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AirAsia Crash: Rescue Crews Pull Bodies, Find Plane Wreckage In Java Sea

AirAsia Crash: Rescue Crews Pull Bodies, Find Plane Wreckage In Java SeaRescue crews scouring the waters off Indonesia say they have found dozens of bodies and have spotted wreckage that belongs to AirAsia QZ8501, the jetliner that went missing Sunday, carrying 155 passengers and seven crew members.

Ceremony In Afghanistan Officially Ends America’s Longest War

Ceremony In Afghanistan Officially Ends America’s Longest WarU.S. troops and their NATO allies in Afghanistan have formally ended what became America's longest war, furling their flag 13 years after a 2001 invasion to topple the country's Taliban regime in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

As Night Falls, Still No Signs Of Missing AirAsia Airplane

As Night Falls, Still No Signs Of Missing AirAsia AirplaneNight has fallen over the Indian Ocean and rescue crews have not been able to find a missing AirAsia jetliner.

Number Of Cars Earning Top Safety Awards Nearly Doubles

Number Of Cars Earning Top Safety Awards Nearly DoublesIf you're looking for a new car or SUV, it should be easier to find a safe one from the current models: The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says the number of vehicles winning its two safety awards jumped from 39 to 71 for the 2015 model year.

Pope Francis: ‘Many Tears This Christmas’

Pope Francis: ‘Many Tears This Christmas’Pope Francis, in his Christmas Day blessing in St. Peter's Square, denounced the "brutal persecution" of religious and ethnic minorities and condemned conflicts in Ukraine, Libya and elsewhere.

Peaceful Protests In Missouri After Latest Police Shooting

Peaceful Protests In Missouri After Latest Police ShootingA vigil and a march in Berkeley, Mo., were largely peaceful overnight after confrontations between police and protesters Tuesday in the wake of the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old black man by a white police officer.

Demonstrators March In NYC After Mayor’s Call To Suspend Protests

Demonstrators March In NYC After Mayor’s Call To Suspend ProtestsProtesters against police brutality marched along Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Tuesday, despite a call from New York Mayor Bill de Blasio to suspend demonstrations.

Pope Francis, At Christmas Gathering, Blasts Vatican’s Bureaucrats

Pope Francis, At Christmas Gathering, Blasts Vatican’s BureaucratsPope Francis blasted the Vatican's top bureaucrats at an annual Christmas gathering, accusing the cardinals, bishops and priests who make up the Curia of "spiritual Alzheimer's" and of lusting for power at all costs.

‘Dreamer’ Immigrants Apply For Arizona Driver’s Licenses

‘Dreamer’ Immigrants Apply For Arizona Driver’s LicensesHundreds of people who entered the U.S. without documentation as children lined up to seek licenses in Arizona on Monday, days after the Supreme Court declined to support the state's ban on issuing licenses to young immigrants brought to the U.S. by their parents.

7 Stories You Should Have Paid More Attention To in 2014

7 Stories You Should Have Paid More Attention To in 2014As 2014 winds down, we want to learn about the stories that didn't make the headlines. It's hard to say what qualifies as an under-reported story but here are some suggestions from smart people we know.