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SpaceX lands rocket at sea 2nd time after satellite launch
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- For the second month in a row, the aerospace upstart SpaceX landed a rocket on an ocean platform early Friday, this time following the successful launch of a Japanese communications satellite....

Paterno's son calls 1976 allegation about father 'bunk'
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Joe Paterno's son said Friday that an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State University football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk."...

LGBT community braces for impact of new counseling law
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Roddy Biggs was 13 and depressed, and had been seeing a therapist for six months before he revealed something he had denied even to himself: He was gay....

Emma and Noah continue to be
WASHINGTON (AP) -- On baby names, at least, divided Americans can generally agree: Emma and Noah are tops....

Tampa Bay Times' paper buy latest in grim news landscape
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- If a metro area with 2.7 million people can't sustain two newspapers - especially with an aging population with the time and inclination to read a printed paper - can anywhere?...

Community questions delay in Amber Alert for Navajo girl
Several hours after a stranger abducted an 11-year-old Navajo girl as she played near her home, few outside the reservation knew she was missing....

Fire chief: 6 family members killed in Syracuse blaze
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- A pre-dawn fire tore through a home in Syracuse, killing six members of the same family, fire officials said Friday....

Louisiana flooding sends caskets far and wide
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Widespread flooding not only disrupts the living but sometimes also creates havoc for the dead....

LA's Getty museum recreates China's Cave Temples of Dunhuang
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- For a thousand years China's Cave Temples of Dunhuang were a popular traveler's rest stop, marketplace and religious shrine on the fabled Silk Road. Now they are coming to Los Angeles, both in spirit and reality....

Treasure hunter's disappearance still a mystery after months
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Fixated on computer screens and video monitors, an army of volunteers scattered across the country has been painstakingly reviewing hundreds of images and hours of footage recorded over the last four months, desperately hoping to find a single clue to the whereabouts of missing treasure hunter Randy Bilyeu....

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