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For Yazidis, Exile From Spiritual Homeland in Iraq Dilutes Ancient Culture

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Some are contemplating migration, severing ties to their holy land. Others want to stay and protect their shrines.
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Taxi-Sharing Boosts Energy Efficiency, But Will Riders Get on Board?

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Many taxi trips in cities could be shared, cutting down travel time and attendant pollution, according to a new study. But will riders want to pair up?
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Gap in Diet Quality Between Wealthiest and Poorest Americans Doubles,

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Higher costs and limited supermarket access are cited as barriers to health.
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Newly Discovered Engraving May Revise Picture of Neanderthal Intelligence

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A grooved carving found in a cave on Gibraltar points to symbolic thought among Neanderthals, scholars report.
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As California Warms, Greener Mountains Will Mean Less Water for People

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Climate change will put more trees on the mountains but less water in the rivers, study says.
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Century After Extinction, Passenger Pigeons Remain Iconic—And Scientists Hope to Bring Them Back

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The 100th anniversary of the last of the species finds biologists dreaming of preventing or even reversing extinctions.
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Pictures: On Labor Day, Honoring Workers Around the World

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On U.S. Labor Day, we honor the people who labor daily to make their lives—and ours—better.
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Pictures: Volcanoes Erupting Around the World This Week

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Photographers captured volcanoes rumbling to life around the world, from Papua New Guinea to Ecuador.
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Half of Syrians Displaced: 5 Takeaways From New UN Report

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As many as three million people have fled the country, and millions more have been internally displaced within Syria.
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Week's Best Space Pictures: A Martian "Footprint," a Fledgling Star, and an Erupting Island

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Mars sports a weird crater, a young star gleams in its own reflection, and a new island continues a fiery growth spurt.
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Q&A: Were Modern Ideas—and the American Revolution—Born on Ships at Sea?

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Unsung heroes of the seas—how pirates, slaves, and motley crews shaped the modern world.
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Can Elephants Survive a Legal Ivory Trade? Debate Is Shifting Against It

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Stirring renewed debate, a respected conservationist argues that government corruption makes a legal ivory trade unworkable.
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Many Bald Eagles Are Victims of Lead Poisoning, But This One Got Intensive Careb

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An eagle and its rescuers fight for its survival after the raptor is found dying by the side of the road.
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Ancient DNA Sheds New Light on Arctic's Earliest People

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Arctic's first human arrivals kept to themselves for thousands of years.
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Wild Birds' Songs, Feather Colors Changed by Mercury Contamination

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Mercury in the environment affects birds' brains and alters the songs that they sing.
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20 New Coral Species Listed as Threatened Under the Endangered Species

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This newest listing under the Endangered Species Act brings the total number of coral species protected under the act to 22.
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Maritza Morales Casanova: Saving Mexico's Environment Through Children

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Since age 10, Maritza Morales Casanova has been at the forefront of Mexico's conservation and education efforts.
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"Spooky" Quantum Entanglement Reveals Invisible Objects

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In a physics first, quantum entanglement of two-colored laser beams created pictures of otherwise unseeable objects, experimenters report.
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Iraqi Christians Weigh Taking Up Arms Against the Islamic State

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Christian groups in northern Iraq are newly determined to defend their ancient homeland.
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Iceland's Seabird Colonies Are Vanishing, With "Massive" Chick Deaths

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Climate and ocean changes blamed for huge losses of puffins, kittiwakes, and terns.
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