Thousands rally in New York, other cities over climate concerns

People marched during a rally against climate change in New York.

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The marches in cities around the world come two days before a UN climate summit.

In this artist concept provided by NASA, the MAVEN spacecraft approaches Mars on a mission to study its upper atmosphere.

NASA’s Maven explorer arrives at Mars after year

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