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By Miles O'Brien, Will Toubman
A Japanese company tried to land its own spacecraft on the moon early Wednesday, but its fate was unknown as flight controllers lost contact with it moments before the planned touchdown.
By Marcia Dunn, Associated Press
A group of Western European nations led by Germany and France are committing to massively ramp up the production of clean energy from wind turbines in the North Sea.
By Raf Cassert, Associated Press
As technology grows more sophisticated, so does the potential for deception. Last month, images went viral that purported to show police arresting Donald Trump and the former president in an orange prisoner’s jumpsuit — but they were fakes. Jack Stubbs,…
By William Brangham, Harry Zahn, Michael Boulter
New research shows that climate change is causing the Earth’s ice sheets to shrink much faster than previously thought — the annual rate of sea ice loss has more than tripled since the 1990s. In the Arctic, melting ice is…
By Lisa Desjardins, Andrew Corkery, Azhar Merchant
By John Yang, Lorna Baldwin, Solveig Rennan
According to scientists, 80 percent of the Earth’s living species are unknown to humans. Even as more are identified, more are disappearing — and sometimes, we don’t know what’s being lost until it’s too late. This Earth Day, we begin…
By William Brangham, Dorothy Hastings, Shoshana Dubnow
New research shows that the massive ice sheets at the top and bottom of our planet are shrinking much faster than previously thought. The international study compiled satellite measurements over time and depict what one researcher described as a "devastating…
By Miles O'Brien, Courtney Norris
Thursday, Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched the first test flight of Starship, its 400-foot rocket meant to one day send people to the moon, and eventually, Mars. The most powerful rocket ever built blasted off from its launch base in Texas…
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
Those older forests cover an area larger than California but are under threat by fires, insects, disease and other side-effects of climate change.
The nearly 400-foot Starship was poised to blast off from the southern tip of Texas Thursday morning.
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