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The Germanwings Crash Would Never Happen in the US. Here’s Why

escue workers inspect the debris from the Germanwings jet at the crash site near Seyne-les-Alpes, France on March 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
escue workers inspect the debris from the Germanwings jet at the crash site near Seyne-les-Alpes, France on March 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

It has been revealed the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps this week was likely caused by the plane’s co-pilot–a scenario that wouldn’t happen...


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    The head of the Chinese business that pledged $2 million to the Clinton Foundation’s endowment in 2013 has a history of trying to influence U.S... Read more

  • Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill) speaks to reporters in Peoria, Illinois on Feb. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

    Aaron Schock Resigns from Congress Amid Allegations of Lavish Inappropriate Spending

    Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) resigned from office today, weeks after being besieged with accusations of inappropriately billing Congress for non-work related expenses. “Today, I am... Read more

  • President Barack Obama speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Bolstered by a spate of upbeat economic news, Obama is claiming the upper hand in the budget fight unfolding in Congress. He’s aiming to exploit recent Republican stumbles to give Democrats an advantage _ despite their status as a weakened minority. (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)

    Obama Claims the Upper Hand in Budget Fight With Congress

    WASHINGTON—Bolstered by a spate of upbeat economic news, President Barack Obama is claiming the upper hand in the budget fight unfolding in Congress, aiming to exploit recent... Read more

  • Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton chats with those around her during a ceremony to induct her into the Irish America Hall of Fame on March 16, 2015 in New York City. (Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

    State Dept. Still Can’t Find Crucial ‘Separation Form’ by Clinton

    Hillary Clinton has repeatedly defended the legality of her actions to exclusively use a personal email address during her tenure as secretary of state, citing... Read more

  • Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Clinton’s Expected Campaign Brings Display of Peril, Promise

    WASHINGTON— All the peril and promise of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s expected presidential campaign played out in high relief this past week. In one hour, really... Read more

  • Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. ( Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    Cruz Hones Pitch as He Visits Rural Voters

    LINCOLN, N.H.— As he prepares for of his expected presidential campaign, Sen. Ted Cruz is hoping voters from rural New Hampshire and his home state... Read more


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