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This 1965 photo made available by NASA shows John Young during the Gemini 3 mission. NASA says the astronaut, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, died on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. He was 87. (NASA via AP)
January 06, 2018 - 2:13 pm
Legendary astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died, NASA said Saturday. Young was 87. The space agency said Young died Friday night at home in Houston following complications from pneumonia. NASA called Young one of its pioneers - the...
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January 06, 2018 - 2:10 pm
Legendary astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died, NASA said Saturday. Young was 87. The space agency said Young died Friday night at home in Houston following complications from pneumonia. NASA called Young one of its pioneers - the...
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January 06, 2018 - 2:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of astronaut John Young (all times local): 2 p.m. Former President George H. W. Bush is offering condolences on the death of astronaut John Young. Bush says he and Barbara Bush "join our fellow Americans and many friends in the space community in mourning...
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January 06, 2018 - 1:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA says legendary astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died. Young was 87. The space agency said Young died Friday night following complications from pneumonia. NASA said Young was the only agency astronaut to go...
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This July 2010 photo provided by NOAA shows bleached corals at Ko Racha Yai, Thailand. A study released on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 finds that severe bleaching outbreaks are hitting coral reefs four times more often they used to a few decades earlier. (Mark Eakin/NOAA via AP)
January 04, 2018 - 4:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is making the world's oceans sicker, depleting them of oxygen and harming delicate coral reefs more often, two studies show. The lower oxygen levels are making marine life far more vulnerable, the researchers said. Oxygen is crucial for nearly all life in the oceans...
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Finley Bork, 7, uses a boogie board, typically used on the beach, for sledding down a hill on a golf course at the Isle of Palms, S.C., Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. A brutal winter storm smacked the coastal Southeast with a rare blast of snow and ice Wednesday, hitting parts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina with their heaviest snowfall in nearly three decades. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)
January 04, 2018 - 1:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to weather, it's hard to sound scarier than "bomb cyclone." It's a version of a real weather term that applies to a massive winter storm that pulled together off the U.S. Southeast coast. But as fearsome as the storm is with high winds and some snow, it may not be...
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January 04, 2018 - 6:40 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A preliminary magnitude 4.5 earthquake shook San Francisco Bay Area residents out of their slumber early Thursday. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake's epicenter was 2 miles (3 kilometers) from Berkeley, California. The earthquake had a preliminary depth of 8 miles (13...
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January 04, 2018 - 6:03 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A preliminary magnitude 4.5 earthquake shook San Francisco Bay Area residents out of their slumber early Thursday. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake's epicenter was 2 miles (3 kilometers) from Berkeley, California. The earthquake had a preliminary depth of 8 miles (13...
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Finley Bork, 7, uses a boogie board, typically used on the beach, for sledding down a hill on a golf course at the Isle of Palms, S.C., Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. A brutal winter storm smacked the coastal Southeast with a rare blast of snow and ice Wednesday, hitting parts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina with their heaviest snowfall in nearly three decades. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)
January 04, 2018 - 5:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to weather, it's hard to sound scarier than "bomb cyclone." It's a version of a real weather term that applies to a massive winter storm that pulled together Wednesday off the U.S. Southeast coast. But as fearsome as the storm is with high winds and some snow, it may...
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A pedestrian's makeshift raincoat blows in the rainy cold weather Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, along Philips Highway in Jacksonville, Fla. A hard freeze with possible icy roads is predicted overnight. (Will Dickey/The Florida Times-Union via AP)
January 04, 2018 - 4:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to weather, it's hard to sound scarier than "bomb cyclone." It's a version of a real weather term that applies to a massive winter storm that pulled together Wednesday off the U.S. Southeast coast. But as fearsome as the storm is with high winds and some snow, it may...
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