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Visitors look at displays July 21 at the “Forever Remembered” exhibit and memorial for the astronauts who died on the Columbia and Challenger space shuttles. The permanent exhibit is at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Cape Canaveral, Fla.Associated Press photos

'Challenger,' 'Columbia' wreckage on public display for first time

CAPE CANAVERAL NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades. A new exhibit at the Kennedy Space Center features two pieces of debris, one from each lost shuttle, as well as poignant, personal reminders of the 14 astronauts killed in flight. …


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  1. Q&A on Obama's battle against global warming


    WASHINGTON — Here's information on President Barack Obama's climate change plan.

    What is the Clean Power Plan?

    President Barack Obama talks Monday at the White House about the plan, which mandates even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected.
  2. Disability review set for Camp Lejeune Marines


    WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Monday it will begin reviewing the disability status of Marines who developed cancers and other conditions due to exposure to chemicals that contaminated the water at Camp Lejeune for more than 30 years.

  3. 2 dead, 15 hurt in New Hampshire tent collapse


    Lancaster, N.H.

    2 dead, 15 hurt in New Hampshire tent collapse

  4. Vincent Marotta, a creator of Mr. Coffee, dies at 91


    Vincent Marotta, who as a creator of the Mr. Coffee machine helped bury the percolator, died on Saturday at his home in Pepper Pike, Ohio. He was 91.

    Vincent Marotta helped introduce the Mr. Coffee drip coffee maker in 1972.
  5. Effective ovarian cancer treatment is underused, study finds


    Fewer than half of ovarian cancer patients at U.S. hospitals receive the type of treatment that has long been known to prolong survival the most, doctors reported on Monday.

    Deborah Denehy received chemotherapy directly to her abdomen to treat ovarian cancer, a treatment that is underused.