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Taiwan pilot hailed a hero for pulling plane clear of buildings

By Faith Hung and Michael Gold TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taipei’s mayor hailed the pilot of a crashed TransAsia Airways plane…

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Man’s marathon commute draws national attention

Thousands of strangers have donated money to a factory worker who walks more than 20 miles during his daily commute.

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Brian Williams apologizes for Iraq story after soldiers protest

Brian Williams apologized for "making a mistake" when he said he was on a helicopter forced down by rocket fire.

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Senate Republican offers compromise to let ‘Dreamers’ stay

The fight raging in Congress over immigration policy has delayed passage of a Department of Homeland Security funding bill.

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Dramatic video shows plane cartwheeling into river

WATCH: Miraculously, 15 people survived after the plane clipped an overpass and crashed upside down in shallow water.

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House votes to repeal Obamacare

Defying a White House veto threat, lawmakers voted to eliminate the Affordable Care Act.

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Security showdown looms as Dems back Obama on immigration

Congress faces a Feb. 27 deadline to renew funding for the Department of Homeland Security.

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6 dead, dozen injured as NYC commuter train hits car

A crowded commuter train struck a car stalled on the tracks during rush hour, in what officials said was the railroad's deadliest accident.

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Leaders back inoculations as safety debate rages

A measles outbreak has rekindled discussion on the right of parents to forgo vaccines.

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Islamic State shows burning of hostage, Jordan vows revenge

ISIS militants released a video of a captured Jordanian pilot being burnt alive.

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Study: College completion gap between rich, poor widens

The gap in bachelor-degree attainment between the nation's richest and poorest students has doubled during the last four decades.

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Texas marks Chris Kyle Day in honor of sniper

Texas declared Feb. 2 "Chris Kyle Day," honoring the late Navy Seal portrayed in "American Sniper."

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Behind budget proposals, a gloomy view of the future

The White House forecasts less growth, weaker inflation, and lower interest rates than expected only a year ago.

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Budget proposal seeks $14B to boost cybersecurity

The budget calls for more funding to beef up the government's ability to respond to attacks.

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Dan Stevens is set to play the Beast in the live-action adaptation of the fairy tale.