Full Moon over Northeast Kansas on August 10. Photo by David Bezadpour.

August sky viewing

The Supermoon was spectacular, but may dampen the annual Perseid meteor shower.

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It’s football season again

A new program called "Heads Up" is trying to make youth football safer by reducing concussions due to tackling.

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US sending arms to Kurds in Iraq

The Obama administration has begun directly providing weapons to Kurdish forces who have started to make gains against Islamic militants in …