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'Space tourism' may be possible as soon as 2020, say companies

Bigelow Aerospace and Axiom Space plan to attach their space modules to the International Space Station as part of a new NASA partnership. They hope …

Creepy clowns threaten to come to a school near you: Broward, Palm Beach schools taunted online

The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office found the creepy clown-threat craze plaguing the nation worthy of a warning this week. Miami police followed suit a …

Clowns Have Officially Drawn First Blood in the Clown War

Actually stabbing a teenage boy in the shoulder is a step too far, Bozos.<p>Up until now, the Creepy Clown Craze of 2016 has drawn the line at just being creepy. The clowns may lurk in the woods, menacing children with knives and chains, but menacing was all they did. That's all changed.<p>Police in …

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Brazil opens Latin America's first elephant sanctuary

<b>The first elephant sanctuary in Latin America has opened in Brazil to provide a home for an estimated 50 circus animals from across the region.</b><p>Guida and Maia, both over 40 years old, are the first residents.<p>They will be provided with veterinary care and live out their lives in forested areas with …

Accidental gun deaths involving children rocket in the US

Firearms in the United States are everywhere.<p>The ubiquity results in the accidental shooting of a child every other day in the US.<p>Four-year-old Bryson Mees-Hernández was sleeping at his grandparents house when he found a gun under the couples bed, he shot himself in the head.<p>His mother answered the …

US bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones on flights

<b>The US Department of Transportation has banned Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones on flights after reports of the device catching fire.</b><p>Passengers will not be able to take the phones on flights or in their luggage to and from the US from 16:00 GMT on Saturday.<p>The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) had …

A comet may have hit the Earth 56 million years ago, study says

Million of years in the past, a comet or an asteroid might have slammed into the Earth at an important time in its climatic history, scientists …

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22 homes destroyed in northern Nevada wildfire

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A trio of wind-whipped wildfires burning along the Sierra Nevada destroyed 22 homes north of Carson City, forced hundreds of …

Global deal reached to limit powerful greenhouse gases

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Nearly 200 nations have reached a deal, announced Saturday morning after all-night negotiations, to limit the use of greenhouse …