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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2015 file photo, then-Secretary of State John Kerry listens during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on the Iran nuclear deal. The Trump administration said Wednesday, May 17, 2017, it will continue granting nuclear sanctions relief to Iran, keeping the Obama-era nuclear deal intact for now. The most recent waiver, issued by former Secretary of State John Kerry in December, was set to expire this week. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
May 17, 2017 - 4:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration took a key step Wednesday toward preserving the Obama-era nuclear deal with Iran, coupling the move with fresh ballistic missile sanctions to show it isn't going light on the Islamic republic. The State Department said Iran would continue to enjoy relief...
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A poster hangs outside the Kennedy Center in Washington, Friday, May 5, 2017. This year, in honor of the 100th anniversary of JFK's birth, leaders of the performing arts behemoth are trying to put the Kennedy back into the Kennedy Center, reemphasizing its role as a "living memorial" to the slain 35th president. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 17, 2017 - 3:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trivia question: Where is the memorial to President John F. Kennedy in Washington? If you said the Kennedy Center — not just the bronze bust of Kennedy inside but the entire building and all that happens there — you'd be correct. You'd also be better-informed than most...
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May 12, 2017 - 3:14 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA says the test flight of its new megarocket will fly without a crew. In February at the request of the White House, NASA began studying the feasibility of putting astronauts on the first flight. After evaluating the cost and risk, the space agency decided against it...
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This still image provided by NASA shows astronauts Jack Fischer, left, and Peggy Whitson on a spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Friday, May 12, 2017. An equipment water leak has shortened the spacewalk. During preparations earlier in the morning, water leaked from the connection point between an umbilical hose and Fischer's suit. The hose is one of two that provide water, oxygen, power, cooling and communications for astronauts before they float outside. (NASA via AP)
May 12, 2017 - 11:59 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An equipment water leak shortened Friday's spacewalk by two U.S. astronauts at the International Space Station, but they still managed to replace a faulty electronics box. Despite the initial trouble, it was a milestone moment as Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer floated...
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A sign welcomes drivers to Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Benton County Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in Richland, Wash. A portion of an underground tunnel containing rail cars filled with radioactive waste collapsed at a sprawling storage facility in a remote area of Washington state, forcing an evacuation of some workers at the site that made plutonium for nuclear weapons for decades after World War II. (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes)
May 10, 2017 - 10:27 pm
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — The collapse of a tunnel containing radioactive waste at the Hanford nuclear weapons complex underscored what critics have long been saying: The toxic remnants of the Cold War are being stored in haphazard and unsafe conditions, and time is running out to deal with the...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in takes an oath during his inauguration ceremony at the National Assembly in Seoul, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon. Pool)
May 10, 2017 - 3:08 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has taken office and says he is open to visiting North Korea under the right conditions to talk about Pyongyang's pursuit of nuclear-tipped missiles. Moon's softer stance could create friction with Washington, which has swung from threats...
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Jharrel Jerome, left, and Ashton Sanders, winners of the award for best kiss for "Moonlight", pose in the press room at the MTV Movie and TV Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
May 08, 2017 - 2:53 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Film hit "Beauty and the Beast" and Netflix newcomer "Stranger Things" were the night's big winners with two trophies apiece as MTV partied with its Movie & TV Awards show. For this, the 26th edition of what was formerly known as the MTV Movie Awards, TV was added to the mix...
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Jharrel Jerome, left, and Ashton Sanders, winners of the award for best kiss for "Moonlight", pose in the press room at the MTV Movie and TV Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
May 08, 2017 - 2:47 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Film hit "Beauty and the Beast" and Netflix newcomer "Stranger Things" were the night's big winners with two trophies apiece as MTV partied with its Movie & TV Awards show. For this, the 26th edition of what was formerly known as the MTV Movie Awards, TV was added to the mix...
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Jharrel Jerome, left, and Ashton Sanders, winners of the award for best kiss for "Moonlight", pose in the press room at the MTV Movie and TV Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
May 08, 2017 - 12:23 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Film hit "Beauty and the Beast" and Netflix newcomer "Stranger Things" were the night's big winners with two trophies apiece as MTV partied with its Movie & TV Awards show. For this, the 26th edition of what was formerly known as the MTV Movie Awards, TV was added to the mix...
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Jharrel Jerome, left, and Ashton Sanders, winners of the award for best kiss for "Moonlight", pose in the press room at the MTV Movie and TV Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
May 07, 2017 - 10:46 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — MTV billed Sunday night's Movie & TV Awards as the year's biggest party, but this party also made a serious statement with its new policy of breaking down gender barriers in its new format, as men and women competed jointly in the acting categories. The policy was put into...
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