Pastor Fred Phelps preaches at his Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., March 19, 2006. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Anti-gay pastor Fred Phelps Sr. dies

The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the fiery founder of a small Kansas church who led outrageous and hate-filled protests that blamed almost everythi…

A 2012 Volkswagen Passat (AP Photo/Volkswagen, Guy Spangenberg)

Volkswagen recalls 150,000 Passats

Volkswagen is recalling about 150,000 Passat midsize cars because the headlights can be damaged if the hoods are closed roughly.

In this image made from video provided by KOMO-TV, smoke rises from the scene of a news helicopter crash outside the KOMO-TV studios near the space needle in Seattle, Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Courtesy KOMO-TV)

Photos: Seattle news helicopter crash

Two people were killed when a news helicopter for KOMO-TV crashed Tuesday morning outside its station near the Seattle Space Needle.