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Drunk Passenger Makes Threats on Plane & Prompts Emergency Landing

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DENVER—A plane bound for San Diego was diverted to Denver after a passenger allegedly became agitated and started yelling threats. Drunk passenger’s threat to crew...

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    Bomb Threat Prompts Colorado State Capitol Evacuation

    The Colorado State Capitol in Denver was evacuated over a bomb threat, officials said on Tuesday evening. The Colorado State Patrol confirmed the evacuation to... Read more

  • Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump waves has he arrives for a campaign rally Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Trump, Sanders Victorious in New Hampshire Primaries

    MANCHESTER, N.H.—Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter frustration with American politics to commanding victories in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primaries,... Read more

  • Dr. Vanessa Van Der Linden, the neuro-pediatrician who first recognized the microcephaly crisis in Brazil, examines a 2-month-old baby with microcephaly on January 27, 2016 in Recife, Brazil.  (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

    First Cases of Zika Virus Confirmed in Pennsylvania

    HARRISBURG, Pa.—Two female Pennsylvania residents tested positive for the Zika virus, however they are mild cases and the public is not as risk, Pennsylvania health... Read more

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    Lawsuit Alleges Tennessee Has ‘Hostile Sexual Environment’

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—A lawsuit filed by a group of women alleges that the University of Tennessee has violated Title IX regulations and created a “hostile sexual... Read more

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    Man Shoots Himself to Death on Steps of Ohio Statehouse

    COLUMBUS, Ohio—Authorities say a man has killed himself on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse. State Highway Patrol officials tell the Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1PLjHX3 ) that... Read more

  • St. Louis Rams Owner Stan Kroenke in a January 2012 file photo, may be considering turning the Rams into the Los Angeles Rams. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

    Historic Waggoner Ranch, Largest in US, Bought by Stan Kroenke

    VERNON, Texas—A billionaire sports mogul has purchased a Texas mega-ranch that has been operated by one family for nearly a century. The heirs of cattle... Read more

  • Peoples walk past a display of model missiles including a North Korean Scud-B (C) at the War Memorial of Korea on February 7, 2016 in Seoul, South Korea. North Korea launched a long-range rocket carrying a satellite on February 7, 2016.  (Han Myung-Gu/Getty Images)

    North Korea Could Soon Have Plutonium Bombs, Says US Official

    WASHINGTON—North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering material for nuclear weapons in weeks or months, the... Read more

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    North Carolina Teacher Hit by Private Bus at School, Killed

    GOLDSBORO, N.C.— Police say a second-grade teacher in North Carolina has died after he was struck in his school’s parking lot by a bus from... Read more

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    4 Arrested After Driver Shot in Car on a Los Angeles Street

    LOS ANGELES—Police say a driver was shot to death in his car on a Los Angeles street and four suspects were later arrested following a... Read more

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    Police Say 3 Dead in Suburban Chicago Apparent Murder-Suicide

    OAK FOREST, Ill.—Police say they found a father, mother and their teenage son dead in suburban Chicago in an apparent double homicide and suicide. Police and... Read more

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    Father Warns of Perils of Drugs After His Son Is Found Dead

    A father is warning people of the perils of dissociative hallucinogenic drug DXM (dextromethorphan) as well as LSD after his son reportedly overdosed. (Warning: One of the... Read more

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    Louisville International Airport Checkpoint Shut Down Then Reopened Over Suspicious Item

    A Louisville International Airport security checkpoint was shut down by the Transportation Security Administration after a suspicious item was discovered. The Louisville Airport checkpoint was reopened... Read more

  • The desk of U.S. President Barack Obama sits in the newly redecorated Oval Office of the White House August 31, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (Brendan Smialowski-Pool/Getty Images)

    Obama Seeks WiFi Upgrade for White House

    WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama says one improvement he’d like to make at the White House for his successor is to upgrade the WiFi system. Speaking during... Read more

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    Animal Hospital Owners Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges in North Carolina

    The owners of a North Carolina animal hospital are facing charges of trafficking heroin or opium, according to local reports. WAVY-TV reported that Barrett Oakes... Read more

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    Man Found on Fire Outside Kensington Palace Has Died

    LONDON—British police say a man has died after being found on fire outside Kensington Palace, the London home of Prince William and his wife Kate... Read more

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    Police Say People Are Throwing Rocks at Cars on Interstate 35 in Austin, Texas

    Police in Austin, Texas, are warning drivers about people throwing rocks at cars on Interstate 35. A week ago, a woman was driving down I-35... Read more

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