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(Undated) -- A German prosecutor says the co-pilot accused of causing a deadly plane crash in the French Alps had been declared "unfit to work." Police found a letter containing that statement by a medical doctor in the trash at Andreas Lubitz's apartment in Dusseldorf...
(Fall River, MA) -- An arrest has been made in connection with a bomb threat that delayed the trial of Aaron Hernandez Thursday. Police say Paul Haddad of Westwood is being held on five-thousand-dollars bail. There is no known connection between Haddad and the former Patriots...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is praising Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid, who will not seek re-election next year. In a statement, Obama called Reid a fighter who has "never backed down from a tough decision or been afraid to choose what is right over what is easy."...
(Washington, DC) -- The Senate is joining the House in green lighting a massive budget blueprint. The GOP plan sets spending parameters for the 2016 fiscal year. A Senate-House negotiating committee will seek to resolve differences in the two non-binding measures. Both bills...
(Undated) -- Astronaut Scott Kelly is launching on a one-year mission to the International Space Station today. The mission is twice as long as Kelly's previous stint on the space station. Kelly and a Russian cosmonaut will take part in a study of how the human body changes on...
(Undated) -- Arizona, Kentucky, Notre Dame, and Wisconsin are into the Elite Eight of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. The second-seeded Wildcats pulled out a 68-60 win over Xavier. Arizona will face Wisconsin, which beat fourth-seeded North Carolina 79-72. Overall number...
(Cologne) -- The Germanwings co-pilot who deliberately crashed a jetliner into the French Alps was supposed to be on medical leave. Investigators searching Andreas Lubitz's home today found a torn-up doctor's note excusing Lubitz from work on Tuesday, when he flew the plane into...
(Denver, CO) -- Today is the deadline for Colorado to respond to a lawsuit brought by neighboring states over legal pot. Nebraska and Oklahoma filed the court action, because those states say legal pot is pouring over their borders. Both states are asking the U.S. Supreme Court...
(Baltimore, MD) -- Former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson, Junior is in a halfway house after being released from prison. Jackson left a federal prison in Montgomery, Alabama Thursday morning and arrived at the Baltimore facility last night. Jackson is expected stay in the...