Fifty years ago, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed the Apollo Lunar Module and took their first steps on the Moon. Hundreds of millions of people around the world watched history taking place. You've probably seen the famous pictures, but here are some lesser-known facts about the historic mission.

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The reluctant warrior -- John McCain's record on foreign policy, and what to expect if he's elected into office.
The Republican party is not known for attracting immigrants. But some do gravitate to the GOP. What is about this year's Republican ticket that appeals to them?
Among the many constituencies that John McCain is trying appeal to this election are the Latino voters.
Thailand's capital, Bangkok, is under emergency rule following overnight clashes between rival political supporters.
The U.S. military has handed Anbar province, once the center of Iraq's Sunni insurgency, back to Iraqi control.
About 100 Iraq War veterans are in St. Paul to give Republicans a piece of their mind.
International condemnation mounts over Russia's recognition of Georgia's breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
The Japanese need more features than what the iPhone can offer -- like an e-wallet.

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