Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy was arrested late Wednesday in Portland, Ore.
The FBI said it arrested the Nevada rancher in Portland, Ore., late Wednesday. Charges will be made public on Thursday.
Green when young, and about the size of an adult human's hand when full-grown, Dryococelus australis is more commonly known as the Lord Howe Island stick insect, or the tree lobster.
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The 8-inch insect nearly went extinct when hungry rats overran its island. But Melbourne scientists found a few in 2001 and started a thriving colony. Now the San Diego Zoo is hatching them, too.
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An attendee wears a Hillary Clinton campaign sticker at a rally last month in Columbia, S.C. Young voters in Iowa and New Hampshire have helped fuel Bernie Sanders' candidacy, but as the race moves to South Carolina, a lot could change.
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Most polls show Hillary Clinton beating Bernie Sanders soundly in the state's upcoming primary, due to overwhelming black support. But many young black voters are turning lukewarm on Clinton.
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The first car Tesla released was the luxury Roadster, which had a six-figure price tag.
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Sophina DeJesus, a gymnast for UCLA, performs a floor routine.
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Beyoncé, in a scene from the video for "Formation."
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A LIGO optics technician inspects one of LIGO's core optics by illuminating its surface with light. It is critical to LIGO's operation that there is no contamination on any of its optical surfaces.
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After many years, scientists are expected to say they have finally seen gravitational waves — giving Einstein a boost and opening up a whole new view of the universe, says astrophysicist Adam Frank.
A passenger from the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Anthem of the Seas waits for transportation after arriving at the Cape Liberty cruise port in Bayonne, N.J., Wednesday. The ship was forced to turn around after hitting a strong storm at sea.
"The first day was great," one passenger says. "The second day we were watching a musical and everything started sliding."
Sunni imam Aziz Babaei, in his prayer room in Tehran, has been telling other Iranian Sunnis to be careful. One radical act, he warns, could bring pain on the whole community.
Shiite-majority Iran is home to millions of Sunnis, including the Sunni imam who opened his door to NPR's Steve Inskeep in Tehran. "We live together nicely," he insists. But he must speak with care.
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The city's water problems began when it switched to using the Flint River for its supply in 2014. They were exacerbated by government officials' failure to disclose and stop the leaching of lead and other toxins into the water.
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State and city officials knew about problems with the Michigan city's water even as they encouraged people to keep using it. Locals are disillusioned — and angry — and rebuilding that trust will be challenging.
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Pakistan policemen stand guard as a Pakistan International Airline plane taxis on a runway in Islamabad on Monday. The national carrier has struggled in recent years with a $3 billion debt.
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Decades ago, Pakistan International Airlines was a trendy airline with flight attendants wearing Pierre Cardin uniforms. These days the national carrier is $3 billion in debt and fighting privatization.
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Members of Indian Youth Congress — a wing of the National Congress party — and National Students Union of India protest for Internet freedom in April 2015 in New Delhi.
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Facebook's free Internet service was banned in India on the basis of net neutrality this week. Internet providers, regulators say, should not be allowed "to shape the users' Internet experience."
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Meet Aedes aegypti. It's an ideal spreader of disease — from its attraction to trash to its habit of sipping blood from lots of folks in one feeding spree.
More Americans across all ages are opting not to drive.
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Americans of all ages are tossing away the keys and giving up their driver's licenses, a new study shows. Cars are being replaced by bikes, public transit and ride-hailing services.
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Ken Baker with a clear glass message bottles, though he favors green glass to send his notes. Inside, he writes about himself, mentions the bottle project and how far past bottles have gone and includes contact information.
A few years ago, glass bottles with handwritten messages inside started washing up along the New England coast. They're the work of Ken Baker. One recently found its way to Ireland.
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Unlike other late night shows, Full Frontal doesn't have guests, and it doesn't put host Samantha Bee behind a desk.
"But it's not a show about women stuff," Jo Miller says. Full Frontal with Samantha Bee covers refugees, mental health, prison and climate change, among other things.
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A neighborhood where many people have left their homes because of a massive natural-gas leak is seen in the Porter Ranch neighborhood of Los Angeles in December.
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A massive methane leak may soon end, but its environmental impact is still being weighed. A scientist says it won't have a big effect globally, but it's a setback in efforts to curb greenhouse gases.
Corn is delivered to the Green Plains ethanol plant in Shenandoah, Iowa.
Ted Cruz doesn't like the law that requires the use of ethanol in gasoline. So what would happen if it was abolished? The surprising answer: not much, probably.
Shelter dog Rohan takes a break from his scent detection trials to play outside. Rohan is one of several dogs training to detect homemade bombs at the Canine Science Collaboratory at Arizona State University.
Humans rely on dogs to search for bombs. But the increasingly common Improvised Explosive Devices can be made with ordinary ingredients — and it is posing a new challenge for bomb-sniffing dogs.
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At the outset of Pax, a young fox who has never lived in the wild, is left alone in the woods.
Illustrations copyright © 2016 by Jon Klassen
To research her new novel for young readers, author Sara Pennypacker consulted with a red fox expert. Her takeaway? "They're brilliant. Foxes are so brilliant," she says.
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