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NTSB has plenty of questions to answer in NYC runway slide
NEW YORK (AP) -- As the National Transportation Safety Board begins its investigation into a Delta jetliner that slid off a runway while landing during a snowstorm at LaGuardia Airport, there is no shortage of questions to pursue:... 3/6/2015 7:07 PM

Solid US jobs report: 295K positions added; rate at 5.5 pct.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A burst of hiring in February underscored the resilience and confidence of U.S. businesses, which are adding workers at the fastest pace in 17 years. Yet the strong job gains did little to raise wages last month.... 3/6/2015 6:55 PM

Obama: Selma anniversary is about young people
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- President Barack Obama says this weekend's 50th anniversary commemoration of historic civil rights marches is as much about stirring young people to change as about honoring yesterday's legends.... 3/6/2015 7:41 PM

Witness: Hernandez DNA matched cigarette butt at crime scene
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez's DNA matched genetic material found on a cigarette butt at the scene of a murder, a crime lab scientist testified Friday.... 3/6/2015 8:00 PM

Harrison Ford's love of flight marked by mishaps, service
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- When a man battles Darth Vader, Nazis and other evildoers for work, what does he do for fun? Harrison Ford finds his answer in a pilot's license and the freedom to take to the skies.... 3/6/2015 7:18 PM

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 9:39 AM

Hello Ceres! NASA spacecraft on first visit to dwarf planet
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- After a nearly eight-year journey, a NASA spacecraft on Friday flawlessly slipped into orbit around Ceres in the first visit to a dwarf planet.... 3/6/2015 6:58 PM

Police: Professor had given ex-convict $37K before killing
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A retired University of Florida professor was killed by an ex-convict to whom he'd given $37,000 in recent years in what authorities described as a "Good Samaritan" relationship, police said.... 3/6/2015 6:28 PM

Problems arise for state efforts to curb campus sex assaults
Lawmakers in several states are seeking to address the high-profile problem of sexual assaults on college campuses, but their bills have encountered criticism and legal complexities. Among the contentious measures, some are viewed as infringing on victims' rights and others as too favorable to accused students.... 3/6/2015 7:40 PM

APNewsBreak: Ferguson leaders, DOJ officials to meet again
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Ferguson city leaders will meet with Justice Department officials in about two weeks and provide a plan for ways to improve the police department following a scathing report released this week, Mayor James Knowles III said Friday.... 3/6/2015 5:39 PM



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