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Solar Orbiter Blasts Off to Capture 1st Look at Sun’s Poles

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Europe and NASA's Solar Orbiter rocketed into space Sunday night on an unprecedented mission to capture the first pictures of the sun's elusive poles. “We're on the way to the sun. Go Solar Orbiter!” said Cesar Garcia Marirrodriga, pr...
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Authorities: Someone Illegally Shot Luke Bryan’s Red Stag

COLUMBIA, Tenn. — An exotic red stag owned by country music singer Luke Bryan was shot and killed on his private property outside of Nashville last week, Tennessee wildlife officials confirmed. Investigators think the deer was shot from the road, state Wild...
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New Threat to Fire-Damaged Notre Dame Cathedral: Heat Wave

PARIS — The chief architect of France's historic monuments says he's afraid that the heat wave sweeping Europe could cause the vaulted ceilings of fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral to collapse. Dozens of sensors dotted around the 12th-century monument have ...