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NASA Spacecraft Arrives at Ancient Asteroid, Its 1st Visitor
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Documents Show Facebook Used User Data As Competitive Weapon

NASA Spacecraft Arrives at Ancient Asteroid, Its 1st Visitor

By Danica Kirka, Frank Bajak, and Barbara Ortutay |
Internal Facebook documents released by a U.K. parliamentary committee offer the clearest evidence yet that the social network has used its enormous trove of user data as a competi...

SpaceX Christmas Delivery Arrives at Space Station

SpaceX Christmas Delivery Arrives at Space Station

By Marcia Dunn | Dec 9
A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, following a slight delay caused by a communication drop-out.

Nobel Prize Winner: No Progress from Trump on Carbon Taxing

Nobel Prize Winner: No Progress from Trump on Carbon Taxing

By Ivana Bzganovic | Dec 9
A winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Economics who advocates carbon taxes as the best way to address greenhouse gas emissions says he does not expect U.S. President Donald Trump to back his view.

Landmark Environmental Protections Being Rolled Back

Landmark Environmental Protections Being Rolled Back

By Ellen Knickmeyer | Dec 9
One after another, landmark U.S. protections for climate, air and land are in the crosshairs of the Trump administration.

Climate Talks Pause as Battle over Key Science Report Looms

Climate Talks Pause as Battle over Key Science Report Looms

By Frank Jordans | Dec 9
Negotiators took time out Sunday to rest after the first week of talks ended on a sour note the previous night, when the United States sided with Russia, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait in blocking endorsement of a landmark study on global warming.

Africa's Solid Waste is Growing, Posing a Climate Threat

Africa's Solid Waste is Growing, Posing a Climate Threat

By Tom Odula | Dec 9
As the world meets again to tackle the growing threat of climate change, Africa expects to suffer the most from rising temperatures. And it is least equipped to fight back.