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A video screengrab shows passenger David Dao being dragged off a United Airlines flight at Chicago O'Hare International Airport.

United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger dragged from plane

By Timothy Mclaughlin, Reuters on April 27, 2017, at 3:46 p.m.
Dr. David Dao, a 69-year-old Vietnamese-American doctor, was hospitalized after Chicago aviation police dragged him from the plane.
A Southwest Airlines plane is seen at Los Angeles International Airport.

Southwest Airlines to stop overbooking flights

By Reuters on April 27, 2017, at 12:56 p.m.
“Soon, we will no longer book a flight over capacity as part of the selling process,” a Southwest spokesman told Reuters.

‘Happy Days’ star Erin Moran died of cancer, coroner says

By Reuters on April 26, 2017, at 6:29 a.m.
Erin Moran, known for playing Joanie Cunningham on “Happy Days,” most likely died of stage-four cancer, Variety has confirmed.
Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush arrives on the field to do the coin toss ahead of the start of Super Bowl LI between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons. He remains hospitalized with bronchitis.

Former President H.W. Bush still hospitalized, has bronchitis

By Reuters on April 25, 2017, at 8:22 p.m.
Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has recovered from pneumonia but will remain in a Houston-area medical center until the end of the week while he is treated for chronic bronchitis.
The legal move could help protect Aaron Hernandez's estate from liability in civil lawsuits filed by the survivors of his alleged victims.

Lawyers for Hernandez seek to toss murder verdict post-suicide

By Reuters on April 25, 2017, at 4:38 p.m.
The filing is based on a quirk of Massachusetts law that allows a court to reverse a verdict if the person convicted dies before he has exhausted his appeals process.

New Orleans removes first of four statues deemed racially offensive

By Reuters on April 25, 2017, at 6:17 a.m.
New Orleans on Monday removed a statue that the mayor said glorified a 19th century attack on police by white supremacists, the first of four monuments that the city will relocate to send a message of “diversity, inclusion and tolerance.”
Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez looks at the gallery during the murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Massachusetts, in March 2015.

Notes found by ex-NFL star Hernandez’s body turned over to family

By Reuters on April 24, 2017, at 7:13 p.m.
Three handwritten notes found by the body of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez following his suicide last week were handed over to his family on Monday.

White House says vote on health care plan may not come for weeks

By Reuters on April 24, 2017, at 2:56 p.m.
Any vote on health care legislation would be determined by Republican congressional leaders and when they have enough votes to pass a plan.

North Korea detains US citizen, the third held captive there

By Anna Fifield, The Washington Post on April 23, 2017, at 10:48 a.m.
The man was identified as Kim Sang-duk, a Korean-American who previously taught at a Chinese university.

Activists urge emergency visas for LGBT from Chechyna

By Reuters on April 21, 2017, at 5:07 p.m.
Dozens of LGBT men from Chechnya have been reported to be imprisoned and tortured because they are believed to be gay.
Cuba Gooding Sr., in a July 15, 2013, file image on stage at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles, was found dead on Thursday, April 20, 2017. He was 72.

Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr., 72, found dead

By Reuters on April 21, 2017, at 6:22 a.m.
Cuba Gooding Sr. was found dead in Los Angeles, according to ABC. He was 72 .
New England Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady warms up before the start of Super Bowl LI against the Atlanta Falcons in Houston, Texas.

Tom Brady named to Time’s most influential people list

By Reuters on April 20, 2017, at 1:04 p.m.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James were among seven sports figures named to Time Magazine’s annual list of the world’s most influential people.
A member of the U.S. Secret Service stands guard in front of the North Lawn of the White House in Washington, Oct. 23, 2014. The Secret Service said it would no longer permit access to a sidewalk along the south fence of the White House.

White House sidewalk to be closed to public permanently

By Reuters on April 20, 2017, at 8:05 a.m.
The closure will “lessen the possibility of individuals illegally accessing the White House grounds,” Secret Service Communications Director Cathy Milhoan said.
The United States issued a warning to those traveling to Italy about the outbreak of the potentially fatal disease.

Italy in the midst of measles epidemic as vaccine debate rages

By Reuters on April 19, 2017, at 3:47 p.m.
The Health Ministry said there had been almost 1,500 registered cases of measles so far this year against some 840 in all of 2016 and some 250 in 2015.
Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, is seen July 7, 2016.

House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz won’t seek re-election next year

By Elise Viebeck, The Washington Post on April 19, 2017, at 11:38 a.m.
U.S. House Oversight Panel Chairman Jason Chaffetz announced that he plans to leave Congress after the 2018 midterm elections, saying he had no intention of running for any political office.

Trump orders review of visa program to encourage hiring Americans

By Steve Holland, Reuters on April 19, 2017, at 6:46 a.m.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered a review of the U.S. visa program for bringing high-skilled foreign workers into the country, putting technology firms and the outsourcing companies that serve them on notice that possible changes may be ahead.
Former President George H.W. Bush, seen here in 2012, has been hospitalized once again for pneumonia.

Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Houston

By Reuters on April 18, 2017, at 7:14 p.m.
Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has been admitted to a hospital in Houston for a mild case of pneumonia but “is going to be fine.”

Numerous opioids found in Prince home, but no clue on source of fentanyl

By Reuters on April 18, 2017, at 6:07 a.m.
Police investigating the death a year ago of pop star Prince found numerous opioids scattered around his home but appear not to have identified where or who supplied the dose of fentanyl that caused his death, according to court documents unsealed on Monday.

Allan Holdsworth, progressive guitar virtuoso, dies at 70

By Reuters on April 18, 2017, at 6:06 a.m.
Allan Holdsworth, known as a guitarist’s guitarist for his progressive rock and jazz fusion work with bands including Soft Machine, Gong, and U.K., died on Sunday, according to a Facebook post from his daughter Louise. He was 70.
A United Airlines Boeing 787 taxis as a United Airlines Boeing 767 lands at San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, California, U.S. on February 7, 2015.

United boots couple traveling to wedding from plane after they switched seats

By Reuters on April 17, 2017, at 7:06 a.m.
“We were simply in an economy row a few rows above our economy seat.”