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Smugglers’ SUV gets stuck atop Calif. border fence

October 31st, 2012
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) -- Suspected smugglers who tried to use ramps to drive an SUV over a 14-foot-tall border fence had to abandon their plan when the Jeep became stuck on top of the barrier, authorities said Wednesday....


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Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier — again

October 15th, 2012
Sixty-five years after his history making flight, the legendary test pilot takes to the skies to celebrate one of the seminal events in aviation history. [Read more]



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Skydiver breaks sound barrier

October 14th, 2012

Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner made a death-defying free fall that made him the first skydiver to break the sound barrier, according to organizers.



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Apple’s stock crosses the $700 barrier

September 17th, 2012
The company has had a strong run recently, and is now valued at nearly $655 billion. [Read more]


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