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Southwest offers apology, $5K, to passengers on damaged jet

Southwest offers apology and compensation to passengers involved in emergency landing incident

The Latest: Allowing student in poetry contest…

A judge has ruled a high school student in Maine who fled his native Zambia can compete in a government-funded national poetry contest

Germany's Real-Life Disney Castle

Perched atop a forestry hill in Bavaria, Germany, is a real-life fantasy castle. Commissioned by King Ludwig II in 1869, Neuschwanstein Castle inspired Walt Disney's 'Sleeping Beauty.'

Ex-SunTrust Employee May Have Stolen Data From…

A former SunTrust employee may have stolen a list with personal information for 1.5 million of the bank's customers.

Officials say USPS worker hoarded over 17,000 pieces of mail

A United States Postal Service worker who prosecutors say hoarded away over 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail in New York City allegedly told investigators he was overwhelmed by the amount of mail he had to deliver

Official: Shotgun in guitar case was used in…

Authorities say a gunman carried a shotgun in a guitar case into a Florida high school and opened fire, wounding one student before he was taken into custody

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Judge tosses suit seeking to block parole of cops…

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to block the parole of a former radical who fatally shot two New York City police officers in 1971

WaPo: Democrats file suit over 2016 election

The Democratic National Committee is suing Russia, the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks, alleging they conspired to help Trump win the presidency.

The US Military Has A Satellite Problem

New military technology leans heavily on satellites, but they're inherently hard to defend.

Maker of jet engine in fatal accident wants more…

The manufacturer of the jet engine involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident Tuesday wants more jets to be inspected for potential problems

Student from Zambia ruled eligible for US poetry…

A judge has ruled a high school student in Maine who fled his native Zambia can compete in a government-funded national poetry contest

Motorist trapped by floodwaters calls rescue 'a…

A Montana woman who was rescued by passing motorists from a vehicle that was nearly submerged by floodwaters is calling their heroics a miracle

Saving India’s Most Sacred River

Each year, about 8 million tons of flowers are dumped into India’s rivers. The HelpUsGreen organization collects the waste flowers and upcycles them into products

Southwest Reportedly Sent Checks To Passengers On…

At least three passengers told CNN they got a $5,000 check and a letter from Southwest.

Baltimore mayor signs bill banning plastic foam containers

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has signed a bill banning plastic foam food and drink containers

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Authorities say motive in deputy killings may…

Investigators in Florida say they may never know why a man - a recluse from a rural farm community who rarely ventured in to town - shot to death two sheriff's deputies while they sat in a Chinese restaurant

The Latest: Minnesota preparing case against…

A county sheriff in Minnesota says his office is preparing charges in order to build "the strongest case" against a woman suspected in the deaths of her husband and a woman in Florida

Reporter: Trump lied to get on Forbes 400 list

Former Forbes reporter Jonathan Greenberg shared an audio recording from 1984 of President Trump posing as his vice president of finance John Barron and talking about Trump's finances to get on the Forbes 400 list.

Thousands Of Students To Protest On National…

Students across the country will once again protest gun violence during the National School Walkout, which has some very specific goals.

Police: 2 students allege sex assaults at Temple frat house

Police are investigating two allegations of sexual assault at a Temple University fraternity house, and the school has suspended the chapter

‘They Were Never Going to Let Me Be President’

New York Times reporter Amy Chozick has a new book on Hillary Clinton and the 2016 election, and one anecdote in particular from it was getting attention on Friday. It's from election night, when Chozick writes in Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns, and One Intact Glass Ceiling that...

Driver in deadly immigrant smuggling case gets…

The driver of a big rig involved in the deaths of 10 smuggled immigrants in Texas last year has been sentenced to life in prison

George W. Bush recalls last visit with mom

In his first interview since the death of his mother, Barbara Bush, George W. Bush told Fox Business Network about a joke she made to the doctor on his last visit before she died.

Wells Fargo Could Be Fined $1 Billion

The company is in hot water for "widespread consumer abuses and compliance breakdowns."

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Video: Officers searching for trapped teen stayed in cruiser

Police body cam footage shows officers staying in their cruiser as they searched for an Ohio boy who became trapped in the back of a minivan and called 911 for help but died

Wells Fargo fined $1B for mortgage, auto lending…

Wells Fargo fined a combined $1 billion by federal regulators for abuses tied to its mortgage and auto lending businesses

Judge in Stanford rape case says his recall won't…

A California judge who faces a recall vote over his handling of a sexual assault case involving a Stanford University swimmer says he supports the movement to improve how sexual assault victims are treated