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Tourist Seaplanes Collide In Alaska, Killing At Least 4

| The planes both carried tourists from the cruise ship Royal Princess on sightseeing trips. Preliminary reports indicate a mid-air collision, the Coast Guard said.

The Military Seeks A Home For Space Command

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While President Trump pushes Congress to create a new military branch called the Space Force, the Pentagon is about to choose a permanent home for its existing Space Command.

Stopping Key Tech Exports To China Could Backfire, Researchers And Firms Say

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Some tech firms and researchers say plans to impose export restrictions on "emerging and foundational technology" would make it hard to thwart cyber threats and to cooperate globally in science.

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Felicity Huffman, In Tears, Pleads Guilty In College Bribery Scandal

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Huffman is hoping her guilty plea, and her unequivocal apology, will earn her some leniency at sentencing. In a statement last month, she expressed deep regret and shame for her actions.

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Former President Jimmy Carter Suffers Broken Hip

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The Carter Center said the former president was preparing to go turkey hunting when he fell in his home. It added that he is now "recovering comfortably" after undergoing surgery.

With Hurricane Season Approaching, Researchers Work To Better Predict Storm Intensity

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Florida's experience with Hurricane Michael shows how difficult it is to accurately forecast a hurricane's intensity. Forecasters say more accurate forecasts are coming soon.

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Free Gun Violence Prevention Course Launches To Educate Young Activists

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Researchers want new activists to lean on decades of public health research when engaging in work with policy makers and candidates seeking elective office.

In Trump, Hungary's Viktor Orban Has A Rare Ally In The Oval Office

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When the Hungarian prime minister meets with President Trump on Monday, it will mark a coming together of two leaders known for their nationalist worldviews and hardline immigration policies.

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World War II Veteran and Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye Sr. Dies At 97

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Begaye was one of hundreds of Navajos recruited to develop a miltary code based on their native language during World War II.