An Alaska commuter airline routinely failed to inform pilots of shifting weather conditions and other hazards leading up to a 2013 crash in western Alaska that killed four people, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Friday.
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The U.S. Supreme Court’s arguments on Tuesday over same-sex marriage will cap more than two decades of litigation and a transformation in public attitudes.
The Chilean volcano Calbuco was quieter on Sunday after unexpectedly erupting last week and puffing out plumes of gray ash, but authorities said it could erupt again and worries about the environmental impact grew.
As a funeral home opened its doors for Freddie Gray’s wake Sunday, a few store owners were clearing the mess from the destruction caused by a handful of protesters the night before.
Google executive Dan Fredinburg died while climbing Mt. Everest during the massive Nepal earthquake on Saturday.
Rescuers dug with their bare hands and bodies piled up in Nepal on Sunday after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu valley, killing at least 1,900, and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest.
At least 2,000 people marched through downtown Baltimore on Saturday to protest the unexplained death of a black man in police custody, and authorities said some demonstrators threw objects at officers and broke windows.
An explosion leveled a western Kentucky distillery, authorities said on Saturday, injuring two workers at one of the few facilities permitted by the commonwealth to produce moonshine.
A California man accused of abducting his girlfriend’s 15-year-old daughter, marrying her and holding her captive for a decade of physical and sexual abuse was ordered to stand trial on Friday on kidnapping and rape charges.
A Seattle woman who was punched in the face by a police officer as she was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence has filed a $1 million claim against the city, saying her rights were violated, the city clerk’s office said on Friday.
In a newly released interview, the Arizona police officer who made a split-second decision to run over an armed suspect with his patrol car, says from his seat, he only had two options and he chose the best one.
A university in southern Georgia canceled classes on Friday before a rally expected to draw several thousand people angry over an American flag getting stepped on during a recent protest on campus.
The Statue of Liberty was deemed safe on Friday after a bomb threat lead to a security sweep and the evacuation of hundreds of tourists from Liberty Island in New York Harbor, NBC’s local television affiliate reported, citing law enforcement sources.
Police said they had arrested more than 90 people in a four-month crackdown on the flourishing drug market in downtown Seattle.
It was the final act of a high school show celebrating the history of rock ‘n’ roll, with the cast coming out on stage to jump, clap and sing along to Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believing.”
A California inmate who spent 25 years on death row for the murder of a brain-damaged woman has died of unknown causes, making him the third condemned prisoner to die this year in a state that has not carried out an execution in nearly a decade.
The judge overseeing Colorado’s movie theater massacre case denied a request by lawyers for James Holmes to move his upcoming trial out of the county where he fatally shot 12 people, court papers showed on Thursday.
Gen. David Petraeus, once a widely celebrated military leader who oversaw operations in Afghanistan and Iraq and was touted as a potential presidential candidate, was sentenced to serve two years on probation and to pay an $100,000 fine on Thursday for sharing classified information with his biographer and lover, Paula Broadwell.
The Miami school district said on Thursday it was eliminating most end-of-course exams, including all those for elementary school students, the latest blow to standardized testing in the state.
Chile’s Calbuco volcano erupted twice in 24 hours, the country’s National Geology and Mining Service said early Thursday.
For the fifth year in a row in 2014, ambush attacks on police officers were the No. 1 cause of felonious deaths of law enforcement officers in the line of duty.
Five Georgia nursing students died on their way to a training session in a seven-vehicle crash that also left three people injured, including two other nursing students, authorities said on Thursday.
A day after three passengers lost consciousness on a commercial plane traveling from Chicago to Hartford, Connecticut, airline officials remained unclear on what had caused the travelers to pass out.
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