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2 Killed, 1 Hurt in Small Plane Crash at NY Airport: Source
2 Killed, 1 Hurt in Small Plane Crash at NY Airport: Source

A plane practicing takeoffs and landings has crashed into some trees at a Suffolk County airport.

Families Hold Tribute for Victims on WTC Bombing Anniversary
Families Hold Tribute for Victims on WTC Bombing Anniversary

Families gathered in downtown Manhattan Sunday afternoon for a tribute to the victims of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.

Status Check: 'April' the Giraffe Still Pregnant, Calf Moves
Status Check: 'April' the Giraffe Still Pregnant, Calf Moves

The 15-year-old giraffe named "April," who has captivated millions of people across the world as they watch a live stream in anxious anticipation of the birth of her fourth calf at an upstate New York zoo, is still pregnant and doing well.

Actor Bill Paxton Dead at 61 Due to Surgery Complications
Actor Bill Paxton Dead at 61 Due to Surgery Complications

Actor Bill Paxton died Saturday due to complications from surgery, a representative of his family told NBC News in a statement. He was 61. Paxton was known for his roles in Hollywood blockbusters like "Twister" and "Apollo 13." "It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery," a family representative told NBC News in a statement. "A loving husband and father, Bill began his career in Hollywood working on films in the art department and went on to have an illustrious career spanning four decades as a beloved and prolific actor and filmmaker."

On-Duty NYPD Officer Killed Nearly 30 Years Ago Memorialized
On-Duty NYPD Officer Killed Nearly 30 Years Ago Memorialized

A memorial service was held for a police officer who was killed in the line of duty nearly 30 years ago in the early hours of Sunday morning.

New DNC Chief Faces a Divided Party, Plus Trump
New DNC Chief Faces a Divided Party, Plus Trump

When Tom Perez stepped to the stage as the newly elected Democratic national chairman, his first official act was to invite his vanquished rival to join him as deputy chairman. Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison accepted on the spot and two men stood together, smiling like a national ticket at a presidential nominating convention. Members of the Democratic National Committee cheered wildly at their gathering in Atlanta on Saturday, forgetting the competitive race that took two rounds of voting — unprecedented in recent memory for either major party.