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Sunday, April 20, 2014

 This photo taken Jan. 31, 2014, shows Lesly Hernandez, center, a senior at Jack E. Singley Academy in Irving, Texas managing a group in her after school robotics club to build a small catapult. Hernandez's team is working to build a robot for a regional competition. Other members of the club pictured include, from left, Minh Hguyen, Gerado Garza, Erick Franco and Armando Torres. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Matthew Busch)
All for one and one for all, girls from modest backgrounds aim for futures in the sciences
By AVI SELK The Dallas Morning News
Posted 19 minutes ago
Today is Easter Sunday, April 20, the 110th day of 2014. There are 255 days left in the year.
By The Associated Press
Posted 11 minutes ago
 File-This Oct. 9, 2003, file photo shows John C. Houbolt explaining the size of different rockets required to launch various methods for landing on the moon at Grainger Engineering Library in Urbana, Ill. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95. Houbolt's family confirmed his death Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at a Maine nursing home of complications from Parkinson's disease. (AP Photo/News-Gazette, John Dixon, File)
John Houbolt, NASA engineer vital to 1969 moon landing success, dies at age 95
Posted 1 hour ago
Posted at 8:57 p.m.
Man police say pulled beard of Sikh professor in New York attack charged with hate crime
Posted at 8:37 p.m.
Man detained for making threats about shooting, forcing lockdown of Los Angeles Times building
Posted at 8:32 p.m.
Mexican singer Juan Gabriel to resume tour concerts May 1 after being released from hospital
 FILE - In this April 15, 2013, file photo, Shalane Flanagan approaches the finish line to finish fourth in the women's division of the Boston Marathon in Boston. Flanagan is more determined than ever to win the race for her battered hometown. The Marblehead, Mass., native would be the first American winner since 1985. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
Posted at 7:27 p.m.
For Boston Marathon local favorite Shalane Flanagan, her one wish is to win this one race
Posted at 6:42 p.m.
What's on the menu? From ribs to cupcakes, mayor spends day eating at town's 24 restaurants
 Surfers and rowers gather around a Hobie Cat catamaran off Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, Calif. around 5 p.m. on Friday, April 18, 2014 to celebrate the life of surf and sailing entrepreneur Hobie Alter. Hobie died Saturday, March 29, 2014 at his Palm Desert, Calif. home after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 80. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Bruce Chambers)
Posted at 5:47 p.m.
Hundreds paddle out in memory of surf icon Hobie Alter, who died in March
Posted at 5:32 p.m.
Tennessee ammunition plant explosion ruled accidental, regulators to consider safety issues
 Massachusetts State Police stand along Interstate 190 where police said a child's body was found Friday, April 18, 2014, near Sterling, Mass. Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr., said the body has not been positively identified as Jeremiah Oliver, of Fitchburg, but that the height and weight of the body was consistent with Oliver's size. Jeremiah Oliver was last seen by relatives in September 2013 but wasn't reported missing until December. His mother Elsa Oliver and her boyfriend Alberto Sierra are both charged in the case. (AP Photo/Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Tom Rettig)
Posted at 4:32 p.m.
Body found by highway is confirmed to be 5-year-old Massachusetts boy last seen in September
Posted at 4:27 p.m.
Fox executive fired after using company email to plan aid to kin of missing plane's passengers
 This photo provided by The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota shows Julia Ponder, D.V.M., executive director of The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota, releasing a snowy owl Saturday April 19, 2014, just outside of Superior, Wis. (AP Photo/The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota)
Posted at 4:22 p.m.
Snowy owl injured in nation's capital is released back into wild after rehab in Minnesota

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