Russell Lewis

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157 Killed In Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Sunday, March 10, 2019

All 157 people aboard an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner died in a crash Sunday, shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa. The victims are from more than 30 different countries including the U.S.

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Trump Visits Alabama After Tornadoes Wreaked Havoc And Killed 23 People

Friday, March 08, 2019

President Trump visited Alabama today to see the destruction caused by Sunday's tornadoes, which killed 23 people. The president pledged that the federal government would offer help.

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Experts Question Why Death Toll In Alabama Tornadoes Was So High

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

The clean-up effort continues after tornadoes killed at least 23 people. The area hit the hardest was in Lee County. Forecasters, scientists and others are curious why the death toll was so high.

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In Eastern Alabama, The Search For Survivors Continues After Deadly Tornadoes

Monday, March 04, 2019

In Lee County, Ala., powerful tornadoes swept through the area on Sunday, killing at least 23 people.

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Takes Next Step To World Cup

Saturday, March 02, 2019

In its trek back to the Women's World Cup in June, the defending champion U.S. Women's National Soccer Team is playing this weekend in a 'friendly' game against number four England.

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Nancy Grace Roman, 'Mother Of Hubble' Space Telescope, Has Died, At Age 93

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Roman was one of the first female executives at NASA, its first chief of astronomy and she played an instrumental role in making the Hubble Space Telescope a reality. She died on Dec. 25.

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1968: When Apollo 8 First Orbited The Moon And Saw The Earth Rise In Space

Friday, December 21, 2018

On Dec. 21, 1968, the Apollo program's second manned spaceflight lifted off from Earth to orbit the moon. Many people still remember the greetings from astronauts, sent from space.

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Apollo 8 Astronauts Captured World's Attention In 1968 Moon Mission

Friday, December 21, 2018

Fifty years ago, Apollo 8 lifted off. It was the first time humans left low-earth orbit and flew to the moon. The mission capped a difficult year in U.S. history.

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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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