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Chasing Copernicus in Poland

10 days ago   |   By Scientific American

In search of the man who kicked Earth out of its place at the center of the universe
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Meghan Markle's father says he's been 'shunned and ghosted' by her

Meghan Markle's father says he's been 'shunned and ghosted' by her

"There has to be a place for me. I'm her father." Read more ...

Man pronounced dead after fiery toll plaza crash

Man pronounced dead after fiery toll plaza crash

A man was pronounced dead at the hospital after crashing into a concrete barrier in Dover early Monday morning, state police said. Read more ...

US airstrikes wipe out dozens of al-Shabaab militants in Somalia

US airstrikes wipe out dozens of al-Shabaab militants in Somalia

The US military killed 62 al-Shabaab militants during six weekend airstrikes in Somalia, officials said Monday. Four strikes near Gandarshe, in Somalia's south-central Banaadir... Read more ...

$15.6 railroad facility coming to Des Moines

$15.6 railroad facility coming to Des Moines

Des Moines officials say a long-awaited $15.6 million railroad facility is set to be built soon and will aid central Iowa's economy. Read more ...

Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia, found dead at 35

Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia, found dead at 35

Kroll was the chief executive of the HQ Trivia app, a founder of the app Vine and worked for a period at Twitter. Read more ...

White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown

White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown

"We will do whatever is necessary to build the border wall to stop this ongoing crisis of immigration," said White House senior adviser Stephen Miller. Read more ...

Camp Fire cleanup worker fired over photos from burn zone

Camp Fire cleanup worker fired over photos from burn zone

Police in Northern California say they'll pursue criminal charges against a wildfire cleanup worker who posted photos of himself posing at destroyed properties. Read more ...

At least 62 dead as U.S. conducts airstrikes against extremist rebels in Somalia

At least 62 dead as U.S. conducts airstrikes against extremist rebels in Somalia

The U.S.'s Africa Command said the airstrikes were carries out to “prevent al-Shabab” from gaining footholds in remote areas. Read more ...

Miss Philippines, Catriona Gray, crowned new Miss Universe

Miss Philippines, Catriona Gray, crowned new Miss Universe

BANGKOK - The Philippines' Catriona Gray was named Miss Universe 2018 in a competition concluding Monday in Bangkok, besting contestants from 93 other countries and delighting... Read more ...

Bowles explains why he didn't use best weapon in biggest spot

Bowles explains why he didn't use best weapon in biggest spot

With the game on the line Saturday, the Jets' $72.5 million cornerback was mostly on the opposite side of the field from one of the most dangerous receivers in the NFL. Instead... Read more ...