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Pence reaffirms US plans to go to Moon, then Mars
August 20, 2019

Pence reaffirms US plans to go to Moon, then Mars

Vice President Mike Pence led the 6th meeting of the National Space Council Tuesday, touting America's commitment to space exploration. Pence reaffirmed the administration's pledge to return to the Moon by 2024 and then continue on to Mars. (Aug. 20)
Police kill armed man who held bus hostage in Rio
August 20, 2019

Police kill armed man who held bus hostage in Rio

Brazilian authorities say an armed man who took dozens of hostages on a bus in Rio de Janeiro was shot dead by police following a four-hour standoff on Tuesday. (Aug. 20)
Scientists fly over Greenland to track melting ice
August 20, 2019

Scientists fly over Greenland to track melting ice

NASA scientists are in Greenland on a mission to track melting ice. Scientists want to know how this is happening. They're aboard a research plane this week dropping probes into the ice to learn more. (Aug. 15)
Protester urges Hong Kong citizens to ‘stay strong’
August 20, 2019

Protester urges Hong Kong citizens to ‘stay strong’

A self-described "front line" protester in Hong Kong urges his fellow citizens to "stay strong" during this time of unrest. (Aug. 20)
Search continues for missing Florida firefighters
August 19, 2019

Search continues for missing Florida firefighters

Search continues for missing Florida firefighters
New Calif. freeway bridge to carry wildlife
August 19, 2019

New Calif. freeway bridge to carry wildlife

A new bridge planned for the 101 freeway near Los Angeles won't be carrying cars and trucks. Instead it's being built to let wild animals safely cross over the busy 10-lane highway. (Aug. 20)
NYPD fires officer for 2014 death of Eric Garner
August 19, 2019

NYPD fires officer for 2014 death of Eric Garner

After five years of investigations and protests, the New York City Police Department on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner. (August 19)
Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco has died
August 19, 2019

Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco has died

Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco, who had entered hospice care for incurable cancer has died. (August 18)
Today in History for August 19th
August 19, 2019

Today in History for August 19th

Highlights of this day in history: Soviet hard-liners mount a coup against Mikhail Gorbachev; Nazi Germany ratifies Adolf Hitler's powers; U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers convicted by Soviet tribunal; Comedian Groucho Marx dies. (Aug. 19)
Florida’s iconic palm trees threatened
August 19, 2019

Florida’s iconic palm trees threatened

Florida’s iconic palm trees are under attack from a fatal disease that turns them to dried crisps within months with no chance for recovery. (Aug. 19)
Funeral held for victims of Kabul wedding bombing
August 18, 2019

Funeral held for victims of Kabul wedding bombing

Relatives of those killed in the suicide bombing at a Kabul wedding on Saturday night began to bury the dead on Sunday. The Islamic State group's affiliate in Afghanistan has claimed responsibility for blast that killed at least 63 people. (August 18)
Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco has died
August 18, 2019

Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco has died

Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco, who had entered hospice care for incurable cancer has died. (August 18)
Today in History for August 18th
August 17, 2019

Today in History for August 18th

Highlights of this day in history: Mongol ruler Genghis Khan dies; Women in U.S. clinch right to vote; James Meredith graduates from Univ. of Miss.; Vladimir Nabokov's 'Lolita' published in U.S.; Actor-director Robert Redford born. (Aug. 18)
AP Top Stories August 17 P
August 17, 2019

AP Top Stories August 17 P

Here's the latest for Saturday, August 17th: Right-wing, counter-protesters in Portland; Riot police confront protesters in Hong Kong; Renamed Iran tanker preps for Gibraltar departure; Scientists simulate telescope's first days in orbit.
At least 13 people arrested at Portland protest
August 17, 2019

At least 13 people arrested at Portland protest

More than a dozen people were arrested for things like disorderly conduct and unlawful use of a weapon in Portland, Oregon, during what the police chief described as a “long and arduous day” of competing protests. (August 17)