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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An organization that promotes efforts to adapt the environment to cope with the effects of climate change is calling on governments and financers around the globe to include funding for adaptation projects in their COVID-19 recovery spending.

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Ever wonder how snow works elsewhere in the solar system? Turns out, the fluffy stuff takes on different forms than what we’re used to on Earth. 

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MOSCOW — Six decades after Sputnik, a refined version of the rocket that put the first artificial satellite in orbit remains the mainstay of Russia's space program — a stunning tribute to the country's technological prowess, but also a sign it has failed to build upon its achievements.

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For the first time since the retirement of the space shuttle in 2011, NASA says it may soon have the capability to send astronauts to the International Space Station from U.S. soil.

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For the first time since the retirement of the space shuttle in 2011, NASA says it may soon have the capability to send astronauts to the International Space Station from U.S. soil.

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Today is Tuesday, July 4, the 185th day of 2017. There are 180 days left in the year. This is Independence Day.

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June 21 is known as the summer solstice. For many people summer means cookouts, vacations, swimming, and a whole range of outdoor activities. …

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For the first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a single nearby star — and these new …

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BERLIN — Europe’s experimental Mars probe hit the right spot — but at the wrong speed — and may have ended up in a fiery ball of rocket fuel w…

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WASHINGTON — After scanning the vast reaches of the cosmos for Earth-like planets where life might exist, astronomers have found one right next door.

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Today is Wednesday, Sept. 23, the 266th day of 2015. There are 99 days left in the year. Autumn arrives at 4:21 a.m. Eastern time.

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