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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has given more details about his plan to colonize Mars. Musk answered questions on Reddit on Sunday. The session was a follow up to Musk's comments at a space conference in Mexico last month during which he unveiled his plan to send up to 1 million people to Mars within the next 40 to 100 years. Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying en masse to the red planet "Battlestar Galactica" style.

Updated at 12:27 PM

ATHENS, Greece (AP) " The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 4:15 p.m. French authorities have begun a complex operation to shut down a makeshift migrant camp in the port town of Calais known as "the...

Updated at 12:27 PM

BARTELLA, Iraq (AP) " Iraqi forces fought their way into two villages near Mosul on Monday as the offensive to retake the extremist-held city entered its second week and a rights group urged a probe into a suspected airstrike that hit a mosque,...

Updated at 12:18 PM

CHICAGO (AP) " It was a striking image. A photo of an 89-year-old man hunched over, struggling to push his cart with frozen treats. Fidencio Sanchez works long hours every day selling the treats because he couldn't afford to retire. The photo and...

Updated at 12:17 PM

MOSCOW (AP) " A Russian deputy minister who was suspended following allegations he covered up doping cases at the 2014 Winter Olympics has resigned, the government said Monday. Deputy Sports Minister Yuri Nagornykh was the most prominent...

Updated at 11:57 AM

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) " Famed '60s anti-war activist Tom Hayden, whose name became forever linked with the celebrated Chicago 7 trial, Vietnam War protests and his ex-wife actress Jane Fonda, has died. He was 76. He died on Sunday after...

Updated at 11:57 AM

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) " The International Olympic Committee says it is offering assistance to the Russian husband and wife team who blew the whistle on widespread doping in their homeland. The IOC says 800-meter runner Yulia Stepanova...

Updated at 11:51 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Election Day just 15 days off, Donald Trump is fighting to preserve his narrow path to the presidency in must-win Florida on Monday as Hillary Clinton tries to slam the door on her Republican opponent in battleground New...

Updated at 11:12 AM

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) " A maintenance crew had slowed down traffic on a California highway through the night, and the work had gone on for hours without problems. Then a tour bus returning to Los Angeles from a casino trip slammed into the...

Updated at 10:58 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 8 a.m. Polling places are starting to open for early voting in the battleground state of Florida. Fifty counties will open polling places on Monday,...

Updated at 10:15 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " In an evening filled with jokes about Bill Murray's elusiveness and quirky personality, it was David Letterman who provided the most touching moment as Murray was honored with the nation's top prize for comedy. Murray, 66,...

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