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The James Webb space telescope

The James Webb space telescope

                      By Ashley Strickand, CNN (CNN)The James Webb Space Telescope has reached its final destination, almost a month after launch. Since lifting off from French Guiana on December 25, the telescope has unfurled its tennis court-size sunshield and unfolded a massive gold mirror that will help it study the universe in new ways and peer inside the atmosphere of exoplanets. The telescope's point of observation is nearly a million miles away from Earth and beyond ... Full Story

Marshall fire evacuation alerts reached as few as 1 in

Marshall fire evacuation alerts reached as few as 1 in 5 who were meant to receive them

      As few as 1 in 5 people who were sent warnings to flee the fast-moving Marshall fire confirmed they received them, newly released figures show.  In all, fewer than 5,000 of the 24,289 phone calls, texts and emails that went out Dec. 30 were marked as having been received during the emergency, according to new data from the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office. The vast majority, 80%, went unconfirmed, meaning it’s unknown if someone heard or read any part of the warnings. (Read ... Full Story