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Scientists Spot A Planet That Looks Like ‘Earth’s Cousin’

Scientists Spot A Planet That Looks Like ‘Earth’s Cousin’

Scientists who have been hunting for another Earth beyond our solar system have come across a planet that’s remarkably similar to our world.

Tragedy Atop The World: Everest Avalanche Kills At Least 12

Tragedy Atop The World: Everest Avalanche Kills At Least 12

At least 12 Sherpa guides died Friday on Nepal’s side of Mount Everest when an avalanche buried them on the world’s tallest mountain.

Ukraine Crisis: Diplomats Meet, Putin Admits Russia’s Role In Crimea

Ukraine Crisis: Diplomats Meet, Putin Admits Russia’s Role In Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin has publicly acknowledged for the first time that his military played a part in Crimea’s breakaway from the rest of Ukraine.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Boston Stronger: City Marks One Year Since Marathon Bombings

Boston Stronger: City Marks One Year Since Marathon Bombings

On this April 15, Americans are thinking about the Boston Marathon bombings that occurred one year ago; in and around Boston, people are also looking back on a year of healing.

Climate Change Adjustments Must Be Fast And Major, U.N. Panel Says

Climate Change Adjustments Must Be Fast And Major, U.N. Panel Says

A new report from the United Nations’ panel on climate change says major action is needed, and fast, if policymakers want to limit global warming to acceptable levels.

There’s A ‘Blood Moon’ Eclipse Tonight, But Will You Be Able To See It?

There’s A ‘Blood Moon’ Eclipse Tonight, But Will You Be Able To See It?

It’s looking like clouds will obscure Monday night’s lunar eclipse for nearly all of the U.S. East Coast, but much of the West and Midwest should be able to see it.

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