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The National Transportation Safety Board says the pilots involved in a midair collision in Alaska that killed a family of four apparently were communicating on different radio frequencies before the crash.
At one bar, a mixture that included rubbing alcohol and caramel coloring was sold as scotch. In another, premium liquor bottles were refilled with water - and apparently not even clean water at that.
The man suspected of kidnapping a still-missing 15-year-old Iowa girl and her friend as they walked home from school is being scrutinized in last year's unsolved kidnapping of two young cousins whose bodies were found 100 miles away.
A massive tornado was carving its way through town. There was no time to hesitate. LaTisha Garcia had to get to her children.
When Cuban hunger striker Guillermo Farinas arrived in Miami, he said he was prepared to face rejection from radical members of the Cuban-American community who do not believe in pacific opposition.
A prosecutor in Las Vegas compared two men accused of killing a high school student who refused to let go of his iPad with wild animals ambushing a weak victim.
Maine's governor, who has gained attention in the past for telling the NAACP to "kiss my butt" and comparing the IRS to the Gestapo, has moved out of his office at the State House and says he'll work out of governor's mansion because of a dispute over a television screen.
Rep. Scott DesJarlais, a licensed physician, was reprimanded and fined by the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners for having sex with patients before he was elected to Congress, according to documents released Thursday.
Fire and rescue officials say a parking garage that was closed to visitors has partially collapsed outside a shopping mall in Bethesda, Md., and officials say two people are trapped inside.
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Having lived most of her life in this Oklahoma City suburb, Barbara Bryen never feared twisters. They were just part of life in a particularly deadly stretch of Tornado Alley.
Authorities have clarified and significantly downgraded the number of homes damaged or destroyed in this week's tornado in an Oklahoma City suburb.
The man who famously put down his Big Mac to help rescue three women held captive for a decade in an Ohio house will never have to pay for another burger in his hometown.
Jurors in Jodi Arias' trial resumed deliberations Thursday, a day after they reported they were unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether she should be sentenced to life in prison or death and the judge instructed them to keep trying.
A prosecutor says a woman on trial in Tucson contaminated her hospitalized infant daughter's intravenous lines in an attempt to get attention from the girl's father.
Expect another busy Atlantic hurricane season, government forecasters said Thursday.
The state's highest court on Thursday dismissed Ralph Nader's lawsuit against Democrats he had accused of trying to keep him off ballots in Maine and other states during his failed presidential run in 2004.
A San Francisco State University professor considering a run for Oakland mayor is drawing scrutiny for a class assignment that asked students to create a political campaign ad and gave them the option of developing it for him.
Authorities on Thursday recovered the body of a boy missing since a rockslide killed a classmate and left two others injured a day earlier at a St. Paul park.
The parents of a 2-year-old boy who fell into a wild African dogs exhibit and was mauled to death last fall have sued the Pittsburgh zoo.