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Police: Pa. hostage situation ends

One person was taken into police custody after hostages allegedly were taken at a fire station in a Philadelphia suburb on Tuesday, authorities said.

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Prisoner in custody after Virginia hospital escape

An alleged bank robber who overpowered a guard and escaped a Virginia hospital is now back in custody, police said Tuesday.

Wossen Assaye was being watched by…

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Indiana backlash: What you need to know

Gov. Mike Pence unleashed a firestorm on Indiana last week when he signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

Critics of the law contend it could be used by…

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Pence pledges to 'fix' Indiana law

Gov. Mike Pence pledged Tuesday to "fix" Indiana's controversial religious freedom law to clarify that it does not allow discrimination against gays and…

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This man bet $100K that there's a startup bubble

One man is betting $100,000 that there is -- in fact -- a tech bubble. But he's hardly an adamant bubble theorist.

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Rolling Stones tour scheduled to play Indiana July 4

The Rolling Stones announced a North American tour Tuesday which will include a stop in a now-controversial location -- Indianapolis, Ind.

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Turkish power outage hits Istanbul, Ankara

A massive power outage spread across Turkey on Tuesday, blacking out a broad swath of the country and affecting some flights.

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet…

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Source: Lubitz girlfriend knew he had issues

The girlfriend of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz knew he had psychological issues but "did not know the extent of the problems," a European government…

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Police: Man stabbed during salsa scuffle

An Ohio woman is facing criminal charges after stabbing her boyfriend because he ate all of their salsa, police said.

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Germanwings plane crash: Timeline of events

Details continue to emerge about the final moments of Germanwings Flight 9525 and the life of the co-pilot who authorities say appears to have set it on a fatal trajectory into the French Alps.

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Twitter reacts to Indiana "religious freedoms" bill

Notable names on Twitter -- including celebrities, athletes and politicians -- are pushing back against an Indiana law that allows businesses to refuse service gay people on religious grounds. Click on to see who's making social media waves.

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Blast, fire rock NYC neighborhood

An explosion rocked a heavily traveled section of Manhattan's East Village on Thursday, injuring at least a dozen people and leveling parts of a building, authorities said.

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What causes sinkholes

In March 2015, a sinkhole swallowed a tour bus in northern Brazil. The incident happened near a flooded river. Everyone aboard escaped safely. Take a look at what causes a sinkhole and some other notable sinkholes that have made headlines.

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The new A-list: How much do today's stars make per movie?

According to a survey conducted of producers, agents and executives by The Hollywood Reporter, there are at least six actors earning as much as $20 million per picture. Click on to see how much today's biggest stars command.

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Best companies to work for in 2015

Using feedback from employees, Glassdoor lists the best companies to work for in 2015.

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Comedians take their best verbal shots at Bieber

Comedians got their chance to verbally assault singer Justin Bieber during his Comedy Central Roast which aired on Monday night.

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Indiana religious freedom law under heavy fire

Amid protests, travel bans, front-page editorials and corporate boycotts, Indiana leaders say their law allowing refusal of service is a freedom of religion issue and not an anti-gay issue. Political and business leaders join protesters in disagreement.

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Good Samaritans bounce purse-snatcher around

Two men in La Habra, California, are being called superheroes after chasing down a guy who took an 82-year-old woman's purse as she was walking home from church

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Missouri girl, 8, says she was abducted from bed

An 8-year-old Burlington Junction, Missouri, girl says a man entered her room during the night last week and carried her outside. She was able to free herself by biting him, she says. Her father and friends have searched for the man and police are investigating.

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Man leads police on chase in Houston area

A suspected car burglar led police on a chase and forced the lockdown of some schools in the Houston area Monday.

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Germanwings co-pilot had suicidal tendencies

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz suffered from suicidal tendencies at some point before he began his career as a pilot, according to German prosecutors.

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