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Last month, a 30-foot wide asteroid passed about four times closer to Earth than the moon.

Congress Questions NASA’s Plan to Redirect Asteroids

Last month, a 30-foot wide asteroid passed about four times closer to Earth than the moon.

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Members of Congress are formally counting the Electoral College votes. A group of Republicans are planning to object to the results, citing false claims of widespread voter fraud.

In LA County right now, COVID-19 is killing one person every eight minutes .

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Facebook has banned President Trump, at least until his term is over. Twitter issued a 12-hour suspension of his account on Wednesday.

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Bryan Fogel won Netflix its first feature documentary Oscar with his Russian doping exposé “Icarus.”

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Immediate financial relief topped Governor Gavin Newsom's wishlist in an ambitious $227 billion spending plan he released Friday for the upcoming fiscal year.

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The drive to force a vote on removing Gavin Newsom from office is picking up steam, spurred on by anger over coronavirus restrictions and other conservative grievances.

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President-elect Joe Biden will be inaugurated on January 20 in Washington, D.C.

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Today the House of Representatives introduced an article of impeachment against President Trump, charging him with “incitement of insurrection.”

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After a mob of Trump supporters entered the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday, many people are concerned about what the remaining weeks of Trump’s presidency will bring.

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