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Mayor: NY blast likely 'gas-related'

A fiery blast in a heavily traveled section of Manhattan's East Village appeared to be a "gas-related explosion," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday.

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Co-pilot acted 'deliberately' to crash plane

Transponder data shows that the autopilot on Germanwings Flight 9525 was reprogrammed by someone in the cockpit to change the plane's altitude from 38,000 feet to 100 feet, according to Flightradar24, a website that tracks aviation data.

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Cleanup crews start to tackle Oklahoma twister damage

Cleanup crews on Thursday started assessing the damage caused by storms that slashed across Oklahoma on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring about two dozen others across the state.

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Saudi-led airstrikes hit rebels in Yemen

Saudi and allied warplanes struck rebels in Yemen on Thursday, with Saudi Arabia threatening to send ground troops and inserting itself into its southern neighbor's civil war, potentially opening up a broader sectarian conflict in the Middle East.

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Medicare 'doc fix' bill passes House

In a rare moment of bipartisanship bringing House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi together, the House passed the so called "doc fix."

Andreas Lubitz

Germanwings crash: Who was co-pilot Lubitz?

The house where Andreas Lubitz's parents live was shuttered Thursday and guarded by police.

A group of men, perhaps investigators, were the only ones granted access.

This town in western Germany is where Lubitz, the 28-year-old co-pilot authorities now...