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Director Christopher Nolen’s new film Dunkirk, based on the true heroic story from World War II, opens July 20th and is already receiving spectacular reviews. The U. S. Space and Rocket Center is showing it in its IMAX dome theater, providing a truly immersive experience. CEO Dr. Deborah Barnhart tells Ginny Kennedy more about the movie and what other new things are happening at the Rocket Center.

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The U.S. Treasury is accusing Exxon Mobil of violating sanctions on Russia in a series of deals in May 2014. "What were they thinking?" wonders one of the architects of the sanctions.

Congress has been trying to repeal and/or replace the Affordable Care Act for years. Now it's down to the wire, but there are multiple proposals on the Senate's table, and more could be on the way.

President Trump is marking "Made in America" week to promote American labor. At the same time, his two Florida clubs are seeking visas to bring in foreign workers for low-wage jobs.

The Afghan team made headlines even before the event started when their visas were denied. But they made it after all!

There's a push in Congress to rewrite how science gets used in regulation — and that has researchers worried. The industry-backed bill would let business nitpick raw data and ignore valid results.

Along with the SEAL officer candidate, another woman is up for an elite job as a special boat operator, some 18 months after the Pentagon opened front-line combat jobs to women.

John Bush's controversial online views on abortion and race were criticized at a hearing last week but did not stand in the way of his Senate confirmation on a party-line vote.

Governments dole out millions each year. Researchers debate whether the payouts actually work. A new study from Uganda offers some answers.

One of the lead singers of the band Linkin Park, which found great success in the early 2000s, died Thursday in Los Angeles.

Whole Foods has been forced to stop selling goat cheese made from milk that came from a prison farm, where inmates work for less than a dollar an hour. Yet the inmates themselves aren't complaining.

Speaking to the parole board, the former NFL star stressed that he has been a model inmate during his time at the Lovelock Correctional Center. He has served nearly nine years for armed robbery.

The latest report has similar findings to prior estimates: big increases in the uninsured population, with some deficit reduction. But there's a big caveat: This bill will likely change.

President Nicolas Maduro plans to rewrite Venezuela's Constitution. As a general strike begins, the Organization of American States expresses fear that security forces might start a "bloodbath."

Cybersecurity reporter Kim Zetter warns that our election systems, including our voting machines, are vulnerable to hacking: "We can't rule out that elections haven't already been manipulated."

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