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Cookies in space

  CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Talk about chocolate chip cookies that are out of this world. Literally. But you can’t get them at your local grocery store. That’s because these cookies were baked in space. One of the experiments done last month on the International Space Station — was

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Judge refuses to overturn Utah lewdness law

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A judge refused to overturn part of Utah’s lewdness law yesterday in a blow to a woman who’s fighting criminal charges after her stepchildren saw her topless in her own home. Judge Kara Pettit sided with prosecutors who argued that lewdness is commonly understood

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Man encounters Moose while taking out trash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — For those who hate the idea of taking the trash out on a cold wintry night — here’s a handy excuse you might use to keep from venturing out: a moose might be out there. That happened to an Alaskan man who was taking a bag of garbage to his trash shed a couple of

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