• Harrison Ford survives crash-landing on golf course

    The actor suffers serious but not life-threatening injuries in the crash.

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  • Ky. interstates packed with stranded motorists after storm

    Thousands of stranded motorists endured agonizingly long waits Thursday lasting nearly 24 hours for some as a winter storm walloped Kentucky with up to 2 feet of snow and frustrated travelers dealt with gas tanks and stomachs close to empty.

    Associated Press
  • Plane slides off runway at NYC airport

    A jet carrying 125 passengers crashed into a fence while landing in snowstorm.

  • Delta jet skids off runway during snowstorm at NY airport

    By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Delta Air Lines Inc jet landing during a snowstorm at New York's LaGuardia Airport on Thursday slid off the runway and struck a fence before coming to rest on a snow-covered embankment just feet from the frigid waters of Flushing Bay. None of the 127 passengers and five crew members were seriously injured as Delta flight 1086 from Atlanta skidded on the tarmac at about 11 a.m. EST (1600 GMT). LaGuardia, the smallest of the New York area's three major airports, was immediately closed after the mishap. Hundreds of flights were canceled at LaGuardia, compounding weather-related travel disruptions in many parts of the country.

  • Winter storm pummels eastern United States, grounds flights

    By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A late winter storm pummeled the eastern United States on Thursday ahead of a cold front, canceling almost 5,000 flights as Kentucky dug out from up to 23 inches (58 cm) of snow that had stranded hundreds of drivers. Winter storm warnings and advisories were in place from the Middle Atlantic states into southern New England, as well as from the lower Mississippi Valley to the southern Appalachians, the National Weather Service said.

  • U.S. federal judge wounded while resisting Detroit robbery bid

    By Serena Maria Daniels DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. District Judge Terrence Berg was shot in the leg in Detroit on Thursday night during an attempted robbery outside his home, police said. Two men approached Berg around 9 p.m. and during an ensuing struggle one of the suspects shot the judge in his right leg, Detroit Police spokeswoman June West said. The Detroit Free Press newspaper said the suspects fled in a car after the shooting. Berg was nominated to the federal bench in eastern Michigan by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in 2012, according to the court's website.

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  • McConnell backs off clash with Democrats on Iran

    Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday decided not to press ahead with a fast-tracked vote on Iran legislation in the face of Democratic opposition

  • Father tells jury about boy's death at Boston Marathon

    With Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seated at the defense table no more than 15 feet away Thursday, the father of an 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombing described the moment when he looked down at his son's pale, torn body and realized he wouldn't make it.

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  • Cardinal Egan, retired N.Y. archbishop, dies at age 82

    Roman Catholic Cardinal Edward Egan, the former archbishop of New York, has died. He was 82.

  • Slain Missouri 18-year-old's parents plan wrongful death suit

    Michael Brown's parents will file a wrongful death civil lawsuit against Ferguson, Missouri and the white police officer who shot dead the unarmed 18-year-old black man last August in the St. Louis suburb, a family attorney said on Thursday. He did not have to kill Michael Brown," attorney Daryl Parks said of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. The announcement came a day after the U.S. Justice Department cleared Wilson of any civil rights violations in the shooting but said it found racial bias and a pattern of discriminatory and illegal actions against African-Americans by the Ferguson Police Department.

  • 'I was starring in a horror movie': Day 2 of the Boston Marathon bombing trial

    Yahoo! News is inside the courtroom as gruesome testimony unfolds.

  • Matt Bai: Biden should run. Now

    The handicapping crowd has never taken Joe Biden all that seriously as a foil to Hillary Clinton in a presidential run. But he’s a middle-class champion who makes the case for economic fairness with more conviction than Clinton and less vitriol than Elizabeth Warren. He’s a serious thinker on foreign policy who opposes rampant interventionism without sounding like a pacifist. He more than holds his own as a debater. And he has nothing to lose by making one last run before riding the Amtrak back to Delaware for good.

  • Knifed US envoy to Seoul in pain as officials investigate

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to South Korea struggled with pain as he recovered Friday from a knife attack, while police searched the offices of the anti-U.S. activist who they say slashed the envoy while screaming demands for Korean reunification.

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  • Source: Obama counsel not aware of Clinton's email practice

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House counsel's office was not aware at the time Hillary Rodham Clinton was secretary of state that she relied solely on personal email and only found out as part of the congressional investigation into the Benghazi attack, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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  • Embattled Hillary Clinton urges State Department to release emails

    By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democrat Hillary Clinton on Wednesday broke her silence over a budding controversy involving her use of personal email for work when she was secretary of state, saying she wanted the U.S. State Department to release them swiftly. Clinton's statement was aimed at cooling a political firestorm over allegations that she inappropriately used her personal email for work while secretary of state from 2009 to 2013. The State Department said it will review the emails provided by Clinton "using a normal process that guides such releases." "We will undertake this review as quickly as possible. Clinton's tweeted statement came hours after a congressional committee investigating the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on a U.S. diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya, issued subpoenas for her emails.

  • Ferguson probe reveals rampant police racism

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says report shows deep distrust and hostility in the community.

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  • 'It WAS him': Defense admits Tsarnaev bombed Boston Marathon

    BOSTON (AP) — The question, for all practical purposes, is no longer whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took part in the Boston Marathon bombing. It's whether he deserves to die for it.

    Associated Press
  • Benghazi committee subpoenas Hillary Clinton's emails

    The House Select Committee on Benghazi is planning to subpoena Clintonmail.com.

  • In Israel, analysts see election boost for Netanyahu from speech

    Many analysts in Israel say Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech before Congress, which challenged President Obama's strategy on Iran, may help him garner votes in upcoming elections.

  • 'It was him': Day 1 of the Boston Marathon bombing trial

    Follow Yahoo News' live coverage from inside the courtroom.