Colombia, FARC to sign historic peace deal
Colombia's government and the leftist FARC rebels prepared to sign a peace accord Monday to end a half-century civil war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people. A solemn ceremony on the Caribbean coast witnessed by international dignitaries will set the seal on a four-year process to end Latin America's last major armed conflict. "Today we are experiencing the happiness of a new dawn for Colombia," President Juan Manuel Santos wrote on Twitter.
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Hundreds of Romanian couples cash in on lasting love
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) ? A district of the Romanian capital on Monday celebrated hundreds of couples who have been married for at least half a century by handing out cash awards and inviting them to a joint lunch.
New evidence of water plumes on Jupiter's moon Europa
More evidence of possible water plumes erupting from the surface of Jupiter's icy moon Europa has been spotted using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, the US space agency said Monday. Europa, one of more than 50 moons circling the gas giant, is considered by NASA as a "top candidate" for life elsewhere in the solar system because it is believed to possess a massive, salty, subsurface ocean that is twice the size of Earth's. The latest finding has given scientists fresh hope that a robotic spacecraft could one day fly past these potential plumes and learn about their contents without having to drill miles deep into the moon's icy shell.
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6 shot, 3 others hurt in Houston neighborhood; gunman dead
A disgruntled lawyer who had numerous weapons randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning, hitting six people, one critically, before he was shot and killed by police, authorities ...
Marlins don late pitcher's jersey in tribute
The Miami Marlins planned a somber tribute to their late star pitcher Jose Fernandez, with the team wearing his No. 16 on the back of their jerseys when they take the field late Monday. Local news reports said the Marlins decided to wear the jersey of their 24-year old pitching ace, who died in a boating accident Sunday, when the team plays the New York Mets -- a game that Fernandez had been scheduled to pitch. Ahead of the game at Marlins Park, the grounds crew also painted Fernandez's No. 16 number onto the back of the pitching mound.
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Official: One-third of calls to VA suicide hotline roll over
WASHINGTON (AP) ? More than one-third of calls to a suicide hotline for troubled veterans are not being answered by front-line staffers because of poor work habits and other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to the hotline's former director.
Obama says US making progress on Native American issuesWASHINGTON (AP) ? President Barack Obama says the U.S. has made significant progress improving conditions for Native Americans but has more work to do.