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Shooter hunted after bullets hit near Vegas cops

Police went door-to-door with guns drawn searching a neighborhood northeast of downtown Las Vegas after one or more assailants fired shots that narrowly missed officers making a traffic stop. Full story

Teachers team up for big test in space

Two science teachers who have spent the past five years under NASA's tutelage are about to graduate with high-flying honors. Full story

Teacher-astronaut takes space lesson to Disney

Three weeks after returning to Earth, teacher-astronaut Barbara Morgan cheerfully carried out her first space education assignment Monday, sharing the magic of flying in orbit with children at Walt Disney World. Full story

Shuttle lands safely despite damage

Endeavour returned to Earth safely Tuesday, ending a nearly two-week orbital drama that centered on a deep gouge in the space shuttle’s belly and an early homecoming prompted by a hurricane. Full story

How to sleep in space

   Aug. 16: Endeavour astronauts Barbara Morgan and Alvin Drew take questions from students in Virginia.

Space teacher conducts first orbital lesson

Teacher-astronaut Barbara Morgan transformed the space shuttle and space station into a classroom Tuesday for her first education session from orbit, fulfilling the legacy of Christa McAuliffe with joy and also some sadness. Full story

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  Teaching in space

Aug. 14: Watch an excerpt from educator-astronaut Barbara Morgan's orbital teach-in.

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Linda Selvig, a school teacher from Idaho, reacts as Space Shuttle Endeavour lifts off from pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center, Fla. Wednesday Aug. 8, 2007. Endeavour and a crew of seven, including teacher-astronaut Barbara Morgan, are headed to the International Space Station. Morgan was Christa M