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Man charged with stealing human skin from hospital

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A medical company sales representative was charged with stealing more than $350,000 worth of human skin over a period of several years.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 May 2014

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Elon Musk unveils spacecraft to ferry astronauts

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — A company that has flown unmanned capsules to the Space Station unveiled a spacecraft designed to ferry up to seven astronauts to low-Earth orbit that SpaceX founder Elon Musk says will lower the cost of going to space.

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How Google got states to legalize driverless cars

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — About four years ago, the Google team trying to develop cars driven by computers — not people — became convinced that sooner than later, the technology would be ready for the masses. There was one big problem: Driverless cars were almost certainly illegal.

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A 1st in 52 years: Co-champs at the Spelling Bee

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — When the confetti flew, the two boys stood in the center of the stage and shook hands. They held up the trophy together. Both were champions, a Spelling Bee finish unseen in more than half a century.

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Police knew but didn't view Elliot Rodger's videos

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Law officers who visited Elliot Rodger three weeks before he killed six college students near a Santa Barbara university were aware that he had posted disturbing videos but didn't watch them, and they didn't know about his final video detailing his "Day of Retribution" until after the deadly rampage, officials said.

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Indianapolis grasps for answers in a violent year

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two men in bright yellow safety vests stroll through a rundown neighborhood where boarded-up houses and padlocked storefronts stand as silent witnesses to a wave of street violence that threatens to taint the reputation of Indiana's capital city.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 May 2014

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Texas' top prosecutor: Drug source can be secret

DALLAS (AP) — Texas can keep secret the name of its supplier for its execution drugs, the state attorney general determined after law enforcement argued that suppliers face serious danger.

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Study: Species disappearing far faster than before

WASHINGTON (AP) — Species of plants and animals are becoming extinct at least 1,000 times faster than they did before humans arrived on the scene, and the world is on the brink of a sixth great extinction, a new study says.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 May 2014

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