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These descendants of wild boars were brought over from Europe decades ago. They're highly invasive and hugely destructive — threatening native bears and deer in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
May 26, 2016
The president has declared a tomato state of emergency in the northern sector.
May 26, 2016
The Government Accountability Office report also finds that the nuclear system is coordinated on a 1970s-era computer. The parts are so obsolete that it's difficult to find replacements.
May 26, 2016
Garnering support of 1,238 delegates, Trump is now, officially, the Republican Party's presumptive nominee.
May 26, 2016
The module known as BEAM can be folded so it takes up less room in a cargo rocket, and then expanded once it reaches space. Or at least that's the hope.
May 26, 2016
If recent skirmishes between the two candidates are any signal, gender will factor heavily into their attacks — and that could potentially widen the gap even more.
May 26, 2016
French President Francois Hollande wants to loosen the nation's strict labor code. The country's largest union is fiercely opposed.
May 26, 2016
Across the U.S., school districts face low literacy rates among low-income and minority students. Here's how schools in Dallas, Baltimore and the Bronx are getting at the problem a little differently.
May 26, 2016
The city is now synonymous with the deadly nuclear age that began there more than seven decades ago. White House officials stress that Obama will not apologize for the bombing.
May 26, 2016
The electronic musician's new memoir traces his journey from Connecticut suburbs to New York City raves. It's a tale of dance clubs, DJs and Manhattan in the 1990s full of self-deprecating humor.
May 26, 2016
Farming is entering its third year on the bust side of the cycle. Major crop prices are low while expenses like seed, fertilizer and land remain high. That means getting creative to succeed.
May 26, 2016
California law now permits pharmacists to sell many types of hormonal birth control methods without a doctor's OK. But good luck finding a drug store that will dispense the contraceptives that way.
May 26, 2016
Deep in a French cave, researchers have found numerous ovals of broken stalagmites. They believe the rings were arranged by ancient Neanderthals.
May 26, 2016
An atmospheric image of barns in Lake George, N.Y., is joining the collection at the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, N.M. The painting reveals a lesser-known genre of the artist's work.
May 25, 2016
Two Muslim boys had refused to shake hands with their female teachers. The educational body in their area says schools can insist on the custom — and can fine parents if students don't comply.
May 25, 2016
Akash Vukoti was the youngest contestant in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee. He didn't go all the way this time, but we've got our eye on him.
May 25, 2016
But shareholders at ExxonMobil approved one resolution that could make it easier to one day nominate an environmentalist to the board.
May 25, 2016
Injuries in the meat industry are likely to be under-reported, a new GAO report finds. Workers may be sent back to the line without seeing a doctor, or may not report out of fear of losing their jobs.
May 25, 2016
They're in a crowded refugee camp, running the only hospital in a war-torn corner of South Sudan.
May 25, 2016
The coalition has attacked IS positions in two areas of strategic importance: Fallujah, Iraq, and an area north of Raqqa, the group's de facto capital in Syria.
May 25, 2016

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