Each year thousands of people from around the world tour the Gomantong Cave. Although scientists have found a potentially dangerous virus in bats that roost in the cave, no one has ever gotten sick from a trip to this cave. Razis Nasri hide caption

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The Next Pandemic Could Be Dripping On Your Head

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Adulting School Teaches Young Adults Grown-Up Skills

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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, who turns 93 on Tuesday, speaks at his party's annual conference in December, where he was endorsed as a candidate for the 2018 election. His wife said last week that even if he dies before the election, he should run "as a corpse." Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nearing 93, Robert Mugabe Shows No Sign Of Stepping Down

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New Research Shows How 'Atmospheric Rivers' Wreak Havoc Around The Globe

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Got Back Pain? Try Yoga Or Massage Before Reaching For The Pills

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Can Poetry Keep You Young? Science Is Still Out, But The Heart Says Yes

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The Mile High Promise, And Risk, Of School Choice

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Rio's Carnival Is A Glitter-Filled Euphoria, Even If Brazil's Government Is Not

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Lead Ammunition Poisons Wildlife But Too Expensive To Change, Hunters Say

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Facebook Wants Great Power, But What About Responsibility?

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Trump Says, 'Look What's Happening In Sweden.' Sweden Asks, 'Wait, What?'

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This 1945 photo provided by the family shows Shizuko Ina, with her son Kiyoshi (left) and daughter Satsuki in an internment camp in Tule Lake, Calif. This photograph was taken by a family friend who was a soldier at the time, since cameras were considered contraband at the camp. Satsuki was born at the camp. Courtesy of the Ina family/AP hide caption

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A fighter of the Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization) paramilitaries stands guard near the front-line village of Ayn al-Hisan, west of Mosul, where Iraqi forces were preparing to launch an offensive to retake the western side of the city from the Islamic State. Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Omar Abdel-Rahman, Radical Cleric Connected To 1993 World Trade Center Bombing, Dies

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Trump To Step Back Into Familiar Territory With Rally In Florida

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