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SpaceX aims to launch up to 4 tourists into super high orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX aims to launch up to four tourists into a super high orbit, possibly by the end of next...

NASA’s record-setting Texas astronaut feels good after near year in space (copy)

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's new record-setting astronaut said Wednesday that aside from sore muscles and trouble with balance, she's readjusting well to...

NASA’s record-setting Texas astronaut feels good after near year in space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's new record-setting astronaut said Wednesday that aside from sore muscles and trouble with balance, she's readjusting well to...

Nation celebrates 50th anniversary of 1st lunar footsteps

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A moonstruck nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of humanity's first footsteps on another world Saturday, gathering in record heat...

Apollo 11’s ‘amiable strangers’ Armstrong, Aldrin, Collins

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Mission commander Neil Armstrong was the flying ace, Buzz Aldrin the scholar. Michael Collins was a crack test pilot,...

2-for-1: Total lunar eclipse comes with supermoon bonus

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The only total lunar eclipse this year and next came with a supermoon bonus.On Sunday night, the moon, Earth...

Total lunar eclipse meets supermoon Sunday night

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one.The moon, Earth and sun will line up...

NASA’s 1st flight to moon, Apollo 8, marks 50th anniversary

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Fifty years ago on Christmas Eve, a tumultuous year of assassinations, riots and war drew to a close in...

NASA spacecraft arrives at ancient asteroid, its 1st visitor

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — After a two-year chase, a NASA spacecraft arrived Monday at the ancient asteroid Bennu, its first visitor in billions...

‘Flawless’: NASA craft lands on Mars after perilous journey

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA spacecraft designed to drill down into Mars' interior landed on the planet Monday after a perilous, supersonic...

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The rise and fall of Tab – after surviving the sweetener scares, the iconic diet soda gets canned

Tab, the Coca-Cola company’s original diet soda brand, is headed to the soda graveyard, joining retired brands such as Like, Leed and Limette. Coca-Cola has...

Texas shut down bars to slow the spread of coronavirus — but allowed thousands to open through a restaurant loophole

Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day's latest updates. Sign...

Robert Francis: Thanksgiving 1954

If, god forbid, my home ever catches on fire, I would make sure my family was safe, then the pets (my wife might say...