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Lego tells US company to stop making guns look like its toys

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Danish toymaker Lego said Wednesday it had asked a Utah-based gun company to stop producing a product that makes a pistol...

Bezos’ Blue Origin gets OK to send him, 3 others to space

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Jeff Bezos’ rocket company has gotten government approval to launch people into space, himself included. ...

Leadership Johnson County to host women’s retreat

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Leadership Johnson County will host an event titled, "Women’s Retreat: Everyday Coaching" at 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 19 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 20. The...

Biden backs Trump rejection of China’s South China Sea claim

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Sunday upheld a Trump-era rejection of nearly all of China's significant maritime claims in the South China Sea....

After Branson flight, Virgin Galactic slumps on stock sale

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Virgin Galactic shares veered sharply lower Monday after the spaceflight company said it’s made arrangements to sell up to $500 million in stock. ...

EXPLAINER: How Richard Branson will ride own rocket to space

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Virgin Galactic will become the first rocket company to launch the boss when Richard Branson straps into one of his sleek, shiny space planes...

Billionaire Blastoff: Rich riding own rockets into space

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Two billionaires are putting everything on the line this month to ride their own rockets into space. ...

Russia to launch new International Space Station module

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MOSCOW — The long-delayed Russian module for the International Space Station is set to be finally launched this month, but the date has been...

FAA: New tool limits disruptions caused by space operations

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Federal regulators said Thursday they now can better track rocket launches and space vehicles returning to Earth, which could cut the amount of time...

National fireworks shortage on display locally

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This year's at-home fireworks displays will likely include fewer light shows than usual. At the TNT Fireworks tent in the parking lot of the Franklin...