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A car sits amongst the rubble after an explosion destroyed four buildings in New YorkBy Sebastien Malo and Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two bodies found on Sunday at the site of a gas explosion that destroyed three New York City apartment buildings last week, injuring 22 people, were believed to be those of two unaccounted for men, the city's top fire official said. The bodies were found about 20 feet apart of one of the buildings reduced to rubble by the blast and fire in Manhattan's East Village neighborhood on Thursday, Fire Department Commissioner Daniel Nigro told reporters. While Nigro said a medical examiner had not officially determined that the remains belonged to the two people who remain unaccounted for, local broadcaster NY1 News said one of the missing men, 23-year-old Nicholas Figueroa, had been identified by his family as one of the bodies found on Sunday. Also missing was Moises Lucon.


New York Governor Cuomo speaks during a news conference in New YorkNEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state lawmakers agreed a budget plan late on Sunday night that includes much-debated reforms to the education system and ethics standards for lawmakers, state governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders said in statement. Cuomo proposed a $142 billion plan in January that keeps spending growth below 2 percent and promises money for big-ticket infrastructure projects while cutting property taxes. ...


Demonstrators gather to protest a controversial religious freedom bill in IndianapolisBy Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Indiana Governor Mike Pence on Sunday defended a new state law that opponents worry may support discrimination against gay people, saying he had no plans to add extra protections but would consider new suggestions from state legislators. Pence, speaking on ABC's "This Week," sought to counter criticism from protesters who have spilled onto the streets of Indianapolis and others, including some corporations, after signing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Thursday.


5 injured, including police officer, in Morrisville crashA police officer was among several people injured in a crash in Morrisville, Bucks County.


Officials: 2 bodies found 3 days after NYC explosionTwo bodies were found Sunday amid rubble from the Manhattan apartment building collapse three days earlier and authorities said everyone was accounted for since the apparent gas explosion that caused a massive fire and altogether leveled three buildings and damaged a fourth.


Boy, 11, struck by car in WilmingtonAn 11-year-old boy was hospitalized after being struck by a car in Wilmington, Delaware.


Sources: Slain off-duty officer's girlfriend rushed to the hospitalA day after an off-duty police officer was fatally shot inside his Glenolden home, the officer's girlfriend, who sources say was taken in for questioning, was rushed to the hospital.


Person fatally struck by Amtrak train in Hamilton TownshipAuthorities say a person was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Hamilton Township, New Jersey.


2 dead in small plane crash in West GoshenTwo people are confirmed dead after a small plane crashed in West Goshen, Chester County.


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities have detained a man suspected of shooting at an off-duty Los Angeles police officer from a car before fleeing the scene at a suburban neighborhood in northern Los Angeles county.

Pickup truck crashes into part of bankA pick-up truck crashed into part of a bank in Philadelphia's Andorra section.


Map locates a building collapse in Manhattan and has been updated with the latest information; 3c x 3 inches; 146 mm x 76 mm;NEW YORK (AP) — Two bodies were found Sunday amid rubble from the Manhattan apartment building collapse three days earlier and authorities said everyone was accounted for since the apparent gas explosion that caused a massive fire and altogether leveled three buildings and damaged a fourth.


This undated photo provided by the Los Angeles Police Department shows 19-year-old Eloi Vasquez. The University of California, Berkeley, student went missing after he left a party near the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles early Saturday, March 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Police Department)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities and concerned relatives and friends sought the public's help on Sunday in finding a University of California, Berkeley student who went missing after he left a party near the University of Southern California.


GORDONVILLE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a small plane crashed into a North Texas home, leaving at least two people seriously injured.

This aerial image made from a video provided by NBC10 shows the scene of a small plane crash in Chester County, Pa., near the Brandywine airport, Sunday, March 29, 2015. The crash took the lives of the only two people aboard the aircraft, authorities said. (AP Photo/NBC10) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLEWEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A small plane crash near a southeastern Pennsylvania airport Sunday took the lives of the only two people aboard the aircraft, authorities said.


NCAA Final Four set: Kentucky vs. Wisconsin, Michigan State vs. DukeDuke joins Kentucky, Wisconsin and Michigan State in the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament.


PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon couple took it all in stride as they watched the demolition of a house they owned for nearly 30 years.

Person fatally struck by Amtrak train in Hamilton TownshipAuthorities say a person was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Hamilton Township, New Jersey.


