Barcelona's victims: A snapshot of the world


PARIS (AP) — The dead and injured in Barcelona were a snapshot of the world — men, women and children from at least two dozen nations — testifying to the huge global appeal of the sun-kissed city.


  • Written by By JOHN LEICESTER , Associated Press

Spain manhunt deepens as Barcelona insists 'I am not afraid'


BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish police intensified a manhunt Friday for suspects behind two deadly vehicle attacks on civilians, shooting and killing five people wearing fake bomb belts who attacked a seaside resort and arresting four others believed linked to the carnage wrought on a Barcelona promenade.

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  • Written by By JOSEPH WILSON and ALEX OLLER , Associated Press

Math experts join brainpower to help address gerrymandering


MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Some of the brightest minds in math arrived at Tufts University last week to tackle an issue lawyers and political scientists have been struggling with for decades.

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  • Written by By COLLIN BINKLEY , Associated Press

NASA, PBS marking 40 years since Voyager spacecraft launches


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Forty years after blasting off, Earth's most distant ambassadors — the twin Voyager spacecraft — are carrying sounds and music of our planet ever deeper into the cosmos.


  • Written by By MARCIA DUNN , AP Aerospace Writer

NASA launches last of its longtime tracking satellites


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA launched the last of its longtime tracking and communication satellites on Friday, a vital link to astronauts in orbit as well as the Hubble Space Telescope.


  • Written by By MARCIA DUNN , AP Aerospace Writer