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Late winter snowstorm blankets South, Northeast
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A late winter storm blanketed the Northeast on Thursday after zipping across much of the South, leaving hundreds of drivers and their passengers stranded on highways in Kentucky and thousands of customers without power in West Virginia.... 3/6/2015 3:45 AM

Russian priest feels closer to God in serenity of Antarctica
KING GEORGE ISLAND, Antarctica (AP) -- Sophrony Kirilov pulls hard on the strings of the heavy Russian bells from inside the world's southernmost Eastern Orthodox church, calling to Mass anybody wanting to pray on this remote Antarctic island.... 3/6/2015 5:04 AM

Father tells jury about boy's death at Boston Marathon
BOSTON (AP) -- With Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seated at the defense table no more than 15 feet away Thursday, the father of an 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombing described the moment when he looked down at his son's pale, torn body and realized he wouldn't make it.... 3/6/2015 12:30 AM


Train carrying Bakken crude derails, burns in Illinois
GALENA, Ill. (AP) -- A freight train loaded with crude oil derailed in northern Illinois, bursting into flames and prompting officials to suggest that everyone with 1 mile evacuate, authorities said.... 3/6/2015 6:28 AM

Harrison Ford crash lands vintage plane on golf course
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Harrison Ford crash-landed his World War II-era airplane on Thursday after losing engine power, suffering serious but not life-threatening injuries as he used his years of piloting prowess to bring down the plane on a golf course and avoid nearby homes in what one expert called a beautifully executed maneuver.... 3/6/2015 5:27 AM

Ford's real-life bravado equals Han Solo, Indiana Jones
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Harrison Ford is as much the daredevil in real life as Han Solo, Indiana Jones or the other larger-than-life characters that he has played on the screen.... 3/6/2015 4:37 AM

NYC landing mishap raises questions on runway snow closures
NEW YORK (AP) -- The rough landing of a Delta jetliner at LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm just minutes after the runway had been plowed has raised questions about when airports should close runways due to snow or ice.... 3/6/2015 6:54 AM

For Northeast, a brutal winter redefines 'enough is enough'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Forget the winter of our discontent. For Northeasterners enduring one of the coldest, snowiest seasons in decades, it's the winter of our exasperation, full-on funk and enough-is-enough rage.... 3/5/2015 11:51 PM

Philadelphia officer shot dead while trying to stop robbery
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia police officer was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store, city officials said Thursday.... 3/6/2015 2:40 AM



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