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Migrant bird or summer freeloader? Wild black-crowned night-heron have invaded the Smithsonian National Zoo for more than 100 years — and scientists are just beginning to unravel where they are the rest of the year. Courtesy of Smithsonian’s...
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File photo of an F/A-18C aboard the USS George HW Bush U.S. Photo by Navy via Getty Images WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy says one of its fighter jets has crashed in the Persian Gulf, and the plane’s two pilots ejected and were rescued without...
WASHINGTON — Of all the buzzwords and phrases popping up early in the presidential campaign, “income inequality” must be close to the top of the list. And it’s not just Democrats insisting that the nation must deal with it firmly...
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks during a news conference following party policy lunch meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Barria WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats dealt President Barack Obama a stinging...
Last week, Panera Bread announced that it will be removing more than 150 artificial ingredients from the items on its menu. The restaurant chain follows Chipotle and Kraft as the latest company to jump on the menu-makeover bandwagon. Allison Aubrey...