4 now dead in crash near Wichita airport

Wichita plane crash

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Four people have died in the plane crash at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kansas, according to Wichita Fire Marshal Brad Crisp.

Longest-serving Boston mayor, Thomas Menino, dies at 71

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Thomas Menino, who retired this year as the longest-serving mayor in Boston history, died Thursday morning after a battle with cancer, according to his…

URGENT - Kansas Wichita Airport Crash death toll

(CNN) -- Four people have died in the plane crash at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kansas, according to Wichita Fire Marshal Brad Crisp. There are five…

Director of catcalling video talks race issue

The director of a video of showing a woman being catcalled on the streets of New York has weighed in on the seeming racial disparity of the men featured.

Rob…

Ferrari: Hot cars, wild year

Ferrari has been making some of the hottest cars in the world since Enzo Ferrari founded the company in 1929.

That's not likely to change now that Ferrari has…

Officials, candidates pause after Menino's death

Both Massachusetts governor candidates have suspended campaign activity Thursday to honor former Boston Mayor Tom Menino, who died this morning, as politicians…

Homelessness slowly on the decline

The nation's homeless population, and especially the number of families without shelter, continues to decline, according to a new report.

An annual federal…

7 Dems who seem to want Obama to go away

With President Barack Obama's approval rating hovering in the low to mid-40s -- it was 45% in CNN/ORC International's recent poll --Democrats in tough…

Hagel memo to W.H. critical of Syria plan

Earlier this month, while on an trip to Latin America to discuss climate change, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel sat down and wrote a highly private, and very…

Chronic fatigue syndrome is real, study says

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People with chronic fatigue syndrome are exhausted, no matter how much rest they get, for more than six months at a time.

Man charged in Graham case to appear in court

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Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Police

The man charged with abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham -- whose body was later found on an abandoned farm -- is scheduled to face a judge…

Tim Cook isn't the only openly gay CEO

It's a landmark moment for both the gay community and the business world. Tim Cook is now the first and only openly gay chief executive in the Fortune 500.

Of…

Feds fine dating site for making fake profiles

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Turns out I'm not actually that popular with the ladies of flirtcrowd.com. The Federal Trade Commission has fined UK-based JDI Dating for using fake,…

6 rules for a better Halloween

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Trick-or-treating and dressing in costume have been Halloween traditions for a good long time now, but it seems we're still struggling to get it right.

Nurse in Ebola dispute leaves home, returns

Kaci Hickox goes on bike ride

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In any other circumstance, it would be the furthest thing from a headline: Maine nurse leaves home on bike. And yet Thursday, when Kaci Hickox and her…

New York Times shares slammed on grim forecast

Things are about to get worse at the New York Times.

The company told investors Thursday to get ready for a drop in ad spending in the fourth quarter - news…

IG: Feds allowed grenade parts across border

An American trafficked thousands of grenade components to Mexico, many of which turned up in hands of drug cartel who used them in violent attacks, and federal…

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