CNN runs story that huge asteroid will collide with Earth, then removes it

May 28, 2014 2:27 PM

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A CNN website ran a story stating that a massive asteroid was destined to hit Earth, but retracted it after NASA confirmed that it was untrue.

CNN attracted some unwanted attention on May 26 with a story headlined “Giant asteroid possibly on collision course with Earth”. The story was posted by user Marcus 575 on CNN’s iReport site, on which users may post news that is later verified by CNN.

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