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Deadly small plane crash in Virginia

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Cessna-sized plane was at least a mile from landing approach when it lost contact with airport

Obama Signs Homeland Security Funding Bill Into Law

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Obama signs Homeland Security bill into law, extending funding through end of budget year

Android, Apple browsers threatened by "FREAK attack"

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The security flaw traces back to a 20-year-old federal regulation -- "and it's now coming back to bite us"

Josh Hutcherson Reveals Best Part About Being Done With 'Hunger Games'

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Josh Hutcherson opens up to ABC about the highs and lows of being part of the biggest movie franchise of the decade.


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Girl kidnapped at birth reunited with parents -- 17 years later

In their first interview, South African parents spoke to CBS News about the emotional reunion with their long-lost daughter

Cat Island in Japan: "Meow" we've seen everything!

In Japan, you can go to an island were cats out number people six to one. CBSN visits Japan's "cat islands".

Leonard Nimoy's death inspires "Spocking" of Canadian currency

The resemblance between the late Leonard Nimoy and Canada's former prime minister Wilfrid Laurier is so stark some are tweaking bills to look like his ... more

Mexico authorities arrest leader of brutal drug cartel

Omar Trevino Morales, widely considered to be most important leader of Zetas drug cartel, arrested in pre-dawn raid in wealthy suburb

Purported ISIS militants attack Libyan oilfield

Islamist-backed government in Tripoli launches airstrikes during counteroffensive against self-described ISIS branch

Bodies Of Two Infants Discovered In Gary Funeral Home

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The Lake County, Indiana, Coroner's office says the bodies of two infants have been found inside a Gary funeral home.

Colbie Caillat Is Flipping Her $6.4 Million Mansion In Hidden Hills

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Colbie Caillat Is Flipping Her $6.4 Million Mansion In Hidden Hills
The hills are alive with the sound of Colbie Caillat. Hidden Hills, to be exact.

Detroit Watch Company 1701 Classic: Starting A Collection

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Detroit Watch Company 1701 Classic: Starting A Collection
A mid-priced watch with Michigan roots is designed to capture the imagination. Is the Detroit Watch Company's 1701 Classic a watch for all reasons?

Detroit Watch Company 1701 Classic

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Detroit Watch Company 1701 Classic
A watch designed and assembled in Detroit, Michigan is ready to take on the world.

Once-troubled state employment department seeing improvement, director says

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Once-troubled state employment department seeing improvement, director says
California's unemployment insurance agency, after stumbling in the aftermath of the Great Recession, is making strides toward improving service to the jobless, the program's director ... more

Oldest human fossil adds 400,000 years to our history

Discovered in Ethiopia, the find predates other fossils of our genus, Homo, and helps redraw science's view of man's evolution

Crafts Site Etsy Files for Initial Offering

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Etsy, an online marketplace for crafts and vintage goods, has filed for an initial public offering, according to a regulatory filing on Wednesday.

U.S. ambassador attacked during lecture: South Korean media

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U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was attacked by a man wielding a razor and screaming that the rival Koreas should be unified, South Korean police and media ... more

Google's wireless play is all about the data

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Despite its claim that its foray into offering wireless services is limited, Google clearly see a large potential prize

House committee subpoenas Clinton emails in Benghazi probe

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House committee subpoenas Clinton emails in Benghazi probe
A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for ... more

Hope Solo Returns as U.S. Rallies Past Norway

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Hope Solo Returns as U.S. Rallies Past Norway
Solo returned from a 30-day suspension but wasn’t completely happy with her performance as the Americans opened the Algarve Cup with a 2-1 win.

