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As part of his "rocket reusability" ethos, Elon Musk had hoped to use a giant net on a boat to catch the rocket's protective covering. It turns out it's hard to catch stuff falling from space.
Feb. 22, 2018
A bedside computer loaded with software that tracks vital signs in the ICU can pick up early warning patterns, specialists say. But it takes a human care provider to sort the signal from the noise.
Feb. 22, 2018
Israel's plan to force African migrant men to choose between voluntarily leaving — with a $3,500 stipend — or be deported or jailed has sparked a backlash.
Feb. 22, 2018
It wasn't exactly supposed to happen this way. But the U.S. men's curling team surged late against traditional powerhouse Canada, and brought home a historic victory. Sweden awaits in the final.
Feb. 22, 2018
NRA executive Wayne LaPierre gave a defiant speech about "elites" taking advantage of last week's Florida shooting to foster socialism at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday.
Feb. 22, 2018
Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness globally. But a quick surgery and a $4 plastic lens can restore sight. A group from Vermont is offering free surgery in Africa and Asia.
Feb. 22, 2018
Some Syrians have found that the difficult work of growing fruits and vegetables in refugee camps brings a sense of home, peace, and of course, adds fresh food to the community.
Feb. 22, 2018
Curry shares the inspiration for her new series, We'll Meet Again, and reflects on the "verbal sexual harassment" she and others experienced at NBC's morning show.
Feb. 22, 2018
Navalny says he faces jail time for organizing illegal protests. It's not the first arrest this year for the Kremlin critic, who has been barred from running in this year's presidential election.
Feb. 22, 2018
Each horrific school shooting offers painful lessons but few, if any, answers.
Feb. 22, 2018
Aleksandr Krushelnitckii and his wife have given up their mixed doubles medal after he tested positive for a banned drug. It's unwelcome news for a Russian delegation already embroiled in scandal.
Feb. 22, 2018
North America President Raj Nair is leaving the company effective immediately, according to a corporate statement — it didn't specify what led to his departure. A replacement has not yet been named.
Feb. 22, 2018
A 500-foot-tall clock is being constructed inside a mountain in West Texas on property owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. It is the brain child of inventor Danny Hillis.
Feb. 22, 2018
Days after the boarding school students fled an armed raid by the Islamist militant group, officials say they've ensured the safe return of most. But it's unclear how many are still missing.
Feb. 22, 2018
Educators School Safety Network says it has recorded about 50 threats a day on average since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, compared with about 10 a day on average.
Feb. 22, 2018
Leaders in Congress and elsewhere in D.C., including top DOJ officials, want to start taking concrete steps to defend the 2018 elections from another foreign attack. But it's a big, broad challenge.
Feb. 22, 2018
It's been one year since Tom Perez took charge of the Democratic National Committee. The party is still struggling, despite high hopes for November's midterms.
Feb. 22, 2018
One week after 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., a CNN town hall brought together political leaders and community members for a discussion.
Feb. 22, 2018
An unidentified man threw a hand grenade at the compound in Podgorica before reportedly killing himself with another explosive. U.S. citizens are being asked to avoid the area until further notice.
Feb. 22, 2018
The American women won the very first Olympic hockey tournament, in 1998. But that was 20 years ago — Canada has won all of them since then.
Feb. 21, 2018

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