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Russia emergency teams look for debris of crashed spacecraft

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian emergencies workers are combing the mountains near the border with Mongolia for the debris of a cargo spaceship that crashed minutes after its launch....
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Russia: Space ship malfunctions, breaks up over Siberia

MOSCOW (AP) -- An unmanned Russian cargo spaceship heading to the International Space Station broke up in the atmosphere over Siberia on Thursday due to an unspecified malfunction, the Russian space agency said....
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Nations OK European Space Agency's mission to Mars in 2020

BERLIN (AP) -- Nations have approved an additional 440 million euros ($469 million) to fund the European Space Agency's next mission to Mars....
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Buzz Aldrin recovers in New Zealand after polar evacuation

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) -- Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, was recovering on Friday in a New Zealand hospital and was in stable condition after a "grueling" medical evacuation from the South Pole....
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Study: Biggest tornado outbreaks are spawning more twisters

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The most extreme tornado outbreaks are mysteriously spawning many more twisters than they did decades ago, a new study claimed....
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Thomas Edison's lab door key, lightbulbs up for auction

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Thomas Edison's door key to the 19th century lab in New Jersey where he invented the phonograph goes up for auction this weekend, along with lightbulbs he perfected....
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'Magic mushroom' psychedelic may ease anxiety, depression

NEW YORK (AP) -- The psychedelic drug in "magic mushrooms" can quickly and effectively help treat anxiety and depression in cancer patients, an effect that may last for months, two small studies show....
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NASA spacecraft embarks on ring-skimming mission at Saturn

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Consider it a cosmic carousel with countless rings up for grabs....
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After new regulations, Oklahoma's shakes calm down a bit

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The rate of earthquakes in Oklahoma has dropped dramatically since late May, when the state limited wastewater injections into energy wells, an Associated Press statistical analysis shows. And a new scientific study says the state is on its way back to calmer times that prevailed before a huge jump in man-made quakes....
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Icy basin in Pluto's heart may be natural sinkhole

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- The deep icy basin in Pluto's heart-shaped region may be a natural sinkhole....
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