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Scott Walker backs pathway to citizenship at private dinner

Scott Walker backs pathway to citizenship at private dinner

 WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Wisconsin Gov.
Injuries as buildings collapse after blast at New York's East Village

Injuries as buildings collapse after blast at New York's East Village

 NEW YORK (CNN) -- Inspectors from New York's gas utility were at a building in Manhattan's East Village on Thursday a little more than an hour before a fiery blast injured a dozen people, at least three critically, leveled the str
6 'Matrix' inspired illusions from Oculus' chief scientist

6 'Matrix' inspired illusions from Oculus' chief scientist

  Virtual reality had been tried and done. People thought it was dead. Oculus chief scientist Michael Abrash had doubts too, until a special Keanu Reeves movie came along.
Woman whose fetus was stolen after stabbing released from hospital

Woman whose fetus was stolen after stabbing released from hospital

A Colorado woman whose fetus was cut from her womb in a stabbing attack last week has been released from the hospital, relatives say.
Seeking clues about mindset of Andreas Lubitz, Germanwings co-pilot

Seeking clues about mindset of Andreas Lubitz, Germanwings co-pilot

 The house where Andreas Lubitz's parents live was shuttered Thursday and guarded by police. A group of men, perhaps investigators, were the only ones granted access.
Blast collapses building in New York's East Village; injuries reported

Blast collapses building in New York's East Village; injuries reported

 An explosion rocked a heavily traveled section of Manhattan's East Village on Thursday, injuring at least a dozen people and leveling parts of a building, authorities said.
Legendary coach Dean Smith is giving back to his players, even in death

Legendary coach Dean Smith is giving back to his players, even in death

Coaching icon Dean Smith continues to give back to his players, even in death.

NYC MAYOR: Building explosion, collapse appeared to be gas-related

The New York Fire Department is on scene of a building explosion and collapse in the East Village.
US Army National Guard Soldier, cousin arrested conspiring to support terrorists

US Army National Guard Soldier, cousin arrested conspiring to support terrorists

Assistant Attorney General for National Security John P. Carlin, U.S. Attorney Zachary T.

Who was Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz?

 Details are slowly emerging Thursday about a 28-year-old German national who officials believe purposely crashed Germanwings Flight 9525.
DID YOU KNOW: Inventor of basketball served as ARMY Chaplain

DID YOU KNOW: Inventor of basketball served as ARMY Chaplain

As "March Madness" makes its annual appearance on the American sports scene, fans who understand the history of basketball know Dr. James Naismith invented the game in 1891.
Germanwings crash: Mother, daughter from Virginia among the victims

Germanwings crash: Mother, daughter from Virginia among the victims

 (CNN) -- They are being remembered as people who "meant so much to so many."
Oklahoma tornadoes rake the state: Storms kill 1, injure dozens

Oklahoma tornadoes rake the state: Storms kill 1, injure dozens

 (CNN) -- What had been an unusually quiet storm season broke out with a vengeance Wednesday, slashing across Oklahoma and killing one person.
California woman's alleged kidnapping a hoax, police call it 'wild goose chase'

California woman's alleged kidnapping a hoax, police call it 'wild goose chase'

 (CNN) -- The reported kidnapping of a Vallejo, California, woman for ransom this week was nothing but a hoax, police said.
REPORT: Pilot left cockpit, unable to re-enter before Germanwings crash

REPORT: Pilot left cockpit, unable to re-enter before Germanwings crash

According to a report by the New York Times, the pilot left the cockpit of Germanwings flight 9525 and was unable to re-enter prior