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'A primal experience': Americans dazzled by solar eclipse Video included


Americans are staking out prime viewing spots along a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the sun Monday. More>>

Eau Claire residents turn their eyes to the sky for the solar eclipse Video included

Science junkies waited out the mid-morning hours at UW-Eau Claire's outdoor ampitheatre to experience an astronomical event of a lifetime, the 2017 Great American Solar Eclipse. 


Missouri hospital celebrates eclipse by dressing up newborns in "baby buntings"

People are celebrating Monday's total solar eclipse in all kinds of ways, but perhaps, none as cute as St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Missouri.


WHAT TO EXPECT: Total solar eclipse on August 21 Video included

On August 21, you may want to head outside during your lunch break to catch the 2017 total solar eclipse.


Where can I watch the total solar eclipse online?

The solar eclipse will be seen throughout the entire U.S. and parts of Canada.


Can't be there? How to watch solar eclipse on TV, online


Can't be there to see total solar eclipse? How to watch on TV, online. More>>

A journey of a lifetime to see total eclipse

Jeff Neumann is traveling to Wyoming to experience Monday's total eclipse.


Drivers asked to focus on the road, not the skies during Monday's eclipse

The nation’s total solar eclipse will likely have many people looking skyward on Monday, August 21. 


Solar eclipse viewer DIY using Pizza Hut box

If you still haven't picked up your glasses for the eclipse yet, don't worry. Pizza Hut has a unique way for you to watch it.


Tyson's solar eclipse tip: Don't video it, experience it


Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has a suggestion for anyone with a view of next week's solar eclipse: Put down your smartphones and take in the phenomenon yourself. More>>

Preparing for the eclipse with eye glass protection Video included

If we have clear skies for Monday afternoon, you won't want to miss seeing the solar eclipse during your lunch break, but you also don't want to look too closely without eye protection.


Local doctors warn about eye safety during eclipse Video included

Experts in Marathon County don't want the excitement of the solar eclipse to distract the public from viewing the phenomenon safely. 


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