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One crew member from a Gregg Allman biopic was killed and seven others were injured when a train barreled down tracks where the production had set up, authorities said.The circumstances of the Thursday afternoon accident in Savannah, Ga.
The U.S. State Department extended late Friday the deportation deadline for a comatose exchange student, granting the Pakistani man an extra month in America, a lawyer handling the student's immigration status confirmed to NBC News.But from his bedside at a Duluth, Minn.
A federal judge has ordered the Army to track down soldiers who were subjected to secret medical experiments during the Cold War and warn them of any newly discovered health hazards they could face.In a ruling (PDF) entered Thursday in U.S. District Court in Oakland, Calif.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has rejected the nomination of a Marine sergeant for the Medal of Honor — the nation's highest military award — because there isn't enough evidence that he deserved it, the Defense Department said Friday.
After a pipe collapsed under a coal ash pond, the EPA is urging residents along the Dan River to avoid direct contact with the water.
The Obama administration removed a requirement to make information about pesticides anonymously available to laborers when it proposed an update to farmworker protection regulations, advocates said Friday.
The president of Ukraine appeared to give in, under pressure of new sanctions, and has signed a deal that he’s resisted for months.
Paleontologists have a bone to pick with fossil aficionados who are fueling an international black market for the prehistoric specimens.The latest heist involves missing 190-million-year-old dinosaur footprints that vanished from a trail in eastern Utah this week.
The United Auto Workers filed an appeal with the National Labor Relations Board on Friday, asking the agency to set aside results of last week's election in which workers at a Chattanooga, Tenn., Volkswagen plant voted not to join the union.
The Ukrainian parliament has voted to to allow the release of jailed opposition figure Yulia Tymoshenko.Tymoshenko is the leader of Ukraine’s largest opposition political party, “Fatherland.
Ripped pages of Anne Frank's "Diary of a Young Girl" are displayed at a library in Tokyo on Feb. 21. City officials announced Friday that librarians have counted at least 265 damaged Anne Frank-related books at 31 municipal libraries since the end of January.
Three white male students refused to be questioned by University of Mississippi officials about racist vandalism on a statue of James Meredith, the first African-American student to attend the school, university police said Friday.
Although U.S. airlines have taken a beating from a mass of weather-related cancellations this winter — and word of a new terror threat — the industry overall is healthier than it has been in years, analysts say.
One person has died and three newborns have become ill in an outbreak of listeria linked to Hispanic-style cheese.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that the death occurred in California. Seven additional illnesses were reported in Maryland.
A Connecticut schools administrator says a video showing two kindergartners being dragged should have led to the principal's firing.
An Arizona pizzeria that threatened to ban lawmakers who passed a bill allowing shopkeepers to refuse service to gays on religious grounds says customer approval has been "overwhelming.