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LOS ANGELES (AP) " A solar-powered spacecraft is spinning toward Jupiter for the closest encounter with the biggest planet in our solar system. NASA's Juno spacecraft will fire its main rocket engine late Monday to slow itself down from a speed of 150,000 mph (250,000 kph) and slip into orbit around Jupiter. With Juno on autopilot, the delicately choreographed move comes without any help from ground controllers. The spacecraft is traveling through a hostile radiation environment...

Updated at 8:42 PM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) " The Latest on attacks in Saudi Arabia (all times local): 12:40 a.m. Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry says four security officers were killed and five others were wounded when a suicide bomber...

Updated at 8:41 PM

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) " Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami, whose 1997 film "Taste of Cherry" won the prestigious Palme d'Or and who kept working despite government resistance, died Monday. He was 76. Iran's official news agency IRNA said...

Updated at 8:08 PM

HAVANA (AP) " Miranda Hernandez's grandparents lost everything when they fled Cuba in the 1960s. She grew up thinking of the island as "North Korea with nice beaches," she said.   But when four young Cuban-Americans started a program...

Updated at 7:47 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign. (All times EDT): 3:45 p.m. If Donald Trump and Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst discussed making her his running mate in a weekend meeting, mum's the word. The senator released...

Updated at 7:07 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " New York's attorney general is investigating an off-duty police officer's fatal shooting of a man he said attacked him in a case of road rage. Police say the New York Police Department officer was driving his personal...

Updated at 7:07 PM

CHICAGO (AP) " Rush University Medical Center in Chicago is adopting virtual reality technology to train its obstetrics and gynecology residents in surgical techniques. The technology will allow Rush to do away with practice operations on...

Updated at 7:05 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) " Cathy Scoppo's heart sank the moment she noticed the U.S. flag that had draped the casket of her World War II veteran father had gone missing while on display at the upstate New York campground she manages. But on...

Updated at 7:05 PM

HAZEL CREST, Ill. (AP) " The police chief of a Chicago suburb where a man and his two daughters were killed Saturday in their home called the act "pure evil" and urged anyone with information to share it with investigators. Authorities have...

Updated at 7:00 PM

From fireworks soaring above the Washington Monument to hot dogs being downed in New York City's famed frank-eating contest, Americans aren't shy about celebrating their nation's birthday. Many places are rolling out long-established Independence...

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