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SpaceX lifts 24 satellites into orbit after 'most difficult launch'

Jun 25 2019

A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday, putting 24 experimental satellites into orbit after what Elon Musk's rocket company called one of its "most difficult" launches ever. | Video

Migrant families being flown to San Diego from Texas in U.S. border crisis

May 17 2019

LOS ANGELES Hundreds of detainees from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities in Texas and elsewhere are being flown to San Diego for processing beginning on Friday, the agency said.

Mexico's Alfonso Cuaron wins best director Oscar for 'Roma'

Feb 25 2019

LOS ANGELES Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron won the best director Oscar on Sunday for his semi-autobiographical film, "Roma," which also won awards for foreign language film and cinematography. | Video

'Ref made a bad call,' Spike Lee says of 'Green Book' award

Feb 25 2019

LOS ANGELES Director Spike Lee, whose film "BlacKkKlansman" was Oscar-nominated for best picture, said "the ref made a bad call" when the competing racial drama "Green Book" won the top prize at Sunday's Academy Awards.

Mexico's Alfonso Cuaron wins best director Oscar for 'Roma'

Feb 25 2019

LOS ANGELES Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron won the best director Oscar on Sunday for his semi-autobiographical film, "Roma," which also won awards for foreign language film and cinematography. | Video

Mexico's Alfonso Cuaron wins best director Oscar for 'Roma'

Feb 25 2019

LOS ANGELES Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron won the best director Oscar on Sunday for his semi-autobiographical film, "Roma," which also won awards for foreign language film and cinematography. | Video

'Ref made a bad call,' Spike Lee says of 'Green Book' award

Feb 25 2019

LOS ANGELES, Feb 24 Director Spike Lee, whose film "BlacKkKlansman" was Oscar-nominated for best picture, said "the ref made a bad call" when the competing racial drama "Green Book" won the top prize at Sunday's Academy Awards.

UPDATE 2-Mexico's Alfonso Cuaron wins best director Oscar for 'Roma'

Feb 25 2019

LOS ANGELES, Feb 24 Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron won the best director Oscar on Sunday for his semi-autobiographical film, "Roma," which also won awards for foreign language film and cinematography.

Virginia governor apologizes for racist photo but resists growing calls to quit

Feb 02 2019

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam apologized on Friday for a photograph in his 1984 medical school yearbook showing him and another person in racist garb at a party, but said he would serve out his term even as pressure piled on from fellow Democrats for him to step down. | Video

Explainer: What is the polar vortex and why is it so cold?

Jan 29 2019

Meteorologists have blamed a phenomenon called the polar vortex for the bitter cold that has descended on much of the central and eastern United States this week, forcing residents to huddle indoors, closing schools and businesses and canceling flights.

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