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NASA's 1976 Viking mission to Mars did everything right - except find life

Sun Jun 19, 2016 5:52 am

NASA's 1976 Viking mission to Mars did everything right - except find life By Joel Achenbach, The Washington Post
In Pasadena, California, in the early summer of 1976, the engineers and scientists of NASA's Viking mission hoped to do something no…


Louisiana assistant principal arrested in death of pregnant co-worker

Sat Jun 18, 2016 2:34 pm

Louisiana assistant principal arrested in death of pregnant co-worker By Elahe Izadi, The Washington Post
Workers spraying pesticides on a sugar cane field discovered the badly decomposed body in a ditch just south of Baton Rouge.

Lyntell…


Few records exist for the men sentenced by Arkansas judge accused of sexual misconduct

Sat Jun 18, 2016 10:28 am

Few records exist for the men sentenced by Arkansas judge accused of sexual misconduct By CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press
WYNNE, Ark. (AP) - A one-page Arkansas court docket says Richard Milliman was pulled over in 2014 for expired tags and sentenced…


Colorado mom saves son, 5, from mountain lion attack

Sat Jun 18, 2016 9:46 am

Colorado mom saves son, 5, from mountain lion attack PITKIN COUNTY, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a mother fought off a mountain lion that attacked her 5-year-old son in Colorado on…


X-ray machine spoils attempt to smuggle illicit iguana into Colorado courthouse

Sat Jun 18, 2016 7:15 am

X-ray machine spoils attempt to smuggle illicit iguana into Colorado courthouse BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The Boulder County Justice Center allows service animals into the building, but security guards drew the line when…


Report: Bison at Grand Canyon National Park are native to region, so can be culled but not removed

Fri Jun 17, 2016 9:43 pm

Report: Bison at Grand Canyon National Park are native to region, so can be culled but not removed By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - The effort to come up with a way to manage bison at Grand Canyon National Park has taken…


Alabama county declines to lower flag over Orlando Florida gay nightclub shooting

Fri Jun 17, 2016 8:15 pm

Alabama county declines to lower flag over Orlando Florida gay nightclub shooting By Isaac Stanley-Becker, The Washington Post
A county commissioner in Alabama this week resisted a federal and state directive that flags be lowered to honor the victims of…


Orlando shooter searched Facebook and exchanged text messages with wife during standoff

Fri Jun 17, 2016 6:36 pm

Orlando shooter searched Facebook and exchanged text messages with wife during standoff By Adam Goldman, Ellen Nakashima and Mark Berman, The Washington Post
The gunman who carried out a shooting rampage in Orlando, Florida, Sunday exchanged text messages with his wife on the day of…


Newly found blood vials allow for funeral of 9/11 fire chief

Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:56 am

Newly found blood vials allow for funeral of 9/11 fire chief ST. JAMES, N.Y. (AP) - Nearly 15 years after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, a funeral is being held for a New…


Senate votes to reduce federal job preferences for veterans

Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:46 am

Senate votes to reduce federal job preferences for veterans By Lisa Rein, The Washington Post
WASHINGTON - Congress stepped this week into a sensitive issue that's been quietly roiling the already-challenging hiring system for federal jobs: the…


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