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Gas Blast at Mexico Maternity Hospital, At Least Two Dead

A gas tank truck exploded outside a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City on Thursday, collapsing much of the building.






Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:02:03 GMT
Sororities Won't Budge on UVA Frat Bash Ban

Leaders of 16 national sororities said they would not back down from a request that its UVA chapters keep members out of frat parties this weekend.






Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:56:32 GMT
Gas Blast at Mexico Maternity Hospital, Children Among Dead

A gas tank truck exploded outside a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City on Thursday, collapsing much of the building.






Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:33:59 GMT
Record 9 Models Have Zero Driver Deaths

A record total of nine models sold during the 2011 model-year have had a death rate of zero, IIHS says.






Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:16:54 GMT
Texas Kids Told to Drop Pants After Feces Found in Gym

A North Texas school district is investigating after two dozen elementary students were told to pull down their pants, later outraging parents.

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:09:23 GMT
'Scandal' Is Back: What We Need from Olivia Pope

We've been saving our white hat, popcorn and red wine for this day. "Scandal" finally returns from its mid-season break tonight.

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:09:17 GMT
Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on NJ Highway: Cops

The plane landed on Route 23 near Paradise and Doremus roads in West Milford around 1 p.m.






Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:03:07 GMT
Senate Poised to Approve Keystone Pipeline

After years of political wrangling, the Republican controlled Senate is poised to pass its first priority of the new Congress.

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:38:51 GMT
Record 9 Models Have Zero Highway Deaths

A record total of nine models sold during the 2011 model-year have had a death rate of zero, meaning no one was killed in a crash involving those vehicles during the period studied






Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:31:22 GMT
Lindsey Graham Plans to 'Test the Waters' for 2016 Run

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has started a political committee to fund his plan to "test the waters" for a potential 2016 presidential run.

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:05:12 GMT
Dartmouth Bans Hard Alcohol, Addresses Sexual Assaults

The Ivy League school announced a plan Thursday to tackle high-risk drinking, sexual assaults and a lack of inclusion on campus.

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:43:03 GMT
AirAsia Co-Pilot Took Jet Up 3,000 Feet Just Before Crash

AirAsia Flight 8501 was under the control of the first officer, not the captain, when it climbed about 3,000 feet in 30 seconds before crashing.






Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:22:03 GMT
Party Poopers: Not All Democrats Are Sold On Hillary

Hillary Clinton faces doubts from two different parts of the Democratic Party about her likely presidential run, even as she remains the overwhelming favorite to win the party's nominations.

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:09:02 GMT
These Are the 5 Worst Ad Blunders in Super Bowl History

In bungling its Super Bowl ad, GoDaddy joins a crowd.

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:49:11 GMT
Jury Problems Delay Start of Aaron Hernandez Trial

The jury in the murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is expected to hear the opening statements from prosecutors Thursday.

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:39:24 GMT
Hostage Wife's 'Last Chance' Plea as Deadline Passes

A new audio recording was released Wednesday purportedly featuring a Japanese hostage held by ISIS and setting a deadline for a prisoner swap.

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:15:24 GMT
McCain Lashes Out at 'Low-Life Scum' Protesters at Senate Hearing

Sen. John McCain tells a group of protesters to leave a Thursday hearing on global security challenges. The group was protesting an appearance by former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:58:12 GMT
McCain to Protesters: 'Get Out of Here, You Low-Life Scum'

Sen. John McCain tells a group of protesters to leave a Thursday hearing on global security challenges. The group was protesting an appearance by former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:58:12 GMT
UVA President Weighs In on Frat Party Controversy

National sorority leaders encouraged UVA women to skip fraternity parties this weekend to protect their "safety and well-being."

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:57:33 GMT
Here's What the Tech Industry Really Looks Like for Women

People on social media expressed outrage on Thursday with a Newsweek cover that depicts a woman whose dress is being lifted by a cursor.

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:55:07 GMT
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