Balloon Crash

Officials Fear No Survivors in Texas Balloon Crash


LOCKHART, Texas (WBEN/AP) -- No one appeared to survive a hot air balloon crash in Central Texas, authorities said Saturday.


 
Shooting at Party

City Officials: 3 Dead, 1 Hurt in Shooting North of Seattle




MUKILTEO, Washington (AP) — Gunfire disrupted a small gathering at a suburban Seattle home, leaving three people dead and a fourth person injured early Saturday, police said.
Zika in Miami

More Bug Spray, Less Dining Al Fresco Planned in Miami Zika zone




MIAMI (AP) -- As word spread that Miami's hippest neighborhood was now considered ground zero for the first mosquito-transmitted infections of the Zika virus in the U.S. mainland, many residents vowed to take precautions.
Easy Prey?

NY lawmaker: Pokemon Go players easy prey for sex offenders


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A New York state lawmaker says Pokemon Go and similar games could inadvertently give sexual predators a "road map" to unsuspecting victims.
 
Test Scores

New York test scores show gains in English, math proficiency


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - For a second straight year, more than 20 percent of New York students sat out of this year's Common Core tests, but those who took them showed gains in English and to a lesser extent, math.
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