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HLN’s Nancy Grace leaving her legal show

Tough-talking former prosecutor Nancy Grace is leaving her prime-time show on the HLN network in October. The CNN sister station said Grace told her staff Thursday that her show would be ending after 12 years.

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The photo released by ESA and taken by OSIRIS wide-angle camera on the Rosetta space probe on Nov. 22, 2014 from a distance of 18.6 miles from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko shows the faint jets of the comet’s activity. (ESA/Rosetta/OSIRIS / Associated Press)

Rosetta space probe set to crash-land on comet on Sept. 30

After a journey lasting 12 years, a date has been set for the comet-chasing spacecraft Rosetta’s last hurrah. The European Space Agency announced Thursday that the probe will end its 5 billion-mile odyssey on Sept. 30 by crash-landing on the comet named 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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California gun control bills sent to governor

Spurred by outrage over recent mass shootings, California lawmakers on Thursday sent Gov. Jerry Brown a sweeping package of gun control bills, including a ban on the sale of semi-automatic rifles with detachable magazines, background checks for those buying ammunition and new restrictions on homemade firearms.

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Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon on Thursday lifted a long-standing ban against transgender men and women serving openly in the military, removing one of its last discriminatory hurdles and placing gender identity on par with race, religion, color, sex and sexual ...

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Federal judge blocks Indiana abortion law

INDIANAPOLIS – A federal judge blocked a new Indiana law Thursday that bans abortions sought because of a fetus’ genetic abnormalities. U.S. District Court Judge Tanya Walton Pratt granted a preliminary injunction sought by Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, ...

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Judge: 14K cases possibly affected by tainted lab work

HACKENSACK, N.J. – Nearly 15,000 drug cases might have been undermined after a forensic lab technician was accused of shoddy work, according to a New Jersey judge. Superior Court Judge Edward Jerejian held a preliminary hearing Wednesday in Bergen County ...

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Weekend Wild Card — 7.30-31.16

I scratched another back yard honey-do off my list this weekend already by finishing another one of those projects that had been on the waiting list for years. It involved ...

West Nile Virus found in Lake Roosevelt mosquitoes

UPDATE 4:45 p.m. Quote from Dan Foster, Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area superintendent: "We are working with the Washington Department of Health, our region, and national staff to understand the ...

Ups and Downs in Spokane

When traveling in a southerly direction, you can be said to be going down, right? That's certainly the way it looks if you stare at a map. But in Spokane, ...

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Saving for the future

sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.



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