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  • In '1971,' an analog precursor to NSA, Snowden

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — A trove of government documents reveals widespread domestic surveillance of Americans. Leaked revelations hit the front pages of newspapers. A powerful governmental agency is brought under scrutiny. Sound familiar? It's the story of the documentary "1971,"...

  • NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more. Flight controllers confirmed Friday that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon as planned, just three days after surviving a full lunar eclipse, something it was never designed to...

  • Storms threaten 2nd launch try to space station

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX returned to the launch pad Friday in hopes of finally delivering supplies to the International Space Station, but stormy weather threatened to interfere. NASA's commercial supplier was foiled by a leaky rocket valve during Monday's launch attempt....

  • Victims of ammunition plant explosion improving

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Another victim of the McEwen ammunition plant explosion has been released from the hospital and the final hospitalized victim is improving. Officials with Vanderbilt University Medical Center on Friday confirmed that Sheila Edwards had been released and Joey...

  • White House updating online privacy policy

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain....

  • Iran: Rouhani talks peace, outreach at army parade

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president underscored his moderate policies and outreach to the West in a speech Friday during a military parade on the country's National Army Day. Referring to the ongoing negotiations between Iran and the world powers over Tehran's controversial nuclear...

  • Australia's Houston: Calm face of Flight 370 hunt

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — He speaks with a calm, steady voice as he tackles question after question in an attempt to explain one of the biggest mysteries the modern world has ever known: What happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370? Angus Houston has become the global face of the...

  • Coast Guard cutter heading home to Va. waters

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — A Coast Guard cutter is heading back to Virginia waters after intercepting more than $100 million in cocaine in the Caribbean. The Legare is scheduled to return to its Portsmouth homeport on Saturday after a 49-day patrol. The Caribbean patrol included two...

  • Army Corps gives OK to plan for Palm Beach port

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has given its approval to a plan to deepen and widen the entrance channel to the Port of Palm Beach. The corps' approval comes despite opposition from civic and environmental groups that say the project threatens...

  • Homeland Security reissues immigrant asylum rules

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department has reissued asylum rules to immigration officials amid concerns that they are misinterpreting how to decide which immigrants get to see a judge for asylum claims. In a memorandum to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services asylum...

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