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Saturn Might Have A New Baby Moon Named Peggy

Saturn Might Have A New Baby Moon Named Peggy

It’s not like Saturn needs another moon to look after — it’s already got 53 officially, with nine more labeled as “provisional” (and those are just the ones we know about). But the tiny, icy object nicknamed “Peggy” could prove hard to resist.

Abu Ghraib Prison Temporarily Closed Over Security Concerns

Abu Ghraib Prison Temporarily Closed Over Security Concerns

Abu Ghraib, the Iraqi prison that became the center of 2004 prison-abuse scandal during the U.S. occupation, is being closed temporarily due to security concerns, according to the country’s Justice Ministry.

NYPD Shuts Down Controversial Unit That Spied On Muslims

NYPD Shuts Down Controversial Unit That Spied On Muslims

The New York Police Department said Tuesday it would disband a special unit charged with detecting possible terrorist threats by carrying out secret surveillance of Muslim groups.

43-Year-Old Cold Case Closed: South Dakota Girls Died In Accident

43-Year-Old Cold Case Closed: South Dakota Girls Died In Accident

Dropping water levels in a river reveal the answer to a mystery that had been haunting a South Dakota town for more than 40 years.

In Ukraine: Reports Of Soldiers Switching To Pro-Russia Side

In Ukraine: Reports Of Soldiers Switching To Pro-Russia Side

Confusion continues to reign in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russia gunmen remain in control of many government offices even as the Ukrainian military sends in troops, tanks and armed aircraft in an attempt to dislodge them.

Dozens Of Girls Abducted In Nigeria; Militants Blamed

Dozens Of Girls Abducted In Nigeria; Militants Blamed

Soldiers, “vigilantes and volunteers,” CNN writes, are searching for about 100 Nigerian schoolgirls who are reportedly in the hands of the militant Islamist group Boko Haram.

Hundreds Missing After Ferry Sinks Off South Korea’s Coast

Hundreds Missing After Ferry Sinks Off South Korea’s Coast

About 300 people, many of them high school students and teachers who were on a trip to a resort island, were missing Wednesday after a ferry disaster off the southern coast of South Korea.

Japan May Send Maglev Train Expertise To U.S., Without A Fee

Japan May Send Maglev Train Expertise To U.S., Without A Fee

The technology behind Japan’s magnetically levitated train system, which whooshes passengers to their destinations at speeds topping 300 mph, could come to the U.S. without a traditional license fee, according to Japanese media outlets.

Russian Attack Jet Repeatedly Overflies U.S. Warship In Black Sea

Russian Attack Jet Repeatedly Overflies U.S. Warship In Black Sea

The crisis in Ukraine has taken on even more of a Cold War-era feel after a Russian warplane made nearly a dozen low passes over the weekend of a U.S. destroyer that was sailing in the Black Sea.

An ‘Idiot With A Gun’ Leaves Families In Kansas Reeling

An ‘Idiot With A Gun’ Leaves Families In Kansas Reeling

The 73-year-old man accused of killing three people Sunday in a hate-fueled attack at Jewish centers in Overland Park, Kan., awaits a date in court that could come as soon as today.