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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…

Life-giving vitamin B3 may have come from space on meteorites, NASA researchers say

Earth may have received vitamin B3 supplied by carbon-rich meteorites, according to NASA-funded researchers, supporting…

Kepler-186f: NASA discovers first Earth-sized planet orbiting in life-friendly zone

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – For the first time, scientists have found…

Tech News

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…

Dutch man arrested for driving Amanda Todd to suicide with webcam blackmail

A 35-year-old Dutch man has been arrested in connection with the suicide of a Canadian…

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

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…

‘Superhero’ gathering at the Capitol fails to leap into Guinneess record book

They may have super-human powers and the nerve to don spandex, but a dozen Supermen…

Wyoming resort homes threatened as landslide gains speed

By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) – A slow-moving landslide threatening the affluent Wyoming community of Jackson…

World

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…

Avalanche on Mt. Everest leaves Sherpas counting their dead and considering their future

Survivor tells of ominous crack in the darkness as the search continues after at least 12 people are killed Chechhee…

Obama signs ‘terrorist activity’ law aimed at barring Iranian U.N. envoy

President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a bill barring U.S. visas for U.N. envoys seen as a threat…

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