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New photos of Pluto from the NASA New Horizons mission showed young mountain ranges, a surprise to scientists. Photo by NASA-JHUAPL-SwRI As NASA’s spacecraft reached Pluto this week, poets on Twitter received a challenge: to write new Pluto-...
Aides to U.S. President Barack Obama (not seen) enter the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution after Obama in El Reno, Oklahoma July 16, 2015. Obama is the first sitting president to visit a federal prison. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque –...
U.S. Republican presidential candidate and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during a kickoff rally in Waukesha, Wisconsin, July 13, 2015. Photo by Darren Hauck/...
What happens when you have two kids under the age of 10 and you’re sick of children’s movies? Samantha Bee has a solution. We recently spoke with her about her favorite moments from working on “The Daily Show” for an...
Actor Peter Dinklage arrives for the season premiere of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” in San Francisco, California March 23, 2015. Photo by Reuters/Robert Galbraith “Game of Thrones” netted the most Emmy nominations on...
A view of the Tug river running through downtown Iaeger, West Virginia May 20, 2014. With coal production slowing due to stricter environmental controls, the availability of natural gas and a shift to surface mining, the state’s coal country...