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Plane crash called ‘deliberate’ act
Stephanie Kirchner and Brian Murphy
The account described the plane dropping in a steep, steady rate that did not seem to startle passengers at first: “The screams are not heard until the very last moments.”
Lori Aratani and Ashley Halsey III
U.S. airlines require two crew members in the cockpit at all times. In the wake of Tuesday’s crash, European carriers are moving swiftly to implement new rules.
An undated photo of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, via Facebook. (Reuters)
Abby Ohlheiser and Sarah Larimer
It was his dream to fly, said an aviation club he joined as a teenager. In 2013, he started working for Germanwings.
Aaron C. Davis
Over 800 city residents are expected at an event offering free seeds now that pot possession is legal.
The high-profile Republicans have introduced a bill that would undo city laws — some of the nation’s strictest.
After the explosive January 2014 message went public, the student was suspended from his fraternity.
Dana Hedgpeth and Dan Morse
He was born breech and several weeks early, delivered by his helicopter mechanic father.
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A law enforcement official familiar with the matter said the parties occurred in Colombia.
Egypt also sends ships to the region in the start of an Arab-led offensive against Shiite rebels.
He was the basis for a character known as “The Wolf” in the movie “Zero Dark Thirty.”
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George F. Will
Leaving wealth in the hands of the wealthy, one author argues, is the best way to benefit all Americans.
Loveday Morris and Mustafa Salim
The forces said that although most would remain in position, they will refuse to proceed with an offensive.
Warning signs absent for Germanwings co-pilot
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Father of U.S. Germanwings crash victim mourns
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Ground video from site of Germanwings plane crash
Ben Affleck, Bill Gates urge foreign aid for Congo
Aaron Schock bids farewell to Congress
Before Rio Olympics, millions spent to clean bay
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Michael R. Strain
It’s time to toss some popular tax credits that really just help the rich.
COLUMN | Though he might not have been ready for a crash course in racial reality, he passed.
The Pacers rallied on a drive past John Wall and Nene for a layup in the closing seconds.
The 30-year fixed-rate sinks to its lowest level since mid-February, dropping to 3.69 percent.
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FEDERAL EYE | Federal employees on the whole have fallen further behind on their taxes than any year in the past decade, according to the latest IRS numbers.
In a decision that’s certain to rile animal rights activists, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removed the last hurdle in the way of Corey Knowlton’s quest.
After a decade of construction, money and mishaps, there’s still no start date for the new transit system.
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