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Looking Ahead


Issue: "Going it alone," Nov. 2, 2013

Oct. 28

India’s most significant space mission ever will commence today when its Mars Orbiter Mission takes off from the southern part of the country. Complications could push the launch back up to 20 days. India’s space agency is hoping the project will demonstrate the nation’s growing prowess in space exploration.

Oct. 28

Today, ABC News and Univision plan to launch a new cable channel targeted to English-speaking Latinos. The channel, called Fusion, promises to feature a blend of entertainment, news, and satire.

Nov. 3

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Cloudy weather could taint the prospects of viewing the only 2013 total solar eclipse from its prime viewing area in equatorial Africa, but Americans living on the East Coast could wake up to a treat. The Atlantic coast of North America will feature a short-lived partial eclipse at sunrise.

Nov. 4

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi stands trial today for atrocities committed at the end of his tenure in office. The former Egyptian president, who will stand trial in an Egyptian court, has been accused of inciting deadly violence during his attempts to quell anti-government protests in the final months of his administration.

Nov. 9

The U.S. Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford, will be christened when the former president’s daughter breaks a bottle of sparkling wine over the ship’s bow in a  ceremony today. CVN-78 represents the first of the Ford-class of supercarriers designed to replace the aging Nimitz-class line. The Navy says it expects a 2016 delivery for the Ford.


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