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Chilean mountain-top telescope will allow us to observe planets outside our solar system

Cerro Armazones is a crumbling dome of rock that dominates the parched peaks of the…

NASA spacecraft vaporized after crashing into the moon at 3,600 mph — as planned

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – A robotic U.S. spacecraft ended a pioneering…

Study: Global warming is due to carbon dioxide emissions, not chlorofluorocarbon

A paper published in the International Journal of Modern Physics B by the University of Waterloo’s Qing-Bin Lu…

Oklahoma students know less about evolution after Biology I than they did before taking it

A study published in the latest edition of Evolution: Education and Outreach demonstrated “the average…

Tech News

Tech workers seek to have Steve Jobs’ emails admitted as evidence in class action suit

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Four large technology companies should not be allowed to limit evidence…

SpaceX firm launches Dragon capsule to International Space Station

Private U.S. firm SpaceX launched its unmanned Dragon capsule to the International Space Station on…

Media

Singer Chris Brown to go on trial Monday on assault charges

Hip-hop star Chris Brown will stand trial on Monday for an alleged assault outside a…

World leaders and writers join Colombia in paying tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Presidents, writers and legions of fans paid tribute Friday to Nobel-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia…

U.S. News

Attendance dropping at aquatic theme parks over claims of abuse and suffering

Something disquieting happened at SeaWorld marine parks this year. Numbers attending the group’s popular US…

Man under evaluation for alleged gun threat locking down L.A. Times building

(Reuters) – A man who allegedly threatened to open fire in the building that houses…

Thousands gather in Kansas to mourn victims of Frazier Glenn Miller

By Carey Gillam and Kevin Murphy LEAWOOD, Kansas (Reuters) – Thousands of mourners filled a…

Suspect in Kansas City highway shootings faces 18 felony counts

By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) – A man who went on a weeks-long…

U.S. and Japan continue negotiations regarding Trans-Pacific Partnership

The United States said Friday there had been progress but no final deal in talks…

World

Town that was basis for ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’ celebrates late author’s life

In his sleepy, tropical home town, the people who knew the late Nobel-winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez as a child are…

Authorities begin to pull bodies from submerged Korean ferry

Divers retrieved more than a dozen bodies on Sunday from the submerged South Korean ferry that capsized four days ago…

U.S. automakers looking to crack Russian market despite tension over Ukraine

Nevermind the Ukraine crisis and Washington’s sanctions against Moscow: U.S. automakers say the Russian market is their next big frontier.…

U.N. Security Council: Attack on South Sudan base that left 58 dead could be ‘war crime’

The United Nations Security Council said the attack which killed at least 58 people on a UN base in South…

Archbishop of Canterbury: Anglican Church still ‘struggling with reality’ of marriage equality

Archbishop of Canterbury warns swift change in doctrine on issue risks alienating followers abroad, principally in Africa The Archbishop of…

Tickets go on sale in 10 of Brazil’s 12 World Cup host cities

World Cup ticketing centers opened in Brazil on Friday allowing fans who have managed to purchase match tickets for the…

Venezuela in crisis as Maduro limps to a year in power

A year after promising to continue Hugo Chavez’s legacy, Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro is struggling to lead an oil-rich country…

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