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School bus overturns; many students injured

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A school bus in Kentucky carrying a high school softball team overturned. Police say 25 people were taken to local hospitals.

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US, Afghan diplomats meet on security pact

The Strategic Partnership Agreement defines Washington's commitment to Afghanistan over the next 10 years and its expectations of Kabul, including free and fair presidential elections next year.

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NASA launches spacewalk to replace space station pump

Mission Control says an ammonia leak on the International Space Station appears to have been successfully plugged.

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3rd escaped Kansas inmate back in custody

The Kansas Department of Corrections says 57-year-old Randy Ridens Sr. was taken into custody late Friday, hours after 31-year-old Allen M. Hurst and 49-year-old Scott A. Gilbert surrendered in Missouri. The three walked away Friday from a minimum-security unit at the Lansing Correctional Facility in Kansas.

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Pakistan's historic election: Why you should care

Saturday's election marks the first time a civilian government in Pakistan has completed its full term and handed over power in democratic elections.

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