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  • Eric Frein was caught at an abandoned airport between Henryville and Tannersville. (Credit: WNEP)

    Eric Frein, Accused Killer of Pennsylvania Trooper, Arrested Using Slain Officer’s Handcuffs

    After nearly seven weeks on the run, suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein is in custody, Pennsylvania State Police spokeswoman Connie Devens said Thursday. According to a local government official briefed on the matter, Frein was caught at an abandoned airport between Henryville and Tannersville. He was reportedly taken into custody without incident. A U.S. Marshal’s Service special operations team tracked Frein to the abandoned airport while it was in process of clearing the area, according to a law enforcement […]

  • Gas prices were dropping below $3 per gallon across the county, including this rare site at a Downey station on Oct. 30, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Gas Prices Drop Below $3 Per Gallon for Most Drivers — Even Some in SoCal

    Cheap gas is back. About two-thirds of the stations nationwide are now charging $3 or less for a gallon of regular, according to the Oil Price Information Service. The national average has plunged to $3.01 a gallon, according to AAA, its lowest level in nearly four years. And twenty states actually have averages below $3. In California, the statewide average was about $3.35 for regular on Thursday, according to AAA. Southern California metro areas┬ábroke down as follows, according to AAA’s […]

  • Nurse Kaci Hickox, 33, has become the face of a nationwide debate over treatment of healthcare workers returning from West Africa. (Credit: Kaci Hickox/via CNN)

    Negotiations Fail With Maine Nurse Who Treated Ebola Patients, Defied Quarantine: Governor

    Nurse Kaci Hickox says it’s her right to roam outside her home, but leaders in Maine warn she could be a threat to public welfare. Yes, Hickox recently treated people with Ebola in West Africa, but she has no symptoms of the disease, and has twice tested negative. “To put me in prison is just inhumane,” Hickox said about being placed into an involuntary quarantine after she landed last week at the Newark, New Jersey, airport after working in Sierra […]

  • 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. (Credit: Jeffrey Hough)

    4 Killed When Small Plane Crashes Into Building at Kansas Airport; Others Injured, Unaccounted for

    Four people died after a small plane crashed into a building near Wichita’s Mid-Continent Airport in southern Kansas Thursday morning, city Fire Marshal Brad Crisp said. Four remain unaccounted for, he said. While five people were initially transported to the hospital, three of those patients have reportedly been treated and released. “Firefighters engaged in a horrific fight for several minutes. We have the fire under control. We are in the process of trying to determine if all the employees and […]

  • Shoshana Roberts said she received more than 100 catcalls while walking around New York City for 10 hours as part of an anti-harassment campaign. (Credit: Hollaback!/via YouTube)

    Woman in New York Street Harassment Video: ‘My Story Is Not Unique’

    What started as an expose of the harassment women face in public has turned into fodder for death- and rape threats against the woman in the viral video. “There are people who’ve said a lot of things, but I’m not reading what they are saying,” Shoshana Roberts told CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Wednesday night. “We hit a nerve.” Roberts didn’t say a word as she walked through the streets of Manhattan for 10 hours for the video. She didn’t have […]

  • Tim Cook, president and CEO of Apple, Inc., discusses the interaction between business and climate during a New York City Climate Week event at the Morgan Library on September 22, 2014 in New York City. (Credit: Michael Graae/Getty Images)

    Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out: ‘I’m Proud to Be Gay’

    Apple CEO Tim Cook came out Thursday, acknowledging publicly for the first time that he is gay. “Let me be clear: I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me,” he wrote in a column in Bloomberg Businessweek. In his column, the Apple chief said that he had tried to maintain “a basic level of privacy.” But he said he decided that desire for privacy was stopping him from working for […]

  • The NASA rocket Antares exploded upon launch in Wallops Island, Virginia, on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. (Credit: NASA)

    Unmanned NASA Rocket Antares Explodes in Midair Seconds After Launch

    An unmanned NASA-contracted rocket exploded in midair early Tuesday evening, producing huge flames and loud booms along the eastern Virginia coast but no injuries or deaths. Orbital Sciences Corp.’s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft had been set to launch at 6:22 p.m. ET from the Wallops Flight Facility along the Atlantic Ocean, carrying roughly 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments to the International Space Station. It exploded about six seconds after launch. What was left of the spacecraft and […]

  • Nurse Kaci Hickox, 33, has become the face of a nationwide debate over treatment of healthcare workers returning from West Africa. (Credit: Kaci Hickox/via CNN)

    Maine Nurse Won’t Submit to Ebola Quarantine, Lawyer Says

    A nurse who was quarantined against her will in New Jersey after treating Ebola patients in West Africa will not obey officials’ instructions to seclude herself at home in Maine, she and her lawyers said on the “Today” show and to the Bangor Daily News on Wednesday. The nurse, Kaci Hickox, returned to Maine on Monday after New Jersey authorities released her from a hospital tent where state officials kept her over the weekend as part of a new quarantine […]

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    Wal-Mart Apologizes for ‘Fat Girl’ Costumes on Website

    Walmart found itself sending apology tweet after apology tweet Monday after the Twitterverse raked it over the coals for a major goof on its website. For whatever inexplicable reason, the retail giant’s site featured a Halloween category, titled “Fat Girl Costumes.” You won’t find it there now, but it stayed there for a large part of the morning — and long enough for multiple screen grabs. The presence of the category was first reported by Jezebel, which in turn was […]