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Fans OK for all rounds of men's NCAA tournament

A limited number of fans will be allowed to attend all rounds of next month’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament in Indiana. The governing body said Friday venue capacity will be capped at 25% to allow for social distancing. That figure…

Perseverance rover has successfully landed on Mars

NASA's Perseverance rover has safely landed on Mars after its 292.5 million-mile journey from Earth, the agency confirmed. The rover has been on a nearly 300 million-mile journey since it left Earth more than 6 months ago. Humanity's love affair…

We're likely to die sooner than anytime since WWII, data show

Life expectancy in the United States dropped a staggering one year during 2020 as coronavirus claimed more American lives than the greatest war. Blacks and Hispanics suffered the worst death rates, researchers say, but also people with cancer, heart disease and other conditions.