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Chimney Rock Becomes Newest National Monument

An ancient beauty in southwestern Colorado, Chimney Rock became the third national monument named by President Obama on Friday. More than just a spectacular feature, Chimney Rock's towering sandstone pillars were of astronomical importance to the ancestral Pueblo people over 1,000 years ago.
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Touchdown: Space Shuttle Endeavour Lands In Los Angeles

Riding piggy-back atop a Boeing 747, the shuttle performed a fly-by at several iconic spots, from Malibu and Santa Monica to the Getty Center, the Griffith Observatory, and Vandenberg Air Force Base.
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Space Shuttle Endeavour Makes Final Landing

The space shuttle Endeavour was flown into its new home of Los Angeles on Friday. Before touching down at LAX, it flew low over L.A. landmarks on the back of a modified Boeing 747. It is headed to the California Science Center, where it will be placed on permanent display.
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Government Officials Retire Chimpanzees From Research

The National Institutes of Health will retire over 100 chimps from biomedical research experiments after deciding there's no longer a need for them. Some chimps are headed to a sanctuary, while others will go to a facility in Texas that will care for them.

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