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New York man arrested for alleged participation in Capitol riot

Federal agents have arrested a 26-year-old New York resident for his alleged participation in the January 6 US Capitol riot in Washington, DC, a federal law enforcement source tells CNN. The agents arrested Edward Jacob Lang of Tusten, New York, on Saturday afternoon, the source said. The FBI’s New York office announced the arrest in…MORE

Test fire of NASA’s SLS moon rocket ends prematurely

NASA’s Space Launch System rocket ignited its four main engines Saturday on a test stand in Mississippi, but the space agency prematurely ended the test. The hot fire test was the eighth and final test of a series aimed at ensuring the rocket is prepared to launch missions to the moon. The rocket is the…MORE

The oldest living Marine, a North Carolina woman, has died at age 107

Dorothy “Dot” Cole was the oldest living US Marine veteran when she died on January 7. She was 107 years old. Cole, who was born in 1913 and grew up in Warren, Pennsylvania, suffered a heart attack in the home they shared in North Carolina, her daughter Beth Kluttz told CNN by phone Saturday Cole…MORE

US Postal Service removing mailboxes for security reasons ahead of inauguration

The US Postal Service has temporarily removed some mailboxes in several major cities across the country, a security measure ahead of next week’s inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. Mail collection has been suspended at some mailboxes as well, according to the Postal Service. “It’s part of our normal procedures to keep our employees and customers…MORE

Lizzie Borden house hits the market for $2 million

Lizzie Borden house hits the market for $2 million

If you’re fascinated by unsolved 19th century murders and have $2 million burning a hole in your pocket, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. The Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast Museum in Fall River, Massachusetts is up for sale. It’s the same home where Borden’s father, Andrew, and step-mother, Abby, were murdered with…MORE

A Spanish mountain climber has died after falling from K2

Spanish mountaineer Sergi Mingote has died while climbing K2, the world’s second highest summit, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced Saturday. “Sad death of Sergi Mingote at K2,” Sanchez tweeted. “He wanted to continue making history by being part of the first expedition to crown this mountain in the middle of winter and a tragic…MORE