NEW YORK (AP) — A roller coaster at New York City's Coney Island amusement park got stuck on the first day of the season, leaving passengers briefly stranded atop the wooden structure.

Crews rescue dog stuck in creek in PembertonIt took a team effort to rescue a dog that got stuck in a creek in Pemberton, New Jersey.


Fire damages popular North Philadelphia bakeryJust a week before one of their busiest holidays, a popular North Philadelphia bakery was heavily damaged in a fire.


Sources: Slain off-duty officer's girlfriend rushed to the hospitalThe off-duty Darby Borough police officer fatally shot inside his home has been identified as police are still investigating what led up to the shooting.


2 dead in small plane crash in West GoshenTwo people are confirmed dead after a small plane crashed in West Goshen, Chester County.


Man, 32, shot in North PhiladelphiaPolice are investigating a shooting in North Philadelphia that has injured one male.


In this photo released by the U.S. Forest Service, the Wildland Fire burns along Nichols Creek Saturday, March 28, 2015, near Red Lodge, Montana. Authorities evacuated a ski lodge in southern Montana because of a wind-driven wildfire heading toward it. The wildfire was reported about 1:45 p.m. Saturday and had burned an estimated 200 acres of grass and timber about 4 miles west of the community of Red Lodge. The fire began on open private land, but it was driven by winds gusting 35 to 50 mph into the Custer National Forest, where the Red Lodge Mountain Resort ski area is located. (AP Photo/U.S. Forest Service)RED LODGE, Mont. (AP) — A southern Montana ski area resumed normal operations Sunday and weather conditions improved, allowing firefighters to attack wildfires that ignited the previous day in the state and northern Wyoming.


This Saturday, March 28, 2015 photo shows a rental home, foreground, along Thomas Drive in Panama City Beach, Fla. where seven people were injured in an early morning shooting during a house party. (AP Photo/News Herald, Heather Leiphart) MANDATORY CREDIT: NEWS HERALD, HEATHER LEIPHARTPANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A house party that dissolved into a hail of gunfire and left seven young people hurt has officials on the Florida Panhandle pondering what to do with a spring break season they say has gotten out of control.


This undated photo released by the Boston Police Department's official Twitter account Saturday, March 28, 2015, shows Officer John Moynihan, 34, who was shot in the face during a traffic stop Friday night that ended when other officers fatally shot his attacker. Moynihan was struck just below his right eye and was listed in critical condition Saturday as the bullet remained lodged below his right ear. A decorated veteran, Moynihan served in Iraq in 2006-2007 and was honored at the White House in May 2014 for being one of the first responders in Watertown, Mass., following the April 2013 gun battle with the Boston Marathon bombers. (AP Photo/Boston Police Department)BOSTON (AP) — A decorated Boston police officer shot point-blank in the face by a suspect was in stable condition at a hospital Sunday and improving after surgery to remove a bullet lodged below his ear, police said.


Medical examiner: 22-day-old baby girl in Florida starved to deathA medical examiner says a baby who was found dead in her car seat in a Florida restaurant parking lot had lost more than one-third of her body weight in the 22 days since she was born


MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin project that shows regional differences in how Americans use the English language is running low on money.

Boy, 11, struck by car in WilmingtonA child was hospitalized after being struck by a car in Wilmington, Delaware.


FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2013 Richard Cole, center, proposes a toast with two other surviving members of the 1942 Tokyo raid led by Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle, Edward Saylor, left, and David Thatcher, at the National Museum for the US Air Force in Dayton, Ohio. The group will receive the Congressional Gold Medal on April 15, 2015, in Washington, then hand it over April 18 to the museum for display its exhibit depicting the launch from an aircraft carrier of the Raiders’ daring 1942 bombing attack on mainland Japan. (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)CINCINNATI (AP) — More than seven decades after an audacious bombing run by the "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders" rallied their own nation while stunning another, the World War II heroes are still adding to their legacy.


Thousands of opponents of Indiana Senate Bill 101, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, gathered on the lawn of the Indiana State House to rally against that legislation Saturday, March 28, 2015. Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed a bill Thursday prohibiting state laws that "substantially burden" a person's ability to follow his or her religious beliefs. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that's garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination against gays and lesbians and said Sunday it wasn't a mistake to have enacted it.


Officials: 2 bodies found 3 days after NYC explosionPolice say a body has been discovered in the rubble of an apparent gas explosion that leveled three buildings in Manhattan's East Village.


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