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FDNY responds to 4-alarm blaze in an Upper Manhattan apartment building.
Officials acknowledge they don't know which direction the plane was heading when it vanished.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco firefighters prevented a five-alarm fire from spreading from a condominium construction site to nearby buildings on Tuesday.
Complex story starts with waterboarding and ends in a secret CIA facility in Virginia.
CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. (AP) — After months of railing against President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, Republicans scored a key victory in a hard-fought congressional race that had been closely watched as a bellwether of midterm elections in November.
WASHINGTON (AP) — If the Obama administration's health care plan is going to pass what amounts to its first physical, people have to sign up this month at a pretty speedy rate: 42 times a minute.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius' defense lawyer on Wednesday tried to cast doubt on the competence of a South African police forensic expert who testified at the athlete's murder trial, where a toilet door and a cricket bat from Pistorius' home were introduced in the courtroom for a partial reenactment of events on the night that Pistorius killed his girlfriend.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — From his simple sound bites to his breaking of Vatican rules, Pope Francis has made being Catholic cool in his first year.
CHICAGO (AP) — A wet snow forced residents of Chicago and the Midwest to once again break out shovels and slog to work along slippery roads and slow transit lines, a reality check for winter-weary residents who had just reveled in a day or so of spring-like temperatures. Along the storm's eastward track, upstate New York was gearing up for a blizzard.
NEW YORK (AP) — The wife of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky says she "definitely" believes her husband is innocent despite being convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys and that the victims' financial gain was at play.
ROSELAND, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey honor student who sued to get her parents to support her after she moved out of their home has reunited with them.
HONG KONG (AP) — Within an industry notorious for impoverishing shareholders and irking customers, Malaysia Airlines has stood out for its years of restructurings and losses. The company now has global recognition of a far more unfavorable kind after one of its jets disappeared four days ago with 239 people aboard.
NEW YORK (AP) — An explosion has leveled a New York City apartment building, killing one person and injuring 15 others.
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City apartment building has exploded in huge flames and billowing black smoke, leading to the collapse of at least one building and 16 injuries.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is hosting the new Ukrainian prime minister at the White House, a gesture aimed at rebuking Russia and cementing the West's allegiance to Ukraine's fledgling government.
NEW YORK (AP) — An explosion in Upper Manhattan on Wednesday leveled a five-story building, sent flames and billowing black smoke above the skyline and injured 11 people.