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Ben Carson speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in February. The neurosurgeon said Sunday he will seek the GOP nomination for the White House. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters He is a pioneering brain surgeon and the holder of high...
An armed ranger talks on his radio in front of a white rhinoceros at the Imire Rhino and Wildlife Conservation Park near Marondera, east of the capital Harare. A new study found that roughly 60 percent of large herbivores are threatened with...
Blood Falls, the unique red-hued liquid emerging from below the surface of Antarctica’s dry valleys is connected to brines beneath, according to recently published findings. Credit: Jill Mikucki, 2014 An international team of researchers...
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at a news conference about the 2014 Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military, May 1, 2015. Carter said that, despite showing progress on some fronts, “the report makes it crystal clear that we...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioMARTIN HIMEL: Walk along the streets of Kurdistan’s second largest city, Sulaymaniyah, and you’ll instantly notice that it looks nothing like most of the images we see coming out of Iraq. By all appearances, this oil...
Plate settings for the State Dinner being held for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are previewed in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington April 27, 2015. Many of the Capitol’s food servers earn less than $11 an hour, and...