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Mar 28, 2015 12:40 PM ET // AFP
Russia on Saturday announced initial plans to build a new orbital space station together with NASA to replace the International Space Station (ISS), which is set to operate until 2024.
Mar 27, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
A three-person crew blasted off to the International Space Station today (March 27), and two of them won't be coming back to Earth for a full year.
Mar 12, 2015 12:29 PM ET
The Italian police arrested the head of the largest mafia, the 'Ndrangheta family, whose yearly revenue is estimated to equal 3 percent of Italy's GDP. So how powerful are today's mafia outfits, and who are the main players?
Mar 2, 2015 12:29 PM ET
The International Space Station may be seriously graying at the temples, but that doesn't mean it still can't contribute meaningfully to science. Trace explains why the venerable space lab still matters.
Feb 27, 2015 11:04 AM ET
Follow Edward Snowden's trip from IT worker at the CIA and NSA to Russian asylum seeker fleeing espionage charges against him in the U.S.
Feb 24, 2015 01:20 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Russian scientists discover 20 small sinkholes surrounding a larger crater in Siberia.
Feb 23, 2015 11:05 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Things are looking up for the world's rarest cat, whose population has doubled in number over the past decade.
Feb 12, 2015 12:19 PM ET
Eight years after his mysterious death, a public inquiry is finally trying to determine what really happened to former KGB officer and dissident Alexander Litvinenko. Trace explains what we know so far.
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