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Court overturns Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence

A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man convicted in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. The three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston issued the decision more than…

NASA launches new Mars rover to look for signs of ancient life

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The biggest, most sophisticated Mars rover ever built — a car-size vehicle bristling with cameras, microphones, drills and lasers — blasted off Thursday as part of an ambitious, long-range project to bring the first Martian…

NASA sends rover named Perseverance to Mars

Perseverance will gather rock and soil samples for future return to Earth

  CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - Perseverance is NASA’s latest Red Planet rover, designed to search for astrobiological evidence of ancient microbial life on Mars. Following a seven-month journey, it will…

Oregon governor says US agents will begin leaving Portland

This story will be updated. PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's governor says federal agents who have clashed with protesters in Portland, Oregon, will begin what she called a "phased withdrawal" from Oregon's largest city. Gov. Kate Brown said Wednesday that…