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  • spaceshiptwo

    5 minutes ago

    1 Dead, 1 Hurt After SpaceShipTwo Crashes in SoCal Desert

    1 Dead, 1 Hurt After SpaceShipTwo Crashes in SoCal Desert

    One person is dead and another has suffered a "major injury" after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane, designed for suborbital commercial flights above the Earth, crashed Friday during a test flight...

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  • Kaci Hickox

    2 hours ago

    Maine Nurse "Humbled" After Judge Nixes Quarantine

    Maine Nurse

    Maine nurse Kaci Hickox said she's "humbled" by a judge's decision to reject state health officials' bid to restrict her movements after she defied the state quarantine for health care workers who have...

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  • eric frein

    4 hours ago

    Accused Pa. Trooper Killer Charged With Murder

    Accused Pa. Trooper Killer Charged With Murder

    Eric Frein, the survivalist accused of killing a Pennsylvania State Trooper, wounding another and then leading authorities on a seven-week manhunt through the woods surrounding the Pocono Mountains, was formally...

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  • eric frein

    55 minutes ago

    Drivers Scoop up Cash That Fell From Armored Truck

    Drivers Scoop up Cash That Fell From Armored Truck

    An armored truck lost an unknown amount of money on a Maryland interstate Friday morning — and numerous drivers quickly scooped up the money, police said. Maryland State Police are now "reminding" the drivers to...

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  • drill pierces subway train

    21 minutes ago

    Giant Drill Bit Pierces Subway Tunnel, Touches Train

    Giant Drill Bit Pierces Subway Tunnel, Touches Train

    The MTA says a giant drill bit being used in a construction project pierced the ceiling of a subway tunnel in Queens, coming into contact with an occupied train a short distance away from a station platform. The...

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  • Ebola

    Oct 29, 2014

    Made Pariahs for Helping? Ebola Aid Groups Struggle

    Made Pariahs for Helping? Ebola Aid Groups Struggle

    As some states enact strict new quarantine protocols, and other groups including schools respond with great caution if not fear about Ebola, aid organizations are concerned that these measures will be a...

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  • Rita Jeptoo

    45 minutes ago

    Chicago Marathon Champ Rita Jeptoo Fails Doping Test, Agent Says

    Chicago Marathon Champ Rita Jeptoo Fails Doping Test, Agent Says

    Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo failed a doping test in September, the Kenyan runner's agent said Friday. Federico Rosa told The Associated Press that Jeptoo tested positive for a banned substance in an...

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