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Police: Officers checking on report of 1 shot fired at Walter Reed military hospital near DC

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 23:25
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Police: Officers checking on report of 1 shot fired at Walter Reed military hospital near DC.

Flight returns to Denver after problem during takeoff

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 23:13
DENVER (AP) — Southwest Airlines says a flight heading to Los Angeles returned to Denver International Airport because of possible tire problems during takeoff.

Man critically wounded in Frankford shooting

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 23:03

Man critically wounded in Frankford shootingA man was critically injured in a shooting Sunday night in the city's Frankford section.


Former AG Eric Holder returning to private law practice

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 22:44

FILE - In this March 12, 2015 file photo, Attorney General Eric Holder announces six pilot cities for the National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice, at the Department of Justice in Washington. Holder is returning to private law practice, rejoining the same firm where he worked before becoming attorney general. The firm of Covington & Burling announced Monday that Holder, who left the Justice Department in April after more than six years as attorney general, would be rejoining the firm as a partner. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Holder is returning to private law practice, rejoining the same firm where he worked before becoming attorney general.


Value of Carli Lloyd's image soars

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 22:35

Value of Carli Lloyd's image soarsAfter Carli Lloyd scored her second goal in the first five minutes of Sunday's World Cup final, so many people were going to her official website that it crashed.


'Pearl Harbor' trends on Twitter after U.S. soccer victory over Japan

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 22:25

 Women's World Cup-Final-Japan at United States(Reuters) - The Twitterverse lit up with references to the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor after the 5-2 U.S. victory over Japan in the Women's World Cup championship match but other Twitter users called those comments offensive. "Hey Japan, that one was for Pearl Harbor. U-S-A, U-S-A, U-S-A," Twitter user Cloyd Rivers wrote in a tweet that was "favorited" more than 15,000 times and retweeted 10,200 times.


Suspect in SF Pier Death Says Shooting Was an Accident

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 22:11
Police said there doesn't appear to be a connection between the suspect and victim, Kate Steinle.

Maryland mom held on $500K after infant found on roadside

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 21:40

Maryland mom held on $500K after infant found on roadsideA Maryland mother is being held on $500,000 bail after police say she left her 6-week-old daughter on the side of a road Saturday.


9-year-old loses hand while playing with fireworks in Boston

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 21:21
BOSTON (AP) — Authorities say a 9-year-old boy has lost a hand while playing with fireworks in Boston.

4 found dead at South Carolina home; no search for suspect

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 21:01
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Four people, including a local county official, were found shot to death at a suburban home Sunday night, and police were not looking for a suspect, authorities said.

Body found in Delaware River in Queen Village

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 20:37

Body found in Delaware River near Queen VillageA body was found in the Delaware River on Monday morning in the Queen Village neighborhood of Philadelphia.


Plane reports problem prior to landing at Philly Airport

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 19:57

Plane reports problem prior to landing at Philly AirportA plane reported a problem before landing at Philadelphia International Airport Monday morning, prompting emergency crews to respond.


Bombs at mosque, restaurant in central Nigerian city kill 44

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 19:29

Bombs at mosque, restaurant in central Nigerian city kill 44Two bombs blamed on the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram exploded at a crowded mosque and an elite Muslim restaurant in Nigeria's central city of Jos, killing 44 people, officials said Monday.


Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt's Bees, dies at 80

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 18:57

Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt's Bees, dies at 80Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt's Bees who co-founded the natural cosmetics company, died Sunday. He was 80.


Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies instantly

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 18:45

Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies instantlyA 22-year-old man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, killing him instantly, authorities said Sunday.


Treasures from sunken Spanish galleon set for auction

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 18:43

In this Thursday, June 18, 2015 photo, a gold crucifix with inlaid Colombian emerald jewels sits on display in New York. The crucifix was one of many pieces of jewelry pulled from the 400-year-old wreckage of the Nuestra Senora de Atocha Spanish galleon and will be one of forty select items auctioned off by Guernsey's next month. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)NEW YORK (AP) — A solid gold chain and an intricate gold-and-enamel spoon are among items pulled from the wreckage of a 400-year-old Spanish galleon that will be auctioned off next month.


Police: Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 18:43

Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies instantlyA young man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, fatally injuring himself, authorities said Sunday.


Greek finance minister resigns after decisive 'no' bailout vote

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 18:12

Greek finance minister resigns after decisive 'no' bailout voteGreek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resigned Monday, saying he was told shortly after Greece's decisive referendum result that some other eurozone finance ministers and the country's other creditors would appreciate his not attending the ministers' meetings.


Body discovered in North Wildwood

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 17:58

Body discovered in North WildwoodOfficials say a body was discovered in an inlet in North Wildwood, New Jersey.


Tour bus catches fire on New Jersey Turnpike

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 17:57

Tour bus catches fire on New Jersey TurnpikeA tour bus carrying about 50 people caught fire on the New Jersey Turnpike.