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NASA: 'There's your new spacecraft, America!"

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's new Orion spacecraft made a "bull's-eye" Pacific splashdown Friday following a dramatic journey 3,604 miles beyond Earth. The achievement opens a new era of human exploration to put people on Mars.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 December 2014

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How holiday shoppers are getting smarter

NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers are getting smarter.

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FBI probes Somali teen's death as a hate crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a teenager was deliberately run down and killed by a man driving an SUV outside a Somali community center in Kansas City, Missouri, and a spokeswoman said Friday that the FBI was investigating whether the crash was a hate crime.

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Endangered Puget Sound killer whale found dead

SEATTLE (AP) — The death of an endangered Puget Sound orca found on Vancouver Island in Canada might have been related to pregnancy issues, a research group said Friday.

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Baby weighing nearly 14 pounds born in Colorado

ALAMOSA, Colo. (AP) — A woman in southern Colorado was surprised when she gave birth to a baby girl who tipped the scales at almost 14 pounds.

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Abused women face lonely struggle in Pakistan

 

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — When Ruqayya Parveen's husband dumped a jug of acid on her and her children as they slept, she awoke to a life of pain and disfigurement — one that many in conservative Pakistan believe she brought upon herself.

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Dawn of Orion: NASA launch opens new era in space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's new Orion spacecraft circled the planet Friday on a high-stakes test flight meant to usher in a new era of human exploration leading ultimately to Mars.

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US adds 321,000 jobs, the most in nearly 3 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — A burst of U.S. hiring in November — the most in nearly three years — added 321,000 jobs and provided the latest evidence that the United States is outperforming other economies throughout the developed world.

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