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Spacewalking astronauts tackle urgent repair job

Spacewalking astronauts tackle urgent repair job

Posted 7:17 AM 4/23/2014 by Marcia Dunn

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - Space station astronauts are taking a spacewalk to replace a dead computer and get their orbiting home back up to full strength. The two Americans on board, Rick Mastracchio and Steven Swanson, stepped out Wednesday for the urgent repair job. The (More)

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Obama to survey deadly Washington mudslide damage

Obama to survey deadly Washington mudslide damage

Posted 6:40 AM 4/22/2014 by Darlene Superville

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama plans a brief visit to the Seattle area to survey damage from a mudslide that killed more than three dozen people. Obama is making a brief stopover Tuesday while on his way to the Asia-Pacific region for a four-country visit. He'll also (More)

4/21/2014

2014 Boston Marathon underway

Posted 7:19 AM 4/21/2014 by Jimmy Golen

BOSTON, MA - The 118th running of the Boston Marathon has begun amid heavy security a year after the bombings near the race's finish line that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others. The race began at 8:50 a.m. Monday for mobility-impaired marathoners and at 9:32 a.m. (More)...

4/18/2014

Legendary Pete Fountain putting down his clarinet

Legendary Pete Fountain putting down his clarinet

Posted 4:36 AM 4/18/2014 by Trey Schmaltz

NEW ORLEANS- Legendary musician Pete Fountain has retired from public performing his family said late Thursday, according to WWLTV.com.

Described as a musical icon and great (More)

4/17/2014

Gov. Jindal to deliver commencement at Liberty University

Gov. Jindal to deliver commencement at Liberty University

Posted 5:06 AM 4/17/2014 by Hunter Robinson

LYNCHBURG, VA - Another early Republican presidential prospect is heading to Liberty University. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will deliver the keynote commencement address May 10 at the Virginia university founded by the late Rev. Jerry Falwell. The Lynchburg school announced his (More)

4/16/2014

Man charged with hoax near marathon finish line

Man charged with hoax near marathon finish line

Posted 5:19 AM 4/16/2014 by Phillip Marcelo

BOSTON, MA - Police say a man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line had a rice cooker in his backpack and is being charged with possession of a hoax device. Police Superintendent Randall Halstead says the man was stopped Tuesday by an officer who saw him acting (More)

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