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(Mexico City) -- Emergency crews are making their way to people who are believed to be trapped in the rubble of a Mexico City children's hospital today after a gas truck exploded. The city's mayor says at least two people are dead and 54 people are injured, including 22 children...
(Washington, DC) -- Senator John McCain is not happy. When several protesters interrupted the start of a hearing on national security threats, the Arizona Republican threatened to have them arrested. The protesters focused their attention on former Secretary of State Henry...
(Washington, DC) -- First-time requests for unemployment benefits are down dramatically. The Labor Department received 265-thousand initial claims last week, down from 307-thousand reported the previous week. That's well-below the 300-thousand most analysts had predicted and the...
(Undated) -- Jordan has only a few hours to respond to deadline to save the life of a pilot. An audio message supposedly from Japanese hostage Kenji Goto says an Iraqi prisoner must be released at the Turkish border by sunset today or ISIS militants will kill the Jordanian pilot...
(Washington, DC) -- Attorney General-nominee Loretta Lynch is promising to lead the Justice Department with integrity and independence. In the opening of her Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday, Lynch said counterterrorism will continue to be the top priority of the department...
(Paris) -- Scientists tracking the Ebola epidemic in west Africa say the virus has mutated. A French research team that's been studying the Ebola outbreak in Guinea is investigating whether the mutated virus is more contagious. Scientists are analyzing hundreds of blood samples...
(Kuala Lumpur) -- Malaysia is calling the disappearance of an airliner over the Indian Ocean last March an accident. The director of Malaysia's Department of Civil Aviation has officially declared the loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 an accident. All 239 passengers and crew...
(Seattle, WA) -- Patriots and Seahawk fans listen up: hospitalizations for people who suffer heart failure spike during and right after the Super Bowl. Dr. Mark Silver at Raleigh Cardiology Associates says that fact came out of a recent study. So what does heart failure feel...
(Washington, DC) -- New York federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch is set to argue her case before the Senate Judiciary Committee for a second day today. Lynch will have at least one big supporter on day two of the hearing that could determine if she becomes the next U.S. Attorney...