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2 Navy jets crash in Pacific

2 Navy jets crash in Pacific

Two U.S. fighter jets crashed into the Pacific Ocean on Thursday while operating at sea, the Navy said Friday.
40 million Americans now have student loans

40 million Americans now have student loans

Carrying tens of thousands of dollars in student loan debt has become the new normal.
California becomes second state with paid sick days

California becomes second state with paid sick days

California just became the second state in the nation to give paid sick days to workers.
Verizon gives NFL a vote of confidence

Verizon gives NFL a vote of confidence

Verizon, one of the NFL's largest sponsors, gave the league a vote of confidence Thursday, despite public outcry over its mishandling of the Ray Rice domestic abuse case.
Yahoo wins battle in secretive surveillance court

Yahoo wins battle in secretive surveillance court

The public will soon get a broader glimpse at the still-secretive world of government data collection.

omen senators demand 'zero tolerance' in NFL on domestic violence

A bipartisan group of women senators waded into the ongoing drama over the NFL, Ray Rice and domestic violence.
Big solar storm heading toward Earth

Big solar storm heading toward Earth

This is not your usual weather forecast. Big storms are brewing. Your umbrella won't help, but you might want to keep a flashlight handy.
Dad accused of slaying kids had history with social services in South Carolina

Dad accused of slaying kids had history with social services in South Carolina

South Carolina social workers were familiar with Timothy Jones Jr. long before police accused him of killing his five children and dumping them off a dirt road in Alabama, according to documents from the state Department of Social Services.

Sinister minister

(WBRE) A former Pennsylvania pastor dubbed the "Sinister Minister" after his conviction for his second wife's murder was sentenced to an extra 20 to 40 years in prison Wednesday, this time for the killing of his first wife.

Left on the bus

A 4-year-old Texas girl is safe and back with her family after being left on a sweltering school bus for several hours Wednesday.

The ISIS debate

Congress is weighing in on President Obama's plan to "degrade and destroy" the ISIS militant army.

9/11: Honoring the fallen

Millions across the country and around the world stopped Thursday to reflect and remember the nearly 3,000 who died in the 9/11 attacks 13 years ago.
Richard Kiel, actor who played Bond villain 'Jaws,' dies at 74

Richard Kiel, actor who played Bond villain 'Jaws,' dies at 74

Richard Kiel, the actor best known for playing the James Bond villain "Jaws," died Wednesday at a Fresno, California hospital, St. Agnes Medical Center spokeswoman Kelley Sanchez said.
Kendall Jenner comes into focus

Kendall Jenner comes into focus

All eyes shifted toward the beginning of the runway when a dark-haired model strutted out in a star-spangled red bikini to a fusillade of flashbulbs at Tommy Hilfiger's New York Fashion Week show on Monday.
Really? 10 unexpected cruise activities

Really? 10 unexpected cruise activities

If you're one of the nearly 20% of Americans who have taken a cruise, you probably already know that these giant pleasure boats have Formula One simulators, herb gardens, skating rinks, Coach stores and stages featuring sketch comedy from C