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The Connecticut Huskies are the new NCAA champions, after beating a talented but young Kentucky Wildcats team in the men’s final played in Arlington, Texas.
Calling it the “most promising lead” so far, the leader of the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner says ships have again detected a signal on the same frequency used by “black box” emergency beacons.
The soldier who is believed to have killed three people in a shooting spree at Fort Hood, Texas, had argued with fellow soldiers over paperwork shortly before violence erupted Wednesday, according to numerous accounts.
It’s been two weeks since the massive mudslide came down on a tiny mountain community in Washington state. The disaster killed 30 people; 13 are still missing.
Seeking to advance the cause of equal pay for women, President Obama plans to sign an executive order Tuesday barring federal contractors from retaliating against employees who discuss their salaries with each other.
Mickey Rooney, the legendary actor who got his first Hollywood role at the age of 6 and starred in more than 200 films over the course of a turbulent career, has died. He was 93.
The official death toll from last month’s landslide in Washington state has risen to 30, according to local officials, with more than a dozen still listed as missing.
A Senate panel voted on Thursday to declassify a controversial report on the interrogation techniques used by the Central Intelligence Agency during the presidency of George W. Bush.
Ukraine’s interim government on Thursday issued a report that accuses ousted President Viktor Yanukovych of ordering police snipers to fire on protesters during anti-government demonstrations, a day after the former leader denied the charge.