U.S. & World News

30 August 2014

F-15 Pilot confirmed dead

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(NECN)  Authorities have confirmed the Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot flying a military jet to New Orleans was killed in Wednesday's crash in the remote mountains near Deerfield Valley, Vir ...

30 August 2014

Six Flags announces 4D roller coaster: Batman The Ride

Posted in U.S. & World News, Entertainment

San Antonio, Tex. -- Six Flags Fiesta Texas unveiled plans Friday,  to debut what they are calling, "the most exciting coaster in the park's 22-year history," BATMAN™: The Ride. The roller coas ...

29 August 2014

Infographic: Labor Day by the numbers

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(NBC Bay Area) Labor Day weekend is considered the symbolic end-of-summer and the start of the back-to-school season. Here are a few facts about the holiday. Read more: http://bit.ly/1n5BlTZ

29 August 2014

Miley Cyrus' homeless VMA date from Oregon posts bail

Posted in U.S. & World News, Entertainment

Dallas, Ore. --- The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV video music awards and who had been sought for an outstanding warrant in Oregon, turned himself in and posted bail.Jess ...

29 August 2014

Fire Retardant usage nearly triples

Posted in U.S. & World News, Local

The average amount of fire retardant used during the past ten years has nearly tripled for the 2014 wildfire season.The average jumped from 235,000 gallows of fire retardant to more than 800,000 in ...

29 August 2014

Tony Stewart back to racing

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Ontario City, N.Y. --- (NBC News)  Tony Stewart is returning to NASCAR racing this weekend, three weeks after he struck and killed a fellow driver in a dirt track race.Stewart spoke publicly for th ...

29 August 2014

GoPro creates dog's-eye-view camera harness

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(KGW) Have you ever wondered where your Goldendoodle goes on his neighborhood excursions, or what it's like to be a pug galloping through ocean surf? GoPro now has you covered. The camera company cr ...

29 August 2014

Leg room argument diverts flight

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Boston, Mass. -- (WHDH)  An alleged fight over an airplane's reclining seats landed a Paris man in front of a judge in Massachusetts earlier this week. Edmund Alexandre was arrested while on an Ame ...

29 August 2014

Sandy Hook mom: shootings changed how we feel about going back to school

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Newtown, Conn. --- (Today) At this time of year, social media becomes a magical, mood-lifting loop of first-day-of-school pictures filled with painstakingly selected outfits and excited smiles that ...

28 August 2014

Barajas: Not Guilty

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(NBC News)  A Texas father accused of gunning down the drunk driver who killed his two sons shortly after the accident has been acquitted of murder. The jury took just three hours to announce its v ...