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As historic videos of the craft are shown in the background, the NASA Apollo 11 command module Columbia, its bottom scorched and pitted from reentry into Earth's atmosphere decades earlier, is displayed at the centerpiece of an Apollo 11 mission exhibit at the Museum of Flight, Friday, July 19, 2019, in Seattle. The exhibit commemorates the historic landing by American astronauts on the moon 50 years earlier, on July 20, 1969. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Nation marks 50 years after Apollo 11's 'giant leap' on moonAmericans mark 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing at parties, races, concerts and ball games
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 17, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at Williams Arena in Greenville, N.C. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Trump's 'go back' remark: In workplace, it might be illegalTrump's "go back" remark to 4 Democratic lawmakers of color: In a workplace, it could be illegal
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A New York City subway train slowly arrives at a station near the World Trade Center, Friday, July 19, 2019 in New York. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says that service is in the process of returning to normal on the seven subway lines that were stopped during the busy evening commute. (AP Photo/Jennifer Peltz)
Service resuming after 7 New York City subway lines stoppedAbout a third of New York City's subway lines were suspended for more than an hour during a hot evening commute, stranding some passengers underground and sending others searching for alternate ways home
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Kimo Leong, of Waianae on the Big Island of Hawaii, right, is among demonstrators protesting the Thirty Meter Telescope proposed for Mauna Kea on his home island, on King Street in downtown Honolulu Friday, July 19, 2019. (Craig T. Kojima/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)
Hawaii officials want a peaceful end to telescope protestsOfficials in Hawaii said Friday that they will not call up additional National Guard troops or use force on peaceful telescope protesters blocking access to the state's highest peak
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Children and adults escape 90 degree temperatures as they cool off in The Whirlpool Compass Fountain Friday, July 19, 2019, in St. Joseph, Mich.(Don Campbell/The Herald-Palladium via AP)
Events fall as mercury rises; moon commemoration called offAs temperatures rise across US, events fall, including several New York City plans
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FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2015, file photo, telescopes are viewed on Mauna Kea, the proposed construction site for a new $1.4 billion telescope. Scientists are expected to explore fundamental questions about our universe when they use a giant new telescope planned for the summit of Hawaii’s tallest mountain. That includes whether there’s life outside our solar system and how stars and galaxies formed in the earliest years of the universe. But some Native Hawaiians don’t want the Thirty Meter Telescope to be built at Mauna Kea’s summit, saying it will further harm a place they consider sacred.  (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
Giant Hawaii telescope to focus on big unknowns of universeScientists are expected to explore fundamental questions about the universe when they use a giant new telescope planned for the summit of Hawaii's tallest mountain
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Martin Weinberg, a defense attorney for Jeffrey Epstein, leaves federal court in New York after a judge denied bail to his client, Thursday, July 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Florida sheriff to investigate Epstein's work releaseA Florida sheriff has launched an internal investigation into wealthy financer Jeffrey Epstein's time spent out of jail under a work release program after he was convicted of sexually abusing underage girls
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FILE - In this April 30, 2019, file photo, migrants seeking asylum in the United States line up for a meal provided by volunteers near the international bridge in Matamoros, Mexico. The U.S. government will expand its policy requiring asylum seekers to wait outside the country in one of Mexico's most dangerous cities. According to officials for two congressional Democrats, the Department of Homeland Security says it will implement its "Migrant Protection Protocols" in Brownsville, Texas, across the border from Matamoros, Mexico. Matamoros is in Mexico's Tamaulipas state, which the U.S. government warns citizens not to visit due to violence and kidnappings. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
US to send asylum seekers back to dangerous part of MexicoThe U.S. government will expand its policy requiring asylum seekers to wait outside the country to one of Mexico's most dangerous cities
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FILE - In this May 24, 2017 file photo, Peru's former President Alejandro Toledo addresses the New Economy Forum Globalization Dialogues at the United Nations in New York. Toledo, who faces corruption charges in his homeland, will appear before a federal judge in San Francisco Friday, July 19, 2019. Toledo was arrested in Northern California following an extradition request. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
US judge denies bail for ex-Peruvian president ToledoA U.S. judge has denied bail for former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo after prosecutors argued he was a flight risk and pointed out officials found a suitcase with $40,000 in cash during his arrest
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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2015, file photo, water flows through a series of retention ponds built to contain and filter out heavy metals and chemicals from the Gold King mine accident outside Silverton, Colo. A federal appeals court Friday, July 19, 2019, has sided with the Trump administration after it was sued for dropping an Obama-era proposal that would have required mining companies to prove they have enough money to clean up their pollution. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
Appeals court upholds Trump move to drop mine pollution ruleA US appeals court panel has sided with the Trump administration, ruling that state and federal programs already in place ensure that mining companies take financial responsibility for future pollution cleanups
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FILE - This Feb. 21, 2005, file photo, shows incoming bishop of the Wheeling-Charleston diocese, W.Va, Michael Bransfield in his new office, in Wheeling, W.Va. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston in West Virginia says Pope Francis has issued disciplinary action against its former bishop. The diocese posted the pope’s decision on its website, saying former bishop Michael Bransfield can’t live within the diocese, can’t participate in any public celebration of the liturgy and must make amends “for some of the harm he caused.” (AP Photo/Dale Sparks, File)
Former West Virginia bishop disciplined by popeThe Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston in West Virginia says Pope Francis has issued disciplinary action against its former bishop
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Idaho music event canceled amid immigration enforcement fearA music festival in southern Idaho has been canceled because organizers say they feared potential raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents
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