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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A NASA spacecraft is about to reach the end of a nearly eight-year journey and make the first rendezvous with a dwarf planet.The Dawn craft will slip into orbit Friday around Ceres, a dwarf planet the size of Texas. Unlik ...more

AP News - 7 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock has reimbursed the U.S. government for more than $1,200 to travel to a Chicago Bears football game last November.A spokesman said late Monday that Schock wrote a check to cover the costs of the trip. ...more

Reuters News - 8 mins ago

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday set a July trial date for an Albanian man who had been allowed to withdraw his guilty plea to a federal terrorism charge and mounted an unsuccessful challenge to the government's war ...more

AP News - 10 mins ago

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Shortly after dusk along a lonely stretch of Interstate 95, armed robbers hijacked an armored truck, tied up the two guards and disappeared into the night with 275 pounds of gold bars.The guards working for Transvalue Inc. o ...more

AP News - 11 mins ago

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 28-year-old Italian tourist was killed in Alaska when he was crushed by a chunk of ice that broke from a glacier, authorities said.Alaska State Troopers said Alexander Hellweger, of Sand in Taufers in northern Italy, d ...more

AP News - 13 mins ago

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's Senate speaker said Monday that Russia's authorities have denied him entry into the country for the funeral of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov.Bogdan Borusewicz — Poland's leading opposition activist under commu ...more

AP News - 14 mins ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland's mayor apologized on Monday after the city's lawyers suggested in court documents that a 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun when he was shot by police died as a result of his own actions.Mayor Frank Jackson said the ...more

Reuters News - 16 mins ago

By Richard Weizel MILFORD, Conn. (Reuters) - A Connecticut drug dealer was found guilty on Monday of brutally murdering his former girlfriend in her home nine years ago, just as her acting career had gotten a boost from a role in the popular ...more

AP News - 17 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time since its dot-com era peak nearly 15 years ago, the Nasdaq composite has closed above 5,000.Major U.S. indexes rose from the start, with the Nasdaq passing the milestone number shortly before noon. The tech-hea ...more

AP News - 17 mins ago

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A winter storm has brought snow and rain to Arizona, with heavy snow forcing schools, government offices in the northern part of the state and the Grand Canyon's visitor centers to close Monday.Another 4 to 10 inches of s ...more