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The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has strained medical services and left families reeling. Here are five organizations you can support to help victims

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has strained medical services and left families reeling. Here are five organizations you can support to help victims

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has boiled over into another violent episode, leaving families in the region reeling from tragedy. Since Monday, Israeli airstrikes into Gaza have killed more than 190 Palestinians and injured more than 1,200 others, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. Militant rocket fire from Gaza into Israel has killed 10 Israelis, officials there…MORE

One person was killed and three others injured in a Toronto shooting

At least one person is dead and three others injured after a shooting in a Toronto suburb Sunday, Toronto police said. Witnesses in Etobicoke said they saw a man get out of his vehicle and begin shooting at the intersection of Willowridge Road and Eglinton Avenue West around 2:30 p.m. ET, police said on Twitter.…MORE

Neanderthal cave discovery and more top space and science stories this week

Neanderthal cave discovery and more top space and science stories this week

The colorful handprints of ancient humans. A spacecraft beyond the solar system. They couldn’t be more different, but some of the first known cave art and the Voyager 1 spacecraft are among humanity’s most iconic creations. It can stop you in your tracks when you think about the fact that humans were making art thousands…MORE

Volcanoes could still be active on Mars

Volcanoes could still be active on Mars

The barren landscape of Mars makes the planet seem like a quiet, frozen desert where nothing has happened for billions of years except for the occasional dust storm. New research, however, suggests that the red planet has a more recent history of activity — and it could still be volcanically active. Scientists still are trying…MORE

China has successfully landed a rover on Mars, state media says

China has successfully landed a rover on Mars, state media says

China has successfully landed its rover on Mars, according to state media, becoming the second country in history to have a rover on the red planet. The rover, Zhurong, named after a god of fire in Chinese mythology, landed Saturday morning at the pre-selected area in Utopia Planitia on Mars, according to the state-run Xinhua…MORE

Scientists bring to life nearly 100 baby sharks through artificial insemination

Scientists bring to life nearly 100 baby sharks through artificial insemination

Sharks are as fascinating as they are endangered, and scientists have been sounding the alarm on the rate at which shark populations are declining. Sixteen out of 31 oceanic shark species are now critically endangered or endangered, a study published in the journal Nature found earlier this year. The number of oceanic sharks and rays…MORE

Perseverance rover is ready to unlock the history of Mars

Perseverance rover is ready to unlock the history of Mars

For the past month, the Perseverance rover has spent much of its time documenting the flights of the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars. In between those events, the rover has also been taking in the local view and spied a multitude of intriguing rocks. Now, Perseverance is gearing up to conduct its primary mission: studying Jezero…MORE

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