Russell Lewis

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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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U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team Wins Gold Medal

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

The U.S. women's gymnastics team won a gold medal on Tuesday in Rio. The team won convincingly by posting the highest combined score in vault, uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise.

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Olympics Day 1: U.S. Takes First Gold

Saturday, August 06, 2016

The first day of the Olympics gave fans in Brazil a smorgasbord of sporting events to take in. American Ginny Thrasher won the first gold medal of this year's games, in women's air rifle competition.

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Olympic Alternates Face Challenges In Training To Possibly Compete

Thursday, August 04, 2016

There are two sets of athletes at the Olympic games: the athletes who will compete and the alternates who likely won't. The alternates are in Rio and training just as though they'll be in the competition.

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3 Men Held In Brussels On Terror Charges

Monday, March 28, 2016

The men, held on charges of participating in terror activities, were detained on Sunday after a series of searches across Belgium following last Tuesday's bombings at the airport and a subway.

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Astronaut 'Graffiti' Seen For The First Time In Decades

Friday, February 12, 2016

One of the world's most famous and oldest spacecraft is revealing some of its past. Apollo 11 was the first mission to land humans on the moon. As Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the lunar surface, Michael Collins circled above in the command module called Columbia.

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Soccer Star Abby Wambach Prepares For Her Final Game

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Tonight marks the end of an era for the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team. The World Cup champions play their final Victory Tour match against China in New Orleans. It's also the final game for one of their longtime stars: Abby Wambach.

The 35-year-old forward is hanging up ...

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