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Each year, the park attracts millions of visitors and provides a home to countless animal species. But journalist David Quammen warns that balancing tourism and preservation can be tricky.
April 18, 2016
Tesla is building what it says is the world's largest battery factory. The scale is expected to drive down the cost of electric cars and batteries that homeowners can use to store surplus solar power.
April 18, 2016
The Los Angeles Times won for breaking news reporting during and after the San Bernardino shooting. The acclaimed musical Hamilton won the prize for drama.
April 18, 2016
Rodrigo Duterte recently discussed a 1989 rape and murder in Davao City, during his long tenure as mayor. He said the victim was so beautiful "the mayor should have been first."
April 18, 2016
What you do in your 20s and 30s and 40s can make it more likely that you'll be mobile and healthy in old age, scientists say. That's true even if your ancestors didn't fare so well.
April 18, 2016
If UnitedHealth stops selling insurance on marketplaces across the country (and isn't replaced by rivals), premiums for exchange plans could rise modestly — about 1 percent on average.
April 18, 2016
The team has medaled in every Summer Olympics since 1976. But the Romanians' fifth-place finish at Sunday's final qualifying event denies them a spot at the Rio Games.
April 18, 2016
Runners from Kenya, who had for years been considered the best of the best in the world, were nearly shut out from the podium entirely.
April 18, 2016
A 4-4 tie is a real possibility. In that case, the actions which would shield some 4 million people from deportation would never take effect.
April 18, 2016
The settlement puts up to $1 billion to end lawsuits filed by thousands of former pro football players who say they suffered chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.
April 18, 2016
It's difficult to name a play in which Shakespeare doesn't cook up a bit of conflict around the table. The juiciest plot twists often happened when characters gathered for a meal.
April 18, 2016
The leaders of the Catholic and Orthodox churches called on Europe to show greater compassion for migrants, a move widely welcomed by migrants as well as residents on the Greek island of Lesbos.
April 18, 2016
Some reports indicate that the injuries were caused by an explosion; Israeli police say they are looking into that possibility.
April 18, 2016
The flight landed safely, but police also say they've determined that "an object, believed to be a drone, had struck the front of the aircraft."
April 18, 2016
The 7.8 magnitude quake that struck the nation on Saturday has left more than 270 people dead. Buildings and roads up and down the country's Pacific coast have been destroyed.
April 18, 2016
Candidates on the campaign trail have blasted NAFTA and the TPP. But the rhetoric has been wrong, says an MIT economist, noting it's trade with China that's done a number on U.S. manufacturing jobs.
April 18, 2016
The oil-producing nations in the group gathered in Qatar to discuss the possibility of a production freeze, but Saudi Arabia balked at the idea of a freeze that didn't include Iran.
April 18, 2016
How much money a school can spend on its students still depends, in large part, on local property taxes. And many states aren't doing much to level the field for poor kids.
April 18, 2016
Venida Browder's son killed himself after spending time in solitary confinement. She's fighting to end isolation of youth in jails and prisons. A new campaign with that goal launches this week.
April 18, 2016
How much money a school can spend on its students still depends, in large part, on local property taxes. And many states aren't doing much to level the field for poor kids.
April 18, 2016

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