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In a first test of its planetary defense efforts, NASA's going to shove an asteroid

NASA is about to launch the first mission of its new planetary defense office. A spacecraft will attempt to knock a small asteroid off course by ramming into it.

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In the German language, nouns themselves are often gendered. Cities across Germany, including Lubeck, are now trying to use gender-neutral language by placing a colon or asterisk within words. Marcus Brandt/dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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Germany debates how to form gender-neutral words out of its gendered language

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Fox News host Tucker Carlson's special on the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol was the last straw for two network commentators. Stephen Hayes and Jonah Goldberg have resigned. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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2 Fox News commentators resign over Tucker Carlson series on the Jan. 6 siege

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In a first test of its planetary defense efforts, NASA's going to shove an asteroid

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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has been selected for a second term at the helm of the Fed, a move likely to be welcomed by markets. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images hide caption

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Biden reappoints Jerome Powell as Fed chairman at a critical time for the economy

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