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Man sought after woman held in box found dead

The hunt for a registered sex offender suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend and her son intensified Thursday after police raided but failed to find anyone inside a home in western Missouri.

SKorea court suspends nut rage executive’s prison term

A South Korean court has suspended the prison term of the former Korean Air executive whose onboard “nut rage” tantrum delayed a flight last year.

5 things to know as Pyrex brand marks 100th year

Pyrex cookware has been around ever since creator Corning Glass Works determined the heat-resistant glass used for rugged railroad lanterns also made a lovely sponge cake.

Maryland, Hopkins renew rivalry on biggest stage

Forty years after their last title, Maryland lacrosse returns to the Final Four for the fourth time in five years to face an old rival in Johns Hopkins.

'Tomorrowland' dares to be optimistic

George Clooney stars in the new live-action Disney fantasy “Tomorrowland," but it's child actor Raffey Cassidy who steals the show as a twitchy robot.

Photos: Desert site holds old military aircraft 'bones'

Airplanes are lined up in rows by the hundred at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base on the outskirts of Tucson at a location known affectionately as the “boneyard.” (Photos)

VA turns up its 'intensity' to solve long-standing cyber challenges

The inspector general for Veterans Affairs found more than 9,000 outstanding system security risks in its annual Federal Information Security Management Act report.

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