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Delta planes clip wings at Minnesota airport

|Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Officials say two Delta Air Lines planes clipped wings while they were preparing to take off from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

Union Pacific 3Q profit chugs ahead 19 percent

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Union Pacific Corp. delivered a 19 percent increase in its third-quarter profit as the railroad hauled 7 percent more freight and increased rates.

Sam Smith, 5SOS, Blige to perform 2014 AMAs

|Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Breakthrough newcomers Sam Smith and 5 Seconds of Summer will take the stage at the 2014 American Music Awards.

Maine man's ashes being launched into space

|Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

The ashes of a Maine man that have been scattered all over the world by strangers who connected with his mother on social media are now being launched into space.

New trial denied in Newark schoolyard slayings

|Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

A judge has rejected an attempt by a man to overturn his conviction of killing three friends in a Newark, New Jersey, schoolyard.

Boy killed in collision with LA ice cream truck

|Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Authorities say a 7-year-old boy riding a motorized bike was hit and killed by an ice cream truck in South Los Angeles and residents then attacked the driver.

10 Things to Know for Today

|Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

USDA brings indoor plumbing to Alaska village

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

A remote Alaska Native village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to rural water and wastewater systems with $352 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

AP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been told to testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Wednesday night.

The nation's weather

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Weather Underground Forecast for Thursday, October 23, 2014