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Updated at 11:24 PM

HOUSTON (AP) " Former astronaut Gene Cernan, who as the last person to walk on the moon returned to Earth with a message of "peace and hope for all mankind," died on Monday, his family said. He was 82. Cernan was with his relatives when he died at a Houston hospital following ongoing heath issues, family spokeswoman Melissa Wren told The Associated Press. His family said his devotion to lunar exploration never waned. "Even at the age of 82, Gene was passionate about sharing his...

Updated at 10:45 PM

BRUSSELS (AP) " The sheer waste of food had been bothering teacher Marijke De Jongh for so long that two years ago she set up a pop-up restaurant to serve perfectly good groceries and meat that were approaching their expiry date. With her...

Updated at 10:37 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, has been arrested by the FBI in connection with the attack, authorities said Monday. Noor Salman...

Updated at 10:21 PM

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) " Gunfire broke out in a crowded beachfront nightclub throbbing with electronic music before dawn Monday, causing five deaths and setting off a bloody stampede by screaming concertgoers at an international festival...

Updated at 10:17 PM

† The following is a list of †inaugural firsts culled from †material obtained from the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies: In 1793 in Philadelphia, George Washington delivers what remains to this day the shortest inaugural address...

Updated at 9:45 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama celebrated the World Series champion Chicago Cubs on Monday and spoke about the power sports has to unite people. "Throughout our history, sports has had this power to bring us together even when the...

Updated at 9:45 PM

"What's next?" That was the oft-repeated catchphrase on Aaron Sorkin's political drama series

Updated at 9:31 PM

A Supernatural reunion of sorts will go down on

Updated at 9:11 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Days before taking office, President-elect Donald Trump attempted to navigate the fallout of his flap with a civil rights leader and colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. while also losing a member of his incoming administration...

Updated at 8:00 PM

If Gotham fans are over the moon about the return of Jerome (

Updated at 7:54 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Organizers trying to land the 2024 Summer Olympics for Los Angeles would include a new football stadium in the games' ceremonies. The NFL stadium being built in Inglewood near Los Angeles International Airport would be...

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