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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.

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.

Obama: ‘The Story Of America Is The Story Of Progress’

Obama: ‘The Story Of America Is The Story Of Progress’

Things have changed. That was the message delivered during a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act on Wednesday.

Molotov Cocktails And Razor Wire: Inside An Occupied Building In Ukraine

Molotov Cocktails And Razor Wire: Inside An Occupied Building In Ukraine

In Ukraine’s eastern city of Donetsk, activists who want to align the country more with Russia seized a regional administration building in the center of town last weekend. NPR correspondent Ari Shapiro went inside the building Friday and reports on what it was like:

Obama: Passing Of Fort Hood Victims ‘Shakes Our Soul’

Obama: Passing Of Fort Hood Victims ‘Shakes Our Soul’

The killing of three soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas, “shakes our soul,” President Obama said on Wednesday.