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MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — A Russian student who went missing in Grand Teton National Park has been found dead.The body of 20-year-old Aleksandr "Sasha" Sagiev was found in the park Friday. The student from Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, was reported missing ...more

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MCGREGOR, Texas (AP) — An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded shortly after launch on a test flight at the company's Central Texas development site.A SpaceX statement said nobody was injured in the Friday afternoon explosion at its test site in McGr ...more

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BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Harvick has become the best qualifier in NASCAR's top series, at least for this season.The veteran driver won the pole position for Saturday night's Sprint Cup Series event at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday night. I ...more

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — University of New Mexico women's soccer coach Kit Vela has been suspended for a week without pay and 22 players will be suspended for one game over a hazing incident.Athletic director Paul Krebs told the Albuquerque Jour ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Post says it will stop calling Washington's football team the "Redskins" on its editorial page.The paper's editorial board announced Friday that it will refrain from using the term that it says "unquestionably of ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, correction officials said Friday.The decision on Mark David Chapman by a three-member board came after a hearing Wednesday, the s ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says the U.S. is prepared to help Iraq pursue a federal system that would decentralize power away from Baghdad.In an opinion piece in The Washington Post, Biden says Iraq is making progress in forming a ...more

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MERCED, Calif. (AP) — Police say they're investigating why a woman tried to enter the maternity ward at a Central California hospital carrying a doll that looked like a living baby.Capt. Tom Trindad of the Merced Police Department said Friday th ...more

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TWISP, Wash. (AP) — A highway in central Washington remained closed on Friday after heavy rains unleashed mudslides that washed down hillsides left barren by wildfires.There were no reports of injuries from the Thursday night mudslides, but deta ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) are asking a judge to dismiss indictments and put proceedings in the case on hold over concerns about the jury selection process in federal court. ...more