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Russian Rocket Engines Suspected In Antares Rocket Explosion

The 140-foot Antares rocket, operated by Orbital Sciences Corp., blew up 15 seconds after lifting off for the space station Tuesday, lighting up the night sky and raining flaming debris on the launch site. No one was injured, but the $200 million-plus mission was a total loss.


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Utah Police, National Guard Face Penalties In Bikini Video Shoot Promoting Calendar

Maj. Gen. Jeff Burton told lawmakers Thursday that the handful of Guard members involved could face fines, demotions or forced retirements when an investigation is complete.


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Cover Oregon Debacle Winding Down As Final Ties Between State, Oracle Are Cut

Oregon had planned to salvage some of the Oracle-built portal to enroll people in Medicaid, but officials have now decided to scrap that project as well and will use another state’s Medicaid enrollment system instead.


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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Suspended Over Role In State Government Porn Scandal

The justices issued an order saying Justice Seamus McCaffery may not perform any judicial or administrative duties while the matter is reviewed by the Judicial Conduct Board, which investigates allegations of judicial misconduct.


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Bikini-Clad Calendar Photo Shoot May Have Featured Utah National Guard Equipment

The Utah National Guard learned about it Tuesday and is determining if military equipment was used in the video, Lt. Col. Steven Fairbourn said. The Utah National Guard didn’t give permission for the project, he said.


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Utah Mayor Wants To Protect Night Sky From Too Much Light Pollution

“Right now as a young city, this is really the only time to preserve the night sky for everyone else’s benefit,” Pengra told The Daily Herald of Provo. The Eagle Mountain city council last week considered an ordinance designed to limit the reach of the town’s artificial light.


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Oregon Cities Rush To Tax Marijuana Before State Legalizes It, Takes Revenue

Measure 91 would give the state sole authority to tax marijuana, but Kanner and others say taxes on the books before election day could stand, because the measure includes no specific prohibition against them.


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Oregon Father Accused Of Leaving Children In Minivan While He Got Massage

According to Sherwood police, the children, ages 5 and 6, were hot and sweaty when officers checked on them Tuesday after getting a call from employees of Massage Envy.


PORTLAND - NOVEMBER 27:  Pioneer Courthouse Square, the site of an attempted bombing is seen November 27, 2010 in Portland, Oregon. A Somali-born teenager, Mohamed Osman Mohamud was arrested and charged with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction when the previous night he allegedly attempted to set off a car bomb during Christmas tree lighting ceremony in the park. It was reported that civilians were not at risk because the bomb was supplied to him by undercover federal agents and the explosives were inert.   (Photo by Craig Mitchelldyer/Getty Images)

Plot To Bomb Holiday Event Leads To 30-Year Term

One thousand, four hundred and six days after he screamed “God is great” while police officers dragged him into a waiting van, a young Somali American was sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to detonate a bomb.


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Strong Cologne Helps Oregon Police Find High-Speed Chase Suspect Hiding In Bushes

Thirty-five-year-old Charles V. Agosto was jailed on charges including probation violation and trying to elude officers. Officers said he told them he regretted using the cologne.


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Violent Assault Ruled Out In Mysterious Deaths Of Utah Family Found In Home

Asked if foul play has been ruled out, Caron said, “I don’t rule out anything … We haven’t ruled out anything except there was no violent trauma. We’re going to look at everything.”


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No Charges In Toxic Tea Incident That Nearly Killed Woman At Utah Eatery

But Dickey’s Barbecue isn’t off the hook just yet: Jan Harding and her family will enter into mediation with the restaurant later this year to try to reach a monetary agreement, her attorney said. If that doesn’t work, they’ll file a lawsuit.


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ROME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 20: A cross stands in the Roman catacombs in the gardens of the Pontifical residence of Castelgandolfo on February 20, 2013 in Rome, Italy. The Apostolic Palace and The Ponifical Villas of Castelgandolfo, 10 miles south Rome, are the summer residence of Popes and will host Pope Benedict XVI during the next conclave. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Castel Gandolfo

A look at the Pontifical residence of Castelgandolfo, the summer residence of Popes and will host Pope Benedict XVI during the next conclave.

New Year’s Eve Celebrations From Around The World

See how the world celebrated the arrival of 2013.

Shooting At Elementary School In Newtown, Connecticut

Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

The latest mass shooting to strike an American community may be a particularly horrific one. At a Connecticut elementary school, an official says 27 people are dead, including 20 children.

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Travis Flies In Support Of Sandy

Crews and equipment from Travis Air Force Base are heading east to help with relief efforts in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy.

East Coast Begins To Clean Up And Assess Damage From Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy

Forecasters say Hurricane Sandy is speeding up and should make landfall early Monday evening in southern New Jersey.

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Closing Ceremonies Of The London Olympics

Athletes, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world gathered in the Olympic Stadium for the closing ceremony of the 30th Olympiad.


Smokey Bear Through The Years

See how the U.S. Forest Service’s famous and furry public relations figure has change created in 1944.

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