Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, center, speaks during a news conference Wednesday after her office dropped remaining charges against the three Baltimore police officers who were still awaiting trial in Freddie Gray' death. Third from left, in a cap, is Freddie Gray's father, Richard Shipley. Steve Ruark/AP hide caption

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WATCH: Marilyn Mosby: 'The System Is In Need Of Reform'

The Baltimore state's attorney has dropped all remaining charges related to the death of Freddie Gray, but she says she stands by the legitimacy of the criminal charges.

Once scientists grew these Staphylococcus lugdunensis bacteria in a lab dish, they were able to isolate a compound that's lethal to another strain commonly found in the nose that can make us sick — Staphylococcus aureus. Mostly Harmless/Flickr hide caption

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'Nose-y' Bacteria Could Yield A New Way To Fight Infection

The search for lifesaving antibiotics is on. Scientists have turned up one promising candidate in an unlikely place — the human nose.

Light shines on the mountains behind the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska. Guides are using the glacier's rapid retreat as a stark lesson on the effects of climate change. Becky Bohrer/AP hide caption

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Visitors To A Shrinking Alaskan Glacier Get A Lesson On Climate Change

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On a busy day, thousands of tourists visit the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau. The U.S. Forest Service wants those people to take in the dramatic views but also consider why the glacier is receding.

Visitors To A Shrinking Alaskan Glacier Get A Lesson On Climate Change

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Though Jupiter's red spot looks small in this photo, it's actually about 10,000 miles wide — bigger than Earth's diameter. Space Telescope Science Institute/NASA hide caption

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How Jupiter's Red Spot Makes Things High Above It Hot, Hot, Hot

Think summer's hot on Earth? Space physicists tracking weather on Jupiter say the roar of the raging storm we call the Great Red Spot heats the outer atmosphere above it by more than 1,000 degrees F.

Zafer Aknar is the longtime editor of the Turkish satirical magazine Leman. A printed edition about the failed coup attempt was prevented from distribution last week by Turkish authorities. Lefteris Pitarakis/AP hide caption

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Despite Turkey's Crackdown, Some Critics Are Still Speaking Out

Most critics are silent these days, but a few are voicing opposition to the widespread arrests and workplace dismissals. They say this is just an acceleration of the government's existing policy.

Despite Turkey's Crackdown, Some Critics Are Still Speaking Out

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Michigan State University researchers Sunpreet Arora (left), Anil Jain (center) and Kai Cao (right) tried 3-D printed fingertips and 2-D fingerprint replicas on conductive paper to unlock a murder victim's phone, similar to one in the photo. Derrick Turner/Michigan State University hide caption

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Police Use Fingertip Replicas To Unlock A Murder Victim's Phone

Michigan State University engineers tried 3-D-printed fingertips and special conductive replicas of the victim's fingerprints to crack the biometric lock on his Samsung Galaxy phone.

Mukhtar Mai has fought for justice for the past 14 years. Pakistan's Supreme Court has said it will review its own 2011 decision to uphold the acquittal of five of her attackers. Philip Reeves/NPR hide caption

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In Pakistan's Heartland, A 'Perfect Storm Of Obstacles' To Protecting Women

A high-profile honor killing has led to calls for stronger laws. But a gang-rape victim who's spent 14 years fighting for justice says laws are undercut by ages-old feudal traditions against women.

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Tortoise Wins Again: Slow And Steady Pace Outruns L.A. Fire

An animal control agency got a call from the sheriff's department about "a tortoise that was running down the street, and away from the fire zone."

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A Letter From Young Asian-Americans To Their Families About Black Lives Matter

Shereen Marisol Meraji and Kat Chow talk to young people who crowd-sourced an open letter to their loved ones, asking them to care about police violence against black Americans.

A Letter From Young Asian-Americans To Their Families About Black Lives Matter

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