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    NASA’s Mars InSight Mission Launches for Six-Month Journey

    Propelled by a predawn rocket launch from California, NASA’s InSight spacecraft is now on a voyage of some six months to Mars to study the deep interior of the red planet. “The science that we want to do with this mission, the reason we’re going to Mars, is really the science of understanding the early […]

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    “Perfect” Online Couple Question Their True Compatibility

    It was love at first sight – and first site – for Mitch Hennessy and Kacey Craig when they encountered each other on the dating website Bumble, a first experience for both of them with the world of online dating. “I could tell she was the one,” said Mitch, regarding the moment he caught a […]

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    A Massacre Frozen in Time: Skeletons in Sweden Reveal Ancient Attack

    The attack happened suddenly, as shown by the half-eaten herring that was discovered in one house. The people kept animals like dogs and sheep, many of which starved after the raid. Some people wore expensive jewelry like rings, silver pendants, and gilded brooches. The presence of Roman gold coins in the fort also suggested that […]

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    New Jersey Ruling Could Reignite Battle Over Church-State Separation

    The Trinity Lutheran decision, however, noted that a church could not be barred from participating in a grant program “simply because of what it is — a church.” In New Jersey, the historic preservation program involves grants, leading some legal experts to say that could provide the basis of a challenge to the Supreme Court. […]

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    California Family Gets $1.6 Million After 3-Year-Old Was Scarred by Bedbugs

    The doctor told the couple to search their house for pests, and that’s when they found the bed bugs. Her daughter, who was about 3 months old at the time of the infestation, was also bitten, the bugs feasting on her back as she slept, Ms. Martinez said. On Monday, after deliberating for a day, […]

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    Tech Envisions the Ultimate Start-Up: An Entire City

    SAN FRANCISCO — For all the optimism, innovation and wealth that are produced here, the Bay Area can also feel like a place that doesn’t work quite right. The cost of housing has priced out teachers and line cooks. Income inequality is among the widest in the nation. The homeless crisis never seems to ebb. […]

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    Astronomers’ Dark Energy Hopes Fade to Gray

    If so, as the universe grows, it will expand faster and faster and run away from itself. Eventually other galaxies would be flying away so fast that we couldn’t see them. The universe would become dark and cold. The cosmologist Lawrence Krauss of Arizona State once described this as “the worst possible universe.” Continue reading […]