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In the early 1960s, NASA was considering three different ideas for landing a man on the lunar surface. Houbolt's plan ultimately won out despite concerns within NASA that it was too risky.
July 18, 2019
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the apparently deliberate act in Kyoto is "too appalling for words." A suspect has been taken into custody.
July 18, 2019
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Reservoirs are dry in India's sixth biggest city. Municipal taps work only a few hours a day. Trains are delivering emergency water supplies.
July 18, 2019
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By the turn of the 20th century, America's love affair with diamondback terrapin soup — a subsistence food turned gourmet fare — had left the turtle's population teetering. Booze ban to the rescue.
July 18, 2019
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In 'Super Mario Maker 2,' Nintendo loosens its grip on a beloved property and embraces its hardcore fans.
July 18, 2019
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Colson Whitehead's harrowing new novel is based on a true story about a brutally abusive reform school in Florida where the grounds were pocked with the unmarked graves of the boys who died there.
July 18, 2019
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The Boston Red Sox were the last Major League Baseball team to integrate, some 12 years after Jackie Robinson played his first game with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
July 18, 2019
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Doctors have warned of health risks from tons of garbage rotting in the Italian capital's streets during the summer's hot spells.
July 18, 2019
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Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan is appearing before the House Oversight and Reform Committee amid a heated debate between the GOP and Democrats about the administration's immigration policies.
July 18, 2019
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As the U.S. has struggled to build support among its traditional allies in Europe to combat what it calls Iran's aggression, it has been forced to look elsewhere for support, such as Latin America.
July 18, 2019
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Some of the island's biggest stars attended, and tensions ratcheted up in San Juan when protesters burst through a barricade at the governor's mansion and security forces fired tear gas at the crowd.
July 17, 2019
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FaceApp's surge in popularity has driven Sen. Chuck Schumer to call for a federal investigation into the St. Petersburg-developed app over potential "national security and privacy risks" to Americans.
July 17, 2019
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The financier's lawyers want him on house arrest at his mansion. Prosecutors say he should stay in a Manhattan jail. Epstein faces sex trafficking charges and 45 years in prison if convicted.
July 17, 2019
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President Trump piled on four freshmen congresswomen of color after tweeting this weekend that they should "go back" to the countries they came from, even though three were born in the U.S.
July 17, 2019
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There is considerable disagreement over terms of the deal, which will be detailed in a second agreement yet to be signed.
July 17, 2019

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