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Dolly may have been decrepit, but her clones are aging well

Dolly the sheep aged prematurely, but her poor health does not extend to her successors, who appear healthy.

26,750 miles, zero fuel: Historic solar flight completes first round-the-world journey

Bertrand Piccard, right, and Andre Borschberg, left, the pilots of the Solar Impulse 2 plane, celebrate in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, July 26, 2016. The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history on Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile (40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. (Peter Klaunzer/Keystone via AP)

In a first, men complete global trip in solar plane.


Authorities blame weather for Panama Canal ship scrape

Panama Canal authorities say a Chinese container ship's damaging scrape with the canal's new wider locks was caused by bad weather and the vessel not lining up correctly.


Honduras reports 8 babies born with Zika-related defects

Honduras' health minister says eight babies with severe birth defects linked to the Zika virus have been born in the Central American country.


UN secretary-general calls for truce during Rio Olympics

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling for an Olympic truce and urging all warring parties to lay down their weapons and put aside difference during the upcoming summer games in Rio de Janeiro.


UN: Western Sahara peacekeeping not fully operational

The U.N. peacekeeping mission in Western Sahara is not fully operational four months after Morocco expelled most civilian staff members to protest U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon's use of the word "occupation" to describe the status of the disputed territory, the Security Council said Tuesday.


The long and the short of it: Americans are shrinking fast

Being tall has its perks — and it has nothing to do with machismo. Taller people have been found to earn more money, studies show,…


Youngest Peace Prize winner surprises her young Minneapolis fans

Targeted by the Taliban for promoting education, Malala Yousafzai encourages students to pursue their dreams.


2 Brazil warplanes collide while training for Olympics duty

Authorities in Brazil say two Brazilian navy jets have collided near Rio de Janeiro while training for protecting the Olympic Games that open in 10 days.


Letter foretold Japan rampage that killed 19 disabled people

A young Japanese man went on a stabbing rampage Tuesday at a facility for the mentally disabled where he had been fired, officials said, killing 19 people months after he gave a letter to Parliament outlining the bloody plan and saying all disabled people should be put to death.


Guyana to deport 14 Venezuelans who crossed border for food

A group of 14 Venezuelans who crossed illegally into neighboring Guyana apparently to flee the economic crisis engulfing their country will be deported by the end of the week, Guyanese officials said Tuesday.


3 wounded in shooting at Armenian police station

A spokesman for Armenia's police says two of the gunmen who have been holding a police station in the capital for more than a week have surrendered after an exchange of gunfire.


The Latest: UN calls for Olympic Truce during Rio Games

The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):


UN calls for reconciliation in Central African Republic

The U.N. Security Council called on the Central African Republic's new president on Tuesday to urgently foster reconciliation between Muslims and Christians in order to reunify the country which has been plagued by sectarian violence.


Australians move into Rio Olympic village _ a few days late

Two days after describing the housing at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics as "dangerous," Australian athletes and staff started moving into the massive athletes' village compound on Tuesday.


Brazil slum residents refuse to move into housing complex

Residents of a Rio de Janeiro shantytown that was demolished earlier this year to make room for the Olympic Park have refused to move into the housing project the municipal government built for them.


U.K. will open a trade office in Minneapolis

Britain is the ninth-biggest buyer of Minnesota's exports.


IMF reaches staff-level accord with Moldova for $179M loan

The International Monetary Fund reached an agreement Tuesday with Moldova for a $179 million, 3-year loan arrangement conditional on the government carrying out reforms.


The Latest: Shocked French town honors slain priest

The Latest on the attack on a French church claimed by Islamic State group (all times local):