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Maryland Father And Son Die In Experimental Plane Crash

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A father and son from Maryland died after their experimental plane crashed over the weekend in Virginia, reports the Associated Press.

A Virginia State Police spokeswoman said 73-year-old Berry Newgent of Davidsonville, Md. and his 51-year-old son, Thomas of Westminister, Md. died when the experimental plane they were in crashed Saturday.

Berry Newgent was piloting the plane. Investigators say the plane attempted to land several times at the Suffolk Executive Airport before crashing in a field nearby.

Federal aviation officials are investigating the cause of the crash.

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'The Terror Years' Traces The Rise Of Al-Qaida And ISIS

Lawrence Wright's new book collects his essays for The New Yorker on the growth of terrorism in the Middle East, from the Sept. 11 attacks to the recent beheadings of journalists and aid workers.
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Berkeley's Soda Tax Appears To Cut Consumption Of Sugary Drinks

According to a new study, the nation's first soda tax succeeded in cutting consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. But there's uncertainty about whether the effect will be permanent.
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Questions About Hillary Clinton’s Newly Uncovered Emails

A federal judge orders a review of nearly fifteen thousand recently discovered Hillary Clinton emails from her time as Secretary of State. A new batch related to the Clinton Foundation was also released. Join us to discuss ongoing questions.

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Questions About Hillary Clinton’s Newly Uncovered Emails

A federal judge orders a review of nearly fifteen thousand recently discovered Hillary Clinton emails from her time as Secretary of State. A new batch related to the Clinton Foundation was also released. Join us to discuss ongoing questions.

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