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PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — Divers and an unmanned underwater vehicle on Wednesday spotted the tail of the AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea with 162 people on board, an important finding because the jet's black boxes are located in that part of the aircraft, an...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The FBI plans to question hundreds of patients who may have witnessed a shooting at a West Texas veterans' hospital that left two people dead, including the suspected gunman, the agency said. The FBI is leading the investigation into the Tuesday afternoon...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a man who may have information about a homemade explosive that someone set off near the Colorado Springs chapter of the NAACP. The blast happened Tuesday outside a barber shop that's next door to the group's office,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Buried in new rules that will govern the House for the next two years is a provision that could force an explosive battle over Social Security's finances on the eve of the 2016 presidential election. Social Security's disability program has been swamped by...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Heisman Trophy O.J. Simpson won in 1968 has been recovered more than 20 years after it was stolen in a burglary at the University of Southern California, police said Tuesday night. The trophy and a Simpson jersey were stolen in a burglary at Heritage Hall,...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A brass band strolled through a riverside warehouse holding huge, colorful parade floats as New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and other city officials Tuesday kicked off the city's official countdown to Mardi Gras. "Everybody knows that this is what we live for...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In the war for young people's hearts and minds, Mohamed Ahmed hopes to use cartoons to dissuade a generation raised on "The Simpsons" and "South Park" from taking up arms for the Islamic State group and other extremist causes. Ahmed, a convenience store...
BOULEVARD, Calif. (AP) — The drones are coming. Not as flying deliverymen that bring diapers, books or soup cans to your home, a vision put forth by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to much fanfare a little more than a year ago. Instead, drones will help spray crops, inspect high-voltage...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The FBI will question hundreds of patients at a West Texas veterans' hospital who may have witnessed a shooting that left two people dead, including the suspected gunman, the bureau's top El Paso agent said. The FBI is leading the investigation of the...