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Ohio man plotted attack on U.S. Capitol, FBI says

The FBI has arrested an Ohio man who was allegedly plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol, according to a law enforcement official and a complaint filed in Ohio.

Bartender accused of plot to poison House Speaker John Boehner

An Ohio man says he served drinks to House Speaker John Boehner for years and he told police that's how he was planning to kill the lawmaker.

Searchers find AirAsia QZ8501's fuselage in Java Sea

 Searchers have located a majority of AirAsia Flight QZ8501's fuselage in the Java Sea, the head of Indonesia's search and rescue agency said Wednesday, raising the prospect that many bodies of the 162 people aboard the flight that

Chipotle goes pork-free at some restaurants

 "Sorry, no carnitas."

Virginia lawmaker wins re-election despite jail term for relationship with 17-year-old

 It's not every day that a politician with a county jail-issued ankle monitor -- accused of having sex with his 17-year-old secretary -- campaigns for re-election, and wins.

Protests at Colorado church over handling of gay woman's funeral

Family and friends of a gay woman in Colorado have expressed anger at a church's refusal to show a video at her funeral that contained images of the woman kissing her partner.

Police: Kids, left alone, die in house fire while mother is out getting hair done

 Two children, left alone in their Louisiana home, were killed in a house fire while their mother was out getting her hair styled at a salon, authorities said.

10 dead after prison bus collides with train in Texas

 Eight inmates and two correctional officers were killed in a bus crash Wednesday morning outside Penwell, Texas, authorities said.

House votes to repeal Obama immigration actions

The House approved an all-or-nothing measure that ties Homeland Security funding to the undoing of President Barack Obama's immigration moves -- setting the stage for a clash with the new Republican-led Senate.

2nd AirAsia Flight QZ8501 black box recovered; fuselage possibly located

Searchers have now recovered both so-called black boxes from AirAsia Flight QZ8501 and may have located the fuselage of the plane, an Indonesian official said Tuesday, adding more pieces to help solve the puzzle of what caused the disaster.