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Star of Teen Mystery Drama 'Outer Banks' Deletes, Apologizes for Racist, Homophobic Tweets

States Accused of Fudging or Bungling COVID-19 Testing Data

By Kilian Melloy |
What seemed another example of a celebrity's racist and homophobic tweets coming to light quickly became something of a mystery as one apology appeared, then vanished, and ano...

6 Million Australians Download Virus Tracing App

6 Million Australians Download Virus Tracing App

May 24
Six million Australians have downloaded a smartphone app that helps health authorities trace coronavirus infections, officials said Sunday.

For Trade Students, Online Classes Can't Replicate Hands-On

For Trade Students, Online Classes Can't Replicate Hands-On

By Astrid Galvan and Rebecca Santana | May 24
For students at technical and trade colleges, the coronavirus is disrupting their education in a very different way than that of more traditional college students.

First Commercial Space Taxi A Pit Stop on Musk's Mars Quest

First Commercial Space Taxi A Pit Stop on Musk's Mars Quest

By Seth Borenstein | May 24
It all started with the dream of growing a rose on Mars. That vision, Elon Musk's vision, morphed into a shake-up of the old space industry, and a fleet of new private rockets.

Top UN Official Warns Malicious Emails on Rise in Pandemic

Top UN Official Warns Malicious Emails on Rise in Pandemic

By Edith M. Lederer | May 24
The U.N. disarmament chief warned Friday that cyber crime is on the rise, with a 600% increase in malicious emails during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NASA's Newest Test Pilots Are Veteran Astronauts, Friends

NASA's Newest Test Pilots Are Veteran Astronauts, Friends

By Marcia Dunn | May 24
The two astronauts who will test drive SpaceX's brand new rocketship are classmates and friends, veteran spacefliers married to veteran spacefliers, and fathers of young sons.