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National & World Shocking finding: Co-pilot 'intentionally' destroyed jetliner Shocking finding: Co-pilot 'intentionally' destroyed jetliner (Photo Gallery)
The co-pilot of the Germanwings jet barricaded himself in the cockpit and "intentionally" rammed the plane full speed into the French Alps, ignoring the captain's frantic pounding on the cockpit door and the screams of terror from passengers, a prosecutor said Thursday.
National & World Strawberry festival poster sparks outcry about race Strawberry festival poster sparks outcry about race
After an outcry over an artist's depiction of two black children with no facial features except bright red lips, organizers of a Louisiana strawberry festival have agreed not to show or sell this year's festival poster, which the local NAACP president called racially offensive.
National & World Video shows motorist pulled from car, beaten by officers Video shows motorist pulled from car, beaten by officers
A pastor leading a protest Wednesday outside a Detroit-area police department threatened to shut down the city until white officers are fired for the bloody arrest of a black man who was pulled from his car and repeatedly punched in the head.
National & World Texas prison agency replenishes execution drug supply Texas prison agency replenishes execution drug supply
Texas prison officials have acquired a small supply of pentobarbital to replenish their dwindling inventory of the execution drug so lethal injections set for next month in the nation's most active death penalty state can be carried out, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice said Wednesday.