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Report: Malaysia Airlines flight crashes in Ukraine

A Malaysia Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has crashed in eastern Ukraine, Russian news agency Interfax reported Thursday.

Chicago to get more ATF agents to help fight gun crime

The federal government will provide additional aid to Chicago's efforts to battle gun violence.

Should the U.S. lower its drinking age?

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Violent California police chase ends with 3 dead

Tense. Chaotic. Dangerous. Three bank robbery suspects led police on an hour-long chase through Northern California on Wednesday, spraying patrol cruisers with bullets and shooting at least two of the three hostages they took.

Mom claims baby got herpes at Oklahoma daycare

An Oklahoma mother claims her one-year-old got a horrible case of herpes from a daycare teacher at ChildTime near SW 89th and May. Consuela Smith says her daughter is in pain day and night.

Bid in Senate to overturn Hobby Lobby decision fails

A Democratic bill to overturn the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision, which allows some companies to refuse insurance coverage for contraceptives because of religious objections, failed to advance in the Senate on Wednesday.

Comcast customer service call goes viral

Here's a phone call you have *got* to hear! A San Francisco man called Comcast to make a simple request. All Ryan Block wanted was to cancel his Comcast internet and cable subscription.

Not in my backyard: Communities protest surge of immigrant kids

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- In places such as Murrieta, California, and Oracle, Arizona, the message is clear: Thousands of immigrant children fleeing Central America are unwelcome in Small Town U.S.A. The children, many of them arriving unaccompanied f

Seaplane almost lands on whale

Wise men say to look before you leap. In Alaska, it's advisable to look before you land. That's because, in Alaska, where seaplanes are common, you just might land on a whale.

Cleveland woman takes epic 'duck face' mug shot

A Cleveland area woman's mugshot is making the world wide web rounds after she posed with an unforgettable "duck face."