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The State Supreme Court ruled Virginia Tech administrators could not anticipate a gunman would attack the campus. (MANNIE GARCIA/AFP/Getty Images)

State High Court Reverses Virginia Tech Massacre Verdict

Virginia’s highest court threw out a wrongful death verdict stemming from the 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech.

11/01/2013

A Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, Calif. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Pilots, Airline Fault Equipment In Asiana Crash

The pilots of Asiana Flight 214, which crashed in San Francisco in July, as well as the airline, are raising the possibility that a key device that controls the Boeing 777’s speed may have malfunctioned, an aviation expert familiar with the investigation into the crash said Tuesday.

10/08/2013

File photo of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.  (credit: Jacquelyn Martin - Pool/Getty Images)

Pentagon Wants More Workers Exempt From Furloughs

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says Pentagon and administration lawyers are looking for ways to expand the number of Defense Department civilians who are exempt from furloughs, amid worries that the government shutdown is damaging U.S. credibility among its international allies.

10/01/2013

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel lays a wreath in honor of the Navy Yard shooting victims, at the U.S. Navy Memorial, September 17, 2013 in Washington, DC. 13 people were killed, including the gunman, during Monday's shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Navy Yard Guard Remembered as Loving, Steadfast

Slain security guard Richard “Mike” Ridgell was a loving father and steadfast protector of 2,000 workers at the Washington Navy Yard, where he died maintaining his lobby post to keep a shotgun-wielding man from leaving the building, mourners said at a memorial service Saturday.

09/28/2013

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Ahead Of Talks, Feds Find $100M For Broke Detroit

The federal fingerprint in efforts to fix Detroit is growing larger as the Obama administration has found millions of dollars in grant money to help the bankrupt city hire more police and firefighters, and clear out blighted neighborhoods.

09/27/2013

People Gather in DC's Freedom Plaza to mourn the victims of the Navy Yard Shooting.

Service Honors Navy Yard Shooting Victim

Family and friends will celebrate the life of a longtime Navy officer who was among the 12 people slain by a gunman at the Washington Navy Yard.

09/21/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Away From DC, Obama Regroups For Fiscal Showdowns

President Barack Obama is pressing his case in America’s heartland that Congress mustn’t jeopardize fragile economic progress with threats of a government shutdown.

09/20/2013

File photo of aircraft carrier. (credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class Dusty Howell/Released)

3 Arrested In International Navy Bribery Scheme

A Navy contractor, a commander and a Navy criminal investigator were arrested and charged with conspiracy in a bribery scheme to reap millions of dollars in port contracts worldwide, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday.

09/17/2013

Photo of Omar Hammami. (credit: FBI)

Somalia: Reports Indicate American Jihadi Killed

A member of al-Shabab says American jihadist Omar Hammami was killed in an ambush in Somalia’s southern Bay region.

09/12/2013

File photo of First Lady Michelle Obama. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady Wants People To Drink More Plain Water

Michelle Obama has pushed America to eat healthier and to exercise more. Now she says we should “drink up” too. As in plain water. And as in more of it.

09/12/2013

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