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Space telescopes capture asteroid slam with striking clarity

Space telescopes capture asteroid slam with striking clarity

Space Sep 29, 2022 / 4:40 pm

The world now has stunning new photos of this week’s asteroid strike, the first planetary defense test of its kind. NASA on Thursday released pictures of...

Arctic Ocean acidifying up to four times faster than any other sea on Earth

Arctic Ocean acidifying up to four times faster than any other sea on Earth

Sep 29, 2022 / 12:42 pm

What may be the broadest and longest study to date has found Canada's Arctic Ocean is growing more acidic up to four times faster than any other sea on the...

NASA spacecraft buzzes Jupiter moon Europa, closest in years

NASA spacecraft buzzes Jupiter moon Europa, closest in years

NASA Sep 29, 2022 / 9:31 am

NASA’s Juno spacecraft has made the closest approach to Jupiter’s tantalizing, icy moon Europa in more than 20 years. Juno on Thursday zipped within...

Hundreds line up to pay respects to late queen at Windsor Castle

Hundreds line up to pay respects to late queen at Windsor Castle

England Sep 29, 2022 / 7:39 am

Hundreds of royal fans lined up outside Windsor Castle for the chance to pay their final respects to Queen Elizabeth II as the chapel where the late monarch was...

NATO believes Baltic Sea pipeline leaks were sabotage

NATO believes Baltic Sea pipeline leaks were sabotage

Baltic Sea Sep 29, 2022 / 7:05 am

NATO said Thursday it would retaliate for any attacks on the critical infrastructure of the 30-member-countries organization as it suggested that damage to two...

People trapped, 2.5M without power as Hurricane Ian drenches Florida

People trapped, 2.5M without power as Hurricane Ian drenches Florida

Florida Sep 29, 2022 / 7:00 am

Hurricane Ian carved a path of destruction across Florida, trapping people in flooded homes, cutting off the only bridge to a barrier island, destroying a...

Finland to ban entry to Russian tourists starting midnight

Finland to ban entry to Russian tourists starting midnight

Finland Sep 29, 2022 / 6:48 am

The Finnish government said Thursday it would significantly limit passenger traffic on Finland’s border with Russia, banning Russian citizens traveling...

Hundreds of kids from east Ukraine stranded in Russian camps

Hundreds of kids from east Ukraine stranded in Russian camps

Ukraine Sep 29, 2022 / 6:37 am

The Russian occupation radio and newspaper ads promoted the camps as a summer break from the war for Ukrainian children under their control, free of charge....

Kremlin gets ready to annex 4 regions of Ukraine on Friday

Kremlin gets ready to annex 4 regions of Ukraine on Friday

Ukraine Sep 29, 2022 / 6:35 am

Russia on Friday will formally annex occupied parts of Ukraine where it held Kremlin-orchestrated “referendums” in which it claimed that residents...

Canadians in Florida hunkering down as hurricane Ian lashes the state

Canadians in Florida hunkering down as hurricane Ian lashes the state

Florida Sep 29, 2022 / 6:34 am

Summer Willett stocked up on food, water and other basic supplies as she prepared to ride out hurricane Ian at her in-laws’ home in Florida. The Cornwall,...

UK's Truss defends economic plan that sent pound tumbling

UK's Truss defends economic plan that sent pound tumbling

UK Sep 29, 2022 / 6:31 am

British Prime Minister Liz Truss on Thursday defended her economic plan and shrugged off the negative reaction from financial markets, saying she’s...

California woman charged with killing man over cat dispute

California woman charged with killing man over cat dispute

California Sep 29, 2022 / 6:25 am

A California woman has been charged with killing a man by ramming her car into him after accusing him of trying to run over a cat in the street, authorities...

Ian makes landfall in southwest Florida as Category 4 storm

Ian makes landfall in southwest Florida as Category 4 storm

Gulf of Mexico Sep 28, 2022 / 12:38 pm

UPDATE 12:40 p.m. Hurricane Ian made landfall in southwest Florida near Cayo Costa on Wednesday as a catastrophic Category 4 storm. About 2.5 million people...

Record methane leak flows from damaged Baltic Sea pipelines

Record methane leak flows from damaged Baltic Sea pipelines

Baltic Sea Sep 28, 2022 / 12:29 pm

Methane leaking from the damaged Nord Stream pipelines is likely to be the biggest burst of the potent greenhouse gas on record, by far. The Nord Stream...

EU plans Russia trade sanctions over 'sham' Ukraine votes

EU plans Russia trade sanctions over 'sham' Ukraine votes

Europe Sep 28, 2022 / 8:56 am

European Union countries should impose “biting sanctions” on Russian trade and hit officials responsible for “sham referendums” held in...

UN food chief warns Horn of Africa famine imminent, if global crises left unchecked

UN food chief warns Horn of Africa famine imminent, if global crises left unchecked

Africa Sep 28, 2022 / 6:36 am

The head of the World Food Program is urging countries to follow Canada in trying to avert a looming famine in East Africa, which he warns could get even worse...

EU vows to act if energy lines hit as firms ramp up security

EU vows to act if energy lines hit as firms ramp up security

Europe Sep 28, 2022 / 5:46 am

The European Union suspects that damage to two underwater natural gas pipelines was sabotage and is warning of retaliation for any attack on Europe’s...

Cuba without electricity after hurricane hammers power grid

Cuba without electricity after hurricane hammers power grid

Sep 27, 2022 / 6:54 pm

Hurricane Ian knocked out power across all of Cuba and devastated some of the country’s most important tobacco farms when it slammed into the...

California murder suspect, teen daughter killed in shootout

California murder suspect, teen daughter killed in shootout

California Sep 27, 2022 / 6:36 pm

An abducted 15-year-old girl and her father — a fugitive wanted in the death of the teen's mother — were both killed amid a shootout with law...

NASA moon rocket back in hangar, launch unlikely until Nov.

NASA moon rocket back in hangar, launch unlikely until Nov.

United States Sep 27, 2022 / 3:08 pm

NASA’s moon rocket returned to the safety of its hangar Tuesday as Hurricane Ian approached Florida, its launch now unlikely before mid-November. Instead...

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