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When pandas have symptoms of pregnancy, keepers put them in private rooms and feed them extra food. When it's clear the pandas aren't pregnant, some maintain the act to keep the better accommodations.
A squirrel at Penn State University has become a social media sensation. Emily Reddy of WPSU reports that undergraduate student Mary Krupa discovered the squirrels on campus were so tame that they'd eat from her hand, soon putting hats on them and even setting up a Facebook page, which now has more "likes" than the school's mascot.
Defeating the militant group Islamic State in the Middle East will depend on getting Sunni Muslims to reject it. And Sunnis, the region's majority religious sect, are divided, insecure and struggling over their identity.
As part of an All Things Considered series on trade lingo, music producer Don Was explains the word "clam" — a mistake made by a musical performer.
A construction excavator demolishes a B-hut at the huge Bagram Air Field nor...
American troops are scheduled to withdraw from Afghanistan by year's end. So the military is sifting through 13 years of accumulated stuff to see what will be scrapped, given away or sent home.
The Department of Homeland Security is settling a lawsuit with the ACLU, which deals with immigrants who were improperly pushed to leave the country.