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10 killed in Alaska air taxi fire

All 10 people aboard an air taxi were killed Sunday when it crashed and burst into flames at a small airport on southern Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, authorities said.

McCaul: Senate bill 'candy thrown down there' for votes

As Congress prepared to return to immigration reform next week, the debate over the issue continued Sunday, with the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee saying the Senate bill just throws "a bunch of candy" at the border

Lawmakers: Asylum for Snowden is an affront to U.S.

Any country that offers asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden pits itself against the United States, lawmakers from both parties agreed on Sunday.

NTSB: Pilots asked to do a 'go-around' 1.5 seconds before impact

The cockpit voice recorder of Asiana Flight 214 reveal the pilots called to initiate a "go-around" at another landing 1.5 second before impact, NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman told reporters on Sunday.

‘Steak bandit’ hides meat in his pants, becomes violent when confronted

A Thibodaux man was arrested last week after he was caught stealing meat from a store. We’re told he concealed the items in his pants.

Fans turn in Hernandez jerseys

Fans showed up in Boston on Saturday to turn in their Aaron Hernandez jerseys. The former patriots player is currently facing murder charges.

Vacant home houses puppy mill

A vacant home in Wisconsin was housing a puppy mill. According to Animal Control, pitbulls in the home were either being bred for sale or for dog fighting.

Conservative group takes aim at Obamacare in ad campaign

The conservative group Americans for Prosperity will launch a major ad campaign this week hitting Obamacare, a spokesman has confirmed to CNN.

Asiana Airlines crash: At a glance

Here's a look at key developments in the crash landing of an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 in San Francisco on Saturday. The crash killed two people and injured more than 180 others. NEW DEVELOPMENTS

10 things to know for a safe flight

Grisly plane crashes make headlines and capture the public imagination. Yet safety advances and improvements in staff training have helped improve air-crash survival rates in recent years.