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Emergency vehicles and first responders are on the scene of a small plane crash at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kan., Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.

Crews to Begin Work to Recover Kansas Plane Crash Victims

Work begins Friday to recover the remains of the four people who died when a small plane crashed into a flight training facility at a Kansas airport, authorities said. Jet fuel from the plane burned so hot during the blaze after the crash Thursday morning at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport that portions of the building remained unsafe all day...

  • Nebraska Authorities Seize Suspected Drug Money from Minn. Men

    A Nebraska sheriff says deputies have seized nearly $560,000 in suspected drug money in recent traffic stops. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the money was confiscated in three separate stops in Lancaster County...

  • This handout image provided by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) shows a label from Gerber Good Start Gentle formula. FTC Sues Gerber over Claims on Infant Formula

    Federal regulators announced Thursday they were suing Gerber, the well-known baby food maker, for claiming that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children. That claim is bogus, and the company misled consumers by suggesting that its formula was the first to meet government approval for reducing the risk of allergies, the Federal Trade Commission alleged...

  • In this Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 photo, job seekers Madelin Garcia, right, and Noharis Nunez fill out a job applications at a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. Applications for US Jobless Aid Tick Up to 287,000

    The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, but remained at historically low levels that signal a strengthening job market. Weekly applications increased 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 287,000, the Labor Department said Thursday...

  • Ventura County and Navy firefighters examine the scene where a military jet crashed into a field near Naval Station Ventura County near Port Hueneme, Calif., killing the pilot, Wednesday. Jet on Navy Training Mission Crashes, Kills Pilot in Calif.

    A jet on a military training exercise crashed into an agricultural field near a Southern California Navy base Wednesday, killing the pilot, authorities said. The plane disintegrated when it hit the ground at about 5:15 p.m. as it was preparing to land at Naval Station Ventura County...

  • A Syrian Kurdish refugee from the Kobani area carries a child on her back at a camp in Suruc, near the Turkey-Syria border, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. UN Says Syria's Neighbors at 'Breaking Point'

    The director of the United Nations' humanitarian operations is warning that some of Syria's neighbors are at their "breaking point," caught between a sense of duty to keep their borders open to refugees and a responsibility to their own citizens...

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