GOP donor pays $1M to deploy South Dakota national guard
In a story June 30, 2021, about a billionaire Republican donor who is paying $1 million to help defray the cost of deploying the South Dakota National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of the spokesman for South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem.
No cigar: Interstellar object is cookie-shaped planet shard
This 2018 illustration provided by William Hartmann and Michael Belton shows a depiction of the Oumuamua interstellar object as a pancake-shaped disk. A study published in March 2021 says the mystery object is likely a remnant of a Pluto-like world and shaped like a cookie. A new study says the mystery object is likely a remnant of a Pluto-like world and shaped like a cookie. Those are the rough proportions of one wafer of an Oreo cookie, Desch noted. By the time the object starts leaving our solar system around 2040, the width-to-thickness ratio will have dropped to 10-to-1, according to Desch.