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Why We Should Land on Mars' Moon Before We Land on Mars

Rather than an expensive Apollo 8-style flyby or an audacious out-the-gates landing, NASA is mulling landing on the rocky, tiny moon first.<p>NASA wants to land a human crew on Mars in the 2030s. But to succeed with such an ambitious, expensive, long-timescale project, the agency needs a roadmap that …

Another Reason for Obama to Worry About the Iran Deal: The Treaty of Versailles

Chuck Schumer is just one senator, but his announcement that he will oppose the international nuclear agreement with Iran is being hailed as a …

Canada’s new anti-terrorism law may violate human rights, UN committee says

The UN human rights committee is worried a new law giving almost unlimited powers to Canada’s security agency and federal law enforcement is doing …

Human Rights

Dylann Roof should be tried as a terrorist: America’s disturbing double-standard on political violence (and why it matters)

<b>Charleston, S.C., shooting suspect Dylann Storm Roof is escorted from the Cleveland County Courthouse in Shelby, N.C., Thursday, June 18, 2015. (AP/Chuck Burton)</b><p>The DOJ has opted against charging the Charleston shooter with terrorism. That’s a major mistake<p>Marcy Wheeler<p>July 24, 2015 11:58am (UTC)<p>On …

China is building a massive solar plant in the Gobi desert

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Plans are underway for China’s first large-scale commercial solar plant, designed to eventually supply electricity for approximately one million households in Qinghai province. It’s a concentrating solar power (CSP) system, which uses a vast array of mirrors spread …

France's sweeping surveillance law goes into effect

Constitutional Council broadly approves controversial law, despite protests from civil liberties groups<p>France's highest constitutional authority has approved a controversial bill that significantly expands the government's surveillance powers. In a decision handed down Thursday night, the …

Inside El Salvador's 'War Without Sense'

A police officer from a special unit patrols the streets of San Salvador, on May 21, 2015.<br>Patrick Tombola—LAIF<p>1 of 11<p>When new recruits join the …