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  • Plane crash kills 150 people in French Alps; black box found

    A black box recovered from the scene and pulverized pieces of debris strewn across Alpine mountainsides held clues to what caused a German jetliner to take an unexplained eight-minute dive Tuesday midway through a flight from Spain to Germany,...
  • Damaged black box sent for analysis in Alps plane crash

    SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France A severely damaged cockpit voice recorder is one of the only leads in the fatal crash of Germanwings flight 4U 9525 in the French Alps, where some 650 searchers started combing a section of mountain face at daybreak on Wednesday....
  • Virginia woman, daughter among European plane crash victims; 3rd victim confirmed

    Virginia woman, daughter among European plane crash victims; 3rd victim confirmed
    UPDATE: The U.S. State Department says a third American has been identified as a victim of the plane crash in France that killed a total of 150 people. The department said it is in contact with the victim's next of kin but is not releasing the name...
  • Doomed German airliner began its fatal fall moments after reaching cruising altitude

    BERLIN A German passenger jet that crashed Tuesday morning in the Alps in southern France, killing an estimated 150 passengers and crew, climbed for 44 minutes to reach its cruising altitude but remained there for only about a minute before it began to...
  • Jewish leaders ask Congress for help fighting anti-Semitism abroad

    WASHINGTON Amid rising concerns about anti-Semitism in Europe, several Jewish leaders testified before Congress on Tuesday, calling on the United States to take action in stopping violence against Jews. Dan Asmussen, the president of the Danish Jewish...
  • Aviation's latest mystery: What brought down Germanwings 9525?

    Just over a year after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared over the Indian Ocean without making a distress call, the aviation world faced a new mystery Tuesday: the crash of a Germanwings jetliner in the French Alps with 150 passengers and crew...
  • French crews to resume efforts at dawn to reach Germanwings wreckage

    PARIS Search crews planned to resume helicopter flights around dawn Wednesday to remote mountainside in southern France where a Germanwings Airbus A320 crashed after a rapid descent, likely killing all 150 people aboard. The crash, one of the deadliest...
  • Germanwings 9525 crew did not issue distress signal before crash in Alps

    Germanwings 9525 crew did not issue distress signal before crash in Alps
    The flight, an easy hop across Western Europe, shook off the morning drizzle in Barcelona, Spain, and rose through the clouds. Soon, it was cruising at 38,000 feet over southern France, headed over the Alps and an eventual landing in Duesseldorf, Germany....
  • Five things for Tuesday, March 24, 2015

    Five things for Tuesday, March 24, 2015
    Here are your stories for Tuesday in Central Florida: 150 likely perish in plane crash in France; Orlando police officer faces criminal charges for excessive force; George Zimmerman blames the president; a retirement home for horses provides for elderly...
  • Vote blunts rise of France's far-right National Front

    France's governing Socialists never expected to do well in Sunday's first-round local elections, and their strategy worked just as planned: Their conservative rivals took first place. Before the elections for 2,000 local councils, the Socialists urged...
  • Far-right party fighting for lead in France's weekend vote

    Discontented Socialists, frustrated conservatives and an eclectic array of others — from gays to political renegades — could be among those casting ballots for France's far-right National Front in local voting this weekend, elections that...