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The PBS NewsHour reported on Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s 2014 installation in Alcatraz in December.  The Chinese government returned artist and activist Ai Weiwei’s passport Wednesday after holding it since 2011. Ai posted a picture of...
A fin whale, Balaenoptera physalus, in the Mediterranean Sea. These whales contain seven times the amount of the toxic chemical DDT than the same whales in the Atlantic Ocean two decades ago, researchers have found. Photo by F. Bassemayousse The fin...
Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old man charged with murdering nine worshippers at a historic black church in Charleston last month, listens to the proceedings with assistant defense attorney William Maguire during a hearing at the Judicial Center in...
The exterior of Camp Delta is seen at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, March 6, 2013. The administration is finishing up a draft of a plan to close the prison at Guantanamo. Photo by Bob Strong/Reuters WASHINGTON — A White House spokesman says...
After the FBI refused to devote its forensics expertise to solving wildlife poaching and trafficking cases, the world’s only lab for solving wildlife crimes was built in Oregon. Video by EarthFixMedia Laura Daugherty balances a small tray on...
Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, seen in this 2013 file photo, was arrested over a year ago and held for months in solitary confinement without charges in an Iranian prison. Photo by Zoeann Murphy/The Washington Post via Getty Images...