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In this image taken from video released by NASA, the Osiris-Rex spacecraft touches the surface of asteroid Bennu on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. (NASA via AP)
Asteroid samples escaping from jammed NASA spacecraftA NASA spacecraft is stuffed with so much asteroid rubble from this week's grab that it's jammed open and precious particles are drifting away in space
The Associated Press4 hours ago
This September 2020 photo provided by Johnson & Johnson shows vials for a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine being developed by the company. On Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, Johnson & Johnson announced that the Food and Drug Administration is letting it resume testing of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in the U.S. (Cheryl Gerber/Johnson & Johnson via AP)
AstraZeneca, J&J resuming US tests of COVID-19 vaccinesTwo drugmakers say they have the go-ahead to resuming U.S. testing of their COVID-19 vaccine candidates
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this June 9, 2020, file photo, election workers process mail-in ballots during a nearly all-mail primary election in Las Vegas. The Trump campaign and Nevada Republicans want a state judge to stop the counting of Las Vegas-area mail-in ballots, alleging that "meaningful observation" of signature-checking is impossible in the state's biggest and most Democratic-leaning county. The lawsuit filed 10 days before the Nov. 3 election alleges the local elections chief failed to get proper approval in April from the Secretary of State for the vote plan. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Trump campaign sues in Nevada to stop Vegas-area vote countThe Trump campaign and Nevada Republicans want a judge to stop the counting of Las Vegas-area mail-in ballots
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2019, file photo, Ayoola A. Ajayi appears in 3rd District Court in Salt Lake City. Ajayi pleaded guilty in the death of a Utah college student Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, more than a year after her disappearance sparked a large-scale search that ended with the discovery of her charred remains in his backyard. Ajayi is expected to be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in the death of 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck. (Jeffrey D. Allred/The Deseret News via AP, File)
Family of slain Utah college student confronts her killerFamily members of a Utah college student who was found strangled and burned last year following a search for her that captured the nation’s attention called her killer a “monster” Friday
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Seattle firefighter Bill Dennis reaches in to take a sample from a passenger in a car at a free COVID testing site Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Seattle. The United States is approaching a record for the number of new daily coronavirus cases in the latest ominous sign about the disease's grip on the nation, as states from Connecticut to Idaho reel under the surge. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Some hospitals in crisis as US nears high for COVID-19 casesThe United States is approaching a record for the number of new daily coronavirus cases in the latest ominous sign of the disease’s grip on the nation
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Ex-boyfriend accused of killing pregnant Chicago woman, babyChicago police say a man charged in the slaying of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and the baby who died four days later allegedly shot her to prevent her from giving birth
The Associated Press8 hours ago
In photo provided by the Washington State Dept. of Agriculture, workers hold an antenna as they follow an Asian Giant Hornet wearing a tracking device, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 near Blaine, Wash. Scientists have discovered the first nest of so-called murder hornets in the United States and plan to wipe it out Saturday to protect native honeybees, officials in Washington state said Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. (Karla Salp/Washington Dept. of Agriculture via AP)
Washington state discovers first 'murder hornet' nest in USScientists in Washington state have discovered the first nest of so-called murder hornets in the United States and plan to wipe it out Saturday to protect native honeybees
The Associated Press8 hours ago
This May 11, 2018 photo from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Scott Peterson. Northern California prosecutors said Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 they will again seek the death penalty for Peterson in the slaying of his pregnant wife and unborn son nearly 19 years ago, even as a county judge considers throwing out his underlying conviction because of a tainted juror. Stanislaus County District Attorney Birgit Fladager acted after the California Supreme Court in August overturned Peterson's 2005 death sentence in a case that attracted worldwide attention. (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP)
California prosecutors again seek death for Scott PetersonCalifornia prosecutors say they will again seek the death penalty for Scott Peterson even as a county judge considers throwing out his conviction for murdering his pregnant wife because of juror misconduct during a trial that riveted the nation
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this July 25, 2020, file photo, police pepper spray protesters, near Seattle Central College in Seattle, during a march and protest in support of Black Lives Matter. The Office of Police Accountability, an independent agency tasked with investigating police misconduct, said on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, that in other incidents than the one pictured here, a Seattle police officer who slammed a protester's head to the ground, another who punched a demonstrator in the head a half dozen times and a third officer who put his knee on the necks of two looting suspects violated policies against using excessive force. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Report: Seattle officers used excessive force at protestsAn independent agency tasked with investigating Seattle police misconduct has found that three officers used excessive force during this summer's protests
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - This Dec. 11, 2019 file photo shows gravestones at a cemetery in New Jersey. The U.S. suicide death rate fell slightly in 2019, the first annual decline in more than a decade, according to new government data. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
US suicide rate fell last year after decade of steady riseThe U.S. suicide rate fell slightly last year, the first annual decline in more than a decade
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Photos of the 14 victims killed in a 2015 terror attack in San Bernardino, Calif., are displayed outside federal court in Riverside, Calif., Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. Enrique Marquez Jr. was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday for supplying the rifles used by his friend Syed Rizwan Farook and Farook's wife to open fire on a meeting and holiday gathering of San Bernardino County employees who worked with Farook. After killing 14 people and wounding 22, Farook and his wife were killed in a gunbattle with authorities. (AP Photo/Stefanie Dazio)
Man gets 20 years for buying guns used in 2015 terror attackThe man who bought two rifles that husband-and-wife assailants used to kill 14 people in a 2015 terror attack in San Bernardino, California, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison
The Associated Press11 hours ago
This undated image released by the Alabama Department of Archives and History shows members of the all-white convention that approved Alabama's 1901 Constitution, which was intended to maintain white supremacy in the state. With the nation focused on racial justice because of the police killings of George Floyd and other Black people, state voters are being asked to remove racist phrases from the document once and for all. While no organized opposition has emerged, some worry that a conservative backlash against protests over racial injustice could harm the chances for passage. (AP Photo/Alabama Department of Archives and History)
Voters could remove racist phrases from Alabama ConstitutionAlabama voters will decide whether to remove racist, segregation-era language from the state constitution in the upcoming election
The Associated Press12 hours ago
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