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White House: Asteroid 'poses no threat' to Earth

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Have no fear: The White House says an asteroid more than 1 1/2 miles long poses no threat to planet Earth. The big rock called Asteroid 1998 QE2 was making its closest approach to Earth on Friday, keeping a safe distance of 3.6 million miles, or 15 times the distance between Earth and the moon. White House spokesman Josh Earnest was asked about the asteroid during a...

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