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Pioneering black NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson dies

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 24, 2020

Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who calculated rocket trajectories and earth orbits for NASA’s early space missions and was later portrayed in the 2016 hit film “Hidden Figures,” about pioneering black female aerospace workers, has died. She was 101.

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Trump’s India visit prioritizes pageantry over policy

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 24, 2020

Prioritizing pageantry over policy, President Donald Trump basked in India’s welcoming embrace on a day that featured a mega-rally with cheering crowds, a mutual admiration show with his counterpart and a sunset tour of the famed Taj Mahal.