This photograph of Native Hawaiians with a European lay worker was taken in 1892. By 1920, the remaining population of Native Hawaiians was just 24,000 people, according to some estimates. Print Collector/Getty Images hide caption

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It Took Two Centuries, But The Native Hawaiian Population May Be Bouncing Back

By some estimates, the entire population of Native Hawaiians was almost wiped out just a century ago. But now their numbers may be near what they were before their first contact with Europeans.

A student reads inside her home in Srinagar, India, as her sister points to a sketch resembling a male police officer in a first-grade textbook Mukhtar Khan/AP hide caption

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See Priya Cook: Gender Bias Pervades Textbooks Worldwide

In almost every corner of the world, women are either completely written out of school books, or they're portrayed in stereotypical, subservient roles, a report says. What will it take to fix this?

Noah Wall recorded Live at Guitar Center in Manhattan, but really, it could have been in any showroom. Courtesy of Guitar Center hide caption

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Live At Guitar Center: A Lot Of Noise And A Little Fun

New York musician Noah Wall surreptitiously recorded amateurs fiddling with guitars, pianos, keyboards, drums and more at a Guitar Center. He captured a lot of bad music and some wild ambition.

The mountain lion known as P-22 is seen in a photo from November after recovering from mange. He has been living in Griffith Park since at least February 2012. Courtesy of the National Park Service hide caption

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LA's Mountain Lion Is A Solitary Cat With A Knack For Travel

A puma named P-22 had to master a suburban commute to find his home in Griffith Park. His name might not be pretty, but the biologist who collared him thinks it fits just right.

Spectators bow their heads during a moment of silence during a ceremony to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing at the Oklahoma City National Memorial, on Sunday. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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Two Decades Later, 168 Victims Of Oklahoma City Attack Are Remembered

Former President Bill Clinton and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin spoke at a ceremony remembering the April 19, 1995 bombing — the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history.

Personnel at work in the operations room of the Italian Coast Guard in Rome, Italy on Sunday during the coordination of relief efforts after a ship carrying hundreds of migrants capsizes off Libyan coast occurred in the Strait of Sicily. Angelo Carconi /Landov hide caption

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Up To 700 Migrants Feared Dead In Capsized Boat Off North Africa

The vessel, carrying would-be migrants, appears to have been headed for the Italian island of Lampedusa.

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