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The Australian Tidal Center estimates that the Pacific island nation of Kiribati sinks further into the ocean 3.7 millimeters every year. Venice isn’t the only piece of land sinking today. The nation of Kiribati, made up of 33 tiny islands far out...
Researchers on the Pacific Storm, a research vessel operated by Oregon State University, tagged blue whales near the Channel Islands of California in 2006. Credit: Craig Hayslip, courtesy of OSU Marine Mammal Institute, via Flickr A new study says...
Pro-Palestinians in France clashed with riot police Saturday, after they defied a protest ban imposed by the government. Credit: Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images About five thousand pro-Palestinian demonstrators gathered in Paris on...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: What’s the public opinion on the street now about what’s been happening? JODI RUDOREN: Yeah, people here are really behind this operation. They are terrified of these tunnels, they feel that...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: So Nicholas you’ve been in Gaza through this temporary cease-fire. What’s life been like? NICHOLAS CASEY: Well dozens went outside today. For many people this was the first time that they had seen...
Garrison Keillor performs at Fort Tuthill in Flagstaff, Arizona. Keillor is the star of public radio’s “A Prairie Home Companion,” which celebrated its 40-year anniversary on the air earlier this month. Credit: A Prairie Home...