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This Week's Night Sky: Venus Buzzes the Beehive

Grab a telescope or binoculars to get a better look at this pretty pairing of planet and stars.<p>The moon dances with ice giants this week, Venus visits a stunning star cluster, and a space mountain offers its best views for 2015.<p><b>Neptune visit.</b> Early risers on Tuesday, June 9, can use Earth’s moon as …

Italian Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti Sets Record for Women in Space

A 38-year-old Italian astronaut has broken the record for the most time in space on a single mission by a woman.<p>Samantha Cristoforetti set the record on Saturday (June 6) at 11:04 a.m. EDT (1504 GMT), surpassing the 194 days, 18 hours and 2 minutes logged by NASA astronaut Sunita "Suni" Williams …

Weapons exposure linked to trauma symptoms in U.S. kids, study says

Exposure to incidents involving guns, knives and other weapons is taking a toll on the mental health of American kids, researchers said Monday — estimating that more than 1 in 4 children ages 6 to 17, a number greater than 17.5 million in all, have been exposed to violence involving a weapon as a …

Woman gives birth after pioneering ovarian tissue transplant

Ovarian tissue frozen when patient underwent chemotherapy as a teenager successfully grafted onto remaining ovary, allowing natural conception<p>A young woman in Belgium has become the first to give birth to a healthy baby after having her fertility restored by a transplant of ovarian tissue that was …

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Mitsubishi Planning Mirage and Lancer Sedans, But No Galant

As Mitsubishi has realigned its U.S. product line in recent years, crossovers and EVs have gotten most of the company’s attention. But Mitsu hasn’t abandoned its sedan plans altogether, as we learned during a chat with Don Swearingen, executive vice president of Mitsubishi Motors North America.<p>The …