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Columbus ship replica damaged by Hurricane Harvey for sale

Columbus ship replica damaged by Hurricane Harvey for sale

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A coastal Texas city is selling a replica of one of the three ships that Christopher Columbus used to reach the New World. Buyer beware, though, as it suffered extensive damage during Hurricane Harvey.
Airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

Airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

DALLAS — American Airlines and United Airlines said Wednesday that they asked the Trump administration not to use their flights to carry migrant children who were separated from their parents by immigration authorities.
US stepping up Earth's protection from asteroids, comets

US stepping up Earth's protection from asteroids, comets

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to protect the planet from incoming asteroids that could wipe out entire regions or even continents.
House struggles to unite behind bills to stem border crisis

House struggles to unite behind bills to stem border crisis

WASHINGTON — Speaker Paul Ryan is pushing ahead with votes on rival House GOP immigration bills, but neither appears to have enough support for passage, prompting President Donald Trump to take executive action Wednesday to stem the crisis of family
Mars rover still silent as red planet dust storm goes global

Mars rover still silent as red planet dust storm goes global

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A dust storm at Mars is now global, keeping NASA's Opportunity rover out of touch with Earth. Flight controllers lost contact with the rover more than a week ago. At the time, the dust storm covered one-fourth of Mars.
Mormons post questions asked during youth interviews

Mormons post questions asked during youth interviews

SALT LAKE CITY — The Mormon church for the first time Wednesday posted the list of questions lay leaders are supposed to ask youth during closed door, one-on-one interviews that have come under scrutiny because sexual questions sometimes arise.
Behind the making of Jack-Jack, the summer's breakout star

Behind the making of Jack-Jack, the summer's breakout star

NEW YORK — The breakout star of the summer moviegoing season isn't a dinosaur, an Avenger or anyone aboard the Millennium Falcon. It's a giggling pipsqueak in diapers.

Ex-CIA employee pleads not guilty to hacking tool leak

NEW YORK — A former CIA employee pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges he stole classified information about the agency's hacking abilities and gave it to WikiLeaks.
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Trump orders an end to family separations

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Trump orders an end to family separations

After days of mounting pressure, President Donald Trump signed an executive order ending the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally.
At least 3 "tender age" shelters set up for child migrants

At least 3 "tender age" shelters set up for child migrants

The Trump administration has set up at least three "tender age" shelters to detain babies and other young children who have been forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, The Associated Press has learned.