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14 boats catch fire near Lake Union just prior to fireworks

Seattle, WA (KCPQ) -- A firework from a nearby hill may have sparked a blaze that damaged 14 boats at a Lake Union marina Thursday night. The fire was sparked in a single boat at 10 p.m., just before a yearly fireworks show near Gas Works park was

Upstate family honors military son with message mowed into lawn

Townville, SC (WHNS) -- An Upstate family is honoring their son, who is joining the Army, with a unique display in their front yard. The Kellett Family's son, Samuel, will report to basic training on Monday. Samuel Kellett's proud father, Dan,

About 40 still missing after runaway train crashes, explodes in Canadian town

The search continues for about 40 people still missing after a runaway train plowed into a Canadian town, setting off massive explosions when the train's haul of crude oil ignited. At least five burned bodies have been found, but "we know that the

Queen's granddaughter expecting baby

LONDON (CNN) -- Zara Tindall, a granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, is pregnant with her first child, Buckingham Palace announced Monday. The daughter of Queen Elizabeth's only daughter, Anne -- is married to rugby player Mike Tindall.

Ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer seeks return to politics -- as city comptroller

NEW YORK (CNN) -- Seeking redemption after a prostitution scandal ransacked his political career, former New York Gov.

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.