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May 16, 2017 3:20 AM Jet strikes building in New Jersey, killing 2 crew members

A jet trying to land at a small airport near New York City crashed less than a mile from the runway among small warehouses and industrial buildings Monday, killing two crew members and sparking a fire that sent thick, black smoke spewing into the air. Surveillance video from a nearby business shows the moment of impact and then a huge fireball. A man can be seen running 18

May 12, 2017 9:51 AM Pakistan's deputy Senate leader wounded in roadside bombing

QUETTA, Pakistan – A Pakistani government spokesman says a roadside bomb has targeted the convoy carrying the deputy leader of the Senate in the country's southwest, slightly wounding him and some of his party members. The spokesman, Anwarul Haq Kakar, says the attack on Abdul Ghafoor Haideri's car and entourage took place in the town of Mastung in Baluchistan 17

May 8, 2017 2:27 PM This weekend saw a lot of Republican rhetoric on health care that may haunt the party in 2018

It’s important to remember, when considering the Republican plan to overhaul Obamacare, that the only constituency that fervently supports throwing out the Affordable Care Act is Republicans. In the most recent Post-ABC News poll, three-quarters of Republicans supported repealing Obamacare, sure — but 9 in 10 Democrats and two-thirds of independents 40

April 30, 2017 8:14 AM Deaths reported after tornado hits East Texas

Fatalities have been reported and dozens of people were taken to hospitals after a tornado hit a small city in East Texas, authorities said. Canton Fire Department Capt. Brian Horton said during a news conference late Saturday that “a number of fatalities” were reported, but that it wasn't yet clear how many, after powerful storms swept through the community 24

April 10, 2017 4:53 PM ‘We’re coming for you — run’: Florida sheriff with masked deputies warn heroin dealers

A Florida sheriff stood among his deputies — clad in all-black tactical gear, masks and sunglasses — describing his plan to combat a devastating opioid epidemic. In a new public service announcement released last week by Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Peyton Grinnell took a stern approach in talking about the heroin problem in his community, telling 24

April 9, 2017 8:24 PM Second Equinox Fitness Club shooting victim dies, police say

CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Equinox Fitness Club in Coral Gables issued a statement Sunday on its Facebook page that gym manager Marios Hortis has died after being shot multiple times at the Shops at Merrick Park this weekend. The shooter, former Equinox Fitness Club employee Abeku Wilson, 33, was fired from the gym Saturday due to work-place violence and was escorted 16

April 6, 2017 10:04 AM Which chemical weapon was used in Syria? Here’s what investigators know

Three conventional bombs came first, dropped from the belly of a Syrian army jet near the town of Khan Sheikhoun in Syria's Idlib province. They exploded, releasing plumes of black smoke into the sky. Then there was a fourth, one that made almost no sound on impact. The only indication that it had fallen: a cloud of white smoke. “The smoke was white 80

April 1, 2017 3:33 PM Witness account in Texas crash highlights dangers of texting while driving

HOUSTON A witness says the driver of a pickup truck that collided with a church minibus in rural Texas, killing 13 people, acknowledged he had been texting while driving — highlighting the dangers of sending messages on smartphones while behind the wheel. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Conrad Hein wouldn’t comment Friday on whether texting might 39

March 29, 2017 10:24 AM Two Weather Channel storm chasers crash into a third while pursing tornado, killing all 3

The deaths come at a time when the storm chasing community has already been subject to scrutiny, in part fueled by thrill-seeking chasers who share 'tornado selfies' and other risky exploits on social media. A few miles west of Spur, Texas, three storm chasers died while tracking a tornado when their two vehicles collided at a rural intersection on Tuesday 11 1

March 29, 2017 7:27 AM Three killed after two Weather Channel storm chasers crash into a third while pursuing tornado

A few miles west of Spur, Tex., three storm chasers died while tracking a tornado when their two vehicles collided at a rural intersection on Tuesday afternoon. One storm chaser, driving a black Chevrolet Suburban, disregarded a stop sign and slammed into another storm chaser’s black Jeep, authorities with the Texas Department of Public Safety said. The Suburban’s 25