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Aug 21, 2014 07:55 AM ET
Missouri's governor has called in the National Guard, thanks to the current unrest in the city of Ferguson. Who makes up the National Guard and what exactly is it? Tara has the answers in this explainer.
Aug 20, 2014 01:50 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The Arizona monsoon is actually a long-documented meteorological phenomenon there. Continue reading →
Aug 19, 2014 02:24 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
As Mars rover Curiosity looks to line up its fourth drilling target, it needed to give a rock a bit of a scrub. Continue reading →
Aug 19, 2014 07:22 AM ET
With the recent controversy still simmering in Ferguson, Missouri, Trace examines the use of lethal force by police officers.
Aug 19, 2014 11:50 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Firefighters are still putting out a huge forest fire that erupted in Washington state last month, but the fire's devastating effects may be felt for years to come. Continue reading →
Aug 18, 2014 04:44 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Some of the most dazzling views from the International Space Station happen when the sun goes down and the city light turn on. Continue reading →
Aug 18, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
An amazing new video shows a stage of the private spaceflight company SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket make a soft splashdown in the ocean after delivering six satellites to space.
Aug 20, 2014 06:01 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have gotten an unprecedented look into two beautiful stellar nurseries, revealing a dramatic display of glowing gases and some of the most massive -- and violent -- stars in the Milky Way. Continue reading →
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