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April 24th
Good morning, and happy Thursday! Here are some of the stories we're following today:1. Afghan officer kills three Americans at hospitalThe attack at the CURE Hospital in Kabul today is the second this month in which a member of the Afghan security forces…
April 24th
The father of the teen stowaway who flew to Hawaii in the wheel well of a plane speaks out for the first time, saying his son wanted to return to Somalia.
April 24th
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed asserting its authority over new tobacco products on Thursday, including e-cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco and nicotine gels.
April 24th
Nerdwatch: Professor Matteo Pasquali recently unspooled one of the longest carbon nanotube fibers from his lab in Rice University. One of the many possible uses for the super-strong, conductive fiber could be to build an elevator to space that would repla…
April 24th
An investigation into alleged misconduct by the former commander of the Navy’s elite flying show squadron — the Blue Angels — reveals he tolerated potential violations of sexual harassment, hazing and equal opportunity policies, the Navy…
April 24th
Ukrainian troops continued their push Thursday to wrest back control of the east of the country from pro-Russian militias, clearing several towns and checkpoints manned by the separatists.
April 24th
You can see the insides of a tiny quail in its egg, slice by virtual slice, in an amazing video that took top honors in the third annual Nikon Small World in Motion competition.
April 24th
The British navy is closely monitoring a Russian destroyer that approached its waters, it said in a statement.The destroyer Vice Admiral Kulakov, seen in the foreground above, was tracked by HMS Dragon, a U.K. Royal Navy destroyer, as it passed the north …
April 24th
"Parks and Rec" signs off Thursday night with an episode that sets up its final season with a surprise, says star and executive producer Amy Poehler.
April 24th
More U.S. sanctions against Russia are "teed up" and ready to be put in place if Moscow does not honor a peace deal on Ukraine, President Barack Obama said Thursday.The U.S. and Russia signed an accord in Geneva last week committing to a plan to solve the…
April 24th
NEW YORK — The Manhattan district attorney has closed the well-publicized investigation of the handling of the $300 million fortune of reclusive heiress Huguette Clark — without charging anyone with a crime.
April 24th
Five marooned snorkelers were rescued after the huge "SOS" message they scrawled in a sandbar was spotted by a helicopter.The group was winched to safety after their boat broke its anchor and drifted while they were exploring a rocky outcrop off Australia…
April 24th
A crew member on the sunken South Korean ferry said on Thursday she and her colleagues were "under command" to abandon ship while passengers were trapped on board.The unidentified crew member spoke briefly to reporters on the way from court back into dete…
April 24th
In every disaster, numerous, often unconnected elements combine like atoms smashing together to create chaos and death. South Korea's worst disaster in decades was no different. It was the perfect storm.
April 24th
KABUL, Afghanistan - A rogue cop shot and killed at least three Americans at a children's hospital in the Afghan capital on Thursday, officials said.The attack is the second time this month a member of the Afghan security forces has turned a gun on foreig…

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