Russell Lewis

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Alan Bean, Apollo 12 Astronaut Who Walked On The Moon, Dies At 86

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Bean was the lunar module pilot of Apollo 12, which made the second moon landing, in 1969. Later in life, as a painter, he chronicled the people and experience of the Apollo program.

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Meet The Southwest Pilot Who Landed A Plane After An Engine Exploded

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Pilot Tammie Jo Shults is being called a hero after she landed Southwest Flight 1380 when an engine explosion damaged the plane and ultimately killed one passenger. It's a remarkable moment in a pioneering career.

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2 Olympians Talk Perseverance

Thursday, February 22, 2018

There was a nice moment during the Olympics that probably many people missed: two of the first-time U.S. medal winners have stories to tell about never giving up.

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Olympics Begin With Opening Ceremony

Friday, February 09, 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympics are beginning in Pyeongchang, South Korea with an extravagant opening ceremony, which features the lighting of the Olympic flame and a showcase of South Korean culture.

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Astronaut John Young, Who Flew In Space 6 Times, Dies At 87

Saturday, January 06, 2018

One of NASA's most accomplished astronauts died Friday. He flew in space six times, including a moon landing, and later headed the office that chose crews for space shuttle missions.

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Bruce McCandless, First Astronaut To Fly Untethered In Space, Has Died

Friday, December 22, 2017

He helped develop the jet-powered backpack that allowed him to float away from the shuttle and safely back again. He said he wanted to inspire people to say, "I can do better than that."

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Remarkable Win Sends Democratic Candidate To U.S. Senate

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Democrat Doug Jones overcame tough odds to win the special election in the very red state of Alabama. He beat Republican Roy Moore to fill the Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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NASA Astronaut Dick Gordon Has Died At Age 88

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

As a child in the Great Depression, he never dreamed of being a pilot — let alone an astronaut who would be one of just 24 people to fly to the moon. He had two of the early spacewalks.

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Authorities Are Still On The Scene Of Sunday's Mass Shooting In Texas

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

New details are coming to light about the church shooting that killed 26 people in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Investigators are learning how the suspect prepared for the massacre and how he died.

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Democratic Lawmaker Calls For 'Serious Conversation' On Root Of Mass Shootings

Monday, November 06, 2017

Democratic Rep. Vicente Gonzalez of Texas speaks with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about the deadly mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

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Texas Community Is The Latest To Suffer A Shooting Attack

Monday, November 06, 2017

Texas Gov. Greg Abbot says at least 26 people were killed in Sunday's shooting at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs. The gunman is dead — the exact circumstances are under investigation.

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Trump Visits Southwestern Florida Amid Hurricane Irma Recovery Efforts

Thursday, September 14, 2017

As President Trump visits hard-hit southwestern Florida, initial assessments of the federal government's response to the disaster are positive.

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President Trump Will Travel To Florida To Assess Hurricane Damage

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Lack of electricity has been a major obstacle to recovery from Hurricane Irma. Florida's east coast is expected to get power back by Sunday. Trump will meet with first responders in Naples.

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Resurgent U.S. Men's Soccer Team Claims Gold Cup Over Jamaica

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

An 89th-minute goal by forward Jordan Morris gave Team USA a 2-1 win, its fifth title in the semiannual tourney since 2002. The team remains undefeated since Coach Bruce Arena returned in November.

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U.S. Women Bumped From Top Spot In FIFA World Rankings

Friday, March 24, 2017

The U.S. is now No. 2, behind Germany and ahead of France, England and Canada. The American squad has been ranked in the top two spots since FIFA created the world rankings for women back in 2003.

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Funeral Service Will Remember Gene Cernan, Last Man To Walk On The Moon

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Family and friends will gather in Houston on Tuesday to remember former astronaut Gene Cernan, who died last week at the age of 82. Before joining NASA, he flew jets in the Navy.

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Gene Cernan, Last Man To Walk On The Moon, Dies At 82

Monday, January 16, 2017

Cernan flew in space three times, took the second American spacewalk, and was just as thrilled to walk on the moon as if he had been the first to do it.

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John Glenn, First American To Orbit The Earth, Dies At 95

Thursday, December 08, 2016

After a career as a Marine pilot, Glenn was chosen as an astronaut. He was the third American in space, went on to have a successful career in politics and then returned to space on shuttle Discovery.

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U.S. Women's Basketball Team Dominates Olympic Competition

Thursday, August 18, 2016

The U.S. women haven't lost a game at the Olympics since 1992. They have medaled in all nine of the Olympics they've competed in, and they're hoping their next medal is another gold one.

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U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team Dominates Olympic Competition

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

They were ranked the No. 1 team going into the summer Olympics, and the U.S. women's gymnastics team did not disappoint. Led by Simone Biles, they took the gold in Tuesday's team competition in Rio.

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