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  1. 'Beautiful Eye Candy': Frozen Plains in Pluto's HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | ABC News

    This July 14, 2015 photo provided by NASA shows an image taken from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft showing a new close-up image from the heart-shaped feature on the surface of Pluto that reveals a vast, craterless plain. Vast frozen plains exist next door to Pluto's big, rugged mountains sculpted of ice, scientists said Friday, three days after humanity's first-ever flyby of the dwarf planet.

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  2. Ashes of Astronomer Who Discovered Pluto on Board New HorizonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | ABC News

    Clyde Tombaugh is finally getting to visit the speck of light he spotted at the edge of the solar system in 1930. New Horizons has been carrying science instruments on its 3 billion mile, nine-and-a-half year journey to Pluto, and an ounce of the astronomer's ashes have also been along for the ride.

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  3. Ready for Its Close-up: First Spacecraft to Explore PlutoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | ABC News

    NASA's New Horizons spacecraft was expected to get up-close and personal with Pluto on Tuesday, on track to zoom within 7,800 miles of the small icy world left unexplored until now. It's the final destination on NASA's planetary tour of the solar system, which began more than a half-century ago.

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  4. Astronomer's Ashes Nearing Icy World He Discovered: PlutoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | ABC News

    New Horizons also is carrying a 1991 U.S. postage stamp that's about to become obsolete - it trumpets "Pluto Not Yet Explored" - as well as two state quarters, one representing Florida, home of the launch site, and the other Maryland , headquarters for the spacecraft developers and flight control. When New Horizons rocketed away from Cape Canaveral on Jan. 19, 2006, Pluto was the ninth planet in our solar system.

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  5. It's Showtime for Pluto; Prepare to Be Amazed by NASA FlybyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | ABC News

    On Tuesday, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will sweep past Pluto and present the previously unexplored world in all its icy glory. It promises to be the biggest planetary unveiling in a quarter-century.

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  6. Prosecutors: Ex-Federal Agent to Plead Guilty in Theft CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | ABC News

    A former Secret Service agent will plead guilty to charges connected with the theft of electronic currency during a high-profile investigation into online drug bazaar Silk Road, federal prosecutors said. Shaun Bridges of Laurel, Maryland , was charged in March with stealing $820,000 worth of bitcoin after authorities said he obtained passwords to the multimillion-dollar marketplace for illegal drugs and other contraband.

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  7. What a Shot! Nats Star Harper Takes Selfie With Fan's PhoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | ABC News

    The Washington Nationals slugger known for launching long home runs thrilled a fan Tuesday night, gesturing for her cellphone, snapping a playful selfie and then tossing it back into the stands. The popular Harper made the play from right field before Washington took on the Toronto Blue Jays in the second game of a day-night doubleheader.

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  8. Federal Agents Accused of Stealing $1M in Online CurrencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | ABC News

    Two former federal agents are accused of using their positions and savvy computer skills to siphon more than $1 million in digital currency from the illegal black market Silk Road website while they and their agencies were operating an undercover investigation of the online drug bazaar. The pair appears to have acted independently of one another while using sophisticated encryption software, inside knowledge of the investigation and complex offshore banking transfers of digital money called bitcoins and U.S. currency.

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  9. 2 US Agents Charged With Fraud During Silk Road InquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | ABC News

    Two former federal agents have been charged with stealing digital currency during their investigation into an online black market that allowed users to buy and sell drugs and other illegal items. Carl M. Force, 46, of Baltimore, was a special agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration and Shaun W. Bridges, 32, of Laurel, Maryland , was a special agent with the U.S. Secret Service on a task force that investigated the Silk Road marketplace.

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  10. I-95 Closed North of DC After Tanker OverturnsRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | ABC News

    Interstate 95 is closed in both directions about 5 miles north of the Capital Beltway in Maryland after officials say a tanker truck carrying bio-diesel fuel overturned. The tanker overturned Tuesday morning south of state Route 198 near Laurel.

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  11. Suspect in Custody After DC Area Shooting Incidents, FBI SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | ABC News

    A suspect is in custody, believed to be involved in a string of recent shooting incidents in the Baltimore-Washington D.C. area, an FBI spokesperson told ABC News. A shooting incident happened Tuesday on the Inter-County Connector in Laurel, Maryland , with shots fired at a tree service truck.

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  12. NASA Spacecraft Almost to Pluto: Smile for the CameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | ABC News

    NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has traveled 3 billion miles and is nearing the end of its nine-year journey to Pluto. Sunday, it begins photographing the mysterious, unexplored, icy world once deemed a planet.

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