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Today's word: contagious
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U.S. launch this week is a big deal that strengthens NASA’s partnership with SpaceX, a private firm

A new era of human spaceflight is set to begin Wednesday as America's space agency and a private company launch two astronauts bound for the International Space Station. It's the first such mission leaving from the United States in nine years. N...

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UN warns cybercrime is up 600% during pandemic


The United Nations warned last week that cybercrime is up 600% as internet use has grown sharply during the COVID-19 pandemic. It's estimated there's an attack every 39 seconds. Many have been against health care and medical research facilities. Earl...

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This week's word in the news: CONTAGIOUS

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Capable of being transmitted by bodily contact with an infected person or object. Tending to spread from person to person.

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"We’re dealing here with a highly contagious and often fatal disease for which there presently is no known cure."
The Los Angeles Times -- 05/25/2020

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