WATCH LIVE: Asteroid comes historically close to Earth
The asteroid will make the closest known flyby for an object of its size Friday afternoon. NASA promises it will miss Earth by 17,150 miles - but that's closer than many communication and weather satellites.
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|Authorities name casualties in Colorado fire
Bob and Barbara Schmidt dashed to their home on a dirt road in a heavily wooded area northeast of Colorado Springs as smoke from what would become the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history filled the air.