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Rail workers discover a 14th century cave while making repairs in England

Rail workers discover a 14th century cave while making repairs in England

Workers discovered a 14th century cave and drawings while doing construction on a railroad in Great Britain earlier this week, adding to the other historic finds they previously uncovered. The workers were repairing a landslip near Guildford in Surrey, England, when they discovered the cave, according to NetworkRail, which owns and runs Britain’s railway infrastructure.…MORE

April’s pink supermoon in pictures — from California to Krakow

April’s pink supermoon in pictures — from California to Krakow

The night sky put on a spectacular show around the globe on Tuesday evening as the “pink” April supermoon — the biggest and brightest of the year — was visible for millions. Supermoons occur when the moon is at its closest approach to Earth, making it appear brighter and bigger in the night sky than…MORE

What you need to know about coronavirus on Wednesday, April 8

What you need to know about coronavirus on Wednesday, April 8

On the most tragic day yet of the pandemic in America, chaos and confusion roiled the White House. As coronavirus deaths topped 1,800 nationwide yesterday, President Donald Trump delivered a wild performance that did little to put minds at ease, Stephen Collinson writes. At an unchained news conference, Trump said he would freeze funding for…MORE

This Passover, the seders are virtual. The plague is real

This Passover, the seders are virtual. The plague is real

Each year, millions of Jews gather at Passover to remember their Hebrew forbears’ exodus from Egypt, where they escaped thanks to 10 divinely sent plagues. As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the globe, some of the parallels are hard to miss. “The plagues are a central part of the Seder experience,” says Rabbi Elana Friedman,…MORE

Your child can become an astronaut and explore space from home with NASA

Your child can become an astronaut and explore space from home with NASA

After a few weeks of coronavirus quarantine, your home and backyard and even your neighborhood may feel a little smaller than it once did — especially if you have children. That’s why it’s time to look up into the sky. Scientists from NASA and the International Space Station National Lab don’t want your kids to…MORE

Harry and Meghan are launching a new charitable organization called Archewell

Harry and Meghan are launching a new charitable organization called Archewell

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have revealed plans to launch a charitable organization called Archewell. Following their decision earlier this year to step down as senior royals, the couple can no longer use their Sussex Royal brand. Reports of the newly-named foundation emerged in the British newspaper, The Telegraph, which claimed the couple filed…MORE

New Zealand health minister demoted after going to the beach during lockdown

New Zealand health minister demoted after going to the beach during lockdown

New Zealand’s health minister has been demoted after going to the beach with his family while the nation was in the first few days of lockdown. David Clark drove his family 20km (12 miles) from their home in Dunedin to Doctor’s Point Beach for a walk during the first weekend of the country’s national lockdown,…MORE