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Charles Keating Jr., who became face of savings and loan scandal, dies at 90

Charles Keating Jr., who became face of savings and loan scandal, dies at 90

April 2 (UPI) -- Charles H. Keating Jr., who spent time in prison for his role in the savings and loan scandal, has died.
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GenDyn NASSCO delivers second MLP-class ship to Navy

SAN DIEGO, March 13 (UPI) -- General Dynamics NASSCO reports it delivered a second Mobile Landing Platform-class ship this week to the U.S. Navy.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.
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Mobile landing platform ship for Navy completes builder's trials

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy's second mobile landing platform vessel, the USNS John Glenn, has successfully completed week-long builder's sea trials.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.
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Scott Carpenter, second American to go into orbit, dies at 80

Scott Carpenter, second American to go into orbit, dies at 80

DENVER, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Astronaut Scott Carpenter, the second American to orbit the Earth in NASA's Mercury program, died Thursday in Denver at age 80, his wife announced.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 18, 2013.
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Jockstrip: The world as we know it.

Ohio Eggshelland in its last year … Teen serenades future prom date at school … Opa-locka mayor orders underwear removal … Cab driver helps in robbery arrest … The world as we know it from UPI.

Ohio Eggshelland in its last year

LYNDHURST, Ohio, March 24 (UPI) -- A Lyndhurst, Ohio, family says this will be the last year they create a massive eggshell display for Easter, putting an end to the 55-year-old tradition.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 29, 2012.
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Neil Armstrong buried at sea

Neil Armstrong buried at sea

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11 commander and the first man on the moon, was laid to rest in the Atlantic Ocean Friday in a burial at sea, NASA said.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 18, 2012.
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Shuttle Discovery flies over nation's capital

Shuttle Discovery flies over nation's capital

WASHINGTON, April 17 (UPI) -- Washington was treated to the sight of a space shuttle flying overhead as the orbiter Discovery was carried atop a 747 jet heading for its retirement home.
Glenn: I don't think of myself as a hero

Glenn: I don't think of myself as a hero

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- John Glenn, feted in his home state of Ohio Monday on the 50th anniversary of being the first American to orbit Earth, says he doesn't consider himself a hero.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 20, 2012.
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Understatement of the Week: John Glenn

Understatement of the Week: John Glenn

Understatement of the week:
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John Glenn remembers 1962 space launch

John Glenn remembers 1962 space launch

MERRITT ISLAND, Fla., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Astronauts John Glenn and Scott Carpenter visited the Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the 50th anniversary of their Feb. 20, 1962, blastoff into orbit.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011.
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John Glenn turns 90

John Glenn turns 90

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 18 (UPI) -- John Glenn, the first American to orbit the earth when he was launched in the Friendship 7 capsule, turned 90 on Monday.

John Glenn blasts off into his 90s

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 17 (UPI) -- Former astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn says he isn't sitting still as he gets ready to mark his 90th birthday.

NASA shows off a moon robot

DENVER, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. space agency is exhibiting a lunar robot rover equipped with a drill, designed to find water and oxygen-rich soil on the moon.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008.
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