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Anti-Dakota Pipeline Activists Ramp Up Efforts on Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving wasn't a day of thanks Thursday in parts of North Dakota.<p>Hundreds of protesters tried to build a wooden bridge to cross a creek and reach purported tribal burial sites, almost 200 people took to the streets in a nearby small town, and more than 150 others blocked a bridge to share …

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America's Most Advanced Weather Satellite Ever Launches Tonight

An unmanned Atlas rocket is scheduled to blast off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 5:42 p.m. Saturday.<p>The nation's most advanced weather satellite ever awaits a sunset liftoff.<p>NASA is launching the $1 billion GOES-R satellite for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. An unmanned …

Russian spaceship delivers three astronauts to space station

Russia's Soyuz spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, carrying a European, a Russian and an American astronaut for a four-month mission.<p>"Capture confirmed," said a NASA commentator as the spacecraft docked at 4.58pm (9.58pm GMT), live US space agency television images …

White nationalists dress up and come to Washington in hopes of influencing Trump

Inside a beige meeting room at the<p>Ronald ReaganBuilding and International Trade Center, the buttoned-down millennials, in their dark suits and ties, settled in for the long conference day ahead.<p>Like countless others who travel to Washington, they had come to position their interests at the …

Twitter CEO apologizes for promoting a white supremacist ad on its platform

"We made a mistake here and we apologize. Our automated system allowed an ad promoting hate. Against our policy. We did a retro and fixed," Dorsey tweeted.<p>The ad titled "'New Article: The United States Was Founded as a White People's Republic' on NEW ORDER website" showed eight white children in a …

Science Leader Hopes Donald Trump Starts Respecting Facts

A Donald Trump administration cannot simply wish away inconvenient facts such as ongoing climate change and must accept scientific conclusions, the head of a top scientific organization said Thursday.<p>In an unusually frank and plainly worded commentary, the CEO of the American Association for the …