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GM sales eyed for impact of ignition switch recall

As General Motors executives show off their newest cars and trucks in New York this week, analysts are watching for signs that consumers are shying away from the ones sitting on dealer lots.…
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Director Kirk Johnson, left, and Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, commanding general of the Army Corps of Engineers, unveil the fossilized bones of a Tyrannosaurus rex during a ceremony at the museum in Washington, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

T. rex gets new home in Smithsonian dinosaur hall

More than 100 years after dinosaurs were first displayed on the National Mall, T. rex — the king — is joining the Smithsonian collection after a 2,000-mile journey from Montana.…
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5 things to know about tax day

The deadline for filing taxes is midnight Tuesday. There are five things to consider as the deadline nears.…
Campers at Santa Maria RV Park on Martin Bluff Road in Gautier, Miss., were flipped from possible straight line winds Monday, April 14, 2014, as storms rolled over the Coast. As many as 30 campers were damaged from the storm. (AP Photo/Sun Herald, Tim Isbell)

Storm topples RVs near Mississippi’s Gulf coast

A storm barreled through Mississippi Gulf Coast communities, damaging or destroying about a dozen RV trailers at one campground, downing trees and power lines and cutting electricity in some areas.…
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Photos: Boston bombing then and now

A look at the city of Boston one year after three people were killed and more than 260 injured when two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.…
File - In this Jan. 26, 2014 file photo, spectators view the historic locomotive, Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 at Metrolink Station, in Covina, Calif. The locomotive was to head for Colton over the next several weeks before No. 4014 is towed to Union Pacific's Heritage Fleet Operations headquarters in Cheyenne, Wyo. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, file)

Huge Big Boy steam locomotive coming back to life

In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah. …
A portrait of murder victim Martha Anaya, left, is displayed on a table as her mother Herlinda Salcedo cries Sunday April 13, 2014, while looking at a computer that she used to try and find her in Santa Ana. Anaya, a sex worker, is alleged to have been slain by a pair of serial killers. (AP Photo/Orange County Register, Eugene Garcia)

2 sex offenders charged with rapes, killings

Two registered sex offenders who have known each other since at least 2012 have been charged with raping and killing four California women since last year.…
Tax form (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

IRS reiterates warning of pervasive telephone scam

As the 2014 filing season nears an end, the Internal Revenue Service today issued another strong warning for consumers to guard against sophisticated and aggressive phone scams targeting taxpayers.…