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Asteroids Are Smacking Earth Twice as Often as Before

WASHINGTON — Giant rocks from space are falling from the sky more than they used to, but don't worry. "It's just a game of probabilities. These events are still rare and far between that I'm not too worried about it." — Sara Mazrouei, a University of Toront...
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Mount Shasta Volcano Rated as ‘Very High Threat’

WASHINGTON — Government scientists are classifying 18 U.S. volcanoes as a "very high threat" because of what's been happening inside them and how close they are to people. The U.S. Geological Survey is updating its volcano threat assessments for the first t...