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Sunday, Aug 31, 2014 at 8:02 PM

5 Killed in Plane Crash Near Denver

Five people were killed when their small plane crashed near an airport north of Denver on Sunday morning, the National Transportation Safety Board said. The mangled wreckage of the six-passenger plane could be seen in a grassy filed near the runway. Three of the passengers died at the scene of the crash and two others were taken to area hospitals. Read »
Sunday, Aug 31, 2014 at 7:12 PM

French Girl Arrested on Way to Allegedly Join Jihad

A 16-year-old girl suspected of trying to join Islamist rebels in Syria has been arrested in Nice, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Sunday, Reuters reported. Cazeneuve said in a statement that border police at the Nice airport arrested the girl Saturday before her departure "for jihad." A man about age 20 was later arrested on suspicion of being her recruiter. The girl's family was not aware of her intentions, Cazeneuve said. Read »
Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 5:45 AM

"Miserable" Weather Set to Disappoint Millions on Labor Day

The Labor Day weekend has been wet and windy in many parts of the U.S. — and forecasters say the dreary weather will last through Monday for millions across the country, NBC News reported. The worst weather was predicted to hit an area stretching from Lake Superior to Lake Erie, covering Chicago and Detroit, and running down as far as Oklahoma. "The folks in the Midwest look to be in for a pretty miserable day," said a meteorologist at The Weather Channel. Meanwhile, three people were hospitalized on Sunday with injuries from a lightning strike at a New York City beach. Bad weather in the city also halted play at the U.S. Open and caused the early end to the Electric Zoo music festival. Read »
Sunday, Aug 31, 2014 at 11:48 AM

2 Killed as Explosion Causes Building Collapse in France

An explosion caused a four story building to collapse in a suburb of Paris on Sunday morning killing one child and an 80-year-old woman, French authorities said. Ten people were pulled from the rubble, including four who were seriously wounded while rescue teams continued to look for survivors. The explosion took place at around 7 a.m. local time (1 a.m. ET) and is believed to have been caused by a gas leak, officials said. Read »
Sunday, Aug 31, 2014 at 8:05 AM

Minimum Wage Hikes Gain Steam in States, Cities

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014 at 8:02 AM

Missing Boy With Brain Tumor Found Alive in Spain

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014 at 8:06 AM

U.N. Peacekeepers Escape Syrian Rebels in Golan

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 at 8:40 PM

Hundreds Hurt as Police, Protesters Clash in Pakistan

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014 at 8:45 AM

Sen. Feinstein: Obama Was "Too Cautious" on ISIS

Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein said President Obama was "too cautious," in his remark that the U.S. doesn't have a strategy for combating ISIS in Iraq. In an exclusive interview with NBC's "Meet the Press” that will air Sunday, Feinstein said not to underestimate the extremist al-Qaeda breakaway group. "I mean, they crossed the border into Iraq before we even knew it happened. So this is a group of people who are extraordinarily dangerous,” she said. Read »
Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 at 7:24 PM

Girl, 9, Dies in Sand Collapse at Oregon Beach

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014 at 8:10 AM

Iraqi Town Liberated From ISIS After U.S. Airstrikes

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 at 4:31 PM

6 Die in Mobile Home Fire in North Carolina

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 at 2:57 PM

Blueprint for Peace: What Ferguson Can Learn From Cincinnati

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 at 3:55 PM

Michael Sam Awaits Fate With St. Louis Rams

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 at 3:32 PM

Kerry Calls on World to Help Defeat ISIS