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  • U.S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi

    Mexican Judge Orders Release of Jailed U.S. Marine

    TIJUANA, Mexico (CNN)- The family of U.S. Marine reservist Andrew Paul Tahmooressi, who’d been held for seven months in a Mexican prison, is “overjoyed” he’s been released. “It is with an overwhelming and humbling feeling of relief that we confirm that Andrew was released today after spending 214 days in Mexican jail,” relatives said in a statement Friday night. A court ordered that Tahmooressi, who’d been held on weapons charges, be freed, a Mexican federal government press release said. Tahmooressi […]

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    Starbucks Announces Coffee Delivery Option

    It might seem like there’s a Starbucks on every corner, but the company’s executives still want to get those tall, grande and venti pumpkin spice lattes into more hands, more easily. Amid news that the Seattle-based company’s fourth-quarter sales had been “disappointing,” Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz revealed on Thursday that the coffee chain will roll out a delivery option in the latter half of 2015 to loyalty-program members in select markets. “Imagine the ability to create a standing order of […]

  • Aerial video showed debris from the Virgin Galactic rocket that crashed in the Mojave Desert near Cantil on Oct. 31, 2014. 
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    1 Dead, 1 Injured in California Crash of Virgin Galactic Test Flight

    MOJAVE (CNN)- The first sign there was a problem Friday with Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo came at about 45,000 feet, just two minutes after the spaceplane separated from the jet-powered aircraft that carried it aloft, officials said. It wasn’t something overt with SpaceShipTwo, said Stuart Witt, the chief executive of Mojave Air & Space Port in California, where SpaceShipTwo was launched and monitored. It was what didn’t happen next during the test flight, he said. Witt did not offer details, but […]

  • Still frame courtesy: NASA

    Rocket Explosion: Operator Deliberately Destroyed it

    (CNN) - The unmanned Antares rocket that exploded off the coast of Virginia was deliberately destroyed after it became apparent there was a problem, a spokesman for Orbital Sciences Corporation said Thursday. The flight termination system was engaged, Barron Beneski, vice president of corporate communications, confirmed in an email. The company said on its website that evidence suggests the problem started in the rocket’s first stage and that it “fell back to the ground impacting near, but not on, the […]

  • Costco in Auburn

    More Stores Saying “No” to Being Open on Thanksgiving

    NEW YORK CITY (CNN)- Once upon a time, you could eat Thanksgiving dinner without worrying whether you might miss a doorbuster deal. But in the last couple of years, stores have been falling over each other to offer Black Friday sales on Thursday itself, opening their doors before many people are even done with their turkey. Now, some stores are saying enough. GameStop and Nordstrom joined Costco in deciding they will remain closed on Thursday and open for Black Friday […]

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    Fugitive in Deadly Pennsylvania Cop Ambush in Custody

    BLOOMING GROVE, Pennsylvania (CNN)- After nearly seven weeks on the run, suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein is in custody, Pennsylvania State Police spokeswoman Connie Devens said Thursday. “I can confirm that we have taken Eric Frein into custody. Further information will be released at a later time. No further information will be released or confirmed at this time,” she said in an email to reporters. Frein, 31, is suspected in the September 12 ambush shooting that left Cpl. Bryon […]

  • Ebola virus

    Family Sues School After Daughter Banned from Class for Ebola Fears

    Milford, CT (WFSB) - A student in Milford is being forced to stay home amid Ebola virus fears and her family is suing to get her back in class. The family said they were in West Africa recently for a wedding. Their attorney claimed they weren’t in one of the three countries at the center of the outbreak. He added that the 7-year-old girl has shown no signs of symptoms and is not under quarantine. “What they did to this […]

  • A plane appears to have crashed at a building at Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport in southern Kansas on Thursday morning, CNN affiliate KSNW reported.

    Plane Crashes Near Airport, Several Unaccounted For

    WITCHITA, Kansas- A plane appears to have crashed at a building at Wichita’s Mid-Continent Airport in southern Kansas on Thursday morning, CNN affiliate KSN reported. Video from KSN showed thick smoke rising from what appeared to be a two-story building. One person is in critical condition, and according to KSN confirmed ten people are unaccounted for. Information on what type of plane was involved wasn’t immediately available.

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Brittany Maynard

    Terminally Ill California Woman: Now is Not the “Right Time” to Die

    (CNN)- Brittany Maynard says she hasn’t decided yet when she’ll end her life, but it’s a decision she’s still determined to make. UPDATE: Woman with similar cancer asks Maynard to “Choose Life” “I still feel good enough and I still have enough joy and I still laugh and smile with my family and friends enough that it doesn’t seem like the right time right now,” Maynard says in a video released to CNN on Wednesday. “But it will come, because […]