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SEPTEMBER 19, 2014

The World’s Largest Dinosaur!

A long-necked dino named Dreadnoughtus schrani wins the title of heaviest land animal ever

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September 17, 2014

An Independent Scotland?

Scots prepare to vote on whether to leave the United Kingdom

September 15 2014

A Not-So-Common Cold

An unusual cold-like illness is hitting kids in a growing number of states across the U.S.

September 12, 2014

Deep-Sea “Mushrooms”

Odd marine creatures baffle scientists—and may reshape the animal family tree

September 10, 2014

America Remembers 9/11

People across the country reflect on the September 11 terrorist attacks

September 8, 2014

A Mammoth Gift

A Texas family donates a mammoth skeleton found buried in their backyard


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Fabien Cousteau looks out a window from inside Aquarius.

View caption Handout / Free Kip Evans / Mission 31

A Month Under the Sea

A scientist spends 31 days in an underwater lab.

Police in riot gear fired tear gas at demonstrators.

View caption Scott Olson / Getty Images

Outrage in Ferguson

The shooting of an unarmed black teen in Missouri has stirred protest and debate.

A boy in Tenosique, Mexico, rests near a map showing routes to the U.S.

View captionRM Meridith Kohut / The New York Times / Redux

All Alone

Thousands of kids from Central America are entering the United States illegally—and alone.

A plan is in the works to try to bring the delta back to life.

View captionFrans Lanting / Corbis

Back on Course

The Colorado River’s delta is dying. can a historic experiment bring back its waters?


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The Day Aliens Attacked

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