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Nasa’s latest Mars craft nears landing for unprecedented seismic mission

Nasa’s first spacecraft built to explore the deep interior of another world streaked toward a landing scheduled for Monday on a vast, barren plain on Mars, carrying instruments to detect planetary heat and seismic rumblings never measured anywhere but Earth. After sailing 301 million miles (548 million km) on a six-month voyage through deep space, the robotic lander InSight was ... Read More »

As Caucus Day Nears, Iowa Voters Guided By Big Health Care Changes

Glenn Hurst gives Jeannette Massen a checkup at the Northcrest Living Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. As they prepare to caucus, voters weigh which candidate to support and what health care should look like in the future. Walker Pickering for NPR Glenn Hurst didn’t grow up dreaming of becoming a doctor. But eventually, he made his way into health care, ... Read More »

Warren Buffett’s new oil bet nears $1 billion

After three more days of buying, Warren Buffett’s Phillips 66 shopping spree is nearing a billion dollars for the year. In a new filing, Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway reveals that on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week the company purchased another 1.7 million shares of the energy giant for almost $132 million. Over 15 days of buying since Jan. 4, ... Read More »