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Mongolia: A toxic warning to the world

Science & Nature - 3 hours 18 min ago
A cities are grappling with air pollution but the small capital of Mongolia is suffering from some of the worst in the world.

Leukemia survivor meets the bone marrow donor who saved her life

World - 4 hours 11 min ago
To the travelers at the train station in Cologne, Germany, they probably seemed like two old friends embracing after a long time apart. But it was actually a long-awaited meeting between strangers -- a two-time cancer survivor finally seeing the bone marrow donor who saved her life.

Priest stabbed during livestreamed mass

World - 5 hours 32 min ago
A man who allegedly stabbed the elderly rector of a church in Canada during a televised Mass as shocked parishioners watched will appear in court Saturday.

Exoplanet tally set to pass 4,000 mark

Science & Nature - 10 hours 45 min ago
The number of planets detected around other stars - or exoplanets - is set to hit the 4,000 mark.

Geostorm will give people more people a rare chance to see the aurora borealis

World - 12 hours 44 min ago
Many Americans and Canadians have a great chance to see the northern lights on Friday night and early Saturday morning.

Smuggled orangutan seized at Bali airport

Science & Nature - 16 hours 21 min ago
A Russian is arrested on suspicion of trying to take it back home to keep as a pet.

The ISIS caliphate has ended, but its breeding ground thrives

World - 19 hours 37 min ago
"You will conquer Rome and own the world," ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi told his followers in July 2014.

Ethiopian Airlines was a symbol of national pride. Then disaster struck

World - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 04:56
• Boeing promoted 737 MAX as requiring little additional pilot training

Thailand's youth demand change ahead of elections

World - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 01:49
Choltanutkun Tun-Atiruj wasn't old enough to vote in the last official elections held in Thailand in 2011.

'Tragedy of biblical proportions' visible from space

World - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 01:08
As many as "300 to 400" dead bodies line the banks of a road out of the city of Beira, in Mozambique, according to an eye witness account, suggesting that the human toll of Cyclone Idai is likely to far exceed official estimates.

Confusion after Trump tweet on North Korea

World - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 00:55
President Donald Trump triggered rampant confusion among his own aides and administration officials when he said Friday he is withdrawing new sanctions aimed at North Korea that were just issued by his own administration.

Climate change: Unlocking the secrets of glacial microbes

Science & Nature - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 00:14
Surviving in the Arctic's freezing environment has helped glacial microbes develop special powers.

Sir David Attenborough to present climate change documentary

Science & Nature - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 22:00
The broadcaster's film will explore potential threats to our planet and the possible solutions.

Trump's Golan Heights announcement met with a shrug in the Arab world

World - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 20:27
When Mike Pompeo landed in Beirut from Tel Aviv on Friday morning, barely a handful of demonstrators took to the streets to protest the US Secretary of State's visit.

What happens next with Brexit?

World - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 20:12
More than 1,000 days after the British public voted to leave the European Union, EU leaders have agreed to allow Britain a delay to the withdrawal process so it doesn't crash out of the bloc on March 29.

Airline canceling order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8s

World - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 18:53
Indonesian airline Garuda said Friday that it's canceling an order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 passenger jets after two of them crashed in less than five months.

The Obamas congratulate A-Rod and J-Lo

Entertainment - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 17:50
Talk about the ultimate engagement gift.

Planet Venus: Hopes rise of new mission to the hothouse world

Science & Nature - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 17:45
New science is ending the longstanding perception that Venus is a dead planet.
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