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This Friday the 13th, may we be as lucky as the passengers of flight 666 to HEL


They landed safely in Helsinki, on the last-ever Friday 13th Flight 666 that Finnair plans to operate. It turns out even people who don't believe in superstitions can be infected by fearfulness.

President Trump speaks to the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Oct. 7.

Trump calls Iran nuclear deal 'unacceptable,' but leaves US in for now

President Trump announces he will not recertify the Iran nuclear deal on Friday, ahead of Sunday's deadline. The deal is still in effect, but the president is pushing for a new strategy.

President And Melania Trump Introduce DHS Secretary Nominee Kirstjen Nielsen

Trump names pick for Homeland Security post

Trump said Thursday that Kirstjen Nielsen will need "no on the job training" and will be "ready on Day One." She is his choice to replace John Kelly, who is now Trump's chief of staff.

Las Vegas shooting victims search for their heroes of the night

Facebook pages have been set up to reunite people with the strangers who helped them. One victim's father says he'd like to "give that feeling that you really mattered to somebody. To us."

US woman and family freed after 5 years in captivity in Afghanistan

Caitlan Coleman, her Canadian husband and their children had been held by an extremist group in Afghanistan since 2012. Pakistan's military says it secured their release.

Here are the 2017 MacArthur 'genius' grant winners

Southern California honorees Viet Thanh Nguyen, Yuval Sharon, Njideka Akunyili Crosby and Stefan Savage are among the 24 winners of this year's fellowship, which recognizes "extraordinarily talented and creative individuals."

Mike Pence walks away when NFL players kneel

The Vice President left a football game between the Colts and the 49ers and condemned kneeling players.

Las Vegas shooting survivors can finally get the items they left behind

The abandoned baby strollers, shoes, phones, backpacks and purses are slowly being returned to their owners.

Intimate photos capture the pain of Rohingya refugees

A photographer shares stories and images from some of the half a million Rohingya people who have fled Myanmar in the last two months.

Hurricane Nate brings flooding, power outages — but it's not too bad

Hurricane Nate weakened quickly as it made landfall, sparing the Gulf Coast the catastrophic damage caused by other recent storms.

Gun store owner who sold shotgun to Las Vegas shooter: 'Could I have stopped this? No'

Like many Americans, Chris Michel woke up Monday morning to the massacre in Las Vegas. Unlike most people, he sold Stephen Paddock one of those weapons.

Swedish journalist Kim Wall's severed head found

Police are still trying to figure out how the reporter died while interviewing Danish inventor Peter Madsen aboard his submarine. He has been charged in her death.

Facebook starts a 'human review' of potentially offensive ads

Facebook says it will begin manually reviewing advertisements that target certain groups and address politics, religion, ethnicity and social issues.

New Orleans braces for Hurricane Nate

Gulf Coast residents from Louisiana to Florida are hunkering down and preparing for Hurricane Nate, which is expected to hit Saturday night as a Category 2 storm.

Why do we remember the wrong names after tragedies?

Mass murderers become famous. People who save lives often end up as footnotes. What's the media's role in tragedies like the Las Vegas shooting?

Security experts grapple with nightmare scenario of Las Vegas

The Las Vegas shooting is a chilling reminder that big concerts are a soft target. Can the music industry do anything to increase safety?