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Soyuz Capsule Returns Station Crew to Earth After 204 Days in Space

Soyuz Capsule Returns Station Crew to Earth After 204 Days in Space

5 minutes ago   |   Space   |   2 articles

A Russian cosmonaut and astronauts from the United States and Canada returned to Earth after spending more than 200 days on board the International Space Station.
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SpaceX Adjusts Launch Time for First Falcon Heavy Night Flight

SpaceX Adjusts Launch Time for First Falcon Heavy Night Flight

1 hour ago   |   Space

SpaceX is waiting until late in its 4-hour window to fire the engines on the massive Falcon Heavy rocket currently sitting on a launch pad here at Kennedy Space Center.
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3 astronauts head to Earth from International Space Station

3 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

A Soyuz spacecraft carrying astronauts from Canada, Russia and the United States has undocked from the International Space Station and is headed back to Earth
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While Social Media Giants Struggle to Police Hate Speech and Divisive Rhetoric, This Knitting Site Just Banned Posts Supporting the Trump Administration

5 hours ago   |   Time

Ravelry, a popular social network and online community for knitters and other needleworkers, has banned posts in support of President Donald Trump, saying his administration is...
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Ravelry, The Knitting Website, Bans Trump Talk And Patterns

Ravelry, The Knitting Website, Bans Trump Talk And Patterns

7 hours ago   |   NPR

"We cannot provide a space that is inclusive of all and also allow support for open white supremacy" Ravelry said. "Support of the Trump administration is undeniably support...
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Self-driving startup Argo AI has committed $15 million to set up a research center on CMU campus

Self-driving startup Argo AI has committed $15 million to set up a research center on CMU campus

9 hours ago   |   Post Gazette

The space will be dedicated to at least five years' worth of deep exploration into some of the greatest challenges for self-driving cars.
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Will outer space sperm banks make male astronauts irrelevant?

Will outer space sperm banks make male astronauts irrelevant?

9 hours ago   |   New York Post

In the beginning, there was Adam and Eve. In the new beginning, it may just be astronaut sperm and Eve. Spanish scientists have recently proven that frozen human sperm is...
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NASA's New Salmon-Colored 'Green' Fuel Is a Much Safer Propellant

NASA's New Salmon-Colored 'Green' Fuel Is a Much Safer Propellant

10 hours ago   |   Space

SpaceX's next Falcon Heavy launch will carry a satellite designed to test a new type of rocket fuel, the first ever "green" propellant in space. Only it's not so green.
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Space Station Astronauts Return to Earth Tonight: Watch It Live!

Space Station Astronauts Return to Earth Tonight: Watch It Live!

10 hours ago   |   Space

Three Expedition 59 crewmembers are returning to Earth today after spending more than six months at the International Space Station.
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Slurpees incoming! 7-Eleven begins delivery in public spaces

10 hours ago   |   ABC

7-Eleven launches delivery service to public spaces.
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Trump signs executive order requiring hospitals to disclose prices to patients

Trump signs executive order requiring hospitals to disclose prices to patients

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday aimed at making health care prices more readily available to consumers. Read more ...

GOP state senators in Oregon strike for 5th day over climate change bill

GOP state senators in Oregon strike for 5th day over climate change bill

The Oregon Senate is unable to conduct business for a fifth day because of a Republican boycott of the Legislature over major climate change legislation. Read more ...

Italy's Milan-Cortina to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Italy's Milan-Cortina to host 2026 Winter Olympics

International Olympic Committee officials voted between the Italian bid and one from the Swedish city of Stockholm-Are. Read more ...

Chicago police release footage of Jussie Smollett with noose around neck

Chicago police release footage of Jussie Smollett with noose around neck

The video shows Chicago police officers speaking to Smollett inside his apartment after he reported being attacked by two racists who tied a noose around his neck on Jan. 29. Read more ...

US in the World Cup quarterfinals after 2-1 win over Spain

US in the World Cup quarterfinals after 2-1 win over Spain

Megan Rapinoe scored both of Team USA's goals Read more ...

Trump announces 'hard hitting' new sanctions against Iran

Trump announces 'hard hitting' new sanctions against Iran

"We will continue to increase pressure on Tehran," Trump said. "Never can Iran have a nuclear weapon." Read more ...

Bernie Sanders unveiling plan to cancel all $1.6 trillion in student debt

Bernie Sanders unveiling plan to cancel all $1.6 trillion in student debt

Two days before the first Democratic presidential debates, Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday will unveil legislation canceling all $1.6 trillion of student debt held by about 45... Read more ...

Chiefs' WR Tyreek Hill to meet with NFL investigators this week, according...

Chiefs' WR Tyreek Hill to meet with NFL investigators this week, according to report

Yahoo Sports, citing multiple sources, says meeting will happen in Kansas City Read more ...

19-year-old dead after officer-involved shooting

19-year-old dead after officer-involved shooting

Police say witnesses told them that the victim fired at police before he was shot. Read more ...

Passenger says she woke up alone on an empty Air Canada plane

Passenger says she woke up alone on an empty Air Canada plane

Tiffani O'Brien said she woke up on an empty Air Canada plane, in the dark and “freezing cold,” after a short flight from Quebec City to Toronto's Pearson International... Read more ...