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A New York bus driver made a potentially life-saving catch after he snagged a 7-year-old girl who fell three stories from a Brooklyn apartment building. The incident was captured by amateur video.
Utah-Plane-Incident (will update)
A SkyWest Airlines pilot on the run after allegedly killing a Colorado woman last week attempted to steal one of his company's commercial jetliners early Tuesday, but killed himself before the plane became airborne, authorities said. Police in Colorado and Utah spent all day Tuesday trying to piece together the bizarre incident, which involved a stolen CRJ200 at St. George Municipal Airport.
Iowa-Missing-Cousins (will update)
Searchers used scent dogs Tuesday as they looked for any sign of two young girls who were last seen on Friday riding their bikes near a lake in Evansdale, Iowa.
TRAVEL-Delta-Needles (will update)
Dutch authorities have joined the FBI in conducting criminal investigations into the discovery of needles in six sandwiches aboard four Delta Air Lines flights from Amsterdam to the United States, a military police spokesman in the Netherlands said Tuesday. One person was injured when he bit into a sandwich containing a needle, Delta and Dutch officials said.
The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened an investigation into select Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute models after identifying reports of 99 incidents alleging stuck accelerator pedals, the agency says.
It's not yet clear whether the New York Knicks will match the Houston Rockets' three-year, $25 million offer for Jeremy Lin, the Harvard-educated basketball phenom who captured world attention by leading his team to string of victories last year.
Kitty Wells shocked the country music scene when she first sang about honky tonks and cheating husbands 60 years ago, but it propelled her to stardom and blazed a path for the strong female voices that followed. Longtime Atlanta radio host Rhubarb Jones connects today's young female stars directly back to Wells. "Before Miranda Lambert, there was Reba McEntire," Jones said. "Before Reba there was Loretta Lynn. Before Loretta, there was Patsy Cline. Before Patsy, there was Kitty Wells."
More than 1 million jobs could be lost in the defense industry and the Department of Defense if Congress does not agree on a budget plan before the end of the year, according to a new report about the economic impact of a budget bill that threatens to cut hundreds of billions of dollars in Pentagon funds.
UK-Heiress-Death (will update)
The father of Eva Rausing paid a moving tribute Tuesday to his "beloved daughter," whose body was discovered at her London mansion last week after her husband was arrested on drug charges. The 48-year-old's death remains unexplained pending further tests, police said Friday, but the heiress's previous problems with drugs are well documented.
Libya-Election (will update)
A political coalition widely regarded as the liberal option dominated Libya's historic parliamentary elections, results showed Tuesday.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to approve a new prescription diet drug called Qnexa on Tuesday. The medication produced dramatic weight loss in clinical trials, but some are concerned over potential side effects, including increased heart rate, birth defects and other issues.
POL-Campaign-Finance (will not move during this news cycle)