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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It's showtime at Mars.NASA's Maven spacecraft is on track to reach the red planet late Sunday night following a journey spanning 10 months and 442 million miles.If all goes well, the robotic explorer will slip ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service tightened security outside the White House after an embarrassing breach in which a man with a knife scaled a fence, ran across the lawn and made it all the way inside before agents stopped him.Increased surve ...more

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas died Saturday night after a car accident near his home, according to police.Metro Nashville Police said Bironas, 36, lost control on a curve in his 2009 GMC Yukon Denali and cras ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration applauded the power-sharing deal signed Sunday by Afghanistan's two presidential candidates.The agreement resolved a drawn-out dispute that threatened to plunge Afghanistan into political turmoil while ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of people from across the nation are expected in New York City to participate in what's billed as the largest march ever on global warming.Organizers of Sunday's march say they want to raise awareness about climate chan ...more

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POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — As an expanding wildfire in Northern California kept nearly 3,000 people from their homes, teams sought to find out how many structured had already been lost to the huge blaze, authorities said.While officials confir ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Four of five inmates were caught Saturday night, a day after their escape from a central California jail, authorities said. The fifth man remained at large.A pair of special sheriff's units caught the four men about 24 hours ...more

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BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — Sprint car driver Scott Semmelmann was killed in a wreck during practice for a race Saturday night at Beaver Dam Raceway.Beaver Dam Raceway general manager Carolyn Mueller and Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Car Series ...more

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POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — An armed man surrendered Saturday night following an 18-hour standoff on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in southeast Idaho, authorities said.There were no reports of any injuries as a result of the confrontation, which ...more

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SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Brendan Gaughan surged past rookies Chase Elliott and Ty Dillon in a wild three-wide run after a final restart for a hard-earned victory in Saturday night's 300-mile Nationwide Series race at Kentucky Speedway.Elliott and Dill ...more