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A memorial at the site of the first explosion in the Boston Marathon bombing...
The search for jurors in the case of accused Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is taking longer than expected.Defense attorneys say it's nearly impossible to find open-minded,...
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A team of Indian physicists has made a mathematical model that purports to explain why ants don't have traffic jams. NPR's Joe Palca explains as part of his series, Joe's Big Idea.This story...
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A herd of caribou begins the long trek across the Arctic plains in the Arcti...
President Obama says he will ask Congress to give wilderness status to protect more than 12 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The president announced his intention Sunday in a...