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SpaceX Dragon returns to Earth with station science, gear

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A SpaceX Dragon capsule returned to Earth on Friday with scientific gifts from the International Space Station....
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Goodbye, herring? Biotech bait gives lobstermen alternative

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Lobster and crab fishermen have baited traps with dead herring for generations, but an effort to find a synthetic substitute for forage fish is nearing fruition just as the little fish are in short supply, threatening livelihoods in a lucrative industry....
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Alaska identifies first case of H5N2 bird flu

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The bird flu strain that wiped out millions of turkeys and chickens in the Midwest last year has been found in Alaska for the first time....
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Alaskans live among bears _ both real and brightly colored

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Alaska's largest city is home to more than 300 grizzly and black bears - and now more than a dozen multicolored ones....
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Indonesia steps up fire response as haze blankets Singapore

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Six Indonesian provinces have declared states of emergency as forest fires blanketed a swath of Southeast Asia in a smoky haze....
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Scientists exit Hawaii dome after yearlong Mars simulation

HILO, Hawaii (AP) -- Six scientists have completed a yearlong Mars simulation in Hawaii, where they lived in a dome in near isolation....
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Rosetta space probe sees bright flares, landslide on comet

BERLIN (AP) -- The European Space Agency's Rosetta space probe has captured images of a bright burst of light on the comet it is orbiting, apparently caused by a landslide....
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Auction house to sell composite skeleton of a dodo bird

LONDON (AP) -- The dodo bird is extinct - but one collector can now have their own dodo skeleton....
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Quake damages scores of Myanmar's heritage Bagan temples

BAGAN, Myanmar (AP) -- It was a time of conquest and conversions. Above all, it was a time of construction, on a scale never seen before. Over 250 years, from the 11th century onwards, the rulers of Bagan built more than 10,000 magnificent religious monuments....
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Opinion Poll

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Do you think it's discriminatory that atheists are not allowed to perform opening invocations while the Pennsylvania House is in session? <More Info>

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No
70%
Yes
30%
Total Votes: 9,739

Yesterday's Poll

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What role do you think Hillary Clinton's gender will play in her chances to be elected president?

No Role
55%
Help
33%
Hurt
12%
Total Votes: 9,302