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3 original NASA moon landing videos sell for $1.82 million at auction

3 original NASA moon landing videos sell for $1.82 million at auction

While the world celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing Saturday, Sotheby’s auctioned off three original NASA videotapes of the event for a whopping $1.82 million. That’s more than 8,000 times what then-NASA intern Gary George paid for them in a government surplus auction in 1976, the auction house said in a…MORE

Baltimore’s deputy police commissioner was robbed at gunpoint, police say

Baltimore’s deputy police commissioner was robbed at gunpoint, police say

A Baltimore deputy police commissioner was robbed at gunpoint, the police department said Saturday. Deputy Commissioner Daniel Murphy and his wife were walking Friday night near Patterson Park when a white SUV with four people in it approached them, the department said in a statement emailed to CNN. Two black men, believed to be about…MORE

Heavy damage after Midwest storms sweep through 500 miles in 10 hours

Heavy damage after Midwest storms sweep through 500 miles in 10 hours

A powerful derecho storm moved through the Upper Midwest on Friday night, gathering up 73 damaging wind reports, according to the National Weather Service, and the same area remained under threat of more severe weather Saturday. More than 100 damaging wind reports have already come in. The threat of large hail and isolated tornadoes will…MORE

Heat wave holds more than 150 million Americans in stifling grip this weekend

Heat wave holds more than 150 million Americans in stifling grip this weekend

“Take the heat seriously.” That’s what the National Weather Service is warning as a dangerous heat wave reaches its peak this weekend and more than two-thirds of the US are feeling temperatures push into the triple digits. So far, one death has been attributed to the high temperatures. Former NFL player Mitch Petrus, 32, fell…MORE

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