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An artist's rendering of an asteroid field (CBS)

NASA Reveals Plan To Redirect Asteroid Chunk Into Moon’s Orbit

NASA revealed its plans Wednesday to fly robotic spacecraft to asteroids by the end of the decade.

03/25/2015

Scene of a fire on the 3000 block of 24th St. in San Francisco's Mission District, March 11, 2015. (CBS)

13-Year-Old Girl Dies Of Injuries From San Francisco Mission District Fire Which Killed Father

A 13-year-old girl trapped with her family as her second story home burned in San Francisco’s Mission District earlier this month has died.

03/19/2015

San Francisco Police on the scene of an officer-involved shooting near 26th Street and Folsom in the Mission District on February 26, 2015. (CBS)

Religious Leaders Condemn Fatal SFPD Shooting of Man Witnesses Say Was Real Robbery Victim

The demands of justice for Amilcar Perez-Lopez, the 21-year-old Guatemalan man shot and killed by two San Francisco police officers last month continued outside City Hall on Wednesday.

03/11/2015

San Francisco's Dolores Park after vandals smashed beer bottles in the playground. (photo credit: Chris Filippi/ KCBS)

Building Supplier Donates 20 Tons Of Sand To SF’s Dolores Park After Vandals Shattered Glass In Playground

Cemex, an international building materials supplier, has donated 20 tons of sand to refill the sandbox at Mission Dolores Park in San Francisco after vandals broke glass in the playground last month.

03/09/2015

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pilot Program In SF Mission Fast Tracks Homeless To Rehab, Housing Opportunities

A first-of-its kind center in San Francisco’s Mission District has the goal of connecting homeless to drug treatment, rehab or unique housing opportunities in just 10 days as part of an 18-month pilot program.

03/06/2015

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NASA Spacecraft Slips Into Ceres’ Orbit For First-Ever Visit To Dwarf Planet

A NASA spacecraft for the first time has arrived at a dwarf planet to begin a 16-month exploration, and scientists are eager to learn more about the mysterious bright spot discovered last month.

03/06/2015

A paralympian's blade-style prosthetic leg was stolen from his car parked in San Francisco's Mission District. (Courtesy: Ranjit Steiner)

$25,000 Blade-Style Prosthetic Leg Stolen From Paralympian’s Car In San Francisco

A Paralympian sprinter’s blade-style prosthetic was stolen out of his car in San Francisco’s Mission District, and he needs it to compete for next year’s games in Rio De Janeiro.

03/03/2015

Scene of car vs. bike accident at 14th and Folsom St. in San Francisco. (Photo by Margie Shafer)

First Responders Busy With 2 Separate San Francisco Traffic Incidents; Cyclist Hit By Car Has Life-Threatening Injuries

First responders in San Francisco are dealing with two separate traffic incidents that happened around the same time Monday afternoon, one of which sent a bicyclist away in an ambulance after colliding with a car.

03/02/2015

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Crucified ‘Cheetos Jesus’ Parody On SF Muni Bus Stop Raises Eyebrows, Ire

A San Francisco Muni bus stop “advertisement” in the Mission District depicts Chester Cheetah as Jesus, drawn hanging from a rough sketch of a cross with the words, “He Died For Our Snacks.”

02/25/2015

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NASA To Study Mysterious ‘Magnetic Explosions’ Between Earth, Sun That Unleash Dangerous X-Rays

Earth and the Sun may be 93 million miles apart, but cosmic explosions between the two celestial spheres occur often and with devastating effects–unleashing waves of radiation and disrupting GPS communications, and it is with this danger in mind that next month, NASA will launch four “Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission” satellites, studying these “magnetic reconnections” and better predicting the consequences of these cosmic phenomena.

02/24/2015

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