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By the time astronaut Anne McClain was about 5 years old, she said she wrote a book about flying to space on the Soyuz vehicle. Now she's floating around on the International Space Station, showing that sometimes childhood dreams do come true.
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While he declined to conclude that Trump or his advisers colluded with Russia, McCabe said the evidence special counsel Robert Mueller has made public to date "is incredibly persuasive."
All veterans of the 1990s U.K. indie-pop scene, the rock quartet uses a textured, melodic sound to take on some very contemporary concerns.
Focus less on the meat-free or health aspects of plant-based foods — which tend to make consumers feel like they're missing out — and more on their flavor, mouthfeel and provenance.
The devastation in Paradise, and the insurance headaches, have been too much for some families, like the Conrys. They've recently decided they're not going back, and have put their house up for sale.
Guests in Colonial Williamsburg might think they want a taste of the past, but their thoroughly modern palates often disagree.

"When you look at re-creating historic recipes, sometimes it doesn't taste that good," one chef says.
Researchers say that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime carried out 98 percent of the chemical weapons attacks in Syria, dropping chlorine gas, sarin and sulfur mustard gas on civilians.
"It’s about not letting cancer define you — not letting cancer define your soul, your spirit, your happiness, your joy," Sheila McGlown, a veteran from Illinois, says.
Analysts say declining religious behavior in Turkey despite the government's attempts to promote it should not come as a surprise.
As a novel, 'The Cassandra' leaves much to be desired.

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Christine Blasey Ford is still being harassed, her lawyers say. She's reportedly had to move four times. She's had to pay for a private security detail. And she hasn't been able to return to her job at Palo Alto University.
Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, visited a Texan shelter for migrant children and saw a young girl crying. Staff told her that federal regulations prevented them from touching or holding the child to soothe her.
The small city of Sandusky, Ohio, has declared Election Day a paid holiday — by swapping it out with Columbus Day.
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The Supreme Court has ruled that immigrants, even those with permanent legal status and asylees, do not have the right to bond hearings — effectively meaning they can be held indefinitely.
The official list of the victims killed at the synagogue shooting:
Joyce Fienberg, 75
Richard Gottfried, 65
Rose Mallinger, 97
Jerry Rabinowitz, 66
Cecil Rosenthal, 59
David Rosenthal, 54
Bernice Simon, 84
Sylvan Simon, 86
Daniel Stein, 71
Melvin Wax, 88
Irving Younger, 69
A Prince whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people.
Spending habits of millennials, who are about 21 to 37, are often blamed for killing industries.

But a new study by the Fed backs up the idea that it's less about how they're spending — and more about them not having money to spend.
Russia spent years building up Twitter accounts that posed as sources for Americans' hometown headlines.

The accounts posted real local news, building trust and readership for some future, unforeseen effort.
New Poll: During the longest shutdown in history, key parts of Trump's base — from suburban men to white evangelicals to white men without a college degree — have slipped in their support for the president.
"Adults keep saying we owe it to the young people to give them hope," said 16-year-old Greta Thunberg at the World Economic Forum. "But I don't want your hope. … I want you to act as if the house is on fire, because it is."
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