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NASA's Maven spacecraft reaches Mars this weekend

NASA's Maven spacecraft reaches Mars this weekend

NASA's Maven spacecraft reaches Mars this weekend after 10-month, 442 million-mile journey
Published: 09/17/14
US scientist: Ebola unlikely to become airborne

US scientist: Ebola unlikely to become airborne

Top US scientist reassures lawmakers it's unlikely that Ebola would mutate to become airborne
Published: 09/17/14
Desperate Gazans flee to Europe in risky sea trips

Desperate Gazans flee to Europe in risky sea trips

With desperation mounting, hundreds of Gazans are trying to reach Europe in risky sea voyages
Published: 09/17/14

Biden says 'Shylocks' was poor choice of words

Biden says it was poor choice to describe lenders as 'Shylocks;' Jewish group complained
Published: 09/17/14
Marijuana industry battling stoner stereotypes

Marijuana industry battling stoner stereotypes

Tired of the stoner stereotype, marijuana industry launches ad campaigns promoting moderation
Published: 09/17/14
Benghazi probe looks set to go deep in 2016 race

Benghazi probe looks set to go deep in 2016 race

Leader of Benghazi panel points to probe working deep into 2016 race _ and likely Clinton run
Published: 09/17/14

1st episode of 'Roosevelts' seen by 9 million

Nielsen says 1st episode of PBS' 'Roosevelts' series seen by 9 million people
Published: 09/16/14
Updated: 09/17/14
Red tide off northwest Florida could hit economy

Red tide off northwest Florida could hit economy

Red tide threatens fishing, tourism economy in northwest Florida; spurs call for more study
Published: 09/17/14
US homebuilder confidence soars in September

US homebuilder confidence soars in September

Confidence among US homebuilders surges to nearly 9-year high on stronger sales outlook
Published: 09/17/14

List of 2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' recipients

List of 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'genius grant' recipients
Published: 09/17/14