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Amtrak could pay no more than $200 million to crash victims

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, Amtrak could face a $200 million payout to train crash victims — the limit set by Congress. But that may be too...


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Couple died trying to shield daughter from twister

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Melissa and Michael Mooneyhan met as teenagers who attended different high schools. The two quickly fell in love and were married in 2004,...


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The Latest on severe weather: 1 man dead in Texas flooding

10:45 a.m. One person has died in storm-related flooding in Corsicana, Texas, about 50 miles southeast of Dallas. The National Weather Service says Corsicana...


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2 Mississippi officers fatally shot; 2 suspects sought

HATTIESBURG, Miss. — A law enforcement spokesman says two police officers have been fatally shot following a traffic stop in the southern Mississippi city of...


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Surprising Ana becomes tropical storm nearing the Carolinas

MIAMI — Early surprise Ana muscled up to a tropical storm early Saturday as it plodded toward the Carolinas, threatening to push dangerous surf and drenching...




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VIDEO: WA. Teacher's First Thought: Get the Gun Away

A teacher's quick action may also have spared a Washington student's life, since a school police officer says he was just a step away from having a clear shot at...


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VIDEO: French 'Spiderman' Climbs Tower for Nepal

Alain Robert, dubbed France's "Spiderman", climbed a 210-metre (689-feet) tower in Paris on Tuesday as an act of solidarity with the victims of last week's...


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VIDEO: Search for Missing After Storm Hits Regatta

The Coast Guard is searching for more victims or survivors, after a storm capsized several boats during a weekend sailing competition near Mobile, Alabama. As of...


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No time to lose: Global response to Nepal quake gears up

LONDON  — There is still time to save lives — that’s why governments and aid agencies Sunday rushed doctors, volunteers and equipment to...


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Coast Guard: Second body found in Alabama waters, 5 missing

DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala.  — Coast Guard crews continued searching Sunday for five people missing in the water after recovering two bodies following a...


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