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Alps crash co-pilot 'hid illness'
Alps crash co-pilot Andreas Lubitz hid details of an existing illness from his employers, German prosecutors say. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:08:44 GMT
Boko Haram HQ in Nigeria 'retaken'
The Nigerian army says it has retaken the north-eastern town of Gwoza, believed to be the headquarters of Islamist militant group Boko Haram. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:53:25 GMT
Duo ready for one year in space
US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko are about to undertake a 12-month tour of duty on the International Space Station. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:31:13 GMT
Sierra Leone in Ebola lockdown
The authorities in Sierra Leone are enforcing a three-day national lockdown to curb the spread of Ebola, except for short windows to pray. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:59:13 GMT
Yemen FM urges swift end to strikes
Yemen's foreign minister says a "short, sharp" air campaign is needed against Houthi rebels who forced the president to flee abroad. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:02:44 GMT
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Why Yemen has come undone
It shouldn't come as a surprise that Yemen has collapsed -- again. A country that has split and been pulled together before, has the youngest and fastest growing population in the region, is running low on oil and water, and possesses a "personalist" government rather than stab … Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:24:55 +0000
The Confused Person's Guide to Middle East Conflicts - The Atlantic
The Atlantic tries to clarify the confused;The Confused Person's Guide to Middle East ConflictsConfused about what's happening in the Middle East? No need to worry—our research team at the Institute of Internet Diagrams has come up with the ultimate explainer in the shape of  … Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:54:37 +0000
The Fight Against Addiction: Is Love All You Need?
Many addicts opt for self-medication over encounter — they turn inward and shut out the world, says commentator Alva Noë, as he ponders a new book on addiction by Johann Hari. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:51:46 +0000
Should the 2nd amendment be repealed?
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:55:42 +0000 - Top Stories
Ripped doctor's letter found in co-pilot's trash
Notes found in the home of the co-pilot suspected in this week's crash suggest he "kept his illness secret," a prosecutor said. FULL STORY | The victims | Cockpit rules change | Watch CNNgo | Coverage
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:39:53 EDT
How do you guard against a threat from pilots?
Since the September 11 hijackings 14 years ago, improvements to aviation security have had a strong focus on keeping intruders out of the cockpit.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:08:05 EDT
#GermanwingsQs: Your 6 key plane crash questions answered
When we asked our viewers to tweet their questions about the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525, we received hundreds of responses. We put them to our experts and here are answers to six of the most interesting ones.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:14:13 EDT
The radicalization of Tsarnaev
Listen closely to the testimony in federal court and you begin to learn how a 19-year-old stoner who played Jay-Z, watched "The Walking Dead" and referred to himself on a resume as "nice" and a "people person" came to embrace violent global jihad.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:36:26 EDT
Attack at hotel kills at least 6
Gunmen raided a hotel in Somalia's capital after detonating a car bomb outside the building Friday, killing at least six people and sparking a gun battle with security forces, a police officer at the scene said.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:12:57 EDT

NYT > U.S.
Pain Spreads as Credit Vise Grows Tighter
Lenders have become even less willing to part with their money, further crimping budgets and family spending.

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 12:43:45 GMT
For Rivals, Finance Crisis Is Posing on-the-Fly Tests
The presidential race has turned into an audition for who could best handle a national economic emergency.

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 11:44:12 GMT
Drug Label, Maimed Patient and Test for Court
At issue is whether plaintiffs have the right to sue when the products that hurt them had met federal standards.

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 12:39:18 GMT
After Impasse, New California Budget Agreement
California legislative leaders and the governor have come to an agreement on the state budget, which is now roughly three months late.

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 08:20:47 GMT
California Bans Texting by Operators of Trains
After investigators said an engineer in last week’s collision had been texting on the job, regulators temporarily banned the use of all cellular devices by anyone at the controls of a moving train.

Fri, 19 Sep 2008 07:01:46 GMT

ABC News: Top Stories
Germanwings Co-Pilot Never Submitted Sick Note, Airline Says
There are indications that the co-pilot of the Germanwings aircraft that crashed into the French Alps on Tuesday hid an illness from his employers, prosecutors said. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:30:59 -0400
What Aaron Hernandez's Fiancee Said at Murder Trial Today
Aaron Hernandez's fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins, said today in a Boston courtroom that the former New England Patriots star denied involvement in a friend's alleged murder. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:37:09 -0400
People Flock to See Jesus' Face on Hillside
Many say you can see the face of Jesus in nature, but locals in a small town in Colombia are claiming that literally. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:37:43 -0400
Sen. Harry Reid Will Retire in 2016
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will not seek re-election in 2016, ending a Senate career that has spanned three decades. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:19:42 -0400
At Least 2 Unaccounted for After NYC Building Fire, Official Says
Two people were unaccounted for after a massive building fire in New York City, according to a New York City police official. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:59:34 -0400

The Weather Channel: Your Local Weather Outlook--Falls Church, VA (22046)
Current Weather Conditions In Falls Church, VA (22046)
Cloudy, and 43 ° F. For more details? Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:15:50 EDT
Your Local Doppler Radar
This map shows the location and intensity of precipitation in your area. The color of the precipitation corresponds to the rate at which it is falling. This map is updated every 15 minutes. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:15:50 EDT
Pollen Trend for Falls Church, VA (22046)
Rising. View complete PollenCast? Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:15:50 EDT

Quotes of the Day
Benjamin Disraeli
"My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me." Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT
Karen Elizabeth Gordon
"All phone calls are obscene." Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT
Mogens Jallberg
"In democracy it's your vote that counts; In feudalism it's your count that votes." Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT
G. K. Chesterton
"I believe in getting into hot water; it keeps you clean." Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT
John Maynard Keynes
"I do not know which makes a man more conservative�to know nothing but the present, or nothing but the past." Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT