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Technicians work on NASA’s next Mars-bound spacecraft, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN), at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The robotic explorer is scheduled to blast off Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 on a 10-month journey to the red planet to study the atmosphere in an attempt to understand how Mars changed from warm and wet to cold and dry. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

NASA’s newest Mars flyer to explore atmosphere

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA hopes its newest Mars spacecraft lives up to its know-it-all name — Maven. The robotic explorer is due to blast off Monday afternoon on a 10-month journey to the […]

11/16/2013

Federal Veteran's Day observance is today

SoCal communities commemorate Veterans Day

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Communities across Southern California are commemorating Veterans Day with parades, music, wreath-laying ceremonies and other events. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is a lieutenant in the Naval Reserve, is grand […]

11/11/2013

Google Glass

Search giant to let more people buy Google Glass

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is expanding the availability of its Internet connected eyewear Google Glass to more people, but not the general public just yet. Google Inc. said Monday that it is allowing […]

10/28/2013

In this  Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, file photo, a Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 3, bottom left, and Galaxy Gears, wristwatches with a touchscreen display, are displayed in a showroom at Samsung Electronics Co. headquarters in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

Samsung to expand devices that work with Gear

NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung says its new Galaxy Gear computerized watch will be compatible with several older phones through a software update. One big flaw with the $300 Gear is that in the U.S., […]

10/28/2013

LAX

3 dry ice bombs found at LAX

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Detectives today were trying to find whoever left three dry ice bombs at Los Angeles International Airport’s Tom Bradley Terminal, one of which exploded harmlessly in the second such incident in […]

10/15/2013

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BlackBerry ad campaign seeks to reassure customers

TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry is publishing an open letter in major publications around the world in a bid to reassure customers that they can count on the distressed smartphone company. The letter was released Monday […]

10/14/2013

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Garcetti’s first mayoral order focuses on ‘Main Street’ livability

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced an initiative today to makeover 40 streets around the city. The mayor’s “Great Streets” program — issued under his first official executive order — involves […]

10/10/2013

US Department of Veterans Affairs (AP Photo)

VA says progress halted in cutting claims backlog

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs says the government shutdown has halted the progress it was making in reducing a backlog of disability and pensions claims. The department said Monday that the backlog […]

10/07/2013

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Life in prison for NJ chemist who poisoned husband

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) – A Chinese-born chemist who worked for a decade for one of America’s biggest pharmaceutical companies was a cold, calculating murderer who poisoned her husband rather than let him divorce her, […]

09/30/2013

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Stocks drop as government heads toward shutdown

NEW YORK (AP) – Stocks sank Monday as Wall Street worried that a budget fight in Washington could lead to something much worse for the economy- a failure to raise the nation’s borrowing limit. It […]

09/30/2013

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California report says truancy may cost state billions

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A new study released by the California attorney general’s office says the state must act to reduce rampant truancy. The study released Monday says the last school year saw an estimated […]

09/30/2013

The White House South Lawn

White House postpones music event, cites shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is postponing the taping of a Latin music event, citing Monday’s shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. The White House said in a statement that the decision was made […]

09/16/2013

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