Road closed after crash involving multiple vehicles in west Columbia

Emergency crews responded to the scene of a crash in west Columbia around 11:30 Monday morning. It happened by Worley Street and Fairview Road near the mall. ABC 17 News confirmed two people were taken to the hospital, but their injuries appeared non life-threatening.


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Turkey intercepts Russian jet in airspace

Turkey said it intercepted a Russian jet that violated its airspace over the weekend.

The country called in the Russian ambassador and lodged a strong condemnation of the violation, Turkey's foreign ministry said in a statement Monday.

"The Russian F...

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Amtrak passenger train derails; six injured

An Amtrak passenger train has derailed in Northfield, Vermont, and emergency personnel are responding, the company said on its Twitter account.

Dana Huoppi, a spokeswoman with the Montpelier Fire Department, said at least two cars went off the track a...

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Ky. man's body found in freezer, police say

Deputies say a man's body was found inside a freezer in Eastern Kentucky. The gruesome discovery was made in the community of Nancy in Pulaski County.

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South Carolina flooding: Death toll rises to 9

[Breaking news update at 12:04 p.m.]

Nine people are now reported dead in weather-related incidents in South Carolina, Gov. Nikki Haley said Monday at a news conference.

[Previous story posted at 11:39 a.m.]

South Carolina flooding: Rains start moving o...

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US, 11 other nations seal Trans-Pacific trade pact

The United States and 11 other nations have finally reached a long-sought agreement on a controversial free-trade pact.

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Hyundai and Kia lose $28M patent lawsuit

Automakers Hyundai and Kia lost a $28.9M patent infringement case

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3 share Nobel for medicine for parasite work

The Nobel Prize for medicine has been jointly awarded this year to three scientists for their work on parasitic diseases.

Half of the award goes to Ireland's William Campbell and Japan's Satoshi Omura, who discovered a new drug to treat infections ca...

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Hillary Clinton does Trump impression on 'SNL'

Hillary Clinton met her "SNL" counterpart and won laughs Saturday night with her imitation of Donald Trump.

The Democratic frontrunner appeared on the 41st season premiere of NBC's "Saturday Night Live" playing a bartender named "Val" who kept the dri...

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LA set to pay $3 million to family of victim

The city of Los Angeles is poised to pay nearly $3 million to the family of a 56-year-old grandfather who died in police custody after a Los Angeles Police Department jail guard placed him in a chokehold, according to court records.

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Search for ship focuses on survivors, not vessel

The U.S. Coast Guard is focusing on the search for survivors after concluding the missing cargo ship El Faro sank at its last known location with Hurricane Joaquin bearing down on it.

Ninety-six hours after the cargo ship lost contact, the Coast Guar...

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