Corey Tanis

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Asteroid swings very near Earth: Are you up for a midnight viewing?

An asteroid five football fields wide will make a near-Earth flyby on Monday, and you may be able to see it at the witching hour with a pair of strong binoculars.<p>Late Monday -- particularly at midnight -- will be prime time for trying to catch a glimpse of asteroid 2004 BL86, said the Jet …

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Cyberbullying law requires students to reveal Facebook passwords

• Illinois kids can be held accountable even for posts made after school<br>• Law stands in contrast to other states’ privacy-protecting measures<p>There’s an emerging threat hanging over the heads of school bullies: a new law aimed at stopping cyberbullying will force schoolchildren to hand over their …

North Korea Denies Connection to Sony Hack, But Praises Attackers

A denial with a smile.<p>Call it a denial with a smile. North Korea has officially denied any role in the devastating hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment — while praising the people who carried it out.<p>In a statement issued Sunday by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the country …

Obama: Racism, bias in US will take time to tackle

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is prescribing time and vigilance to tackle problems as entrenched in American society as racism and bias.<p>He also is urging patience, saying progress usually comes in small steps.<p>In an interview with BET, the president described his conversation with a group …

Lawmakers defend failed hostage rescue mission in Yemen

Lawmakers from both parties defended the Obama administration's attempt to rescue American journalist Luke Somers early Sunday morning, even though the dangerous mission did not result in saving Somer's life.<p>"It was an unfortunate outcome," House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, a …

‘Life on Earth is in peril. We have no future if we don’t go into space’

STEPHEN HAWKING<p>Physicist and cosmologist<p>Robotic missions are much cheaper and may provide more scientific information, but they don’t catch the public imagination in the same way, and they don’t spread the human race into space, which I’m arguing should be our long-term strategy. If the human race …