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Alabama Pilot Walks Away from Fiery Plane Crash with Only Minor Injuries

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Monkey Business/Thinkstock(FOLEY, Ala.) — A pilot in Alabama made a very lucky escape after his plane crash-landed yesterday — and the whole incident was caught on camera. The twin-engine CessnaRead More

Texas Residents Take Extreme Measures to Protect Cars from Golf Ball-Sized Hail

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Courtesy Haley Galbreath(DALLAS) — Texas and Oklahoma were pounded by blinding rain, tornadoes and hail this week. Severe weather is known to take a toll on one’s car. From shatteringRead More

American Airlines Aircraft Returns to Seattle Airport After Bird Strike

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amana images/Thinkstock(SEATTLE) — A Dallas-bound American Airlines aircraft was struck by a bird Wednesday afternoon after taking off from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and at the pilot’s discretion, the Airbus 321Read More

American Airlines Aircraft Returns to Seattle Airport After Bird Strike

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amana images/Thinkstock(SEATTLE) — A Dallas-bound American Airlines aircraft was struck by a bird Wednesday afternoon after taking off from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and at the pilot’s discretion, the Airbus 321Read More

Trailblazer Becomes Army's First Female Infantry Officer

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iStock/Thinkstock(FORT BENNING, Ga.) — Already a trailblazer, Army Captain Kristen Griest became the Army’s first female infantry officer when, on Monday, the Army approved her request to transfer from theRead More

Baltimore Police Shoot Teen Holding 'What Looked Like a Firearm'

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iStock/Thinkstock(BALTIMORE) — A 13-year-old boy shot by Baltimore police Wednesday was holding “what looked like a firearm,” police said. Two police officers in Baltimore saw the teen with what theyRead More

12-year-old Girl Finishes Half Marathon She Never Signed Up For

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iStock/Thinkstock(ROCHESTER, N.Y.) — A 12-year-old Rochester, New York girl accidentally entered a half-marathon race that spanned 13 miles — and finished. LeeAdianez Rodriguez-Espada was running late for the Rochester RegionalRead More

JetBlue Pilot Arrested for Allegedly Flying Drunk

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iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A JetBlue pilot is due in court Wednesday, arrested after allegedly flying while under the influence of alcohol. Dennis Murphy had already piloted two flights betweenRead More

Officer-Involved Shooting of Corey Jones to Go Before Grand Jury

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The case against a Palm Beach Gardens police officer accused in the shooting death of 31-year-old church musician Corey Jones will go before a grand jury, FloridaRead More

FBI Will Not Seek White House Review over iPhone Hack

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The FBI has announced it will not pursue a White House review over whether the U.S. government should tell Apple how it hacked into an iPhone belonging toRead More