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Possible signals from lost jet's black boxes heard
Underwater sounds detected by a ship searching the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet are consistent with the pings from aircraft black boxes, an Australian official said Monday, dubbing it "a most promising lead" in the monthlong hunt for the vanished plane.
Another jet-search unknown: How much it's costing
It's not a question most governments involved in the hunt for the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 care to answer: How much has the far-flung, month-long search cost?
- Hillshire brands to close Florence plant
Handguns-in-cars bill dies in House committee
Members of a legislative committee have shot down a bill to let people carry loaded handguns in their cars without a concealed carry permit.
Alabama poised to put new rules on abortions
The Alabama Legislature has voted to tighten regulations for girls under 18 seeking abortions, but a bill that would ban most abortions in the state appears dead.
- Alabama Legislature approves bill on jobs, welfare
- Dog escapes Texas backyard, somehow gets to Ohio
Ala starting pilot program for new learning system
At a middle school in Alabama, a student was assigned a project about ingredients used in soap making. She was given a budget, a team composed of classmates and access to a computer.
Suspected Fort Hood shooter dead; injuries reported
A suspected shooter at Fort Hood, Texas, is dead, but the situation is still considered an active shooting, multiple U.S. officials tell CNN.
State approves 48-hour waiting period for abortion
The Alabama Legislature wants to double the waiting time for an abortion to 48 hours.
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