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Last Member of Historic Yuma Endurance Flight Team Dies

The final surviving member of the team that accomplished a record-breaking endurance flight in Yuma in 1949 has died. He was part of the team that set a new record for 1,124 hours of continuous flight. For the Arizona Science Desk, Maya Springhawk Robnett reports…

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"The Good Place," an NBC comedy just beginning its second season, starts with a quirky premise.

Update at 3:05 p.m. ET: The Des Moines Register reports Comey was in Iowa for a family party.

Look who's talking.

Former FBI Director James Comey, who has cultivated a low public profile since his surprise firing last May, confirmed Monday that he is the author of a Twitter account that was previously anonymous — and signaled that he is going to rejoin the national conversation.

In 2005, shortly after earning a master's degree in electrical and computer engineering, Sam Cape was looking for work online when he came across a cryptic help wanted ad.

At his interview, he was shown something that blew his mind. Cape says it looked like film but was three-dimensional and appeared to be moving. It was in fact a prototype of a micro-optics technology he would go on to refine as the director of research and development for Massachusetts-based Crane Currency.

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Pop star Justin Timberlake will perform at halftime of the 52nd Super Bowl, it was announced yesterday evening in an excitedly adolescent announcement video Timberlake posted with Jimmy Fallon (below). The game will take place at Minneapolis, Minn.'s U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, Feb. 4.

The floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey had to go somewhere.

In the gritty industrial town of Yiwu, workers prepare jeans to be dyed in a vivid range of colors.

Two months ago, this factory — and this entire city, located in China's eastern province of Zhejiang — was a much quieter place. Inspection crews from the environmental bureau had shut businesses down, cutting electricity and gas so that they could determine who was following China's environmental laws and who wasn't.

The boss of this factory, who asked that his name not be used for fear of punishment by local officials, says he's never seen anything like it.

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Opening statements come today in a San Francisco murder trial. This is a case that first received national attention when Donald Trump, then a presidential candidate, used it to press his immigration stance.

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The widow of an American soldier who was killed earlier this month in Niger says she wants to know what happened to her husband. Here's Myeshia Johnson speaking on ABC's "Good Morning America."


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