A solar system with as many planets as our own has been discovered with the help of NASA's Kepler space telescope and artificial intelligence, the US space agency said Thursday. ... of ours -- orbits a star called Kepler 90 some 2,545 light-years away. "The Kepler-90 star system is like...
NASA early Tuesday postponed a spacewalk outside the International Space Station by two of its astronauts after receiving a "debris notification" for the orbital outpost.
Astronauts Thomas Marshburn and Kayla Barron had been due to head outside the space laboratory later Tuesday on a six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk to replace a faulty radio communications antenna.
"NASA received a debris notification for the space station," the space agency tweeted.
"Due to the lack of opportunity to properly assess the risk it could pose to the astronauts, teams have decided to delay the Nov. 30 spacewalk until more information is available."
Earlier in November, Russia destroyed one of its own satellites during a missile test, generating a cloud of debris that NASA said had "increased the risk to the station."
The debris cloud forced the seven crew on the ISS to temporarily take shelter in their return ships. NASA said the biggest risk had been in the first 24 hours after the test.
It was not clear if NASA's postponement of Tuesday's spacewalk was due to debris from the Russian space missile test.
The Russians have rejected US accusations that their test had endangered the space station.
US officials said they were not informed in advance of the anti-satellite missile test -- only the fourth ever to hit a spacecraft from the ground -- which generated more than 1,500 pieces of trackable orbital debris.
The spacewalk had been due to be Barron's debut walk, and the fifth for Marshburn.
The pair arrived at the ISS on November 11 aboard SpaceX Crew Dragon Endurance with NASA's Crew-3 mission for a six-month stay.
'It's wrong what's happening over there': MSNBC's Mika shreds Fox News for 'spewing hatred and lies'
MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski went on a rampage against Donald Trump voters and then turned her attention to Fox News.
The conservative network's Lara Logan compared Dr. Anthony Fauci to the infamous Nazi doctor Josef Mengele, and the "Morning Joe" co-host blasted Fox News as dangerous propaganda.
"This is as bad as it gets," Brzezinski said. "Making parallels between Dr. Fauci and Dr. Mengele. That's a news organization. I want to know who the news director is who thinks that they are news director for a news organization, when they're literally spewing hatred and lies over the airwaves, and feeding their many viewers that they have -- America loves to watch Fox News -- but it's not news. It's lies and hatred, and people trying to get attention by using the Trump way of lying. Twisted, sick you-know-what."
"It seems silly to be lifting up [Rep.] Lauren Boebert and [Rep.] Marjorie Taylor Greene and even talking about these weak, pathetic people who are bending to the easiest, lowest-hanging fruit in Trumpworld," she added. "I mean, they're floating around the very bottom and feeding off of it, and it's kind of sad what they're doing to our country. It's upsetting ... it's wrong what's happening over there."
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Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist David Cay Johnston has calculated how much money flowed through Donald Trump's businesses while serving as president — and has reached a startling total figure.
CNN's Brianna Keilar interviewed Johnston about his new book, The Big Cheat: How Donald Trump Fleeced America and Enriched Himself and His Family.
"A new book is pulling back the curtain on how much former President Trump enriched himself and his family while he was in office, finding that nearly $1.7 billion in revenue flowed through him and his organizations during his four years as commander-in-chief," Keilar reported.
She described the book as "the most complete picture we've seen of this."
"Tell us how much Donald Trump profited — and how you were able to get to this number," Keilar asked.
"Well, Donald Trump had to disclose his finances as president, all top federal officials do," Johnston replied. "Now, several of them filed very incomplete and misleading forms. Donald, in fact, asked through his lawyers if he could file financial disclosures without signing under penalty of perjury. He was told, no, you have to sign under penalty of perjury."
He explained that of the more than $1.7 billion in question, much of it came from taxpayers.
"Donald did everything he could to make sure the taxpayers were putting money into his businesses," he noted. "Hundreds of millions of dollars."
In addition to his business interests making money, Trump has also received large amounts of donations.
"You know, you also talk about it, just before the 2020 election and on his way out the door with stop the steal fundraising, he rakes in $500 million," Keilar noted. "He spends less than $9 million on lawyers, the rest of that money, he can use how?"
"Oh, he can spend it on himself," Johnston replied.
"I expect that once he is indicted in Manhattan and perhaps other jurisdictions, a lot of that money will go to criminal defense lawyers," he explained.
"Really fascinating," Keilar said.
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