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4 years 4 months ago

Crews contain wildfire in NW Colorado

Crews have contained a wildfire in northwest Colorado that quickly spread to thousands of acres. The fire charred about 12 square miles after a lightning strike Wednesday 10 miles north of Maybell in Moffatt County. Crews declared the fire 100 percent contained Thursday afternoon. The U.S. Bureau of...

4 years 11 months ago

Obama to address nation on airliner attack

The public gets a declassified look today at the events that allowed a suspected terrorist to slip through post-Sept. 11 security in the failed Christmas Day airliner attack. The White House plans to release an account of the near catastrophe and President Barack Obama will address the nation about...

4 years 11 months ago

Dutch to use full body scanners on US flights

The Netherlands will immediately begin using full body scanners for flights heading to the United States to prevent future terrorist attacks like the foiled Christmas Day attempt. Officials say Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, a 23-year-old Nigerian, managed to board Northwest Airlines Flight 253 to Detroit from Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport carrying...

5 years 1 month ago

NTSB: Wayward pilots were working on laptops

Two Northwest Airlines pilots reportedly told federal investigators that they were going over scheduling using their laptop computers in violation of company policy while their plane overflew their Minneapolis destination by 150 miles. National Transportation Safety Board said in a statement Monday that the pilots said in interviews that...

5 years 3 months ago

Tropical storm off Mexico not likely to grow

Forecasters don't expect a significant change in strength for Tropical Storm Marty on Thursday as it swirls in the Pacific off Mexico's coast. Marty's maximum sustained winds were near 45 mph Thursday morning. The tropical storm, which formed on Wednesday, is centered about 300 miles southwest of the...

5 years 3 months ago

Obama administration submits salmon plan

The Obama administration has outlined its long-awaited plan to protect salmon in the Pacific Northwest. The administration submitted the plan to a federal judge Tuesday in Portland. Officials say the plan would more aggressively protect declining fish runs and account for the effects of climate change. The issue was hotly...

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