NEW YORK (AP) — Americans from Texas to Maine sweated out a steamy Saturday as a heat wave canceled events from festivals to horse races, chased baseball fans out of their seats and pushed New York City to order steps to avoid straining the electrical system.

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A moonstruck nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's "giant leap" by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin at parties, races, ball games and concerts Saturday, toasting with Tang and gobbling MoonPies.

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A moonstruck nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of humanity's first footsteps on another world Saturday, gathering in record heat at races and other festivities to commemorate Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's "giant leap."

Astronaut Neil Armstrong made history on July 20, 1969, when he became the first man to set foot on the moon. Watch the historic Apollo 11 moments as the world witnessed them 50 years ago. Watch 'Apollo 11' on Saturday, July 20 at 9 p.m. ET and 11 p.m. ET

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"It was jaw-dropping," says the director of "Apollo 11." Todd Douglas Miller talks about discovering 50 year old film in pristine condition. Watch 'Apollo 11' on CNN this Saturday, July 20 at 9 p.m. ET and 11 p.m. ET

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A compensation program for those exposed to radiation from years of nuclear weapons testing and uranium mining would be expanded under legislation that seeks to address fallout across the western United States, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were urged to take heed of tornado and flash-flood warnings Monday as the storm moved north.

CNN's Jessica Dean breaks down the detail of former Vice President Joe Biden's proposed health care plan amid an escalating fight with some of his 2020 Democratic challengers advocating for eliminating private health insurance.

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early Saturday morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said.

EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Leroy Nolan has spent the last 26 years behind bars at a federal prison for a drug conviction. In the prison factory, he works making T-shirts, backpacks and other products that are later sold to government agencies, nonprofits and others.

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Carrying "off the chart" amounts of moisture, Barry crawled ashore Saturday in Louisiana and quickly weakened to a tropical storm that promised to dump heavy rains that could last for days and pose a test of the flood-prevention systems built after Hurricane Katrina 14 years ago.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Homeowners sandbagged their doors and tourists trying to get out of town jammed the airport Friday as Tropical Storm Barry began rolling in, threatening an epic drenching that could test how well New Orleans has strengthened its flood protections in the 14 years since Hurr…

CNN's Pamela Brown speaks with Vice President Mike Pence after he toured a migrant detention facility in McAllen, Texas, appearing to call out comments Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made when she referred to the border as a "manufactured crisis."

The House passed legislation to extend funding for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund through 2090, weeks after the bill received nationwide attention following impassioned pleas for support from surviving first responders and comedian Jon Stewart.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon, some people insist it never happened and was all a big hoax by the U.S. government.

BUDA, Texas (AP) — There were water balloons at Byron Xol's birthday party — bunches of them, filled a dozen at a time. He squeezed them with both hands, until the water burst on his face and chest.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump abandoned his controversial bid to inject a citizenship question into next year's census Thursday, instead directing federal agencies to try to compile the information using existing databases.

President Donald Trump is expected to issue an executive action directing the Commerce Department to obtain citizenship data through means other than the US census, according to two people with knowledge of the plan. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

The storm threatening much of the Gulf Coast has reached sustained winds of 40 miles per hour as of this afternoon. It’s been named Tropical Storm Barry. The system is expected to intensify into a hurricane before making landfall Friday night or Saturday, but rain from the storm is already p…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting people who are in the United States illegally is expected to begin this weekend after it was postponed last month by President Donald Trump.

NEW YORK (AP) — Adoring fans packed New York City's Canyon of Heroes on Wednesday amid a blizzard of confetti to praise the World Cup-winning U.S. women's national soccer team as leaders on the field and advocates for pay equity off it.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trying to tamp down calls for his resignation, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday defended his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving now-jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein, insisting he got the toughest deal he could at the time.

SALEM, Mass. – A Massachusetts teenager convicted of the fatal stabbing and decapitation murder of a high school classmate has been sentenced to life in prison.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chairman Jerome Powell signaled Wednesday that the Federal Reserve is likely to cut interest rates late this month for the first time in a decade in light of a weakening global economy and rising trade tensions.

President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Federal Aviation Administration won approval from a Senate committee Wednesday despite objections from Democrats who questioned the actions of the former Delta Air Lines executive in a case involving a pilot who raised safety issues.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is directing the government to revamp the nation's care for kidney disease, so that more people whose kidneys fail have a chance at early transplants and home dialysis — along with better prevention so patients don't get that sick to begin with.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in theater, television and movies and win an Emmy in his 60s for his comedy turn on TV's "The Larry Sanders Show," has died. He was 88.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, took in more than $15 million since leaving the Obama White House, according to documents released Tuesday, catapulting the Democratic presidential candidate into millionaire status and denting the working-class aura he's developed over decades.

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8/5/1939~7/20/2019 Graveside services will be Tuesday 7/23/2019 at 11:00am at Woodlawn Cemetery Houston, Texas, visitation Monday 7/22/2019 5-7pm at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home, Huntsville, Texas.

Jan Carroll Cole died at St. Luke CHI Hospital in Houston, Texas on July 7, 2019 after sustaining a head injury that caused a stroke. She was born August 26, 1940, the firstborn child of Dr. Thomas Cole Sr. and Margaret Thomason Cole. It was clear from early childhood that Jan was no ordinar…

12/21/1957 - 07/10/2019 A Service will be held on Saturday, July 13th at 2pm, at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home, 1700 Normal Park, Huntsville, TX