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NASA's Maven spacecraft enters Mars orbit
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA's Maven spacecraft entered orbit around Mars for an unprecedented study of the red planet's atmosphere following a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.... 9/22/2014 8:36 AM

Police find rifle carried by ambush suspect
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities have had no confirmed sightings of the alleged gunman who is accused of a deadly ambush at a police barracks 10 days ago, but they say they have found an assault rifle he was carrying and believe they are hot on his trail in the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods.... 9/22/2014 6:15 AM

Accused White House intruder to appear in court
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Following an embarrassing security breach at the White House, one of the most closely protected buildings in the world, the Secret Service is said to be considering establishing new checkpoints to screen tourists in public areas near the presidential mansion.... 9/22/2014 11:57 AM

Man seen with missing UVa student being sought
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Authorities were searching for a man, who is believed to be the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared, on arrest warrants charging him with reckless driving.... 9/22/2014 12:33 PM

Del. authorities: Bus overturns, 2 dead, injuries
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) -- A bus carrying dozens of passengers finishing up a sightseeing tour crashed and overturned in Delaware, leaving two women dead and several other passengers injured, authorities said.... 9/22/2014 12:31 PM

China, US, India push world carbon emissions up
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced Sunday as world leaders gather to discuss how to reduce heat-trapping gases.... 9/22/2014 8:46 AM

Crews make progress on huge California wildfire
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Cooler, wet weather helped firefighters make progress on a huge Northern California wildfire that destroyed nearly three-dozen structures, forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people and forced the cancellation of a sporting event because of the smoke.... 9/22/2014 7:25 AM

Protests plan Wall Street sit-in on climate crisis
NEW YORK (AP) -- One day after a huge climate march in New York City, a related sit-in and protest is planned on Wall Street.... 9/22/2014 12:24 PM

Global marches draw attention to climate change
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tens of thousands of activists walked through Manhattan on Sunday, warning that climate change is destroying the Earth - in stride with demonstrators around the world who urged policymakers to take quick action.... 9/22/2014 12:28 AM

AP PHOTOS: Pole dancing being used for fitness
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Poles have long been a staple of smoky strip clubs, but the women scaling and swinging from them in Las Vegas earlier this month weren't doing it for dollar bills.... 9/22/2014 4:27 AM