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  • Space shuttle Endeavour embarked on its new life as a museum piece Wednesday, leaving behind its NASA home and heading west on the last ferry flight of its kind.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 6:00 PM EST
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  • A bear cub rescued from a fire in the Idaho backcountry after suffering second-degree burns on all four of its paws has been moved to a wildlife sanctuary and is expected to make a full recovery, officials said Monday.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 3:00 PM EST
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  • The scientists and fishermen on board the Ocearch, a repurposed crabbing vessel, received word that their scouting boat had hooked a great white shark, sparking a flurry of activity.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 1:30 PM EST
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  • NASA's Space Shuttle Endeavor was supposed to depart Florida's Kennedy Space Center on Monday for its permanent museum home in Los Angeles. But stormy weather along the Gulf of Mexico nixed the travel plans.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 12:30 PM EST
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  • A giant panda at the Smithsonian's National Zoo is a mother for the second time, giving birth to a cub after years of failed pregnancies.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 12:30 PM EST
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  • Few designers could, or would, overshadow the models wearing their outfits. But Vivienne Westwood did just that Sunday, closing her show by walking down the catwalk wearing a ragged T-shirt, shorts and makeup that looked as if she had a giant black eye.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 12:30 PM EST
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  • The Star Island Family Retreat and Conference Center in New Hampshire is involved with a project that involves one of the largest solar panel installations in northern New England.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 12:30 PM EST
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