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Two dead after Afghanistan helicopter crash

Two coalition service members died following a helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.

United plans to resume 787 service in May

United Airlines plans to resume flying the 787 Dreamliner in May, the carrier told CNN in anticipation of regulatory approval of Boeing's remedy for battery problems that forced the jetliner's worldwide grounding.

Disney star Annette Funicello, dead at 70

Actress, Annette Funicello, long-time Disney and "Beach Party" star, died Monday at age 70 in Bakersfield, California, according to the Annette Funicello Research Fund for Neurological Diseases Inc., and the Official Disney Fan C

7-yr-old boy with brain cancer scores 69-yd TD in Nebraska spring game

The University of Nebraska held its spring game this weekend, giving a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to a boy battling brain cancer.

Louisville head coach, Rick Pitino inducted into basketball HOF

University of Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino, whose club will play for the NCAA Division I men's basketball championship Monday night , has been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

FCC could ban 'Redskins' from tv, radio

The Federal Communications Commission [FCC] could effectively ban the use of the word "Redskins" by broadcasters, based upon a filing by several former FCC commissioners and other communication law experts, if the team's name isn&

President Bill Clinton: 'I think America will have some very good choices for president'

Former President Bill Clinton may have stoked more speculation about his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and her potential run for president.

McCain: 'I don't understand' threats to block gun bill debate

Sen. John McCain said Sunday that he opposes the thought of filibustering a debate over gun legislation that will probably be brought to the Senate floor this week, despite threats of such action by fellow Republican senators.

Former Obama team member pushes White House to reject pipeline

Bill Burton spent the greater part of the past two years working to get President Barack Obama re-elected.

U.S. gas prices down 32 cents from 2012 peak

A year ago at this time, U.S. gasoline prices averaged $3.97 a gallon. It was the highest average in all of 2012. But it's a much different story this year, as prices continue to fall.