In 2004 Reid Brewer of the University of Alaska Southeast measured an unusual beaked whale that turned up dead in Alaska's Aleutian Islands. A tissue sample from the carcass later showed that the whale was one of the newly identified species. Don Graves hide caption

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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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After His Assassination, A Pakistani Artist's Family Keeps His Song Alive

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Journalists gather at the main gate of a care center where a knife-wielding man went on a rampage in the city of Sagamihara, west of Tokyo on Tuesday. Toshifumki Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Detained Turkish soldiers who allegedly took part in a military coup arrive with their hands bound behind their backs at the Istanbul Justice Palace on Wednesday following the failed military coup attempt. Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Chinese government-selected Panchen Lama, Gyaincain Norbu (right), took part in the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing on March 14. Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Japanese Parents, Gorgeous Bento Lunches Are Packed With High Stakes

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Relatives of passengers on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 hold placards following a joint news conference on the search for the missing airliner Friday. The search will be suspended if nothing turns up in the current area, officials say. Mohd Rasfan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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South Korean Task Force Aims To Standardise Menu Translations

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