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Astronaut John Glenn's Historic Flight Plan Sold for $67K

By Julie Carr Smyth | Jul 25
Nate D. Sanders Auctions says the instructions used by Glenn as he became the first American to orbit Earth sold in Los Angeles on Thursday for $66,993. There were eight bids.

Desperately Seeking Drivers, Uber and Lyft Offer Car Options

By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Jul 25
No car? No problem for ride sharing companies like Uber and Lyft. These companies are offering rentals, leases and financing deals aimed at getting more drivers on the road.

MH370 Mystery Spurred Efforts to Improve Aircraft Tracking

By Kelvin Chan | Jul 25
As investigators prepare to wind down the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 search after more than two fruitless years, the airline industry is still working to raise safety standards to prevent another plane from going missing.

Watch It, Cowboy: Japan's 9 Safety Tips for "Pokemon Go"

By Satoshi Sugiyama | Jul 25
Aware of the reports of "Pokemon Go"-related mishaps elsewhere, Japan's government-run National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity has issued a flier with these nine public safety tips.

Hacked Emails Complicate Democratic National Convention

By Ken Thomas and Catherine Lucey | Jul 24
The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, announced abruptly Sunday afternoon that she would step down at week's end. Sanders had called earlier Sunday for her departure.

'Star Trek Beyond' Soars With $59.6M At Weekend Box Office

By Sandy Cohen | Jul 24
"Star Trek Beyond" has landed atop the weekend box office.

Sigourney Weaver Hoping to Reprise 'Alien' Heroine Ripley

By Derrik J. Lang | Jul 24
Sigourney Weaver apparently isn't finished fighting aliens.

IOC Leaders Stop Short of Complete Ban On Russians From Rio

Jul 24
Olympic leaders stopped short Sunday of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, assigning individual global sports federations the responsibility to decide which athletes should be cleared to compete.

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Tease Sequel, Disneyland Ride

By Lindsey Bahr | Jul 24
Next summer the "Guardians of the Galaxy" are taking over theaters and Disneyland.

Clinton Says Veep Pick Kaine is Everything GOP Ticket Isn't

By Ken Thomas and Lisa Lerer | Jul 24
Hillary Clinton debuted running mate Sen. Tim Kaine on Saturday as a can-do progressive committed to social justice and equality - "everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not" - at a boisterous rally ahead of next week's Democratic National Convention

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