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Success in India's second attempt at launching Moon mission

India is preparing to relaunch a mission to land a rover on the moon, in what would be a first for a nation that is trying to become a space superpower.

Australian swimmer in podium protest against Chinese rival

Australian swimmer Mack Horton has reignited his feud with Chinese swimming star Sun Yang -- and most of China -- by refusing to share the podium with his longtime rival.

US aircraft 'jeopardized' by unsafe approach of Venezuelan fighter jet

A Venezuelan fighter aircraft recently made an "unsafe approach" to a US Navy aircraft flying in international airspace, "endangering the safety of the crew and jeopardizing" the aircraft's mission, the US military said Sunday.

Prince George's birthday photos were taken by his mom

Kensington Palace has released a new series of photos to mark Prince George's sixth birthday on Monday.

'Avengers: Endgame' is now the biggest blockbuster of all time

"Avengers: Endgame," the Disney and Marvel blockbuster, will move past "Avatar" on the list of all-time highest grossing films on Sunday in its 13th weekend of release, Disney reported Saturday night.

Europe is sleepwalking its way to another lost decade

Europe just endured one decade of economic stagnation. If it doesn't act soon, it could face another.

Hyundai unveils India's most powerful electric car

Hyundai just unveiled India's most powerful electric car and plans to build a network to charge it too.

The billion-dollar Indian startup built on green energy

Indian startup ReNew Power has raised more than $1 billion in funds this year alone for its wind and solar business.

London has started tracking passengers on the Tube

London's subway has become the latest transportation agency to use location data collected from people's smartphones in a bid to improve services.

US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters

If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study.

How rich people could help save the planet from the climate crisis

Rich people don't just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us -- they also have bigger carbon footprints.

UFO? Giant mirrored vessel soars across Massachusetts

American artist and filmmaker Doug Aitken has unleashed a 100-foot-tall, mirrored hot air balloon that will fly across Massachusetts until July 28. As the silver behemoth catches air currents on its westward voyage, its surface will reflect everything in its path as it touches down along the way, from the grassy dunes of a Martha's Vineyard lagoon to the wooded hills and verdant meadows of the Berkshires.

Why did this legendary car vanish for 30 years?

If this car could talk, it would describe a road to fame with all the twists and turns of a Hollywood plot.

How did Kim Jong Un get his Mercedes?

On June 14, 2018, two armored Mercedes-Maybach S600 Guard vehicles were shipped from the Dutch Port of Rotterdam, heading out on a journey that would take months and see the cars transported thousands of miles through six countries, according to a new report from the Washington-based Center for Advanced Defense Studies (C4ADS).

The unexpected history of the Sikh turban

Growing up in Southall, West London, where many of Britain's Sikhs settled after moving to the UK, the turban was all around us: at home, in the gurdwara, on the street. It is Sikhs' most identifiable feature.

'World's first' 360-degree infinity pool

For thrill-seeking swimmers, the chance to take a death-defying dip might not be far away. Plans to build a rooftop infinity pool -- with 360-degree views of the London skyline -- are in motion.

Where in the world is Leonardo's 'Salvator Mundi'?

When bids for Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" hit $200 million there was an audible gasp in the auction room. At the $300 million mark, onlookers broke into applause.

The inventor whose flying board wowed the world

Franky Zapata has been driven by a single dream since he was little: being able to fly. Not in an airplane, he says, since the windows function like a screen, but like a bird.

Why Lebanon is gearing up for a record number of tourists

Lebanon isn't a destination most people associate with summer vacations.

Planet's most powerful passport revealed

It's been a three-horse race this year to be named the world's most powerful passport, with all top three contenders in Asia.

Can overtourism be stopped in its tracks?

We first hear about these places when we're kids. Famous destinations full of wondrous architecture, spectacular scenery or ancient mysteries that fire our imaginations and fill us with yearning.

When a woman's car broke down, these teens pushed it five miles to her home

A late-night run to the donut shop turned into a roadside rescue for three teens living near Niagara Falls. It ended with them pushing a stranded stranger's car for hours and inspiring others on Facebook.

He left politics to treat his PTSD. His new mission? Helping fellow vets

Last fall, Jason Kander was considered a rising star in the Democratic party.

Thieves stole $9 from a girl's lemonade stand for charity. Police and neighbors rallied to give her more than $300

In late June, 11-year-old Alizay Kashif set up a lemonade stand in her family's neighborhood in Naperville, Illinois, a suburb on the western outskirts of Chicago.

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