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VIDEO: Authorities: Clamp snapped in circus accident

Michelle R. Smith, The Associated Press
May 5 2014 - 6:21am

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Investigators looking into why eight circus acrobats plummeted to the ground during an aerial hair-hanging stunt have found that a clamp snapped, a public safety official said Monday."We have identified a clamp that snapped that held them to the rafters, and it failed," Providence Public Safety Commissioner Steven Pare told...

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VIDEO: Botched execution offers new evidence to attorneys

The Associated Press
Apr 30 2014 - 2:10pm

ST. LOUIS -- A bungled execution in Oklahoma provides death penalty opponents with a fresh, startling example of how lethal injections can go wrong. But the odds of successfully challenging the nation's main form of capital punishment will probably hinge on exactly what caused the inmate's apparent agony.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 30 2014 - 4:22pm


VIDEO: Deadly tornadoes leave paths of destruction in Arkansas, Oklahoma

The Associated Press
Apr 28 2014 - 1:43pm

VILONIA, Ark. -- The sky turned black as the funnel cloud closed in, and Maggie Caro rushed with her husband and two children to a community shelter at a Vilonia school, hurrying in among the last to get inside the fortified gym.

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VIDEO: Conservative leaders break with Nevada rancher Bundy

Aaron Blake, The Washington Post, Wesley Lowery
Apr 25 2014 - 9:29am

Prominent Republicans and conservative news media outlets rallied in recent weeks around the cause of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, whose armed standoff with authorities over grazing rights on federal land had made him an instant folk hero on the right.But Bundy's GOP defenders, including Sens. Dean Heller of Nevada and Rand Paul Kentucky, rapidly...

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VIDEO: Dramatic school bus accident injures kids, driver

The Associated Press
Apr 25 2014 - 8:48am

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- 12 middle school students and their driver were injured when a school bus jumped a curb Thursday and rammed into trees in Southern California, authorities said.

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VIDEO: Judge asks pointed questions in gay marriage case

Kristi Eaton, Nicholas Riccardi, The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 2:16pm

DENVER -- A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed questions Thursday about whether Oklahoma can legally ban the unions.

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VIDEO: 'One-take Romney' returns to political stage as GOP leader

Philip Rucker, Robert Costa, The Washington Post
Apr 18 2014 - 9:01am

One rainy morning this month, the man who thought he would be president boarded a train near his beach house in San Diego. He stepped off in Burbank, Calif., and caught a ride to a sound stage, where his on-again, off-again political consigliere, Mike Murphy, was waiting to shoot a commercial on a set that bore more than a passing resemblance to...

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VIDEO: T. Rex gets new home at Smithsonian

J. Freedom du Lac, The Washington Post
Apr 15 2014 - 2:48pm

WASHINGTON -- The FedEx truck arrived before daybreak Tuesday, backing up to the loading dock at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.The police escort -- which rolled with the semi from Hagerstown, Md., more than an hour from the Mall -- indicated a very special delivery. So, too, did the custom wrap on the trailer. "Delivering...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 15 2014 - 9:13pm


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VIDEO: Authorities: Clamp snapped in circus accident

Michelle R. Smith, The Associated Press
May 5 2014 - 6:21am

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Investigators looking into why eight circus acrobats plummeted to the ground during an aerial hair-hanging stunt have found that a clamp snapped, a public safety official said Monday."We have identified a clamp that snapped that held them to the rafters, and it failed," Providence Public Safety Commissioner Steven Pare told...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: May 5 2014 - 12:39pm


VIDEO: Botched execution offers new evidence to attorneys

The Associated Press
Apr 30 2014 - 2:10pm

ST. LOUIS -- A bungled execution in Oklahoma provides death penalty opponents with a fresh, startling example of how lethal injections can go wrong. But the odds of successfully challenging the nation's main form of capital punishment will probably hinge on exactly what caused the inmate's apparent agony.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 30 2014 - 4:22pm


VIDEO: Deadly tornadoes leave paths of destruction in Arkansas, Oklahoma

The Associated Press
Apr 28 2014 - 1:43pm

VILONIA, Ark. -- The sky turned black as the funnel cloud closed in, and Maggie Caro rushed with her husband and two children to a community shelter at a Vilonia school, hurrying in among the last to get inside the fortified gym.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 28 2014 - 5:33pm


VIDEO: Conservative leaders break with Nevada rancher Bundy

Aaron Blake, The Washington Post, Wesley Lowery
Apr 25 2014 - 9:29am

Prominent Republicans and conservative news media outlets rallied in recent weeks around the cause of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, whose armed standoff with authorities over grazing rights on federal land had made him an instant folk hero on the right.But Bundy's GOP defenders, including Sens. Dean Heller of Nevada and Rand Paul Kentucky, rapidly...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 25 2014 - 9:29am


VIDEO: Dramatic school bus accident injures kids, driver

The Associated Press
Apr 25 2014 - 8:48am

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- 12 middle school students and their driver were injured when a school bus jumped a curb Thursday and rammed into trees in Southern California, authorities said.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 25 2014 - 9:55am


VIDEO: Judge asks pointed questions in gay marriage case

Kristi Eaton, Nicholas Riccardi, The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 2:16pm

DENVER -- A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed questions Thursday about whether Oklahoma can legally ban the unions.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 2:27pm


VIDEO: 'One-take Romney' returns to political stage as GOP leader

Philip Rucker, Robert Costa, The Washington Post
Apr 18 2014 - 9:01am

One rainy morning this month, the man who thought he would be president boarded a train near his beach house in San Diego. He stepped off in Burbank, Calif., and caught a ride to a sound stage, where his on-again, off-again political consigliere, Mike Murphy, was waiting to shoot a commercial on a set that bore more than a passing resemblance to...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 9:08am


VIDEO: T. Rex gets new home at Smithsonian

J. Freedom du Lac, The Washington Post
Apr 15 2014 - 2:48pm

WASHINGTON -- The FedEx truck arrived before daybreak Tuesday, backing up to the loading dock at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.The police escort -- which rolled with the semi from Hagerstown, Md., more than an hour from the Mall -- indicated a very special delivery. So, too, did the custom wrap on the trailer. "Delivering...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 15 2014 - 9:13pm


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