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Pilot in New York chopper crash not certified for bad weather - FAA

12 Jun 2019

NEW YORK The helicopter pilot killed when his chopper crash-landed atop a midtown Manhattan skyscraper in showers and fog was not licensed to fly the aircraft in bad weather, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday.

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks

17 May 2019

Missouri's Senate passed a bill on Thursday to ban abortions eight weeks after conception, except for medical emergencies, the latest attempt in a Republican-controlled state legislature to restrict the rights of women to terminate their pregnancies.

New York medical examiner testifies chokehold led to Eric Garner's death

15 May 2019

NEW YORK The New York City medical examiner who conducted an autopsy on an unarmed black man who was killed during a 2014 arrest said at a hearing on Wednesday that a police officer's chokehold set off a "lethal cascade" of events that ended in the man's death.

New York police weigh officer's conduct in 2014 'I can't breathe' death

13 May 2019

NEW YORK The disciplinary trial of the New York City policeman who fatally choked an unarmed black suspect in 2014 opened on Monday with the officer's lawyer shredding a copy of the autopsy report that concluded the man, Eric Garner, was killed by a chokehold.

Fake heiress who dazzled New York elite gets 4 to 12 years for fraud

10 May 2019

NEW YORK A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam New York hotels, fashionable friends and banks with a blizzard of forged documents was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison on Thursday after a jury convicted her of fraud last month. | Video

Run? Hide? Fight? Lockdown? Two U.S. school shootings highlight differing responses

09 May 2019

In two U.S. school shootings within eight days, students have attempted to tackle the shooters, sometimes at the cost of their own lives, drawing praise for reducing the bloodshed by taking a step that experts agree should only be a last resort.

Run? Hide? Fight? Lockdown? Two U.S. school shootings highlight differing responses

09 May 2019

In two U.S. school shootings within eight days, students have attempted to tackle the shooters, sometimes at the cost of their own lives, drawing praise for reducing the bloodshed by taking a step that experts agree should only be a last resort.

Run? Hide? Fight? Lockdown? Two U.S. school shootings highlight differing responses

09 May 2019

In two U.S. school shootings within eight days, students have attempted to tackle the shooters, sometimes at the cost of their own lives, drawing praise for reducing the bloodshed by taking a step that experts agree should only be a last resort.

As measles returns, U.S. states look to cut vaccine exemptions

02 May 2019

Maine could soon prohibit parents from citing religious or personal beliefs to avoid vaccinating their children, making the U.S. state one of a half dozen cracking down during the nation's largest measles outbreak in 25 years.

U.S. measles cases hit highest level since eradication in 2000

29 Apr 2019

NEW YORK The United States has confirmed 695 measles cases so far this year, the highest level since the country declared it had eliminated the virus in 2000, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday. | Video

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