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Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and not too cold for life....

NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA's robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more....

Storms threaten 2nd launch try to space station
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- SpaceX is back on the launch pad in hopes of making a critical delivery to the International Space Station....





Full lunar eclipse delights Americas, 1st of year
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse - at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies....

Study: Snack might help avoid fight with spouse
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right....

Cost of fighting warming 'modest,' says UN panel
BERLIN (AP) -- The cost of keeping global warming in check is "relatively modest," but only if the world acts quickly to reverse the buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the head of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change said Sunday....

UN Security Council meets on rights in North Korea
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The head of the commission of inquiry that accused North Korea of crimes against humanity told the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that it must take action against "a totalitarian state without parallel in the contemporary world," and he told reporters that most council members "expressly said" the matter should be referred to the International Criminal Court....

Serbia experts use heavy machinery to move mammoth
KOSTOLAC, Serbia (AP) -- Serbian archaeologists on Friday used heavy machinery to move a female mammoth skeleton - believed to be one million years old - from an open mine pit where it was unearthed nearly five years ago....

Paul Weller's children win lawsuit over pictures
LONDON (AP) -- The children of musician Paul Weller won a privacy lawsuit Wednesday over paparazzi pictures published on a newspaper website....

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