Co-pilot deliberately slams plane in Alps; families ask why
PARIS (AP) — Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pilot deliberately and wordlessly smashed an Airbus carrying 150 people into an Alpine mountainside.
Mentally stable at 38,000 feet: Can you trust your pilot?
NEW YORK (AP) — Airline pilots are supposed to be the ones we trust.
10 Things to Know for Friday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
Turmoil in Yemen escalates as Saudi Arabia bombs rebels
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The turmoil in Yemen grew into a regional conflict Thursday, with Saudi Arabia and its allies bombing Shiite rebels allied with Iran, while Egyptian officials said a ground assault will follow the airstrikes.
AP Exclusive: Iran may run centrifuges at fortified site
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The United States is considering letting Tehran run hundreds of centrifuges at a once-secret, fortified underground bunker in exchange for limits on centrifuge work and research and development at other sites, officials have told The Associated Press.
New York fire, building collapse injure 12; gas blast blamed
NEW YORK (AP) — An apparent gas explosion leveled an apartment building, largely destroyed another and launched rubble and shards of glass across streets in the heart of Manhattan's trendy East Village on Thursday, injuring at least a dozen people. Smoke could be seen and smelled for miles.
Senate up next after House passes bold conservative budget
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans slowly pushed a balanced-budget blueprint toward Senate approval Thursday, laying down conservative markers for a likely veto struggle with President Barack Obama over their plans to erase deficits through trillions in spending cuts and repeal of the health care law.
US: Chicago-area cousins planned US terrorist attack
CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois Army National Guard soldier vowed to bring "the flames of war to the heart" of America if he was unable to get to the Middle East to join the Islamic State group, and his cousin bragged he could kill up to 150 people in a terrorist attack in the U.S., federal prosecutors aid Thursday in announcing the men's arrests.
Filing: Teen says mom killed her siblings found in freezer
DETROIT (AP) — A teenager told authorities that her mother killed two siblings and forced her to put one of the bodies in the freezer of their Detroit home where both were found by an eviction crew.
Lawyer says kidnapping wasn't a hoax, boyfriend was drugged
VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — The strange case of a California woman who disappeared for two days grew stranger still Thursday, with her uncle and a lawyer for her boyfriend insisting she was kidnapped while police said it was a hoax.
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