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NASA: ‘There’s Your New Spacecraft, America!’

NASA’s new Colorado-built Orion spacecraft made a “bull’s-eye” Pacific splashdown Friday following a dramatic flight 3,604 miles beyond Earth, opening a new era of human exploration meant to put people on Mars.

12/05/2014

The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying NASA's first Orion deep space exploration craft takes off from its launchpad on December 5, 2014 in Cape Canaveral, Florida.  The heavy-lift rocket will boost the unmanned Orion capsule to an altitude of 3,600 miles, and returning for a splashdown west of Baja California after a four and half hour flight.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

NASA Launches New Colorado-Built Orion Spacecraft And New Era

NASA’s new Colorado-built Orion spacecraft streaked into orbit Friday on a high-stakes test flight meant to usher in a new era of human exploration leading ultimately to Mars.

12/05/2014

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City Guide to Houston

Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.

08/26/2014

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Authorities Name 2 Killed In Plane Crash In Routt County

Authorities have identified the two people who died in a plane crash in northern Colorado.

08/11/2014

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Major Winter Storm Moving East Will Affect Holiday Travelers At DIA

Travel has already turned into a nightmare for parts of the country and at some of the biggest airports the backlogs will get worse as a major winter storm rolls across the country.

11/26/2013

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Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.

11/05/2013

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner at DIA on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

787 Dreamliner Lands At DIA, Returns To Houston For Test Flight

After months of delays because of battery problems, the plane that will bring Denver International Airport’s first direct flight to Asia landed in Denver on Tuesday.

05/21/2013

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Old Big East To Become ‘American Athletic Conference’

The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.

04/04/2013

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‘Texas 7′ Member On Death Row Loses Appeal

One of the remaining notorious “Texas 7″ gang members on death row has lost a court appeal.

03/20/2013

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Vail Valley Governments, Businesses Pitch In To Bring New Flight From Houston

As ski areas in the mountains look to cash in on summer time tourism, the industries that support that are growing now as well.

03/18/2013

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