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Chinese crewed spaceship docks with new space station

JIUQUAN, China — A Chinese spaceship carrying a three-person crew docked with China’s new space station at the start of 3-month mission Thursday, marking… Read more

Novavax: Large study finds COVID-19 shot about 90

Vaccine maker Novavax said Monday its COVID-19 shot was highly effective against the disease and also protected against variants in a large study in… Read more

Swiss narrowly reject tax hike to fight climate change

GENEVA — Exit polls on Sunday indicated that Swiss voters appear to have narrowly rejected a proposed “carbon dioxide law” that would have hiked fees… Read more

China’s wandering elephants on the move again

BEIJING — China’s famed wandering elephants are on the move again, heading southwest while a male who broke from the herd is still keeping his distance.

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Jeff Bezos riding his own rocket in July, joining 1st crew

Jeff Bezos will ride his own rocket into space next month, joining the first crew to fly in a Blue Origin capsule.

The Amazon founder announced… Read more

‘There is stuff’: Enduring mysteries trail US report on UFOs

WASHINGTON — The blob, captured on distant, fuzzy video by Navy pilots, seems to skitter just above the ocean waves at improbable speed, with no discernible… Read more

Maine’s blueberry crop faces climate change peril

PORTLAND, Maine  — Maine’s beloved wild blueberry fields are home to one of the most important fruit crops in New England, and scientists have found… Read more

2 Russian crew do spacewalk at International Space Station

MOSCOW — Two Russian cosmonauts ventured out of the International Space Station Wednesday on a spacewalk to prepare for the arrival of a new Russian… Read more

New Zealand latest nation to sign space agreement with NASA

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand announced Tuesday it was the latest country to sign a space agreement with NASA, just as New Zealand’s nascent… Read more