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    “The Dragon” Brings 3-D Printer to International Space Station

    By Brian Shields

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The International Space Station has accepted another SpaceX shipment. This one contains the first 3-D printer ever launched into orbit. Two days after blasting off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, the SpaceX cargo ship, Dragon, arrived at Full Article

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    Outgoing Afghan Leader Claims U.S. Never Wanted Peace

    By Brian Shields

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai used his farewell speech on Tuesday to take one last swipe at the United States, capping a long-testy relationship with the accusation that America hasn't wanted peace in Afghanistan. The only president Full Article

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    US Airstrikes Under Way Against ISIS in Syria

    By Mario Sevilla

    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- U.S. jets began airstrikes in the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, Syria, early Tuesday, the first strikes against the terror group inside the country since President Barack Obama's announcement this month that he was prepared to expand Full Article


    700 Infants Exposed To TB

    By Aaron Pero

    (CNN) -- More than 700 infants and 40 health care workers have been exposed to tuberculosis, commonly called TB, at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, according to the city's Department of Public Health. Health officials are not yet saying Full Article

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    Ravens: No Cover Up In Ray Rice Incident

    By Aaron Pero

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti criticized a report that suggests he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested for knocking out his then-fiancee Full Article

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    Prosecutor: 800 Rounds Found In Intruder Case

    By Mario Sevilla

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside while carrying a knife, a federal prosecutor said Full Article

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    Starbucks Tests Latte with Stout Flavor

    By Jen Scarpelli

    NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is testing a latte that it says has the "savory toasty malt" flavor of a foamy mug of stout. The "Dark Barrel Latte" is being tested in a handful of stores in Ohio and Florida, said Full Article

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    “Howard Stern Show” Contributor Eric Lynch dead

    By Jen Scarpelli

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eric "The Actor" Lynch, the diminutive member of Howard Stern's "Wack Pack," who for years launched into comical, frequently foul-mouthed rants during calls to Stern's radio show, has died in California. He was 39. Lynch's longtime friend Full Article

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    Protesters Stage Wall Street Climate Crisis Sit-In

    By Jen Scarpelli

    NEW YORK (AP) — A day after 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, hundreds of activists gathered Monday in lower Manhattan's financial district, chanting, carrying signs and — in some places — sitting down in the Full Article

  • Man Guilty of Lesser Counts in 'Thug Music' Shooting

    2nd Trial Begins for Man Accused of Killing Teen

    By Jen Scarpelli

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jury selection has begun in the second trial of a Florida man accused of killing a Georgia teenager during an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store. Attorneys for 47-year-old Michael Dunn want to move Full Article

  • Plane Carrying Marijuana Crashes Near San Diego

    Prosecutor to Drop all Seattle Marijuana Tickets

    By Jen Scarpelli

    SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's elected prosecutor says he's dropping all tickets issued for the public use of marijuana through the first seven months of this year, because most of them were issued by a single police officer who disagrees with the Full Article

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    Bear Suspected to Have Killed New Jersey Hiker

    By Jen Scarpelli

    WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A black bear believed to have attacked and killed a hiker over the weekend likely was looking for food and was circling the victim's body when sheriff's officers and wildlife officials killed it, officials said Full Article

  • Kentucky to use Outside Counsel in Gay-Marriage Case

    Poll: Support for Gay Marriage May be Leveling Off

    By Jen Scarpelli

    (AP)--A new survey from the Pew Research Center indicates American support for gay marriage could be leveling off. The study's authors caution it's too soon to draw any definitive conclusion. But the new poll released Monday found a 5 Full Article

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    Home of Man Seen with Missing UVa Student Searched

    By Jen Scarpelli

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Authorities are again searching the apartment of a man they believe is the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared. A Charlottesville city spokeswoman says police returned Monday with a new search Full Article

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    NEW VIDEO: Secret Service to Beef up Presence After 2 White House Security Incidents

    By Jen Scarpelli

    UPDATE: The Associated Press reports prosecutors say they found more than 800 rounds of ammunition in the alleged White House Intruder's car. Washington (CNN) -- The U.S. Secret Service is planning to boost its presence and its surveillance measures Full Article

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    Lawyer: Exonerated NYC Man Dies from Asthma Attack

    By Jen Scarpelli

    NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man freed after serving 23 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit died over the weekend, his attorney said Monday. William Lopez passed away on Saturday due to complications from an Full Article