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  • 50 Killed in New York plane crash

    10:15AM CLARENCE, N.Y. (AP) - The rubble of a home is still smoking near Buffalo, N.Y., where a Continental commuter plane crashed last night, killing all 49 people on board. A person in the house that was struck by the plane was also killed. It's...
  • Join the veggie brigade

    Join the veggie brigade
    "I can't wait until spring," says author Bill Alexander. "I miss lettuce. I haven't had any decent lettuce for months." He's not the only one waiting eagerly for the growing season to begin. All signs are that 2009 will be a banner year for vegetable...
  • Buffalo Crash Pilot Allegedly Failed Several Test Flights

    Buffalo Crash Pilot Allegedly Failed Several Test Flights
    WASHINGTON- Pilot training and fatigue are expected to be the focus of an unusual public hearing on Tuesday into safety issues raised by the February crash of an airliner near Buffalo, N.Y., that killed 50 people. The National Transportation Safety...
  • D.C. sniper Muhammad's lawyers argue for new trial

    Attorneys for convicted sniper John Allen Muhammad returned to court Tuesday for a third round of appeals, telling a federal appeals panel that Muhammad should not have been allowed to represent himself for two days at the start of his trial. The sniper...
  • Pilots' Low Pay, Long Commutes Probed in Air Crash

    Pilots' Low Pay, Long Commutes Probed in Air Crash
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The co-pilot in an airline crash that killed 50 people in upstate New York was paid a salary so low that she lived with her parents near Seattle and commuted across the country to her job, a combination of long travel and little money...
  • Gay-marriage votes get diverse spins from activists

    After seven states affirmed traditional marriage -- and an eighth rebuffed the declaration that marriage should be confined to a union between one man and one woman -- activists for and against same-sex marriage disagreed Wednesday on the impact of...
  • New President Barack Obama calls for hope amid cold reality

  • Sniper's family won't reveal letter

    The last thoughts of Washington-area sniper John Allen Muhammad are contained in a letter that his relatives had said would be read publicly Wednesday but which was kept under wraps instead. Muhammad, 48, remained silent in the execution chamber in...
  • Ryan Williams only Virginia Tech player on preseason all-ACC team; Virginia is shut out

    Ryan Williams only Virginia Tech player on preseason all-ACC team; Virginia is shut out
    Preseason favorite Virginia Tech placed just one player on the all-ACC preseason team, and Virginia was shut out from the team, voted on by members of the ACC media and released today. Sophomore running back Ryan Williams was the Hokies' only selection....
  • Frugality among consumers is outliving recession

    Frugality among consumers is outliving recession
    Even as the economic recovery plods ahead, many American consumers are refusing to come along. They're not spending freely — and they have no plans to. Many of them have steady income. They aren't saddled by high debts. They don't fear losing...
  • Flying again is freedom for a veteran helicopter pilot and double amputee

    Tammy Duckworth, a former Black Hawk helicopter pilot who lost both her legs to a rocket-propelled grenade in Iraq, hoists herself into a single-engine Piper Cherokee. She taxis to a runway, pushes the throttle and pulls back on the yoke to coax the...