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NOVEMBER 19, 2014

A New Clue in the Earhart Mystery

A piece of aluminum discovered in the Pacific Ocean has been identified as a part from Amelia Earhart’s lost plane


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November 17, 2014

A Historic Climate Agreement

The United States and China make a deal to cut down on greenhouse gases

November 14, 2014

How to Land on a Comet

The Philae probe becomes the first human-made vehicle to land on a comet

November 12, 2014

Adiós, Catalonia?

Many people in Spain’s richest region want independence. Should the government agree to it?

November 10, 2014

A Sea of Poppies

Great Britain marks the 100th anniversary of its entry into World War I by “planting” thousands of bright-red ceramic flowers

November 7, 2014

Tortoise Turnaround

A near-extinct species in the Galápagos has made an amazing comeback

November 5, 2014

A Midterm Mop-up

The Republican Party dominated the nation’s
midterm elections

 


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A tawny crazy ant (right) battles an imported fire ant.

View captionCourtesy of LE Gilbert University of Texas, Austin

Battle of the Ants

Two invasive insects face off in a chemical showdown.

 


Kenneth lives in New York City.

View captionCourtesy of the Shinozuka family

How I Saved My Grandfather

Kenneth, 16, invented a system that helps Alzheimer’s patients like his grandfather.

In his new memoir, The Closer, Rivera tells how he made his way from Puerto Caimito, a poor fishing village in Panama, to the pitcher’s mound at Yankee Stadium.

View caption Tomasso DeRosa / AP Photo

One-on-One with Mariano
Rivera

Former Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera talks about Panama, learning English, and his new memoir.


A red snapper swims through a coral reef in the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument.

View caption Brian J. Skerry / National Geographic / Getty Images

A Safer Place for Sea Life

President Obama creates the world’s largest protected marine area.



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