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Supreme Court gives some military veterans more generous educational benefits

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with a decorated veteran of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq in a protracted fight with the government over 12 months of G.I. Bill educational benefits. The court ruled 7-2 that the Department of Veterans Affairs improperly calculated the ...

NASA is seeking a faster, cheaper way to bring Mars samples to Earth

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's plan to bring samples from Mars back to Earth is on hold until there's a faster, cheaper way, space agency officials said Monday. Retrieving Mars soil and rocks has been on NASA's to-do list for decades, but the date kept ...

Retrial scheduled in former Ohio deputy’s murder case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The retrial of a former Ohio sheriff's deputy who was charged with murder in the killing of a 23-year-old Black man is scheduled for this fall. The Oct. 31 trial date for Jason Meade, who is white, was confirmed during a status conference held Monday by Franklin County ...

Oldest living conjoined twins, Lori and George Schappell, die at 62

READING, Pa. (AP) — Conjoined twins Lori and George Schappell, who pursued separate careers, interests and relationships during lives that defied medical expectations, died this month in Pennsylvania, according to funeral home officials. They were 62. The twins, listed by Guinness World ...