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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut are just two months shy of launching to the International Space Station for an entire year. Already, though, scientists are clamoring for additional long-term subjects. NASA's space station program scientist...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The judge overseeing the murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is working to whittle down the pool of more than 1,000 potential jurors in the case. Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh is reviewing written...
The 2015 Oscar nominations are finally here! The big announcement came very early this morning at 8:30 am EST/5:30 am PST via a live stream across the Internet with directors Alfonso Cuaron and JJ Abrams revealing the technical categories first and Chris Pine and Academy...
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he is not traveling to France later Thursday to apologize for the Obama administration's failure to send a senior official to last weekend's unity march, but rather to give "a big hug to Paris" in the wake of...
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he is not traveling to France later Thursday to apologize for the Obama administration's failure to send a senior official to last weekend's unity march, but rather to give "a big hug to Paris" in the wake of...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Samsung and Blackberry have splashed frigid water on a report that Samsung wants to make a $7.5 billion takeover offer for the struggling Canadian device maker. That, however, did not stop tech industry watchers from dissecting all the possibilities...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and French intelligence officials are leaning toward an assessment that the Paris terror attacks were inspired by al-Qaida but not directly supervised by the group, a view that would put the violence in a category of homegrown incidents that are extremely...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The father of an Ohio man accused in a plot to attack the U.S. Capitol is defending his son as a peace-loving person who endured incidents of abuse as a practicing Muslim. John Cornell tells The Cincinnati Enquirer ( http://cin.ci/1IBjXT1 ) in a story for...
NEW YORK (AP) — One applicant to be a New York City correction officer had been fired from his last job as a security guard for stealing. Another admitted he had regularly socialized with gang members. Another had debts of more than $400,000. Yet all those candidates and dozens...