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National & World Who's a seaman? Supreme Court may chart the waters Who's a seaman? Supreme Court may chart the waters (Photo Gallery)
Boat captain William Smith Dize died in 2012. Some experts say his case could prove important to thousands of maritime workers who spend long periods on land and shorter bursts at sea, including salmon fishermen in Alaska, workers on fire boats and salvage vessels, and even those who repair undersea telephone cables.
National & World After sabotage, air travel system slowly recovers After sabotage, air travel system slowly recovers
The nation's air travel system began to slowly recover Saturday after an alleged act of employee sabotage at a large regional air traffic control center brought Chicago's two international airports to a halt.
National & World Good news for drivers: gas prices have dropped Good news for drivers: gas prices have dropped (Video)
Analysts promise even more good news as prices continue to drop. Marie Montgomery with AAA Southern California said though prices in the South Valley are higher than the national average, these numbers are lowest we've seen in months.
National & World Mother: Slender Man stabbing victim feared specter
A 12-year-old Wisconsin girl who was stabbed 19 times by classmates trying to please a fictional horror character had feared the specter known as Slender Man before the attack, her mother said in an interview aired Friday night.
National & World No charges in toxic tea incident at Utah eatery No charges in toxic tea incident at Utah eatery
No charges will be filed in a case involving a woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with chemicals at a suburban Salt Lake City restaurant, prosecutors said Friday.