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7 Killed in Midwest Storms


More than 20 tornadoes were reported across the country Wednesday in a rash of severe storms. At least seven people died as the storms hit most of the South and Midwest. At least 7 killed as strong

NASA Suspends Mars Mission


After thorough examination, NASA managers have decided to suspend the planned March 2016 launch of the InSight mission. The decision follows unsuccessful attempts to repair a leak in a section of the prime instrument in the science payload.

Killer Whale Dies at SeaWorld


A killer whale at SeaWorld San Antonio died after suffering from a fungal infection. The 18-year-old whale contracted a strain of fungus called Candida and was under the care of the park’s veterinary team in recent months.

Iraqi Forces Make Gains on Isis


Iraqi Forces Fighting for Ramadi Make Their Way Toward City Center Via Soldiers began a fierce assault to wrest the city from the Islamic State on Monday night, and by midday Tuesday had advanced despite heavy

FDA Overturn Blood Donation Ban by Gay Men


The Food and Drug Administration is doing away with a ban on blood donation by gay men. OneBlood Northeast Florida Spokeswoman Odette Struys calls the ban “outdated,” adding that HIV testing is much more reliable today than it once

SpaceX Lands Rocket After Spaceflight


SpaceX sent a Falcon rocket soaring toward orbit Monday night with 11 small satellites, its first mission since an accident last summer. Then in an even more astounding feat, it landed the 15-story leftover booster back on

USWNT Star Abby Wambach Retires


She wasn’t able to leave with a victory in her final game with the U.S. national team. China’s 1-0 victory on Wednesday night — the U.S. team’s first home loss in more than a decade — wasn’t