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- JFK researchers underwhelmed by latest release of assassination documents.
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- The military-intelligence veterans – including QAnon promoter Mike Flynn – behind a campaign of disinformation.
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- Scientists spot water ice under Mars’ great canyon.
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- NASA’s probe took video as it ‘touched the Sun’.
- Video of the Day: Flying through the ancient pyramids of Giza.
Quote of the Day:
Loyalty to petrified opinions never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul in this world — and never will.