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National & World California bus crash vicitms
Five high school students and three chaperones have been confirmed dead or are unaccounted for after a charter bus heading to Humboldt State University was struck by a FedEx tractor-trailer in Northern California. The bus and big rig drivers were killed, but their identities have not been released.
National & World Congress to Iran: Ambassador's application denied
Congress said no way to Iran's choice for ambassador to the United Nations, outraged by the prospect of a member of a group responsible for the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran stepping on U.S. soil. The move forces President Barack Obama to make a decision that could have serious diplomatic repercussions.
National & World Giffords gunman made online rants before killing Giffords gunman made online rants before killing
The man who shot former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was unraveling in the months before the rampage, issuing paranoid, expletive-filled Internet rants about government conspiracies, suicide and killing police, according to new law enforcement documents released Thursday.
National & World Kathleen Sebelius resigning from top HHS post Kathleen Sebelius resigning from top HHS post
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from the Obama administration after the rocky rollout of President Barack Obama's signature health care law, a White House official said Thursday.
National & World Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman on late show Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman on late show
CBS moved swiftly Thursday to replace the retiring David Letterman with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, who will take over the "Late Show" next year and do battle with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel for late-night television supremacy.
National & World Prosecutor: Pistorius is untruthful, an egotist Prosecutor: Pistorius is untruthful, an egotist
Oscar Pistorius' credibility was consistently questioned at his murder trial Thursday as the chief prosecutor argued that the star athlete had a string of unlikely excuses why he wasn't to blame in the three gun charges he faces on top of murder.
National & World Last Corvette retrieved from Kentucky sinkhole Last Corvette retrieved from Kentucky sinkhole(Photo Gallery)
The mangled remains of a powerful Corvette — barely recognizable to its former owner — were pulled from the depths of a sinkhole at a Kentucky museum Wednesday, completing weeks of painstaking work to retrieve eight classic cars that were gobbled up by the gaping hole.
National & World 1 child dead, 14 hurt in Florida day care crash 1 child dead, 14 hurt in Florida day care crash
A car smashed into an Orlando-area day care Wednesday, killing a girl and injuring 14 others, at least a dozen of them children, and authorities were searching for the driver of an SUV who they say started the crash, officials said.