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  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in this file photo. (CNN)

    Stocks Up in 2015, But Wild Ride Isn’t Over

    NEW YORK, New York — The stock market is ending the first quarter pretty much where it began the year. But it’s hardly been a boring three months. The Dow fell nearly 3.7% in January, surged 5.6% in February and is down about 2% this month. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq have gone through similar sentiment swings. The Dow is on track to end the quarter slightly in the red while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq are up a little […]

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    Reports: Video Found in Wreckage Shows Germanwings Flight’s Final Seconds

    DUSSELDORF, Germany — Video found in the wreckage on a French mountainside shows the nightmarish final seconds of Germanwings Flight 9525, reports said Tuesday. Taken on a cell phone, the video “was so chaotic that it was hard to identify people, but the sounds of the screaming passengers made it perfectly clear that they were aware of what was about to happen to them,” according to the French magazine Paris Match, which obtained the video along with the German newspaper […]

  • Indiana Governor Mike Pence

    Pence: ‘We’ll Fix This and We’ll Move Forward’ This Week

    INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence pledged Tuesday to “fix” Indiana’s controversial religious freedom law to clarify that it does not condone discrimination against gays and lesbians, asking the state legislators to pass a fix this week. “It would be helpful to move legislation this week that makes it clear that this law does not give businesses a right to deny services to anyone,” Pence said in a press conference in Indianapolis on Tuesday. After waffling in recent days […]

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    Virginia Prisoner Grabs Gun, Escapes in Hospital Gown

    FALLS CHURCH, Virginia — A Virginia prisoner managed to escape from a hospital room early Tuesday after grabbing a security guard’s gun and running off in a hospital gown, authorities said. One shot was fired when the prisoner, Wossen Assaye, overpowered the guard, Fairfax County Police said. Assaye was then seen chasing people inside the hospital, a law enforcement official said. He is believed to be driving a stolen car — a silver 2002 Toyota Camry with the license plate […]

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    One Shot Dead at Fort Meade After Trying To Enter NSA Gate

    FORT MEADE, Maryland – One person is dead, and two more were hospitalized after an unauthorized vehicle tried to gain access to the National Security Agency campus in Fort Meade, Maryland, according to the NSA, which is investigating the incident. “Shortly before 9:00 AM today, a vehicle containing two individuals attempted an unauthorized entry at a National Security Agency gate,” Jonathan Freed, NSA director of strategic communications, said in a statement. “The driver failed to obey an NSA Police officer’s […]

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    U.S. Ends Boston Marathon Bomb Case with Grisly Photos and Testimony

    BOSTON, Massachusetts — Martin Richard, an 8-year-boy who once urged people in a school project to “stop hurting each other,” was literally blown apart by a homemade bomb as he watched the 2013 Boston Marathon with his family, jurors heard Monday. Federal prosecutors rested their case with grisly testimony about how the bomb Dzhokar Tsarnaev placed near the marathon’s finish line tore through the bodies of Martin Richard and Lingzi Lu, a 23-year-old grad student. A second bomb placed by […]

  • A van crash in Glades County, Florida, killed eight adults and injured 10 other people, the Florida Highway Patrol said Monday. (WPTV)

    Florida Church Van Crash Kills 8

    GLADES COUNTY, Florida — A van crash in Glades County, Florida, killed eight adults and injured 10 other people, the Florida Highway Patrol said Monday. An investigation is being conducted to determine the cause of the crash, said Lt Greg Bueno, a Highway Patrol spokesman. The van apparently was traveling east on State Road 78 when it ran a stop sign at U.S. Highway 27 early Monday, authorities said. It then traveled across all four lanes of U.S. 27, crossing […]

  • President Barack Obama and Sen. Ted Kennedy participate in a national service event at The SEED School of Washington, D.C., April 21, 2009. (Photo by Lawrence Jackson, Courtesy: The White House)

    Obama to Salute Senate, and its ‘Lion’

    BOSTON, Mass. — President Barack Obama may not always get along with the Senate — particularly when it’s under Republican control — but on Monday he nonetheless planned to formally dedicate an institute devoted to the legislative body and one of its legendary occupants. Obama and the First Lady, along with Vice President Joe Biden, were all headed to the Boston waterfront site of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, where they’ll participate in the official […]

  • Tiger Woods plays golf at The Barclays at Bethpage State Park in New York. (Steve Machalek/CNN)

    Tiger Woods Drops Out of Golf’s Top 100

    For the first time in his illustrious career, Tiger Woods is no longer considered one of the world’s top 100 golfers. The 14-time major champion, who has spent a total of 683 weeks at the top of the sport’s official rankings, has now dropped to 104. Woods is currently sidelined with injury — a recurring theme in recent years — and last played on the PGA Tour in early February. The 39-year-old says he remains hopeful of participating in the […]

  • Florida Senator Marco Rubio

    Rubio Planning Mid-April Announcement in Miami

    Sen. Marco Rubio is planning a major announcement for mid-April in Miami, sources tell CNN, with that announcement likely to be the launch of his presidential campaign. The announcement is expected the week of April 13, and will very likely come as soon as that day, a Rubio source confirmed to CNN. According to the Tampa Bay Times, which first reported news of Rubio’s announcement, the Florida senator has reserved the Freedom Tower on the campus of Miami Dade College […]

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    Obama Battles ‘Superbugs’ with National Plan

    Two million illnesses. 23,000 deaths. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that’s the human toll from antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” each year in the United States. To fight the growing problem of infections that can’t be treated, the administration of President Barack Obama is implementing a five-year national action plan at a cost of $1.2 billion. Those funds, part of the President’s 2015 budget, which must still be approved by Congress, would nearly double the amount of federal money […]

  • Police said Dynel Lane, 34, a former nurse aid, stabbed Michelle Wilkins, 26, and removed a female fetus from her womb on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. (CNN)

    Woman Charged with Attempted Murder in Colorado Craigslist Fetal Abduction

    BOULDER, Colorado — Dynel Lane, a former nurse’s aide accused of stabbing a pregnant Colorado woman, was charged Friday with criminal attempt to commit first-degree murder, unlawful termination of pregnancy, and other crimes for allegedly cutting a fetus from the womb. Boulder County District Attorney Stanley L. Garnett was unable to file a murder charge under state law, and he highlighted how the coroner found that the fetus didn’t show any signs of life outside the womb, Garnett said. The […]


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