Scott Kelly reunites with family after year in space mission

Astronaut Scott Kelly arrived in Houston early this morning where he was reunited with his family after a whirlwind year-long mission in space.

South Carolina county considers law allowing person to shoot their own dog

Some Anderson County Council members want to make it illegal for a person to shoot his or her dog after an owner shot and left his dog for dead.

Red wolf panel’s struggles portend problems for species

A panel convened to help chart the future of the dwindling wild population of red wolves has struggled to agree on how to move forward, prompting one member to resign.

Pelosi, House Democrats to Travel to Flint on Fact-Finding Mission

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-California, and about two dozen House Democrats will travel to Flint, Michigan, later this week to meet with victims of the city's ongoing water crisis.

Amid MH370 search, American found debris on Mozambique Beach

There is a good likelihood that the piece of debris recovered in Mozambique is from a Boeing 777, like the Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared two years ago this month, according to a U.S. official familiar with the search for MH370.

US bans use of e-cigarettes on airline flights

The Department of Transportation says it has issued final regulations prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes on any domestic or foreign airline flying to, from or within the United States.

GOP voter turnout at all-time high in some Super Tuesday states

Across the 12 states that held primaries on Tuesday, one pattern seemed to emerge: With a few exceptions, voter turnout is up, sometimes way up, for Republican candidates, and down in the Democratic races, at least from 2008.

Ben Carson ending bid for president

Retired surgeon Ben Carson says 'no path forward' in 2016 race after Super Tuesday results.

Top Senate Democrat hints at Obama’s Supreme Court timeline

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid indicated that he may have a clue as to when President Obama will announce his nominee to the Supreme Court.

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