American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Report of Smoke

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_c65e69b176.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (TAMPA, Fla.) -- An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Tampa on Thursday after reports of a smoke smell in the cockpit. Flight 3454 from Tallahassee was on its way to Miami and had already been delayed for more than two hours, passengers said. Three crew members and 46 passengers were on board. All de-planed safely, according to Tampa International Airport spokeswoman Janet Zink.

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At Least 9 Injured in California School Bus Crash

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_522b8a9ccc.jpgDesign Pics/Thinkstock (ANAHEIM, Calif.) -- At least nine people were injured after a school bus crashed into trees in California on Thursday afternoon. Two students and the driver are in critical condition. The bus traveled on a hill, hitting two trees while trying to make a turn, and the resulting impact split the vehicle in half. Firefighters needed to cut the driver from the bus, and students pulled out were seen being put on backboards by paramedics.

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Federal Investigators Issue Report on Radiation Leak at US Waste Dump

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_2967437f8f.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (CARLSBAD, N.M.) -- An investigation board looking into a February accident at a U.S. nuclear waste dump found the incident was caused in part by "failure to fully understand, characterize, and control the radiological hazard," as well as maintenance and poor management. The radiation leak resulted in the contamination of 21 workers who tested positive for low-level radiation exposure at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant outside Carlsbad, N.M.

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San Diego Naval Base on Lockdown After Pellet Gun Shooting

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_f944d09eb8.jpgU.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Trevor Welsh/ (SAN DIEGO) -- A San Diego naval base underwent a lockdown Thursday after reports of an armed gunman. Naval Base Point Loma issued a "shelter in place" order, but the reports turned out to be a sailor playing with an Airsoft gun. The man  was firing shots out of a window at a mirror located in a parking building adjacent to the barracks.

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Ex-KKK Leader Was Given a New Identity Years Before Kansas Shooting

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_93907d53d5.jpgUnited States Marshals Service (OVERLAND PARK, Kan.) -- Frazier Glenn Cross, the man accused of murder in the shootings of three people outside Jewish facilities in Kansas last week was, for all practical purposes, born at the age of 49. The federal government gave him that name when he was released from prison in 1990, along with a new social security number and a new place to live, not far from the Missouri River in western Iowa.

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