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Blade, U.S. government reach settlement
Without admitting any fault, the United States government agreed today to pay The Blade $18,000 for seizing the cameras of a photographer and deleting photographs taken outside the Lima tank plant last year.

Updated 18 minutes ago
Plane skids off runway at LaGuardia
NEW YORK — A Delta Air Lines jetliner landing during a snowstorm at New York's LaGuardia Airport today slid off the runway and struck a fence before coming to rest at the edge of Flushing Bay, but there were no serious injuries.

Updated 2 hours ago
Americans spent $58B on pets in 2014
LOS ANGELES — We feed them, groom them, clothe them and otherwise shell out the big bucks to protect and pamper our pets.

Updated 2 hours ago
N.J., Exxon Mobil reach $225M settlement
TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey announced a $225 million settlement with Exxon Mobil on Thursday that state officials say is the largest environmental settlement in state history — though it has been criticized by Democratic lawmakers who say it is for a mere fraction of the nearly $9 billion initially sought.

Updated 2 hours ago
Motorist killed, 5 students hurt in Wash. bus crash
ORONDO, Wash. — A motorist has been killed and five students and others were injured in a crash in central Washington involving a school bus, truck and car.

Updated 3 hours ago
Ringling Bros. eliminating elephant acts
POLK CITY, Fla. — The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show’s iconic elephants from its performances by 2018, telling The Associated Press exclusively that growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision.

Updated 3 hours ago
Mistrial declared in Jodi Arias case
PHOENIX  — A judge declared a mistrial today in the Jodi Arias sentencing case after a jury deadlocked on whether the convicted murderer should be executed or sent to prison for life for killing her lover in 2008.

Updated 3 hours ago
High court will hear gay marriage cases
COLUMBUS — Arguments in rare cases in which an appeals court has upheld state bans on same-sex marriage will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court next month.

Updated 4 hours ago
4 honored as Jefferson Award finalists
Dr. Kristopher Brickman, a local physician who volunteers to help victims of natural disasters, Julie Rubini, an advocate who encourages the love of reading, and two local professionals who are working to eradicate human trafficking in the United States, Celia Williamson and Megan Mattimoe, are the 2015 Jefferson Award finalists.

Updated 4 hours ago
Ex-crew member recognizes sunken ship
TOKYO — A former crewmember on a Japanese battleship that sank during World War II said today he recognized photos of wreckage discovered this week off the Philippines by a team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.

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