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6:35 am
Fri April 27, 2012

It's Your Turn, New York: Space Shuttle Fly-By Set For This Morning

Riding atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, the space shuttle Enterprise flew past the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor today.
Bruce Bennett Getty Images

Originally published on Fri April 27, 2012 11:42 am

Space nuts here in Washington, D.C., had their fun last week when a jumbo jet carrying space shuttle Discovery buzzed the nation's capital.

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The Two-Way
6:09 am
Fri April 27, 2012

Deal To Move Marines From Okinawa Will Cut Their Presence About In Half

A U.S. Marine Corps helicopter takes off from Air Station Futenma in Ginowan, Okinawa prefecture.
Toshifumi Kitamura AFP/Getty Images

The news overnight that the U.S. and Japan have reached an agreement to move about 9,000 U.S. Marines off the island of Okinawa means that slightly more than half of the Marines who have been stationed there will be heading to Guam and other places in the Pacific.

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Sports
6:06 am
Fri April 27, 2012

Charlotte Bobcats Are NBA's Worst Team Ever

Originally published on Fri April 27, 2012 6:24 am

Michael Jordan, one of the greatest players in basketball history, has one more record. It's not likely a record he wanted. He's the owner of the NBA's worst team ever. The Charlotte Bobcats have seven wins and 59 losses.

Song Of The Day
6:03 am
Fri April 27, 2012

Fenster: A Dark Pop Song, Under Construction

Though marked by whistling, buoyant keys and an unconventional beat, Fenster's "Oh Canyon" has a sinister quality.
Maxime Ballesteros

Many band names are born from an inside joke or sudden inspiration, but few people can say as accurately as JJ Weihl that the idea for a name just hit her. Though bandmate Jonathan Jarzyna says he likes the name Fenster (meaning "window" in German, his native tongue) because it's free from association and can be "a view or a portal to something," he also readily admits that the name occurred to them when a window fell on Weihl's head and shattered during the recording process.

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Remembrances
6:00 am
Fri April 27, 2012

Man With Bullet In His Head Lived To Be 103

Originally published on Fri April 27, 2012 6:24 am

William Lawlis Pace died in California this week. He holds the record for the person alive the longest with a bullet in his head. Back in 1917, his brother accidentally shot him with a rifle. Doctors left the bullet in place, feeling it would do more damage to remove it.

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