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The researchers say it's the first time an American badger has been documented burying an animal larger than itself. It worked for five days and nights to accomplish the unexpected feat.
April 4, 2017
With bone broth mania sweeping parts of the U.S. (we see you, LA), cheap bones are harder to come by. Some broth makers are moving away from the standard beef and chicken to new bones — like alpaca.
April 4, 2017
The administration claims the U.N. population agency supports China's "coercive" abortion policies. UNFPA calls the claim "erroneous."
April 4, 2017
Jeffrey Lacker was under investigation for possibly disclosing confidential information to a Wall Street analyst in 2012. The bank president now says he regrets the role he "may have played."
April 4, 2017
Monday night's presentation of the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters fellowships, coming under the shadow of a proposed presidential budget that would eliminate the NEA outright, mixed politics with grace.
April 4, 2017
The bank says it will appeal OSHA's order that it should compensate a manager who reported suspicions of fraud at Wells Fargo.
April 4, 2017
When he invented the Web 28 years ago, Tim Berners-Lee saw it as a way to break apart silos and connect the world. Now he's increasingly troubled about its dark side, but he believes it can be fixed.
April 4, 2017
The Zika virus continues to impact a small number of pregnant women and their babies in the U.S., and there is no sign of it slowing down. "Zika is here to stay," the CDC's acting director says.
April 4, 2017
Scientists eavesdropping in trees have decoded a high stakes game of hide and seek. Katydids rely on ultrasound to find mates and listen for bats, which use ultrasound to find the bugs, and eat them.
April 4, 2017
The Silicon Valley fledgling and the Detroit titan aren't exactly an even match in size and output — yet this week investors pushed Tesla past Ford, even if only for the moment.
April 4, 2017
From Robert Bork to Merrick Garland and the use and overuse of the filibuster in between, the list of grievances between both parties is long. It's all led to the point of forever changing the Senate.
April 4, 2017
The move is surprising to U.S.-China watchers, and comes just days before President Trump is set to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping in person for the first time.
April 4, 2017
The Silicon Valley fledgling and the Detroit titans aren't exactly an even match in size and output — yet investors have made Tesla the most valuable U.S. automaker, even if only for the moment.
April 4, 2017
Researchers use intermediate endpoints like how a drug lowers cholesterol to get a quick sense of whether the drug might improve health. But those shortcuts often don't show true benefits and harms.
April 4, 2017
A 2013 California law that granted driver's licenses to immigrants in the country illegally reduced hit-and-run accidents by 7 to 10 percent in 2015, meaning roughly 4,000 fewer hit-and-runs.
April 4, 2017
India is a magnet for African youth who want to study abroad. But tensions between Indians and Africans sometimes explode into violence. The latest incident took place on March 27.
April 4, 2017
A powerful South African union federation that had been a key ally of President Jacob Zuma is the latest group to call for him to resign. Zuma has shown no sign that he will do so.
April 4, 2017
The collegiate sports organization isn't exactly enthused about the compromise North Carolina lawmakers reached on House Bill 2, but concluded the deal has "minimally" satisfied its expectations.
April 4, 2017
Fans of the sitcom can get a taste of the golden life at Rue La Rue Cafe, the Golden Girls-themed restaurant in Manhattan. Co-owned by actress Rue McLanahan's son, it serves up pop culture and food.
April 4, 2017
After the initial attacks early Tuesday, a hospital in Idlib province was also reportedly bombarded as it treated victims.
April 4, 2017

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