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The company had recently whittled down its list of would-be Martians to 100 names, after more than 202,000 people applied to leave the Earth for a one-way journey.
Feb. 12, 2019
The idea that bridging small financial shortfalls for students can make a big impact is starting to gain attention. For 34 students, a Virginia church's donation has eased the burden.
Feb. 12, 2019
The divisive trial could end with prison sentences of up to 25 years for some of the defendants charged for their roles in Catalonia's 2017 failed independence bid.
Feb. 12, 2019
The Hornet played a role in several key events in the war – including the Doolittle Raid on Japan and the Battle of Midway. Researchers have located it 3 miles below the surface.
Feb. 12, 2019
"Anti-Semitism has no place in the United States Congress," President Trump said. "I think she should either resign from Congress or she should certainly resign from the foreign affairs committee."
Feb. 12, 2019
The brother of Paul Whelan, the American arrested in Moscow in late December, says Russia has given the family no information for why he is being accused of spying.
Feb. 12, 2019
Growing up, Judith Grisel struggled with alcohol, marijuana and cocaine. Now as a neuroscientist, she's working to understand the biological basis of addiction. Her new book is Never Enough.
Feb. 12, 2019
Joaquín Guzmán was convicted on all 10 counts he faced related to his leading of Mexico's infamous Sinaloa cartel.
Feb. 12, 2019
Congressional negotiators are close to a budget deal, but it provides less than what the president wants for a border wall and limits the number of people immigration officials can detain.
Feb. 12, 2019
When Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle last October, it caused widespread destruction at Tyndall Air Force Base. The rebuilding of the base is expected to cost $3 billion.
Feb. 12, 2019
An influential expert panel recommends pregnant women at risk of depression get referred to counseling to prevent the illness. But for many women and their doctors, it may be easier said than done.
Feb. 12, 2019
"The crowd had been whipped up into a frenzy" against the media, a BBC producer says of President Trump's rally in El Paso, Texas.
Feb. 12, 2019
"The farmer dies feeding this country, but no one fights for the farmer," says a woman whose son, a farmer, died by suicide. He was $40,000 in debt. Her husband died of a heart attack days later.
Feb. 12, 2019
The Massachusetts woman sent her boyfriend a barrage of texts encouraging him to kill himself. He did, and she was convicted of involuntary manslaughter. A state supreme court has upheld the sentence.
Feb. 12, 2019
Biologists think gulls are eating more juvenile salmon than they thought, and fish advocates are proposing to kill problem gulls. But opponents say dam modification is what's needed to protect salmon.
Feb. 12, 2019

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