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Biden vows action on migrants as he defends border policy

The U.S. will take steps to more quickly move hundreds of migrant children and teens out of cramped detention facilities along the Southwest border, President Joe Biden said. He was pushing back against suggestions that his administration's policies are responsible for the rising number of people seeking to enter the country.

NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Prepares for First Flight on Mars

 

As exciting as the entire Perseverance mission to Mars is, one of the events most looked forward to by us Earthlings must be the first flight of Ingenuity. After conducting numerous checks and double-checks, the Perseverance team has set April 8 as the date on which they hope to attempt the first controlled powered flight on another planet.

USA: Another Mass Shooting Leaves 10 Bodies in Colorado

Ten people were killed Monday, including a police officer, when a gunman opened fire at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado, the second mass shooting in the U.S. in a week.

"These were people going about their day, doing their shopping," Boulder District Attorney  said at a late-night press briefing. He described the day's events as "a tragedy and a nightmare."

Ranking the Biggest Events in Sports

We take a look at some of the biggest events across the most globally recognized and followed sports in the world. Because of how much training and planning many of these competitions take, some of these sports only take place every two or four years, making it even more special when these events come round, drawing in crowds from all over the globe.

 

NASA: Mars Perseverance Rover Goes on Its First Ride across Planet’s Terrain

NASA's Mars Perseverance rover went on its first drive across the planet's surface after landing there in mid-February, the US-based National Aeronautics and Space Agency announced in a statement.

The Perseverance rover touched down the Red Planet's surface in the area of Jezero Crater on February 18. All the operations were conducted in the automatic mode.

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