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The explosion of a Virgin Galactic rocket ship during a test flight over California has almost certainly dashed founder Richard Branson's goal of starting passenger flights next spring. Information about Virgin Galactic, its backers, and its goals: ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco became the Valley of the Giants for the third time in five years Friday as tens of thousands of people lined the streets for a confetti and rain-soaked parade honoring the city's World Series champions.Under gr ...more

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas says its tax collections in October fell $23 million short of expectations and the bad news came days before the end of Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's tight race for re-election.The Department of Revenue reported Frid ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new U.N. draft resolution takes aim at Myanmar's aggressive campaign to have its Rohingya Muslims identify as a term they reject, urging "access to full citizenship on an equal basis."The European Union-drafted resolution ...more

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The elections director on the Navajo Nation under threat of a contempt charge said he will scrap Tuesday's election for tribal president and hold the contest at a later date.The announcement Friday came amid a dispute ove ...more

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SEATTLE (AP) — Two weeks after lead Mars Hill Church pastor Mark Driscoll resigned amid questions about his leadership, the Seattle megachurch he founded announced Friday it was dissolving its network of branches across four states.The church sa ...more

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DENVER (AP) — Republicans have taken a big lead in mail-in votes cast in Colorado.A report from the Secretary of State on Friday showed 104,000 more Republicans than Democrats had cast their ballots as the state conducts its first major mail-in ...more

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A church youth leader has been barred from volunteering at a Salem public school after a student said he was promoting Christianity and insulted her for being an atheist.The principal at Straub Middle School, Laura Perez, said ...more

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BLOOMINGDALE,Ill. (AP) — The creator of the board game Operation can't afford an operation of his own.But John Spinello, of Bloomingdale, Illinois, is finding out how much people love the 50-year-old game after friends raised beyond their expect ...more

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TORONTO (AP) — Canada has joined Australia in suspending entry visas for people from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa in an attempt to keep the deadly disease away.Canada's Conservative government said Friday it is suspending visa applica ...more