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Millions of bats live in Bracken Cave, in a rural area near San Antonio. Conservationists are worried that plans for a multithousand-unit housing development will disrupt the bat colony. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Massive Bat Cave Stirs Texas-Size Debate Over Development

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prophet is a fool Zagar
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Moon 8 Kenseth Thibideau
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Moon 2 Kenseth Thibideau
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A Predator drone operated by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine taxis for a flight over southern Arizona near the Mexican border on March 7 from Fort Huachuca in Sierra Vista, Ariz. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Border Drones Fly Into Fight Over Immigration

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Like a Ghost in Your Own Life Ulrich Schnauss
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As Sochi, Russia, prepares to host the 2014 Olympic Games, workers walk past piles of dirt at the construction site of Fisht Stadium and Olympic Park on May 20. Artur Lebedev/ITAR-TASS/Landov hide caption

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Despite Critics, Russia Promises A Grand Olympic Spectacle

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Dirty Blonde The Bad Plus
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Polar Bear Fandango Michael Chapman
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Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, is among the lawmakers who say they were never briefed about the government's surveillance programs. T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images hide caption

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What Did Congress Really Know About NSA Tracking?

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Eyesdown [Machine Drum Remix] Bonobo
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Swaziland Ernest Ranglin

Jasmine Chestnut at her internship at the Center for American Progress in Washington. An at-risk student, Chestnut had almost given up on college when a nonprofit network supported by the government's Social Innovation Fund helped her get back on track. Gabriella Demczuk/NPR hide caption

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Can Federal Funds Help Social Service Groups Work Smarter?

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Complicated Two Weather Pending
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Plan B One-Step might be the only emergency contraceptive available to all ages without a prescription. ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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Administration's Plan For Morning-After Pill Pleases No One

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Pappy Van Winkle Miller
Les Courbes Watcha Clan
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Pixie George Winston
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This young female rhinoceros, photographed in Kenya in 2011, was killed by ivory poachers a few months after this photo was taken. Courtesy of Tom Snitch hide caption

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To Crack Down On Rhino Poaching, Authorities Turn To Drones

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Block Ice & Propane Erik Friedlander
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