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(Penghu, Taiwan) -- China's official news agency says more than 40 people are feared dead in the crash of a TransAsia Airways passenger plane in Taiwan. The aircraft was reportedly attempting to make an emergency landing today when it crashed near an airport. Emergency officials...
(Undated) -- The Netherlands is holding a national day of mourning for victims of the plane crash in Ukraine. Bodies of the victims from the Malaysia Airlines disaster in Ukraine begin arriving in the Netherlands today. Dutch officials say identifying the remains could take...
(Washington, DC) -- A House committee is leaning on the Obama administration to give more support to Iraqi forces fighting a growing insurgency. The House Foreign Affairs Committee will grill officials from the State Department and the Pentagon today. Committee Chairman Ed Royce...
(Escondido, CA) -- Another California city is pulling up the welcome mat for undocumented migrants. The Escondido Planning Commission voted 6-0 Tuesday against a plan to turn a vacant 96-bed nursing home into a facility to temporarily house migrant children. It's the second time...
(Los Angeles, CA) -- Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is tossing up another half-court shot as he tries to remain the owner of the NBA team. Sterling has filed a civil lawsuit against his estranged wife Shelly Sterling, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and the NBA. The...
(New York, NY) -- New York is the unhappiest city in America. Researchers from the University of British Columbia and Harvard concluded that after looking at CDC data that asked people, "How satisfied are you with your life?" They sifted the numbers for factors including race,...
(Atlanta, GA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is creating a safety advisory panel after the mishandling of anthrax and bird flu samples. Officials with the CDC say the committee will include experts in the bio-security field who don't have ties to the agency...
(Denver, CO) -- Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is giving up control of the NFL team. The "Denver Post" reports Bowlen has acknowledged he is suffering from Alzheimer's disease. The paper says the Broncos will not be put up for sale. The 70-year-old Bowlen has owned the team for...
(Tel Aviv) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is in Israel where he hopes to broker a truce in the deadly violence between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas . Kerry will meet with Israeli officials, including prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and with United Nations...