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FRIDAY, FEB. 5, 2016




Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, 6th man on moon, dies in Florida

Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth man on the moon when he and Alan Shepard helped NASA recover from Apollo 13’s “successful failure” and later devoted his life to exploring the mind, physics and unexplained phenomena such as psychics and aliens, has died in Florida. He was 85.

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Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina speaks during a campaign event  Jan. 30 in Ames, Iowa. (Mary Altaffer / Associated Press)

New Hampshire GOP bristles at Fiorina’s debate exclusion

A top New Hampshire member of the Republican National Committee and the state’s GOP U.S. senator are blasting ABC News’s decision not to include Carly Fiorina in Saturday’s debate in the first primary state, where the former technology executive has campaigned vigorously.

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Strong quake hits Taiwan, killing 3

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Rescuers in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan pulled out 221 people and three dead from a residential high-rise complex that collapsed when a shallow 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck before dawn Saturday, leaving still others trapped inside. Firefighters ...

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Twitter seeking out, flagging terrorist supporters

Twitter Inc. announced Friday that it had deleted 125,000 terrorist-related accounts in the last seven months. The moves comes after months of criticism from President Barack Obama and others who complained that social media companies weren’t doing enough to stifle ...

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Blogs

GU men’s basketball: Bulldogs at Mustangs

Nonconference Men's Basketball Gonzaga Bulldogs (20-5) at No. 16 SMU Mustangs (20-3) Saturday, Feb. 13, 7 p.m. | Moody Coliseum, Dallas Watch: TV: ESPN2, Online: WatchESPN.com Outlook: Gonzaga has chance ...



The heart in retrospect

She did it again. Ruth Berning, that goddess of everything that is considered fit to be consumed by the humble masses at Adult Day Health, has once again unknowingly invaded ...


“Pompatous” or “Pompitous”?

A reader questioned my use of the latter in today's Slice. I'll write him back. But I don't think there is anything I can add to the exhaustive back-and-forth on ...






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