Sydney Norovirus Strain Responsible for Royal Caribbean Nightmare

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_f26bfd2720.jpgABC News Radio (ATLANTA) -- The norovirus that sickened more than 700 people aboard Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas has been identified as the GII.4 Sydney strain, so named because it originated in Australia. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Thursday that it is the most common norovirus of about 20 different types in the country right now, affecting significantly more landlubbers than those aboard cruise ships.

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Siblings Charged with Theft of Missing Police Captain's Car

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_74a4e66ebe.jpgABC News (MINERAL, Va.) -- Virginia police have made two arrests connected to the disappearance of reserve police captain Kevin Quick. Now, authorities hope an increased reward of $30,000 will lead them to Quick himself. The police captain and father, 45, was reported missing Saturday when he failed to show up to a party that he had planned for his younger brother Glenn’s 40th birthday.

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Fire Breaks Out at Nuclear Waste Repository in New Mexico

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_5e05092aed.jpgJumbo2010/Thinkstock (CARSLBAD, N.M.) -- A fire at a nuclear waste repository in New Mexico Wednesday prompted evacuations and raised fears that radioactive waste could have been impacted. The blaze broke out at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, N.M., around 11 a.m. after a truck hauling salt caught fire.

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Chase, Chilling Shootout in New Mexico Caught on Police Video

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_ca0e001983.jpgBrian McEntire/Thinkstock (ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) -- Albuquerque, N.M., police have released video showing a high-speed chase between officers and a suspect who was killed in an exchange of gunfire. The shaky lapel video details the tense Oct. 26, 2013 incident including the officers’ radio communications about the shooter, identified as 35-year-old Christopher Chase.

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Olympic Threat: US Warns Airlines About Toothpaste Tube Bomb

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_0b18cff759.jpgPixland/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security has issued a warning to U.S. and some foreign airlines traveling to Russia for the Olympic Games to be on the lookout for toothpaste containers, which some intelligence indicates may actually hold ingredients that could be used to construct a bomb aboard a plane, a senior U.S. official told ABC News.

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