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Lester Holt Remembers 'King of the Blues' B.B. King

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:08pm








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Amtrak Train May Have Been Struck By Object Before Crash

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 6:49pm
An assistant conductor told investigators she recalls a conversation between the engineer and another engineer about an object striking the train.







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Is There a Safe Place to Sit on a Train?

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 5:34pm
One expert explains why where you choose to sit on a train can affect your odds of survival in the event of a crash.







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Mass. Governor Says Tsarnaev Verdict Provides 'Closure'

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 4:57pm
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said he hopes the death penalty sentence for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will bring closure.







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Where's the Safest Place to Sit on a Train?

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 4:44pm
Selecting the right seat could be crucial if your train ever gets into an accident.







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'Fitting Punishment': Reaction to Death Verdict

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 4:21pm
Here's how public officials are responding.







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Bombing Survivors Call Death Verdict 'Justice'

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 4:21pm
The death sentence handed down to convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev prompted strong reactions Friday, from praise to relief.







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Amtrak CEO Says Railroad is 'Damn Safe'

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 4:06pm
Amtrak's CEO said Thursday that the railroad is safe, and getting safer, in an effort to quell commuters' concerns after one of their trains derailed.







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What the Boston Bombing Jury Is Actually Deciding

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 2:58pm
The jury considering Tsarnaev's fate will decide any day now whether he will be executed or not. They can arrive at their decision in a number of ways.







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Jury Reaches Verdict in Tsarnaev Death Penalty Phase

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 2:54pm
Tsarnaev faces either life in prison or death.







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Defense Authorization Act Passes House

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 2:52pm
The House passed the National Defense Authorization Act on Friday, a bill that authorizes $612 billion in government funding for defense programs.







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NTSB Meeting With Engineer in Amtrak Crash

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 2:51pm
The NTSB was expected to brief reporters on Friday afternoon.







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Tourists Save Lion Cub from Buffalo Herd

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 2:14pm
Cameras roll as tourists in Uganda help save a tiny lion cub from a herd of angry buffalo. KUSA' s Jonathan Gonzalez reports.







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Seismic Activity Triggers Sinkhole

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 2:06pm
Authorities in Hollister, California say recent seismic activity fractured a water main, eventually triggering a sinkhole that swallowed part of a car. KSBW's Lauren Seaver reports.







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Friend Charged with Murder of Missing Teen

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 1:19pm
Police announced Thursday one of the friends last seen with then 15-year-old Mark Ysasaga has been charged with his murder.







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First Responders Recall Chaos of Amtrak Derailment

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 1:00pm
"I am extremely proud" of the police, fire and emergency response, one said.







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Obama Honors Officers During Memorial Service

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 12:34pm
President Barack Obama offered words of solace to the families and colleagues of law officers who died in the line of duty in an address Friday.







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Tears for Naval Academy Student Killed in Amtrak Crash

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 12:15pm
Twenty-year-old midshipman Justin Zemser, of Queens, was remembered as a "phenomenal young man" during his funeral Friday on Long Island.







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Cop Hurt in Tsarnaev Shootout Back At Work

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:48am
Richard "Dic" Donohue returned to police work Friday, more than two years after nearly dying in a firefight with the Boston Marathon bombers.







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No Survivors Likely After Marine Chopper Crash

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:17am
The wreckage of a U.S. Marine helicopter that went missing during a relief mission in Nepal has been found, the country's military said.







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