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DETROIT (AP) — When Kenneth Feinberg announces the terms of General Motors' plan to pay victims of crashes caused by bad ignition switches, he'll have an open wallet. Feinberg, the country's most well-known compensation expert, is scheduled to reveal the terms Monday, and GM CEO...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A metal security gate detached from the facade of an Italian ice shop Saturday afternoon, killing a 3-year-old girl, police said. The security door fell on the child at a Rita's Water Ice store in north Philadelphia at around 4:30 p.m., according to the...
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — A small plane crashed in a marshy area in New Jersey near the Delaware River shortly after takeoff from an airport in Delaware Saturday, officials said. The pilot and his passenger both survived. The Federal Aviation Administration was investigating after...
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A deadline is approaching in the parole bid of one of New Jersey's most notorious inmates. The Asbury Park Press ( http://on.app.com/1lBtYX7 ) reports the public will have until this Wednesday to submit written comments to the state Parole Board on Robert...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A saucer-shaped NASA vehicle launched by balloon high into Earth's atmosphere splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday, completing a successful test on Saturday of technology that could be used to land on Mars. Since the twin Viking spacecraft landed on...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A saucer-shaped NASA vehicle launched by balloon high into Earth's atmosphere splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday, completing a successful test of technology that could be used to land on Mars. Since the twin Viking spacecraft landed on the red...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Libyan militant charged in the Benghazi attacks has pleaded not guilty to conspiracy. Ahmed Abu Khattala (hah-TAH'-lah) made his initial appearance in federal court in the nation's capital on Saturday. A grand jury indictment says Abu Khattala took part in...
DETROIT (AP) — When Kenneth Feinberg announces the terms of General Motors' plan to pay victims of crashes caused by bad ignition switches, he'll have an open wallet. Feinberg, the country's most well-known compensation expert, is scheduled to reveal the terms Monday, and GM CEO...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Three times, Victor Mooney tried to row across the Atlantic. Three times he failed. One boat sank. Another lost its freshwater system. A third sprang a leak and left him drifting on a life raft for two weeks. As he planned for a fourth attempt, his...