NASA: Sun stripping away Martian atmosphere, left dry planet

...existing thin atmosphere would be gone in another few billions of years, he noted, although the gas is also locked up in the polar caps and in the subsurface.Jakosky and Brain work at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics at the University of Colorado...
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On heroin deaths: 'Something had to be done'

...Zombies have problems but heroin isn't one of them," one T-shirt reads. Underneath a picture of a zombie it says in all caps, "JUNEAU ? STOP HEROIN ? START TALKING.""Heroin will kill you and your friends, Please don't start," reads a sticker...
College football capsules

...8-2, 4-2 Big Ten, No. 18 CFP) pulled out another close game.Jackson plowed in from the 2 with 4:37 remaining to cap a 58-yard drive. The Wildcats converted four third downs, including the TD, on the possession and quarterback Clayton Thorson...
Obama vetoes $612 billion defense bill in rebuke to GOP

...spending limits, both parties are eager to bust through the caps for defense spending. But Obama has insisted that spending on...shows no signs of a quick resolution.To sidestep the budget caps, known in Washington as sequestration, lawmakers added an extra...
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Today in Sport's History for Nov. 4

...touchdowns and scores three more to lead Sacramento State over Cal State Northridge 64-61.2001 - Luis Gonzalez's RBI single caps a two-run rally off Mariano Rivera in the bottom of the ninth, and the Arizona Diamondbacks win their first championship by...
Fresh starts as GOP taps new speaker, OKs budget deal

...default just days away. It would also set the budget of the federal government for the next two years, lifting onerous spending caps and steering away from the brinkmanship and shutdown threats that have haunted Congress for years.Most of the "no" votes...
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In testimony, Alaskans plead for legal cannabis clubs

...substances that result when the psychoactive components of marijuana are condensed in a chemical process. Regulation 306.545 caps concentrate potency at 76 percent THC, akin to the state's limits on the proof of alcohol. Pure or near-pure alcohol like...
Speaker Boehner's last deal: 2-year budget

...tentative pact anticipates designating increases for the Pentagon as emergency war funds that can be made exempt from budget caps. Offsetting spending cuts that would pay for domestic spending increases included reforms to the Agriculture Department's...
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Bush offers plan to repeal, replace federal health care law

...Administration to help spur innovation in the health care industry and would put limits on malpractice lawsuits. And he would put caps on federal payments to states and create a "transition plan" for 17 million people "entangled" in Obama's Affordable Care...
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Congress, Obama avert gov't shutdown

...At the same time it would set the budget of the government through the 2016 and 2017 fiscal years and ease punishing spending caps by providing $80 billion more for military and domestic programs, paid for with a hodge-podge of spending cuts and revenue...
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