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National & World Oil slick in search area not from missing plane Oil slick in search area not from missing plane
Investigators were analyzing data collected by a robotic submarine that completed its first successful scan of the seabed Thursday in the hunt for the missing Malaysian plane, but say tests have ruled out that a nearby oil slick came from the aircraft.
National & World Firetruck rams California eatery; 15 injured Firetruck rams California eatery; 15 injured
Fifteen people were injured, including at least five firefighters, when two firetrucks collided in a Los Angeles suburb Wednesday, sending one careening across a sidewalk and into a restaurant.
National & World 20 killed as Islamic extremists rampage in Nigeria 20 killed as Islamic extremists rampage in Nigeria
Suspected Islamic militants have struck for a fourth time in three days in Nigeria, killing 20 people including a traditional ruler in attacks in the northeast, local government and security officials said Wednesday.
National & World New SAT: What will those questions look like? New SAT: What will those questions look like?
The College Board released sample test questions on Wednesday, offering clues to how the revised college entrance exam, taken last year by 1.7 million students, will look when it rolls out in 2016.
National & World Pistorius murder trial: Defense tries to build case Pistorius murder trial: Defense tries to build case
Oscar Pistorius' lawyers at his murder trial Wednesday tried to roll back the prosecution's momentum, but the prosecutor sharply questioned the credentials and findings of a forensic expert for the defense.
National & World Officer goes undercover as Amish woman to stop flasher Officer goes undercover as Amish woman to stop flasher
A male western Pennsylvania police officer has been dressing as an Amish woman -- along with a female officer from a neighboring department -- hoping to scare off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children.