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Dad believes new info will lead to nursing student's remains

Feb. 8, 2019 4:55 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Fifteen years after 21-year-old Maura Murray disappeared following a car crash in rural New Hampshire, her father believes newly gathered information will lead to her remains. The University of Massachusetts-Amherst nursing student lied to professors about a death in the family and...

Astronomers unlikely victims of Mexico's violence, crime

Feb. 7, 2019 9:17 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Astronomers have become the latest victims of Mexico's violence with activities at two observatories being reduced because their staff suffered crimes while travelling to the remote mountain sites, researchers said Thursday. The problems occurred near the Alfonso Serrano Large Millimeter...