Vincent Kompany pays price but Pellegrini’s drastic action yields little | Jamie Jackson

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Vincent Kompany pays price but Pellegrini’s drastic action yields little | Jamie Jackson
Chilean manager shows ruthless side to stop the rot but revamped Manchester City team still struggle in win over bottom-placed Leicester CityThese are curious times ... more

Tottenham Hotspur 3-2 Swansea City | Premier League match report

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Tottenham Hotspur 3-2 Swansea City | Premier League match report
Sometimes, the football does not seem to matter and when Bafétimbi Gomis collapsed to the turf in the sixth minute here at White Hart Lane, ... more

QPR 1-2 Arsenal | Premier League match report

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QPR 1-2 Arsenal | Premier League match report
High tension and high stakes coursed through this meeting of top four chasers and relegation battlers. In a game littered with chances, the difference boiled ... more

Manchester City 2-0 Leicester City | Premier League match report

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Manchester City 2-0 Leicester City | Premier League match report
It was a scruffy performance at times, with Vincent Kompany removed from the team, an undistinguished first start for Wilfried Bony and the clear sense ... more

ArtsBeat: Jerry Saltz, New York Magazine Art Critic, Suspended From Facebook

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ArtsBeat: Jerry Saltz, New York Magazine Art Critic, Suspended From Facebook
Mr. Saltz said that his access to his Facebook account had been suspended because of complaints; he believes the cause was provocative images of art ... more
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César Winners Fill Roster at Rendez-Vous With French Cinema

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César Winners Fill Roster at Rendez-Vous With French Cinema
This year’s Rendez-Vous With French Cinema is devoid of the comedic froufrou that used to serve as filler.
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ArtsBeat: Bruce Willis to Make Broadway Debut in ‘Misery’

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ArtsBeat: Bruce Willis to Make Broadway Debut in ‘Misery’
Mr. Willis will star as a writer imprisoned by a psychotic fan, in a stage adaptaion of Stephen King’s novel by William Goldman.
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Review: Erik Larson’s ‘Dead Wake,’ on the Sinking of the Lusitania

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Review: Erik Larson’s ‘Dead Wake,’ on the Sinking of the Lusitania
Mr. Larson, who treats nonfiction like high drama, looks at the German torpedoing of the British ocean liner, in time for the 100th anniversary.
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World Press Photo Revokes Prize

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World Press Photo Revokes Prize
The photography organization said Giovanni Troilo’s entry in the Contemporary Issues category failed to comply with its contest rules.
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New glasses make you invisible to facial recognition technology

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New glasses make you invisible to facial recognition technology
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Best known as a freeware Internet security and personal protection software developer, Czech Republic-based AVG has announced a new ... more
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We now have brain-controlled drones

published Thu, Feb 26 2015 03:06 GMT
We now have brain-controlled drones
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Researchers have successfully demonstrated a brain-to-computer interface that makes it possible to control an unmanned drone with your mind, ... more
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Luke Evans to play Gaston in "Beauty and the Beast"

Actor will star as the narcissistic villain in Disney's live-action retelling, opposite Emma Watson as Belle

Karrueche Tran responds to Chris Brown baby report

Chris Brown's on-again, off-again girlfriend took to Twitter to express her feelings on the matter

Murder charge in Nicki Minaj crew member death

Philadelphia man was arrested in fatal stabbing of rapper's stagehand Devon Pickett

DiCaprio partners with Netflix for series of documentaries

The actor and streaming service will develop and acquire projects "with partial focus on environmental and conservation themes"

Venerable Lincoln Center music hall to get David Geffen's name -- after big bequest

Avery Fisher Hall will be renamed for Geffen after a lofty donation from the music and movie executive

Superbug infects patients at another L.A. hospital

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center says four patients were infected by the same type of medical scope blamed for other outbreaks

Now, an app that tracks medication shortages

The FDA has released a new smartphone app that lets consumers and health care pros know when supply problems arise

The flu is less common than you think

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Study says adults over the age of 30 only tend to get the flu twice every 10 years, but kids are much more vulnerable

First Immune Therapy Drug Approved for Lung Cancer

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First Immune Therapy Drug Approved for Lung Cancer
The Food and Drug Administration has okayed the first immune therapy drug for lung cancer.

Pet therapy improves health, study finds

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Doctors have long suspected that the bond between people and animals can be healing. Now researchers in New York have scientific proof. Marlie Hall reports.