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Officials are also investigating whether the gas line in a basement of a building was rigged in a possible gas-theft scheme, causing Thursday's leak.
Lights went out in cities around the world for Earth Hour to raise awareness of environmental issues.
The father of one of the victims of this week's plane crash in the French Alps called Saturday for airlines to take greater care over pilots' welfare.
Reports from Russia suggest that Moscow's space officials are talking with their NASA counterparts about building a new space station after 2024.
At least 21 people were injured after a Metro train crash involving two vehicles happened near USC Saturday.
Congress is poised when it comes back on April 14 to pass legislation imposing additional sanctions on Iran if a deal is not reached.
Two dozen people were injured and two still are missing after the blast that leveled three buildings.
A Kansas mom is outraged after her son, who has special needs, was forced by his school to remove his varsity letter jacket.
The 27-year-old, who investigators say deliberately downed the plane earlier this week, was examined for vision problems, according to reports.
Nigeria's attempt to crush Boko Haram ahead of Saturday's presidential election has resulted in an increase in suicide bombings on civilians.
Iris, a 32-year-old chimp, was transferred from a zoo to a sanctuary with the help of a PETA member.
Meredith Kercher's mother Arline told the Press Association that she was "a bit surprised, and very shocked, but that is about it at the moment."
Families of those who died when the co-pilot of a Germanwings flight apparently deliberately crashed a plane will receive 50,000 euros per victim.
A cop honored for his role in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings is in critical condition after he was shot in the face during a traffic stop.
A massive alligator — who caused an even bigger social media buzz — has once again been spotted at a Florida golf club.
The Florida Everglades are now home to an invader that's turning the natural balance of that delicate eco-system upside down - the Burmese Python. NBC's Kerry Sanders reports.
Yemen's embattled president called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "stooges of Iran," directly blaming the Tehran for the chaos.