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  • NBC News finds Brian Williams embellished at least 11 times: report

    NBC News finds Brian Williams embellished at least 11 times: report
    A months-long internal investigation of Brian Williams by NBC News has turned up 11 instances in which the anchorman publicly embellished details of his reporting exploits, according to a person familiar with details of the probe.
  • Planes often hit birds at Orlando International

    Planes often hit birds at Orlando International
    Airplanes hit birds and other animals more than 150 times a year at Orlando International Airport, and while most strikes result in no more damage than when bugs hit car windshields, more serious problems can occur. From November 2009 to October 2014,...

    Turkish plane makes emergency landing

    A Turkish Airline official says a plane returning from Milan made an emergency landing in Istanbul and ran off the runway. The plane left a trail of sparks and smoke as it landed but all passengers were evacuated safely. Spokesman Ali Genc told The...

    'Wee-ooo:' Six 'mini' county commissioners get to work

    'Wee-ooo:' Six 'mini' county commissioners get to work
    An entirely new slate of Orange County commissioners took office Thursday. They got straight to work, voting to rezone a vacant piece of land for a hospital in Pine Hills. The commissioners were unanimous in their approval despite reservations about the...

    Yale-New Haven Nurse Tended To Passengers On Diverted Plane

    Yale-New Haven Nurse Tended To Passengers On Diverted Plane
    Mary Cunningham was sitting in the last row of the plane on the last leg of her flight home from vacation in Florida Wednesday morning when the announcement came over the plane's public address system. "They asked if anyone on board was a medical...