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SpaceLiner concept jet could fly at Mach 25

London to Melbourne in 90 minutes? Paris to San Francisco in under an hour?

That's travel at 25 times the speed of sound -- or barely enough time to take in an in-flight movie.

Few areas of aviation generate wilder predictions than hypersonic flight ...

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Just how deadly is the kissing bug?

Deadly kissing bugs. You may have seen them popping up recently in your Facebook feed -- similar in appearance to a cockroach -- as reports are shared about the insects possibly invading a state near you. But, just how deadly are they?

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Soap actor David Canary dies

David Canary, who played twin brothers Adam and Stuart Chandler on the ABC soap opera "All My Children," has died at 77.

Canary died of natural causes on November 16, according to a Bouton Funeral Home obituary posted Tuesday. He is survived by wife, ...

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3 in custody after shooting near Minn. protest

Authorities have three men in custody in connection with shootings that left five people injured at a demonstration protesting the fatal police shooting of Jamar Clark, Minneapolis police said Tuesday.

Police arrested a 23-year-old white man, and two...

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Police release video of officer shooting teen

Protesters took to the streets of Chicago late Tuesday after police released a graphic dash-cam video showing an officer shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

McDonald was killed in October 2014. The city's mayor has called for peace.

"I believe this i...

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Is racism on the rise? More Americans say it's a 'big problem'

Debora Aust sees it in videos of recent police shootings.

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5 things to know about downed Russian jet

One of the world's most complicated geopolitical crises became even more tangled Tuesday when a Russian jet was downed by Turkey in Syria's Bayirbucak area, near the Turkish border. Here's what we know so far:

What happened?

Turkey shot down a Russian ...

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Putin calls jet's downing 'stab in the back'

One of the world's most volatile regions was roiled further Tuesday when Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Turkish-Syrian border. Turkey said it hit the plane after it violated Turkey's airspace and ignored 10 warnings.

One of the two pilot...


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Ben Carson: the most misunderstood candidate?

By Ben Carson's telling, he may be the most misunderstood candidate in the 2016 presidential race.

The retired pediatric neurosurgeon has shrugged off a series of controversies over the past two weeks by claiming that the press simply misunderstood w...

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Ex-official: U.S. leadership needed in Syria

The Turkish downing of a Russian jet near the border with Syria on Tuesday underscores the need for increased American leadership in the Syrian war, according to Nicholas Burns, a U.S. career diplomat who served as under secretary of state.

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