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Astronomers observe the bright flash from a star's explosion for the first time

For the first time ever, astronomers have captured the bright flash of a shockwave blasting out from a dying star, NASA reported. The brilliant sight, known as a "shock breakout," was seen by NASA's Kepler probe — a space telescope designed to search for planets outside the Solar System. Kepler was …

Universe

Apple vs. FBI: iPhone encryption battle likely to continue even after San Bernardino

The U.S. government's announcement that it might be able to unlock a San Bernardino shooter's iPhone without Apple's help is not likely to end the debate over encryption, privacy and national security.<p>Law enforcement has complained for many months that data encryption creates a major investigative …

Privacy

The Latest: Peruvian woman killed in Brussels airport attack

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the explosions Tuesday at Brussels airport and a subway station (all times local):<p>3 a.m.<p>Peru's Foreign Ministry says a …

Terrorism

Virginia police officer killed on her first day on the job; man charged

<b>(CNN) —</b> A police department in a Washington suburb is mourning an officer who was killed during her first day on the job.<p>Ashley Guindon, 28, of the Prince William County Police Department was fatally shot Saturday in Woodbridge, Virginia, while answering a domestic call in which two other officers …

Violence at Ku Klux Klan rally in Anaheim: Police defend their actions

Anaheim police have defended their handling of a Ku Klux Klan rally that left three people with stab wounds and 13 people arrested.<p>Some witnesses said they saw little police activity when the violence began. But in a statement, Anaheim officials said they had officers on scene and that they were …

Crime

Osama bin Laden Thought There Was Too Much Money in US Politics, Declassified Letters Show | VICE News

In the final years of his life, al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden tried to manage the terrorist network's operations and comment on world affairs, even as he grew more and more paranoid about spies and, in the end, worried about his own death.<p>A cache of 113 documents seized from bin Laden's Pakistani …

Uber driver suspected in shootings in Mich. that kill six

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Jason Brian Dalton had been driving for mobile ride company Uber for only a short time, according to his own account, but he was already alarming passengers. Late Saturday afternoon, he picked up a customer for a short ride; passenger Matthew Mellen said that Dalton’s reckless …

Crime

Cancer researchers claim 'extraordinary results' using T-cell therapy

‘This is unprecedented’ says researcher after more than half of terminally ill blood cancer patients experienced complete remission in early clinical trials<p>Scientists are claiming “extraordinary” success with engineering immune cells to target a specific type of blood cancer in their first clinical …

Immunotherapy

Syria: At least 22 killed in strikes against 2 hospitals, sources say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Rescuers wearing hard hats searched through rubble for survivors in northern Syria Monday after airstrikes hit two hospitals and a school building.<p>The attacks killed at least 22 people, according to reports. Eight others are missing and presumed dead.<p>Amnesty International said the hospital …

6 dead, 14 wounded in weekend shootings in Chicago

Six people were killed and at least 14 others were wounded in shootings in Chicago over the weekend as the level of gun violence in the city so far this year remains well above that of recent years, according to police.<p>Shootings in 2016 are more than double the same period in 2015, according to …

The FBI is still struggling to unlock San Bernardino killer's phone

Months after the tragic shooting at a health clinic in San Bernardino, FBI agents are still unable to unlock the phone used by one of the attackers, according to new statements by FBI director James Comey.<p>Speaking before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey mentioned the case as a prime example …

Ferguson City Council seeks changes to DOJ reform agreement

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Ferguson City Council agreed Tuesday to most proposals in a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department that would reform …

Justice

Supreme Court Blocks Enforcement of Air Pollution Rule

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked enforcement of the Obama administration's ambitious new plan for cutting greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.<p>The justices granted a plea from 30 states that asked for a temporary hold on the new Clean Energy Plan while the lower courts decide whether …

LAPD chief: 16-year-old fatally shot by police had sawed-off shotgun, stolen car

A 16-year-old shot and killed by Los Angeles police over the weekend was driving a stolen vehicle and carrying a sawed-off shotgun, Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday.<p>Beck said officers with the LAPD's Hollenbeck Division spotted the vehicle in Boyle Heights on Saturday night, hours after it had been …

Law Enforcement

I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (6 February 2016)

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p><b>Top picks</b><p>From me at The Atlantic:<p>Clearing the Body’s Retired Cells Slows Aging and Extends Life<br>• The Weird Thing About Cat Legs<p>“You are worthy”: Melissa Wilson Sayres’ wonderful letter to students, on the subject of harassment.<p>Beautifully written piece on …

Science

Case made for 'ninth planet'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1221000/1221615_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534432153_632b6c59927e78b4600182cbb7d8edfa<p><b>American astronomers say they have strong evidence that there is a ninth planet in our Solar System orbiting far beyond even the dwarf</b> …

Astronomy

Help! I’m Trapped in a Drop of Water

I am looking at a blob of water. Not pond water. Not pool water. Just ordinary H2O floating about in what appears to be zero gravity. And inside its wetness there’s a passenger, a goldfish, a very alive goldfish …<p>… that is trying desperately to escape—or so it seems. It flings itself at the blob’s …

Is there life on Mars? It's not likely, say scientists, after four-year experiment in Earth's coldest place

Scientists use drill designed for Red Planet's permafrost to discover 'cold and arid threshold' at which even primitive organisms cannot exist<p>The chances of finding life on Mars are much less likely after experiments showed microbes cannot survive in Antarctica, the coldest place on …

The Lake of Life

Contemplating our home in the universe from the small island of Mors in Denmark.<p>Rusian Merzlyakov posted this photo to EarthSky Facebook on Sunday. …

Canon EOS

Top 10 new species for 2015 (pictures)

Astronomers Catch Mysterious Radio Blast From the Distant Universe

Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home<p>Coming from far beyond the galaxy, an extremely energetic blast of radio waves has been snared by astronomers lying in wait. Lasting for just a few thousandths of a second, the burst is the first of an enigmatic class of objects to be observed in real-time, …

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