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Philadelphia police officer shot in line of duty

A Philadelphia police officer was shot in the line of duty Thursday afternoon.

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More Americans volunteering to help ISIS

One is a 21-year-old California man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join ISIS. Another, a 17-year-old Virginia student charged with helping recruit for the radical Islamist group.


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US man in UAE apologizes for Facebook post

A Florida man arrested in the United Arab Emirates for comments he posted on Facebook said he's sorry for his remarks.

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Delta plane skids off LaGuardia runway

A Delta airplane slid off a runway late Thursday morning at New York's LaGuardia Airport, its nose busting through a fence before skidding to a halt mere feet from frigid waters.

Delta Flight 1086 briefly circled New York City due to issues with snow ...

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Suspect in Korea attack had troubled history

The suspect behind the knife attack on the American ambassador to South Korea had a long, troubled history and often blamed the U.S. for tensions in the Korean Peninsula.

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Boko Haram gunmen kill 68 in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen shot dead and slit the throats of 68 people -- including children -- in an attack on a village in Nigeria's Borno state, according to survivors and vigilante sources.

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Supreme Court: Gay marriage case April 28

The Supreme Court announced Thursday that it will hear a challenge to state bans on same-sex marriage April 28.

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ISIS says American carried out suicide attack

A suicide bomb attack in Iraq this week was carried out by an American jihadist, ISIS claims.

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Ben Carson sorry for comments on gay people

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson apologized for commenting Wednesday that prisoners' changes after they leave jail proves being gay is a choice, but said that the science is still murky on the issue.

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Hillary Clinton asks State to release emails

Hillary Clinton broke her 48-hour silence over the use of her personal email account while she served as secretary of state with a late-night tweet Wednesday saying she wants "the public to see my email." But her response is unlikely to tamp down the...

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NASCAR's Busch won't face charges

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will not be charged with domestic violence against his ex-girlfriend, the Delaware Department of Justice announced Thursday, citing a lack of evidence.

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Jodi Arias to be sentenced to life

An Arizona jury was once again unable to reach a unanimous decision on whether Jodi Arias should be executed for the gruesome 2008 murder of her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander, a judge announced Thursday.

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Alaska cancels flights due to ash from Russia

Airborne ash from a volcano in Russia led to the cancellation of flights in Alaska this weekend, Alaska Airlines spokeswoman Halley Knigge said.

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Daylight saving time explained



Daylight saving time begins this weekend. What's behind the tradition of pushing our clocks ahead each spring?

Timeline: Boston Marathon bombings

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The trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began on March 3 -- revisit a timeline of the events in the case so far.

On this day: March 5

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The Boston Massacre riles up American colonists, Che strikes a famous pose, Elvis is discharged, a plane crash kills Patsy Cline, and John Belushi overdoses, all on this day.

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