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May 2, 2014

Train Derails in Subway in Queens, NY, Injuring 19 People

A Manhattan-bound F train derailed in an underground stretch in Queens on Friday morning, injuring 19 people and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of passengers. The train, carrying about 1,000 straphangers, derailed on an express track near the local station... Continue Reading →

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Train Derails in Subway in Queens, NY, Injuring 19 People

A Manhattan-bound F train derailed in an underground stretch in Queens on Friday morning, injuring 19 people and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of passengers. The train, carrying about 1,000 straphangers, derailed on an express track near the local station... Continue Reading →

First Case of MERS Virus Found in American Man Who Visited in Saudi Arabia

A virus that has killed more than 100 people in the Middle East has been found in the United States for the first time, in an Indiana health care worker who recently returned from Saudi Arabia, federal health officials said... Continue Reading →

Teenager in Alaska Guns Down 2 State Troopers Trying to Arrest his Father

Nathanial Kangas, 19, shot dead Sgt. Scott Johnson and Gabe Rich about 3 p.m. Wednesday as the troopers tried to cuff Arvin Kangas, 58, in the tiny town of Tanana, police said. A teenager gunned down two state troopers Thursday... Continue Reading →

Bankruptcy Judge says GM May Still Face Lawsuits Over Defective Ignition Switch

General Motors could be exposed to nearly 60 class-action lawsuits related to its ignition-switch crisis affecting 2.6 million vehicles worldwide and linked to at least 13 deaths. US bankruptcy Judge Robert Gerber in New York ruled Friday that the 2009... Continue Reading →

1983 Song from New Michael Jackson Album is Released

A song Michael Jackson recorded 31 years ago is out, the first single from the upcoming "Xscape" album. Jackson wrote, recorded and produced "Love Never Felt So Good" with Paul Anka in 1983, but it has been "contemporized" by Anka... Continue Reading →

Previous Investigation of Florida Jail that Suffered Explosion Found that Facility was “Grossly” Understaffed and Segregated by Race

The Florida jail crippled by an apparent gas explosion was the subject of a five-year investigation that uncovered a facility so "grossly" understaffed that posts went unmanned and cells were seldom searched. Violence was pervasive and inmates were segregated by... Continue Reading →

Names of 2 Inmates Killed in Florida Jail Explosion Released

Officials have released the names of two Escambia County Jail inmates killed in an apparent gas explosion. The county said Friday that 45-year-old David Paul Weinstein and 54-year-old Robert Earl Simmons were killed when the explosion ripped through the jail... Continue Reading →

April Jobs Report: Part of the Reason Why Unemployment Dropped So Much is Because Nearly 1 Million People stopped Looking for Work

U.S. job growth increased at its fastest pace in more than two years in April, and the unemployment rate dived to a five-and-a-half year low of 6.3 percent, the Labor Department said Friday in its latest monthly report, suggesting a... Continue Reading →

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