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  • NASA's Dawn spacecraft moves in on dwarf planet Ceres
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 11:24 pm
    The largest celestial body in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter welcomes its first visitor Friday.
  • Philadelphia police mourn officer killed during robbery
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 11:12 pm
    Philadelphia police are mourning the death of an officer who was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store.
  • Police: Federal judge shot during robbery attempt in Detroit
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 10:49 pm
    Detroit police say a federal judge has been shot outside his home in an apparent attempted robbery.
  • Train carrying Bakken crude derails, burns in Illinois
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 10:32 pm
    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.
  • More want local beef, but fewer want tough job of cutting it
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 10:20 pm
    Kent Weise loves his work, but after 38 years slaughtering cattle, lugging carcasses that can weigh more than 1,000 pounds and slowly, methodically slicing cuts of meat, he understands why few people want to go into the business anymore.
  • Harrison Ford crash lands vintage plane on golf course
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 9:32 pm
    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.
  • Entrances to UC Santa Cruz cleared; student protest ends
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 9:29 pm
    University of California, Santa Cruz officials say student protesters against tuition increases have cleared both entrances to campus.
  • Plane skids off snowy New York runway, stops next to icy bay
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 8:49 pm
    A Delta jetliner landing at LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm Thursday skidded off a runway and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest just feet from the roiling waters of an icy bay.
  • Ford's real-life bravado equals Han Solo, Indiana Jones
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 8:40 pm
    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.
  • Chain of kidney transplants begins at San Francisco hospital
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 8:37 pm
    Zully Broussard thought she was going to help one person by donating a kidney.
  • Freight train carrying crude oil derails near Illinois city
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 8:05 pm
    A freight train loaded with crude oil derailed in northern Illinois, bursting into flames and prompting authorities to suggest that everyone within 1 mile evacuate, authorities said. Only two people did so.
  • Video game veteran takes swing at playful app aimed at kids
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 8:04 pm
    In a sea of virtual-reality headsets and monitors broadcasting video games, there's something that seems completely alien at the Game Developers Conference: a swing set.
  • Jurors in Jodi Arias case: We were 11-1 for death penalty
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 7:49 pm
    It took just one juror to spare the life of convicted murderer Jodi Arias on Thursday -- and the woman had to survive an attempt by her colleagues to boot her from the jury before she could do it.
  • Late winter snowstorm blankets South, Northeast
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 7:48 pm
    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.
  • Man shot by police on Skid Row is identified
    Associated Press | March 05, 2015 7:00 pm
    A homeless man who was shot to death by police during a Skid Row confrontation over the weekend was identified Thursday under his true name -- not the stolen identity he had used for years.
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