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T. rex's Oddball Vegetarian Cousin Discovered

April 27, 2015 - 9:19am
A newly discovered dinosaur from South America doesn’t fit easily into any known category.
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Survivors and Dead Evacuated from Everest Base Camp

April 26, 2015 - 5:50pm
Eyewitnesses describe carnage after shockwave hurls people inside tents
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20 Pictures Reveal Nepal's Heartbreaking Earthquake Devastation

April 26, 2015 - 10:17am
Whole communities were turned to rubble, and the death toll continues to rise.
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Jenkintown: Report From A Big-Hearted, All-American Town

April 26, 2015 - 6:00am
In this “Mayberry among the strip malls,” the police send emails reminding you to lock your doors and everyone joins the parade.
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When A Madrassa Scholar And Jewish Reporter Become Friends

April 26, 2015 - 6:00am
It’s important to listen to the quiet men and women who are showing us a humane Islam, says author.
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Everest Base Camp a ‘War Zone’ After Earthquake Triggers Avalanches

April 25, 2015 - 3:52pm
Massive slides kill climbers, strand others on mountain, flatten Sherpa villages
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Pictures: Nepal's 7.8-Magnitude Quake Reaps Death, Destruction

April 25, 2015 - 9:46am
Photographs show the extent of damage that turned communities to rubble as survivors were still being pulled out late Saturday.
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Nepal Earthquake Strikes One of Earth's Most Quake-Prone Areas

April 25, 2015 - 8:51am
Magnitude 7.8 temblor comes in a region with a long geologic history of big earthquakes.
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Calls of the Wild—Why Do Animals (Including Your Dog) Howl?

April 25, 2015 - 6:00am
Some canines, monkeys, and yes, even mice communicate and defend their territories by howling, experts say.
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13 Pictures That Capture the Wonder and Thrill of Archaeology

April 25, 2015 - 6:00am
Digging for archaeology photos in National Geographic’s archive
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Feral Cities: How Animals are Going Urban Like Never Before

April 24, 2015 - 3:19pm
In his new book, Tristan Donovan takes us to the frontlines of people coping with a rise in urban wildlife, from boars in Berlin to boa constrictors in Miami.
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These Charts Show That Detroit Is Surprisingly Crowded

April 24, 2015 - 11:27am
It's lost a million people since the 1950s, but Detroit is still more densely populated than many major American cities.
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Hubble Still Wows At 25, But Wait Till You See What's Next

April 24, 2015 - 10:00am
The James Webb Space Telescope promises to see in new ways, and even further back in time.
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Week's Best Space Pictures: Hubble's Birthday Portrait

April 24, 2015 - 9:27am
Astronauts spy an approaching spacecraft and satellites capture a cyclone in this week's best space pictures.
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This Giant Oil Rig Could Usher in a Radically Altered Arctic

April 23, 2015 - 12:31pm
A floating oil rig just delivered to Italian and Norwegian oil companies will soon be operating farther north than any other.
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How a Galaxy Can Get Booted From Its Home

April 23, 2015 - 12:00pm
Cosmic collisions may slingshot tiny galaxies into intergalactic space.
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Watch: Chile Volcano Erupts in Stunning Time-Lapse

April 23, 2015 - 10:12am
Calbuco puts on a colorful show.
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What Do We Really Know About Roundup Weed Killer?

April 23, 2015 - 8:35am
It’s probably in your garage and on your lawn. And it’s used on nearly every acre of corn and soy. But what risks does it pose?
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Exclusive: Obama Tells Us What's to Come on Climate, Drought

April 23, 2015 - 4:00am
The president says “we’re committed to a low-carbon future” but wants a “balanced approach.” And he vows to provide more help to drought-stricken California.
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Why Obama Went to the Everglades for Earth Day

April 22, 2015 - 5:05pm
The president chooses the nation’s most vulnerable state to talk about impacts of climate change and rising sea levels.
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