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Southern Baptist President Says Database of Abusers Possible

NASA About to Pull Plug on Mars Rover, Silent for 8 Months

By Travis Loller |
More than a decade after the Southern Baptist Convention rejected the idea of creating a database of ministers credibly accused of sexual abuse, leaders said on Monday night the po...

Fouled Waters Reveal Lasting Legacy of U.S. Mining Industry

Fouled Waters Reveal Lasting Legacy of U.S. Mining Industry

By Matthew Brown | Feb 20
Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surrounding lakes and streams without being treated.

Flynn Pushed to Share Nuclear Tech with Saudis, Report Says

Flynn Pushed to Share Nuclear Tech with Saudis, Report Says

Feb 20
Senior White House officials pushed a project to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia despite the objections of ethics and national security officials, according to a new congressional report.

And Now for the Weather on Mars, Courtesy of New NASA Lander

And Now for the Weather on Mars, Courtesy of New NASA Lander

By Marcia Dunn | Feb 20
And now for the weather on Mars: NASA's newest lander is offering daily reports on the red planet's frigid winter.

Genes Linked to Blindness Could Lead to New Therapies

Genes Linked to Blindness Could Lead to New Therapies

By Ala Moshiri , University of California, Davis | Feb 20
Inherited diseases of the eye account for at least 2 million cases of blindness worldwide. A few hundred genes that cause eye disease have been identified, but in many cases the cause is unknown because not all eye disease genes have been identified.

First Private Israel Lunar Mission to Be Launched This Week

First Private Israel Lunar Mission to Be Launched This Week

By Ilan Ben Zion | Feb 20
A nonprofit Israeli consortium said Monday that it hopes to make history this week by launching the first private aircraft to land on the moon.