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Pilot Dies After Medical Helicopter Crashes in Colorado

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 16:45
The AStar AS350 B3 helicopter crashed in Frisco, Colorado, at around 2:42 p.m. outside of a hospital, officials said. No patients were on board.









Iran Hints 'Good' Deal Could Lead to Its Help Against ISIS

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 16:24
It's the first time that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has made any mention of taking part in combating violent extremists.









Greek Police Use Stun Grenades in Clashes Ahead of Vote

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 14:49
The scuffles between police and a few dozen black clad protesters in Athens occurred during a rally opposing a deal with creditors.









How an FBI Agent Who Arrested Addicts Became One

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 12:37
Matthew Lowry faces more than 7 years in prison after pleading guilty to stealing heroin from evidence to feed a habit that began with painkillers.









How the Hot Dog Eating Contest Became a Tradition

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 12:34
The annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest takes place Saturday at Coney Island in New York.









Accused SF Killer Should Have Been Deported: Officials

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:59
Francisco Sanchez, who is accused of fatally shooting a woman in Francisco, had a "detainer" on his status in jail.









Solar Impulse Lands in Hawaii After Historic Flight

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:39
After Hawaii, it will head to Phoenix.









Some Greeks Use Bitcoin to Evade Currency Limits

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:10
Some Greeks are converting euros into bitcoin to evade currency controls and guard against the prospect that they might be devalued into drachmas.









Solar Impulse Lands in Hawaii After Historic Flight

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 10:27
After Hawaii, it will head to Phoenix.









Dried Up Lake San Antonio Shuts as Summer Kicks In

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 09:06
Four years of drought have reduced Lake San Antonio to only 5% of maximum capacity. The lake closed indefinitely on July 1.









After Tragic Setback, Spaceport America Goes to Plan B

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 09:00
When Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo broke up over the Mojave Desert eight months ago, the shock wave was felt more than 800 miles away in New Mexico.









On Alert: Security Ramped Up as Holiday Arrives Under Threat

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 08:48
Federal officials have warned of a higher risk of terrorism over the holiday.









How to Keep Cool Without Going Broke

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 08:23
Eleven tips for keeping both your room temperature and your air-conditioning bill low.









Stars, Stripes and Stats: The Fourth By the Numbers

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 07:19
Some things you may not have known about America's birthday.









Aetna to Buy Humana for $37 Billion

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 06:50
Health insurer Aetna Inc. said Friday it would buy smaller rival Humana Inc. for about $37 billion in the largest ever deal in the insurance industry.









Thousands Can Return Home After Fiery Train Derailment

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 06:34
"We are ready to begin the process — it will be a process — to develop plans for repopulation, removing the evacuation in phases," City Manager Greg McClain said Friday.









The Owl and the Pussycat: An Unusual Friendship Develops

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 06:26
Five-year-old owl Fuku-chan and two-month-old kitten Marimo have become an internet sensation after sparking a friendship at coffee shop in Osaka, Japan.









France Rejects Assange's Birthday Bid for Asylum

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 06:24
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange made an apparent appeal for asylum in France on Friday, only to be immediately rejected by the French government.









Terror Fears Cancel July 4 Party at U.S. Base in U.K.

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:05
Annual 4th of July Celebrations at Britain's largest U.S. Air Force base have been cancelled amid heightened fears of a terrorist attack.









Friday's Top 7 News Stories

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 04:50
From a new system used on the Internet to an old friend leaving a beloved show, see the stories we're following today.