1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said Monday that he plans to blast off on the first-ever commercial trip around the moon and will invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and other creative people on the weeklong journey
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American reducing number of flights between Chicago and Asia

American Airlines is cutting the number of flights from flights from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Asia this fall
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AP Interview: Los Angeles mayor: Trump doing 'racist things'

AP Interview: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is considering a 2020 presidential run, says President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care reform and other promises
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AP reporter Richard Pyle laid to rest at Arlington cemetery

Longtime Associated Press journalist Richard Pyle has been laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery nearly one year after his death
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Artists brighten Worcester during annual mural festival

Artists from all over the world travel to Worcester, Massachusetts for its annual POW! WOW! mural art festival
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Chinese baseball team takes over Texas minor league club

Members of the Chinese national baseball team are working to get better by playing in an independent pro league in America
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Coastal Georgia woman becomes Episcopal saint

On her way to a final vote for sainthood, the deaconess won Lent Madness in March
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Cracked windshield forces American flight back to O'Hare

An American Airlines flight from Chicago to Tokyo was forced to return to O'Hare International Airport due to a cracked windshield
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Dem group TV ad criticizes Blackburn on congressional perks

A Democratic-aligned group's TV ad is attacking Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn over claims about congressional perks
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Fiat Chrysler is shaken without visionary CEO behind wheel

Shares in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles were volatile in the first trading since news that the Italian-American automaker's longtime CEO, Sergio Marchionne, has been replaced unexpectedly due to complications from surgery
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Governors of Nevada, New Mexico, Kentucky travel to Japan

The Republican governors of Nevada, New Mexico and Kentucky and Nebraska's GOP lieutenant governor are wrapping up a brief trip to Tokyo to meet with their Japanese counterparts
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Historic WWII raid lives on with Doolittle survivor, now 103

The last surviving Doolittle Tokyo Raider is still telling his World War II stories, and he enjoys hearing new ones passed down to younger generations
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Hopes rise again for a drug to slow Alzheimer's disease

Hopes are rising again for a drug to alter the course of Alzheimer's disease after repeated failures
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How a retired teacher, 72, became a dressage choreographer

Can you teach a horse to dance? Marlene Whitaker thinks with the right melodies, hard work and the right mindset, you can come pretty close
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Japanese language students get teachers from 2 continents

For the next two years, a small-town Nebraskan and big-city Tokyo native will offer the Japanese language students at Southwest High School a rare opportunity
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Lawmaker: US Senate, staff targeted by state-backed hackers

A U.S. senator says foreign government hackers continue to stalk U.S. senators and their aides through personal email accounts, but the Senate's security arm won't help defend them
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Los Angeles mayor: Trump sows division, does 'racist things'

AP Interview: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is considering a 2020 presidential run, says President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care reform and other promises
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Newspaper: Ex-Transpo CEO had $61K in travel costs in 2017

A newspaper analysis has found that the former CEO of a taxpayer-funded northern Indiana bus system spent more than $61,000 on airfare, hotels, food and other costs last year before he was fired for mistreating staff
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Olympian swimmer discusses depression after losing streak

Missy Franklin was the golden girl of the 2012 London Olympics
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Prabal Gurung screams for peace in living color

Prabal Gurung is looking for some peace and says universal color will lead us there
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Purdue student leading US women's wheelchair basketball team

Purdue University doctoral students helping lead US women's wheelchair basketball team
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Ryan Lochte's future? Even he isn't sure what's next

Ryan Lochte won't be swimming in any major meets until at least July 2019, which means his future is a bit uncertain
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Spaceport Colorado sells the future

There was a time we would have marveled at flying to 380,000 feet to experience the curvature of the Earth, weightlessness, and the darkness of space
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SpaceX's 1st traveler is moonstruck Japanese fashion tycoon

SpaceX's 1st passenger is a moonstruck Japanese fashion and shopping executive and art collector who wants to take artists with him on trip into space
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Storms force swimmer to suspend attempt to cross Pacific

A long-distance swimmer has suspended his attempt to swim across the Pacific Ocean because of severe storms off Japan
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US Navy dedicates Japan-based destroyer to US Sen. McCain

The head of the U.S. Navy's has dedicated one of two destroyers involved in fatal accidents in the Pacific last year to Sen. John McCain
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Wisconsin teens have Olympic sailing goal

Two 17-year-old sailors from southern Wisconsin are starting a European tour in their quest to make the U.S. sailing team for the 2020 Summer Olympics
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