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September 14, 2017 5:18 AM Strike: NANS vows to shut down major federal roads next week if

APPARENTLY bothered by the industrial action rocking the education sector, leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has vowed to shut down all major federal express roads next week if no resumption date is fixed. The students union came up with the decision after an emergency meeting held in the Kwara State College of Education 61

September 1, 2017 1:07 PM Kenya’s Supreme Court annuls presidential election result for irregularities, orders new vote

NAIROBI — In the first decision of its kind for Kenya — or all of Africa for that matter — Kenya’s Supreme Court on Friday annulled the president’s Aug. 8 reelection victory citing irregularities and ordered a new vote within 60 days. The reversal of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s 54 percent win stunned East Africa’s economic powerhouse and a pillar of stability 57

August 26, 2017 6:46 PM Next eclipse: You only have to wait seven years in the U.S

Thousands flocked to Missouri on Monday to see the first total eclipse in the U.S. in 40 years. And many of them went home disappointed thanks to thunderstorms and cloud cover. But they won’t have to wait too long before their next chance to enjoy the moon’s shadow on the United States. On April 8, 2024, the path of totality will trace a diagonal line from Texas 73

August 22, 2017 3:24 PM Do your eyes hurt after the solar eclipse? Here’s what you need to know

So you looked directly at the sun while trying to watch the solar eclipse. Maybe you didn’t read the warnings or couldn’t get your hands on a pair of eclipse glasses. Or maybe you did have them but couldn’t resist, just for a few seconds, staring straight at the sun with your naked eyes, experts be darned. Did you cause damage to your eyes? It’s hard to tell immediately 49

August 22, 2017 2:19 PM Solar Eclipse Map: Here’s the Path to Watch in Wyoming, Illinois, Tennessee, Oregon and Across the United States

What is being hailed as the Great American Eclipse is coming Monday to the entire United States, though sky-gazers in only 10 states—Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina—will get full views of the country's first total eclipse in decades. If you want to see the full solar eclipse 88

August 22, 2017 12:15 PM Solar eclipse 2017: The pictures you have to see

Americans gazed upwards in their millions on Monday, as a total solar eclipse swept the country. It was the first such eclipse to go from the west to east coasts of the US in 99 years. From schoolchildren in Missouri to mounted patrol officers in Idaho, the nation was transfixed by the sight of the Moon drifting in front of the Sun, and blocking its light 117

August 21, 2017 8:27 PM Stunning images of totality from Oregon to South Carolina

The solar eclipse that will sweep across the United States Monday begins at 9 a.m. Pacific Time, noon Eastern, when the moon takes a bite out of the sun for viewers in Oregon. The eclipse will reach totality for coastal Oregon at 10:19 local time. Over the course of 90 minutes, the moon’s full shadow will zip across a 70-mile-wide, 3,000-mile-long path cutting 84

August 21, 2017 7:45 AM The Solar Eclipse: What to Expect

Because of planetary geometry, the total eclipse can last less than one minute in some places, and as long as two minutes and 41 seconds in others. The eclipse’s longest point of duration is near a small town called Makanda, Ill., population 600. Around 1:15 p.m. Eastern time, the total solar eclipse will first reach Oregon’s coast. Then it will race for the next 90 or so minutes 111

August 21, 2017 4:37 AM The Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017 Is Happening Today

One of the biggest astronomical events of the century is finally here: Today (Aug. 21), a total solar eclipse will cross the U.S. from Oregon to South Carolina, starting in Oregon at 12 p.m. EDT/9 a.m. PDT (1600 GMT). To viewers inside the "path of totality," the moon will completely cover the sun, darkening the sky and revealing the star's hidden atmosphere 85

August 21, 2017 3:16 AM Here’s what to know about the total solar eclipse if you live in the Boston area

The continental United States will experience a total solar eclipse for the first time in 38 years on Monday. A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon, traveling between Earth and the sun, aligns to completely cover the sun, leaving only its atmosphere, or corona, to be seen. Inside the 70-mile-wide path of totality—stretching from Oregon to South 95