National News

FIU-Sweetwater Bridge Collapse, Miami
Pedro Portal/Miami Herald/TNS/Sipa USA
March 15, 2018 - 2:28 pm
The new Florida International University pedestrian bridge in Miami collapsed Thursday afternoon, and several people were reported dead.
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Austin Package Bombing Leaves 75-Year-Old Woman Injured
Photo by Ricardo B. Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman/TNS/Sipa USA
March 21, 2018 - 7:15 am
Police Chief Brian Manley said early Wednesday that the suspect set off an explosive device in his vehicle as SWAT team members were closing in. He says one of the SWAT officers also shot at the vehicle.
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Maryland School Shooting
Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun/TNS/Sipa USA
March 20, 2018 - 9:13 am
The shooter at a Maryland high school died after a school resource officer fired at him, authorities said. Two students were injured in the incident.
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Austin Bombing Investigation
Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman/TNS/Sipa USA
March 20, 2018 - 6:23 am
What was initially reported to be a package explosion late Tuesday at an Austin, Texas Goodwill store turned out to involve not a bomb, but an incendiary device, police said.
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Austin, Texas Bombings
Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman/TNS/Sipa USA
March 19, 2018 - 12:17 pm
The latest blast occurred Sunday night in a suburban neighborhood known as Travis Country in southwest Austin -- far from the previous three that were all in residential areas in the eastern part of the city.
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Christopher Raguso and Christopher Zanetis
Photos released by FDNY
March 16, 2018 - 8:02 pm
The helicopter is used by the Air Force for combat search and rescue, and was in transit from one location to another when it went down near the town of Qaim in Anbar Province. All seven service members aboard the HH-60 Pave Hawk died.
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Amtrak Portal Bridge
Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880
March 16, 2018 - 3:52 pm
The perils facing commuters as a tug of war over funding a multibillion-dollar rail project continues were evident as a century-old bridge malfunctioned, suspending train service for hours in and out of New York.
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Louise Slaughter
March 16, 2018 - 2:53 pm
Slaughter was serving her 16th term in Congress and was the top Democrat on the House Rules Committee. She was the first woman to chair that committee when she led it from 2007 through 2010.
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Pedestrian bridge collapse
Michael Laughlin/Sun Sentinel/TNS/Sipa USA
March 16, 2018 - 10:20 am
Miami-Dade Police Director Juan Perez said their main priority is getting to victims in crushed vehicles under the massive concrete structure as quickly as possible.
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United Airlines Plane
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March 15, 2018 - 10:42 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) -- United Airlines plans to issue bright colored bag tags to people traveling with pets to prevent animal carriers from being placed in overhead bins following the death of a puppy on one of its flights . The Chicago-based airline says a flight attendant who ordered the...
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