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SpaceX 1st: Recycled rocket soars with recycled capsule

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX racked up another first on Friday, launching a recycled rocket with a recycled capsule on a grocery run for NASA.

Posted on 15 December 2017 | 7:01 am

Eighth planet found in faraway solar system, matching ours

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A record-tying eighth planet has been found in a faraway solar system, matching our own in number.

Posted on 14 December 2017 | 12:17 pm

Dakota Access developer, publication argue over lawsuit

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Texas-based developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline and a Florida-based environmental publication are arguing in court over whether something billed as a social movement can be sued.

Posted on 14 December 2017 | 8:04 am

Scientists solve speed surprise in stratospheric stunt

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists say they've figured out why an Austrian who became the first skydiver to break the speed of sound fell faster than the drag of his body should have allowed.

Posted on 14 December 2017 | 6:45 am

EPA chemical safety nominee drops out amid strong opposition

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency withdrew his nomination Wednesday after bipartisan opposition made his Senate confirmation unlikely.

Posted on 13 December 2017 | 6:42 pm