Astronomy

FILE - In an undated file photo provided by NASA, US Navy Commander and Astronaut for the upcoming Apollo 17, Eugene Cernan, is pictured in his space suit. NASA announced that former astronaut Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was 82. (NASA via AP)
January 16, 2017 - 3:55 pm
Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last person to walk on the moon who returned to Earth with a message of "peace and hope for all mankind," died on Monday in Texas following ongoing heath issues, his family said. He was 82. Cernan was with his relatives when he died at a Houston hospital, family...
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FILE- This June 1, 2016, file photo shows Skittles in New York. Mars Inc., the maker of Skittles and M&M’s, is breaking ranks with other food companies. It’s denouncing an industry-funded paper that says recommendations on limiting sugar are based on weak science. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
December 21, 2016 - 4:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mars Inc., the maker of Skittles and M&M's, is breaking ranks with other food companies and denouncing an industry-funded paper that says global recommendations on limiting sugar are based on weak evidence. The paper drew criticism this week because it was paid for by a group...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
October 12, 2016 - 6:06 am
We got a TON of calls Wednesday morning over some mysterious flashes in the sky. People reported seeing bluish-green fireballs around 6:45am this morning. The audience weighed in with their thoughts on what it might be, and many shared their previous sightings of unidentified objects in the sky...
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