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Nobel Prize for 3 chemists who made molecules ‘click’

STOCKHOLM — Three scientists were jointly awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing a way of “snapping molecules together” that can be used to explore cells, map DNA and design drugs that can target diseases such as cancer more precisely. Americans Carolyn R. Bertozzi and K. Barry Sharpless, and Danish scientist […]

Russian launches to space from US, 1st time in 20 years

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.. — For the first time in 20 years, a Russian cosmonaut rocketed from the U.S. on Wednesday, launching to the International Space Station alongside NASA and Japanese astronauts despite tensions over the war in Ukraine. “We’re so glad to do it together,” said Anna Kikina, Russia’s lone female cosmonaut, offering thanks in […]

Nobel win for Swede who unlocked secrets of Neanderthal DNA

LEIPZIG, Germany — Swedish scientist Svante Paabo won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discoveries in human evolution that unlocked secrets of Neanderthal DNA that helped us understand what makes humans unique and provided key insights into our immune system, including our vulnerability to severe COVID-19. Techniques that Paabo spearheaded allowed researchers to compare […]

Space telescopes capture asteroid slam with striking clarity

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The world now has stunning new photos of this week’s asteroid strike, the first planetary defense test of its kind. NASA on Thursday released pictures of the dramatic event taken by the Hubble and Webb space telescopes. A few hours later, SpaceX joined NASA in announcing that they’re studying the feasibility […]

‘Thank you, ma’am’: A singular queen, mourned by her people

LONDON — By early afternoon, the scent of thousands of lilies and roses floated in the air outside Buckingham Palace. But the pilgrims kept arriving, bearing still more bouquets and notes of endearment addressed to the only queen most have ever known. The scene outside the wrought iron gates was just as Nick French expected. […]

Gov. Kristi Noem tried to avoid ethics hearing, seal records

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem asked a state ethics board to dismiss a complaint against her without a public hearing and to seal off certain records, documents released Friday by the state’s Government Accountability Board show. The Republican governor, who is widely seen as eyeing a 2024 White House bid, argued […]

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Happy landing as 'baby bee' is reunited with parents
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'The bee is safe,' police chief ... 'The bee is safe,' police chief declares, attributing the quick recovery to ‘old-fashioned detective work’
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Balloon crashes on West Side
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A hot air balloon crashed Friday ... A hot air balloon crashed Friday morning in Northwest Albuquerque. The Albuquerque Police Department on Twitter said it had closed eastbound Paseo del Norte ...
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Biden pardons thousands for 'simple possession' of marijuana
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President Joe Biden is pardoning thousands ... President Joe Biden is pardoning thousands of Americans convicted of 'simple possession' of marijuana under federal law, as his administration takes a dramatic step ...
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Governor to tap federal funds for early childhood worker ...
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Initial $77M for up to 16,000 ... Initial $77M for up to 16,000 staffers to come from the American Rescue Plan Act
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Tesla announces second New Mexico dealership
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The new location will be located ... The new location will be located near Albuquerque on land belonging to ....
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NM 'in a good place' with COVID
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State's top health official says physicians ... State's top health official says physicians have plenty of tools to treat coronavirus
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Shots fired in police standoff with suspects
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SWAT called out near Constitution and ... SWAT called out near Constitution and Eubank NE following carjacking
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APD: Less speeding on Gibson since cameras used
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Devices recorded a 70% drop in ... Devices recorded a 70% drop in drivers going 20 mph over limit
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Bernalillo County birds test positive for avian flu
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This is the first confirmed positive ... This is the first confirmed positive test for the disease this year
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Delivering hope and friendship
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'Pandemic Pizza Man' looks to inspire ... 'Pandemic Pizza Man' looks to inspire others