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Record-breaking NASA astronaut Alan Bean dead at 86

"We will remember him fondly as the great explorer who reached out to embrace the universe," NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said.

Ireland ends abortion ban as 'quiet revolution' transforms country

Ireland's Prime Minister described the result as the culmination of a "quiet revolution" in what was once one of Europe's most socially conservative countries.

Korean leaders hold surprise second summit as Trump says Kim talks could go ahead

The two leaders met at the demilitarized zone on the Korean border.

There's a growing movement to ban plastic straws

Bans on plastic straws are starting to catch on. But a similar fight against plastic bags shows just how hard it is to regulate plastics.

Venezuela releases imprisoned American after two years

The man's release comes a little over a week after he posted two short videos on his Facebook page in which he said a prison riot was endangering his life.