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Jones, who was 116, reportedly had a penchant for bacon and lingerie. Now, there is believed to be only one person still alive who was born before 1900.
May 13, 2016
The tiny waste harvesters use the Milky Way as a guide to roll their dung meals away to safety. Now researchers say the beetles take "snapshots" of the constellation and store them in their brains.
May 13, 2016
Some states and districts are ahead of the recommendations announced today by the Obama Administration. Some are in conflict.
May 13, 2016
Indian cities are among the world's most polluted. And India is the third largest emitter of carbon dioxide. If it finds a sustainable way to develop, it could be a template for the rest of the world.
May 13, 2016
We hear a lot less about Afghanistan these days, but America's longest war isn't over. The U.S. military still has nearly 10,000 personnel in the country, where they're assisting the Afghans.
May 13, 2016
Four female pilots says that Frontier Airlines failed to proved legally required accommodations so they could pump breast milk and do their jobs. They are being represented by the ACLU in a lawsuit.
May 13, 2016
On Sunday, this Italian city — birthplace of the Margherita pizza — will try to swipe Milan's record for the world's longest pie.
May 13, 2016
Mustafa Badreddine is believed to oversee the group's extensive military operations inside Syria since 2011. It's not clear what kind of explosion killed him or who is responsible.
May 13, 2016
Teenagers are an overlooked group when it comes to global health. A new report offers often surprising insights into the threats to their health and well-being.
May 13, 2016
A man tried to climb up on a statue at Lisbon's Rossio train station for a picture, causing the figure of King Sebastian to fall and shatter. The national monument was more than 120 years old.
May 13, 2016
A new video ad from Save the Children shows a girl going through the harrowing journey of a Syrian refugee — only she's British and it takes place in London.
May 13, 2016
The biggest spending came from the campaign of Democrat Bernie Sanders. Outside groups dominated spending on the Republican side.
May 13, 2016
The apparent GOP presidential nominee denies he called reporters purporting to be a publicist for himself. The Washington Post has published a recording of one such call about Trump's romantic life.
May 13, 2016
Thieves stole $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank in February using the SWIFT messaging network. Now, a second bank has been attacked in a similar fashion.
May 13, 2016
When we don't acknowledge the role whiteness plays in how Americans vote, we're essentially agreeing to misidentify some of the most important dynamics of this election cycle.
May 13, 2016
A new video ad from Save the Children shows a girl going through the harrowing journey of a Syrian refugee — only she's British and it takes place in London.
May 13, 2016
The Education and Justice Departments have given schools guidance about prom, sports, privacy and more.
May 13, 2016
In China, Didi Chuxing dominates the ride-hailing market — despite Uber's attempts to break in. Now Apple Inc. is investing big in the service, ahead of a visit to China by Apple CEO Tim Cook.
May 13, 2016
The expansion of Medicaid and continued enrollment in the Children's Health Insurance Program have boosted the proportion of eligible kids with health coverage to 91 percent, a study finds.
May 13, 2016
Europe's Operation Sophia isn't disrupting Libyan smuggling "in any meaningful way," a House of Lords report says. In fact, the report found, the operation may be putting migrants in danger.
May 13, 2016

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