Science & Health

Vice President Mike Pence, left, points to Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin during an event at the Kennedy Space Center in recognition of the Apollo 11 anniversary, Saturday, July 20, 2019, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
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US has plans for future missions to the moon and Mars
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July 20, 2019
FILE - This Monday, April 8, 2019 file photo shows the headquarters of the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, U.S. Reps. Katherine Clark and Hal Rogers are calling on the WHO to withdraw pain care…
Key populations, including sex workers, drug users, men having sex with men, transgenders and prisoners, account for more than half of all new HIV infections
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July 20, 2019
Tourists gather around the Capitol pond with the Washington Monument in the background on a hot day in Washington, DC as temperature rises into the upper 80s Fahrenheit, Friday, July 19, 2019. (Photo by Diaa Bekheet)
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Temperatures have been rising in cities from the Midwest to the East Coast because of a high pressure system that has trapped the warm air
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July 20, 2019
In this April 1972 photo made available by NASA, John Young salutes the U.S. flag at the Descartes landing site on the moon during the first Apollo 16 extravehicular activity.
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Conspiracies still thrive despite massive evidence
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July 20, 2019
Wild blueberries await harvesting in Fairfax, Virginia, July 10, 2019. (Photo by Diaa Bekheet). The EPA is rejecting legal challenges by environmental groups seeking a ban of a pesticide linked to brain damage in children.
EPA is rejecting legal challenges by environmental groups seeking a ban of a pesticide linked to brain damage in children
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July 19, 2019
June 2019 Blended Land and Sea Surface Temperature Percentiles. (NOAA)
Scientists say heatwaves such as the one Earth is currently experiencing are consistent with climate scenarios
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July 19, 2019
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, right, accompanied by former Vice President Al Gore, announces that he is signing the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Fordham University in New York. New York’s new law aimed…
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Goal is to cut state greenhouse gas emissions 85% below what they were in 1990
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July 18, 2019