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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioIVETTE FELICIANO: More than a decade after Belgium became the second country in the world to legalize euthanasia, it once again made headlines in early 2014 when it became the first country to lift any age...
On Monday, we told you about SpaceX’s failed attempted to recover and reuse Falcon 9, the 14-story rocket that launches supply capsules into space. This was the rocket that helped deliver the company’s fifth resupply mission to the...
Short grasses and plants growing near the Arctic Circle absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. As they die, the carbon-rich plant matter is pushed into the soil, where it freezes. In warmer conditions, the plant matter would be broken down...
The National Collegiate Athletic Association announced a possible deal with Penn State on Friday which would restore 112 football team wins that were erased from the history books in 2013 after the Jerry Sandusky child molestation uproar. If...
The majority of earth’s land and water mass is either warmer than average, much warmer than average or hitting a record warm. Image courtesy of NOAA/NCDC. Though most of the United States still shivers with memories of the polar vortex, 2014...
This annotated image shows where features seen in an observation by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have been interpreted as hardware from the Dec. 25, 2003, arrival at Mars of the United Kingdom’s Beagle 2 Lander. The image was taken...