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SpaceX rocket destroyed on way to space station, cargo lost

Jun 29 2015 - 12:05am || Comments

An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff. It was a severe blow to NASA, the third cargo mission to fail in eight months.

  • Posted: Jun 2 2015 - 12:05am

    MULLAN, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Justice reached an agreement with the owner of Idaho’s Lucky Friday Mine and Mill concerning water pollution violations near the headwaters of the South Fork Coeur d’Alene River.

  • | Posted: Jun 2 2015 - 12:05am

    CHICAGO — The federal government is launching a very different kind of cancer study that will assign patients drugs based on what genes drive their tumors rather than the type.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A $23,000 project is testing the waters of Hayden Lake to see how effective man-made wetlands are at improving water quality.

  • | Posted: Jun 2 2015 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court strengthened civil rights protections Monday for employees and job applicants who need special treatment in the workplace because of their religious beliefs.

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    Jenner completes transition to Caitlyn

  • | Posted: Jun 1 2015 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — The economy performed worse than initially estimated in the first quarter, contracting for the second straight year and just the third time since the Great Recession as severe weather, a West Coast ports dispute and the soaring U.S. dollar smothered growth.

  • Posted: Jun 1 2015 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Beau Biden, who followed his father, Vice President Joe Biden, into politics and was twice elected attorney general of Delaware, died Saturday of brain cancer nearly two years after he was first diagnosed. Beau Biden was 46.

  • | Posted: Jun 1 2015 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK (AP) — A massive air-conditioning unit being lifted by a crane to the top of a Manhattan office building broke free Sunday, fell 28 stories and landed in the middle of Madison Avenue, injuring 10 people, officials said.

  • | Posted: Jun 1 2015 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency lost its authority at midnight to collect Americans’ phone records in bulk, after GOP Sen. Rand Paul stood in the way of extending the fiercely contested program in an extraordinary Sunday Senate session.

  • | Posted: Jun 1 2015 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency lost its authority at midnight to collect Americans’ phone records in bulk, after GOP Sen. Rand Paul stood in the way of extending the fiercely contested program in an extraordinary Sunday Senate session.

  • | Posted: May 31 2015 - 12:05am

    INDIANOLA, Miss. — Hundreds of people filled a church in the Mississippi Delta for the funeral Saturday of B.B. King, who rose from sharecropper in the area’s flat cotton fields to worldwide fame as a blues singer and guitarist who influenced generations of entertainers.

  • | Posted: May 31 2015 - 12:05am

    WIMBERLEY, Texas — A handful of volunteers trudged along the muddy and brush-filled banks of the Blanco River in Central Texas, searching for a group of people still missing days after the vacation house where they were staying was swept away in a massive flood.

  • | Posted: May 31 2015 - 12:05am

    SINGAPORE — China vigorously defended its South China Sea land reclamation projects in the face of persistent criticism from U.S. leaders at an international security summit Saturday as the standoff in the Asia-Pacific region shows few signs of abating.

  • | Posted: May 30 2015 - 12:05am

    HAVANA — The Obama administration formally removed Cuba from the U.S. terrorism blacklist Friday, a decision hailed in Cuba as the healing of a decades-old wound and an important step toward normalizing relations between the Cold War foes.

  • | Posted: May 29 2015 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — If you missed the production of “Show Boat” in San Francisco last summer, you missed something big — 65 singers, actors and dancers onstage and some 47 musicians in the orchestra pit.