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On This Day, May 25: NASA's Phoenix spacecraft lands on Mars
Sat, 25 May 2019 03:00:08 -0400
On May 25, 2008, NASA's Phoenix spacecraft made a smooth landing on Mars, completing a nine-month, 422 million-mile journey.
Emanuel Samson convicted on 43 counts for deadly Antioch, Tenn., church shooting
Fri, 24 May 2019 20:40:53 -0400
A Tennessee jury found a man guilty of 43 charges, including one count of first-degree murder, for a shooting at a church in Antioch.
Federal judge blocks Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion ban
Fri, 24 May 2019 20:01:33 -0400
A federal judge issued an injunction Friday blocking Mississippi's new "heartbeat" abortion law two months after the governor signed it.
Colorado man accused of killing Kelsey Berreth pleads not guilty
Fri, 24 May 2019 18:31:01 -0400
A Colorado man accused of killing his fiancee pleaded not guilty Friday to charges related to her death and disappearance.
New tariff relief for farmers could increase backup of unsellable soy
Fri, 24 May 2019 17:22:00 -0400
Agricultural economists fear the Trump administration's new tariff relief program will encourage farmers to plant more soybeans this spring that cannot be sold.
Jake Patterson sentenced to life for slayings, kidnapping of Jayme Closs
Fri, 24 May 2019 17:02:47 -0400
A Wisconsin judge handed down a life imprisonment sentence Friday to Jake Patterson, a 21-year-old man who killed a husband and wife before kidnapping their daughter, Jayme Closs.
Donald Trump invokes emergency provision to OK Saudi, UAE arms sales
Fri, 24 May 2019 16:08:05 -0400
President Donald Trump used emergency authority to approve nearly two dozen arms sales to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and other countries, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress on Friday.
5 Michigan priests face sexual abuse charges
Fri, 24 May 2019 15:20:52 -0400
Five Catholic priests in Michigan face criminal charges for sexual abuse amid a statewide investigation, state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday.
China unveils prototype of high-speed floating train
Fri, 24 May 2019 14:37:02 -0400
A leading Chinese train builder has unveiled a working prototype of a magnetic-levitation, of maglev, train it says can carry passengers at speeds up to 373 mph.
Explosion in Lyon, France, injures 8
Fri, 24 May 2019 14:19:33 -0400
Authorities are investigating an explosion in Lyon, France, Friday that injured eight people.