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Miles O’brien spoke with Rich Zurek, chief scientist of Mars Program Office at NASA’s Jet Propulsion laboratory, about particles in Comet Siding Spring’s tail that could collide with NASA’s Mars orbiters. The tiny tail...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN:  And now more of our continuing series, “The War on ISIS.”  Detailed analysis of the administration’s efforts to halt the advance by Islamic extremists who have captured large...
Catholic bishops scrapped their initial welcome of homosexuals into the church, a measure sought by Pope Francis, as their two-week synod in Vatican City concluded Saturday. Pope Francis greets French cardinal Roger Etchegaray on Oct. 5 at the end...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: As you no doubt know, gas prices have fallen sharply in recent weeks.  According to AAA, the average price of a gallon of regular was $3.52 in late July.  Now, less three months later, it’s $3...
Come si fa a non chiamarlo amore? #romatrascrive pic.twitter.com/1Konxk54HO — Ignazio Marino (@ignaziomarino) October 18, 2014 Rome’s Mayor Ignazio Marino on Saturday went against Italy’s law by registering 16 gay marriages that...
The youngest male rhino, Suni, at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya in 2010. Suni, one of seven remaining northern white rhinos in the world, died on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Photo by Elodie A. Sampere / Barcroft Media / Getty Images. One of the...