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Who are the astronauts?

Science & Nature - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 12:35
BBC News profiles the space travellers who will launch in SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule.

Red Hugh: Spanish dig for the bones of 'Fighting Prince of Donegal'

Science & Nature - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 06:14
The Irish chieftain was buried in the same Spanish chapel as Christopher Columbus.

SpaceX and NASA make history with launch

World - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 01:05
SpaceX and NASA make history by launching two astronauts on a mission to the International Space Station, the first crewed spaceflight to take off from US soil in nearly a decade.

Chrissy Teigen pledges to donate $200,000 to bail out protesters across the country

Entertainment - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 00:22
Model and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen is donating $200,000 to bail out protesters after President Trump declared Saturday night "MAGA night" at the White House.

Climate change: How a green new deal really could go global

Science & Nature - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 23:54
Chief Environment correspondent Justin Rowlatt considers the prospects for a big economic makeover.

Coronavirus: The mystery of asymptomatic 'silent spreaders'

Science & Nature - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 23:02
Scientists have discovered more evidence about a strange and worrying feature of the coronavirus

Killer Mike urges Atlanta protesters 'not to burn your own house down' in emotional plea

Entertainment - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 22:19
Killer Mike made an emotional plea for calm Friday night as a protest in Atlanta against police brutality turned violent.

SpaceX launch: Nasa astronauts blast off to the International Space Station

Science & Nature - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 19:45
Two astronauts launched into orbit for historic mission to the International Space Station.

Five-month-old baby survives coronavirus after 32 days in coma

World - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 19:28
After spending a month in an induced coma due to Covid-19, Dom, a 5-month-old Brazilian baby, gets to go home and celebrate his 6-month birthday.

SpaceX launch: Nasa astronauts begin historic mission on private spaceship

Science & Nature - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 19:23
Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken head out on a mission to initiate a new, commercial era in spaceflight.

Elon Musk told CNN in 2004 how he could help NASA

World - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 19:02
In an early interview with CNN, SpaceX founder Elon Musk explained how he could work with NASA and his vision for the future of space travel.

Nike is saying 'Don't Do It' in a message about racism in America

World - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 15:38
The brand famously known for its campaign encouraging you to get out there and "Just Do It" is flipping the switch and urging people "Don't Do It" in new messaging focused on race.

Rutland osprey project grows online audience in lockdown

Science & Nature - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 11:08
The Rutland Osprey Project has seen a higher level of engagement with its work following lockdown.

95-year-old war veteran follows in footsteps of captain Tom

World - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 10:20
Private Joseph Hammond, 95, has become a familiar sight on the streets of Accra in Ghana, West Africa. 

A year into his second term, Modi is still the only game in town for India

World - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 05:23
It's been a year since Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sworn in for a second term after securing a crushing victory, becoming the country's first leader since the 1970s to do so with a clear parliamentary majority.

Drive-in concerts may be the answer to the summer shows you're missing

Entertainment - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 23:31
Missing live music? There may be a solution coming to a parking lot near you.
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