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NASA's Maven explorer arriving at Mars after year

It's show time at Mars. NASA's Maven spacecraft is on track to reach the red planet late Sunday night following a journey spanning 10 months and...

Bill Clinton says must 'do whatever it takes' to fight Ebola

New initiatives from the United States, Britain, France and other countries to help fight the Ebola epidemic that has been spreading exponentially in West...

Czech zoo burns rhino horns to help save endangered species

A Czech zoo burned around 60 kilograms (132 pounds) of rhino horns on Sunday, part of an international campaign designed to highlight the plight of a...

SpaceX cargo ship blasts off toward space station

SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship blasted off toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying a load of supplies and science experiments...

UN summit to test commitment to climate fund

A global fund created to spearhead climate change financing faces a key test at a UN summit this week when it looks to the leaders of the industrialised...

Prosecutors look to new DNA testing in twin cases

Prosecutors in Boston were forced to put a rape suspect on trial three times before jurors were willing to convict him a decade ago. It wasn't due to...

Kiribati leader visits Arctic on climate mission

Fearing that his Pacific island nation could be swallowed by a rising ocean, the president of Kiribati says a visit to the melting Arctic has helped him...

Hawaii lava flow approaching homes slows down

Scientists say lava creeping toward rural communities on Hawaii's Big Island is slowing down.

Moose populations down as winter ticks cull herd

Sportsmen hoping to bag a big moose are seeing increased competition from a tiny parasite that's cutting down moose populations in New England and...