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President Donald Trump speaks during a signing event for "Space Policy Directive 4" in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
Trump orders creation of Space Force, but within Air ForceTrump has directed the Pentagon to develop plans to create a new Space Force within the Air Force, accepting less than the full-fledged department he'd wanted
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This Dec. 6, 2018 image made available by NASA shows the InSight lander. The scene was assembled from 11 photos taken using its robotic arm. The two white stalks between the center and the solar panels are weather sensors. Starting Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is posting the high and low temperatures online, along with wind speed and atmospheric pressure from the InSight lander. (NASA via AP)
And now for the weather on Mars, courtesy of new NASA landerAnd now for the weather on Mars: NASA's newest lander is providing daily reports online
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, then Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams addresses supporters during an election night watch party in Atlanta. Stacey Abrams, who lost her bid for governor last fall, told members of a House subcommittee, Tuesday, July 19, 2019 in Atlanta, about myriad issues that she says disenfranchised certain Georgia voters. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)
Georgia voting problems highlighted in congressional hearingCongressional Democrats are highlighting voting problems in Georgia as justification for restoring federal oversight of elections in certain places with a history of discrimination
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
Frederic Favre, Valais state councillor, left, speaks as Christian Varone, head of Canton du Valais Police, right, listens during a press conference regarding an avalanche in the resort town of Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Swiss mountain rescue teams pulled out several people who were buried in a mid-afternoon avalanche Tuesday at the popular ski resort of Crans-Montana and were searching for others, police said.  (Anthony Anex/Keystone via AP)
Avalanche hits skiers at Swiss resort; 4 rescued so farThe search for skiers who might be buried in snow from an avalanche at a Swiss Alps resort is continuing into the night
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
Workers begin to build the stage for an upcoming concert coined: "Concert for the freedom of Venezuela" on the Colombian side of the Tienditas International Bridge on the outskirts of Cucuta, Colombia, on the border with Venezuela, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Billionaire Richard Branson is organizing the concert to rally humanitarian aid for Venezuela on Feb. 22, featuring Spanish-French singer Manu Chao, Mexican band Mana, Spanish singer-songwriter Alejandro Sanz and Dominican artist Juan Luis Guerra. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
A look at rival Branson vs Maduro concerts for VenezuelaA look at the rival concerts planned by billionaire Richard Branson and Nicolas Maduro's government on both sides of Venezuela's border with Colombia
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
FILE- This April 5, 2018, file photo shows part of the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
US stocks bounce back from wobbly start to extend gainsStocks shock off an early wobble on Wall Street Tuesday, finishing modestly higher and extending the market's gains into a fourth week
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2014 file photo, fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld poses for photographers in front of his books prior to the start of an exhibition at the museum Folkwang in Essen, Germany. Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died. He was around 85 years old. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
Lagerfeld's legacy: Youthful designs, elaborate showmanshipLagerfeld's legacy: Youthful designs, showmanship, eccentricities and an acid tongue
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
A model wears a creation part of the Benetton women's Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Tuesday, Feb.19, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Benetton makes its Milan runway debut with Lagerfeld tributeMilan Fashion Week promises to be a running tribute to Karl Lagerfeld, who died Tuesday as collateral events got under way
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
FILE - In this Monday, May 14, 2018 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the Fox Networks Group 2018 programming presentation after party at Wollman Rink in Central Park in New York. Smollett, who is black and gay, has said he was attacked by two masked men shouting racial and anti-gay slurs early Jan. 29, 2019. Chicago police said on Saturday, Feb. 16, "the trajectory of the investigation" into the reported attack on Smollett has shifted and they want to conduct another interview with the "Empire" actor. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Police: Tip that Smollett, 2 brothers together in elevatorChicago police are investigating a tip that on the night "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked by two masked men he was in an elevator of his apartment building with two brothers later arrested and released from custody in the probe
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
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