State Department Further Postpones Keystone XL Decision

11 hours 17 min ago
Extending the wait for a verdict on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, the U.S. State Department says it will allow more time for federal agencies to weigh in.






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Opinion: On Easter, Jesus' Evolution Tells of Changing America

12 hours 4 min ago
Jesus has been born and born again over the course of American history.






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Sherpas Take Steep Risks for Life-Changing Pay

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 16:10
Sherpas see climbing dangerous peaks as a path to prosperity.






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Photographer of Sherpas: Everest Avalanche "Will Be Spoken of for Generations"

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:33
Nat Geo photographer Aaron Huey documents Sherpa villages and shares perspective on the April 18 Everest avalanche.






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Warden Wounded in Africa's Oldest National Park Had Enemies

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:33
Emmanuel de Merode, chief warden of Virunga National Park, is recovering from gunshot wounds suffered in an attack Tuesday.






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Historic Tragedy on Everest, With 12 Sherpa Dead in Avalanche

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:31
The Mount Everest climbing season has begun with tragedy.






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Egypt's Population Boom Threatens Cultural Treasures

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:00
Soaring population growth in Egypt threatens historical buildings, monuments, and artifacts.






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Mount Everest's Deadliest Day Puts Focus on Sherpas

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 09:13
On the deadliest day of Mount Everest's history, learn about the Sherpas and their crucial role in mountaineering.






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Rescue of Ancient Ruin of Pompeii Follows New Plan

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:42
The ancient town destroyed by Vesuvius is undergoing renewed rescue efforts.






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Best Space Pictures: Blood Moon, Auroras, and Rover Tracks

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 07:09
A galaxy warps, auroras light up the night, and the moon turns blood red in this look back at the week in space.






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Convicted Drug Dealer Indicted for Selling Rhino Horns

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:11
U.S. undercover investigation nets an alleged rhino horn trafficker with ties to former MedellĂ­n drug cartel.






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Kepler Spots Closest Thing Yet to Another Earth

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:21
It's just a bit bigger than Earth. It orbits a red dwarf star at the right distance. But does it have water?






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Hundreds of Exoplanets, A Handful Right for Life

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:21
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Drunken Trees: Dramatic Signs of Climate Change

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 07:27
As the permafrost melts in the north, forests no longer grow straight.






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Chimpanzees Make Beds That Offer Them Best Night's Sleep

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:02
Chimpanzees choose tree branches that give them the most firm, stable, and comfortable place to sleep, a new study says.






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Chief Warden Shot in Africa's Oldest National Park

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 15:46
Belgian Emmanuel de Merode was ambushed in Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.






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Honeybees in East Africa Resist Deadly Pathogens

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 15:16
A new study reveals that East African honeybees are resistant to the pathogens blamed for colony collapses elsewhere.






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Fossils Suggest Modern Sharks Are More Evolved Than Previously Thought

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:38
The image of modern sharks as "living fossils," unchanged over millions of years, needs an update, researchers say.






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Solar Chimneys Can Convert Hot Air to Energy, But Is Funding a Mirage?

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:21
A veteran balloonist is among those who want to use solar updraft towers to generate power, but funding has been elusive.






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Can an Unmanned Mini Yellow Submarine Find Missing Flight 370?

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 05:42
The submersible searching for Flight 370 is covering 15 square miles (39 square kilometers) a day inside a huge search zone.






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