mark of a healthy job marke. more »»

Prosecutors: Phony cosmetic surgeon was no medical expert

March 6, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia madam-turned-faux cosmetic surgeon kept up the ruse of being a medical expert even as a 20-year-old dancer who received illegal buttocks injections began to die... more »»

Doctor helping downed pilot is shocked to find Harrison Ford

March 6, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dr. Sanjay Khurana was close to finishing a golf game when a vintage plane clipped a tree and "dropped like a rock" onto the next hole's gree. more »»

Police: Professor gave ex-convict $37K before he was killed

March 6, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — At first, it appeared retired University of Florida professor Thomas Oakland died in a tragic house fire. more »»

Obama: Ferguson report exposed broken racially biased system

March 6, 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama says the Justice Department investigation into police in Ferguson, Missouri, has exposed a "broken and racially biased system. more »»

Witness: Hernandez DNA matched cigarette butt at crime scene

March 6, 2015

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez's DNA was found on a cigarette butt at the scene of a murder near his home, a crime lab scientist testified Friday. more »»

'Heroic' Detroit judge was wounded trying to protect family

March 6, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge who was shot in the leg and wounded acted heroically by trying to keep the assailants out of his Detroit home and away from his family, a prosecutor said Friday. more »»

Problems arise for state efforts to curb campus sex assaults

March 6, 2015

Lawmakers in several states are seeking to address the high-profile problem of sexual assaults on college campuses, but their bills have encountered criticism and legal complexities. more »»

Police: Slain officer a hero in 'fierce' gun battle with 2

March 6, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A police officer who went to a video game store to buy a present for his son ended up in a fierce gun battle with two would-be robbers, fighting to the end of his life to... more »»

Harrison Ford's love of flight marked by mishaps, service

March 6, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a man battles Darth Vader, Nazis and other evildoers for work, what does he do for fun? Harrison Ford finds his answer in a pilot's license and the freedom to take to the... more »»

Investigator takes stand in Silicon Valley gender bias suit

March 6, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An investigator hired by a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm to look into a complaint of gender discrimination has taken the stand for a second day in a lawsuit... more »»

Colorful 'body sculptor' finishes testimony in murder trial

March 6, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Gothic hip-hop artist finished testifying Friday in her cosmetic-surgery murder trial but not before she asked to say something more to the jury. more »»

Hello Ceres! NASA spacecraft on first visit to dwarf planet

March 6, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a nearly eight-year journey, a NASA spacecraft on Friday flawlessly slipped into orbit around Ceres in the first visit to a dwarf plane. more »»

Solid US jobs report: 295K positions added; rate at 5.5 pct.

March 6, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — A burst of hiring in February underscored the resilience and confidence of U.S. businesses, which are adding workers at the fastest pace in 17 year. more »»



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