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NPR: In Tasmania, A Mission To Rescue 270 Stranded Whales

Along the western coast of Tasmania, marine conservationists are gathering to conduct a massive operation: the rescue of some 270 pilot whales...

Reuters: Taiwan military says it has right to counterattack amid China threats

Taiwan said on Monday its armed forces have the right to self-defence and counterattack amid “harassment and threats”, in an apparent...

Study: White Americans still vastly overestimate racial progress

In 2016, a Black family on average had $10 in wealth for every $100 in wealth the average white family had. But...

VOA: Family, Work and Opera Filled Ginsburg’s Final Summer

She was seeing family. She was exercising. She was listening to opera. She was doing the work of the court. She...

CNN: Interns in hazmat suits presented the Emmy statues this year

The 2020 Emmys didn't have a live audience, and the statues were presented by interns in hazmat-style suits. See how the...

UChicago scientist Robert Rosner elected to presidency of the American Physical Society

Prof. Robert Rosner, an eminent theoretical physicist at the University of Chicago, has been elected to the presidency of the American Physical...

Reuters: U.S. judge orders Post Office to expedite November election mail

A federal judge on Monday ordered the U.S. Postal Service to expedite all November election mail and to approve additional overtime...

BBC: What makes strangers click?

Conventional wisdom says people are drawn together when they’re most similar. But how you navigate the world together might actually be...

NPR: BTS: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. Introducing NPR Music's Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from...

BBC: Have we misunderstood Darwin?

Why the common understanding of Charles Darwin's 'Survival of the Fittest' is not accurate.

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