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SpaceX mile-high escape test will feature 'Buster' the dummy
SpaceX is just days away from shooting up a crew capsule to test a launch escape system designed to save astronauts' lives.
May 01, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saudi-Yemen border clash kills 3 Saudi troops, Yemeni rebels
UPDATE: Yemen's Shiite rebels attacked Saudi border posts, sparking fierce fighting overnight that killed three Saudi troops and dozens of rebels, the kingdom said. Saudi-led airstrikes continued t...
May 01, 2015 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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3 former Christie allies charged in bridge scandal
UPDATE: Three former allies of Gov. Chris Christie were charged Friday in the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal that has cast a long shadow over Christie's 2016 White House prospects, and on...
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Black mothers wonder if their lost babies are still alive
Eighteen black women who were told decades ago that their babies had died soon after birth at a St. Louis hospital now wonder if the infants were taken away by hospital officials to be raised by ot...
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In shift, Taser vows to wait to contract with former chiefs
Abandoning a practice that has faced criticism, Taser International will no longer hire police chiefs with whom it has business relationships within weeks or months after they leave public service.
May 01, 2015 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Toddler dies from gunshot to the head in home - Mercedes plans to lay off 259 in New Jersey - Clarke County superintendent honored by White House - Police say infant dies aft...
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Woman fatally shot in back of Atlanta police car identified
Authorities on Friday released the name of a woman who was fatally shot when officers say she fired at them from the back of a patrol car in downtown Atlanta.
May 01, 2015 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bezos' secretive space company launches unmanned test flight
A private space company founded by Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos has launched an unmanned spaceship in its first test flight, the latest development in the commercial space race.
May 01, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal deflects criticism for weighing in on chancellor search
Gov. Nathan Deal is defending his office after accusations that he interfered with the independent board overseeing the state's colleges and universities.
April 29, 2015 04:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kobani still a ghost town, months after liberation from IS
The battle for the Syrian border town of Kobani was a watershed in the war against the Islamic State group — Syrian Kurdish forces fought the militants in rubble-strewn streets for months as U.S. a...
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Illinois poised to clear last hurdles for Obama library
President Barack Obama's home state is clearing final hurdles for the construction of a presidential library in Chicago.
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Sherpas face uncertain future following Everest avalanche
Mount Everest is normally buzzing with activity this time of year, with hundreds of hopeful climbers gathering at base camp to attempt to summit the world's tallest peak during a narrow 10-day wind...
May 01, 2015 02:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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May Day demos staged around the world; Turkey square blocked
UPDATE: Left-wing groups, governments and trade unions were staging rallies around the world Friday to mark International Workers Day. Most events were peaceful protests for workers' rights and wor...
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US, Canada unveil rules to boost oil train safety
Rail tank cars that are used to transport most crude oil and many other flammable liquids will have to be built to stronger standards to reduce the risk of catastrophic train crash and fire under a...
May 01, 2015 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Life crawling back to normal in Nepal's quake-hit capital
Fresh croissants emerged from a popular bakery and were quickly snapped up. Farmers delivered fresh produce and lines disappeared at gasoline stations. Slowly, life edged back toward a semblance of...
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Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to changes
After 45 years of providing health care in rural Missouri, Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece.
May 01, 2015 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Q&A: Why have rural hospitals been closing?
There are more than 4,700 hospitals in the U.S, spread about evenly between urban and rural areas. But that number has been dwindling.
May 01, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Doomsday at Mercury: NASA craft falls from orbit into planet
The only spacecraft ever to orbit Mercury ended its four-year tour with a crash landing Thursday
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Bomber's teacher: He 'always wanted to do the right thing'
As a young child, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was quiet, hardworking and "always wanted to do the right thing," his third-grade teacher testified Wednesday to jurors who will decide wh...
April 29, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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