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Astronaut breaks NASA record for time in space

Astronaut breaks NASA record for time in space

Whitson took charge of the International Space Station in early April and became the commander of Expedition 51. At one point, responding to a question about what the astronauts were learning in space, Whitson explained that water is a particularly precious resource on the station.


Bill Nye Rips CNN For Having Climate Change Skeptic On

Bill Nye Rips CNN For Having Climate Change Skeptic On

Comedian Bill Nye accused CNN of doing a "disservice" to its viewers for inviting a well-respected physicist on Earth Day to argue about the legitimacy of man-made global warming. We could move forward and we could export this technology. Blackwell followed up by noting that Happer once said "the world is getting greener, and people should stop hyperventilating".


Soyuz space capsule carrying American, Russian blasts off for International Space Station

Soyuz space capsule carrying American, Russian blasts off for International Space Station

The Expedition 51/52 crew increment of NASA astronaut Jack Fischer, KG5FYH, and veteran cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, RN3FI, are poised for their own journey of exploration and research on ISS. Few days back Fischer made headlines when he said the biggest challenge he faces in his first voyage into space will be learning how to use the station's zero-gravity toilet.


Mnuchin, White House team to meet McConnell, Ryan on tax reform

Mnuchin, White House team to meet McConnell, Ryan on tax reform

But White House officials have said that the tax cuts will create such a jump in economic growth that it will create new revenue, an assumption that has divided experts. The White House is planning to formally roll out its tax plan Wednesday, ending months of speculation about the president's intentions for rewriting the tax code and following a prolonged period of confusion in which he and his top advisers sent mixed messages about what elements they favored and how the tax cut would be ...


GMA 'Surprising' Trump Still Polls Higher Than Hillary

GMA 'Surprising' Trump Still Polls Higher Than Hillary

But the poll had some "brighter" spots for the president, finding that 73% approved of his pressuring companies to stay in the US, and the 53% who said he was a strong leader. The whirlwind pace comes as Trump approach his 100th day in office. But during his campaign he referenced the point himself and promised to fight for a sweeping package of legislation as part of his 100-day plan in his " Contract with the American Voter ".


Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says could suspend Syria air strikes if elected

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says could suspend Syria air strikes if elected

Labour has insisted it still supports the retention of Britain's Trident nuclear deterrent after Jeremy Corbyn appeared to throw its commitment into doubt. Labour was all but wiped out in Scotland in 2015, losing 40 of its 41 seats, and recent opinion polls show it struggling in third place on 13% with the Conservatives on 33% and the SNP on 44%.