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A grizzly bear in 2011 in Yellowstone National Park. A federal judge restored the species to the endangered list on Monday.
The ruling blocks planned hunting of grizzlies. Judge Dana Christensen said the federal government didn't use the best available science when it took them off the threatened-species list last year.(Image credit: Jim Urquhart/AP) [...]
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A competitor arranges letter tiles while competing in the 2008 National School Scrabble Championship, in Providence, R.I. On Monday, Merriam-Webster published a revised The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, adding 300 new words.
Hasbro and Merriam-Webster have freshened the 70-year-old reference book by adding 300 new words to The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary. (Image credit: Stew Milne/AP) [...]
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Cody Wilson, founder of a company that produces designs for controversial 3D-printed guns, was released on $150,000 bond from a Houston jail, following accusations that he sexually assaulted a minor.
He was arrested in a hotel in Taiwan on Friday and flown to Texas. He posted bail of $150,000. (Image credit: Eric Gay/AP) [...]
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Virginia Department of Corrections spokeswoman Lisa Kinney, seen here in 2017, said the new policy banning visitors from wearing tampons is intended to prevent drug smuggling.
A spokeswoman said that visitors wearing tampons will be offered pads.(Image credit: Steve Helber/AP) [...]
Mon, Sep 24, 2018, Continue reading at the source
An industrial farm affected by flooding from Hurricane Florence in Duplin County, N.C.
Anthropologist Barbara J. King says Hurricane Florence should lead us to look beyond the agriculture industry's loss of "inventory" and view animals as thinking, feeling — and suffering — beings.(Image credit: Jo-Anne McArthur/We Animals) [...]
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In a surprise victory, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, center, ousted the president of the Maldives. On Monday, he celebrated with supporters in the capital, Malé.
Voter turnout was nearly 90 percent. The challenger beat the incumbent president, who is accused of jailing opponents. The Indian Ocean nation is at the center of a rivalry between India and China. (Image credit: Eranga Jayawardena/AP) [...]
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Ilya Vett, 47, said he was printing the gun for his brother who has a firearms license, according to police. Vett has been charged with attempted criminal possession of a firearm.(Image credit: Charles Sykes/AP) [...]
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Guyger has said she mistakenly entered the wrong apartment in her complex and shot a man she thought was a burglar. She was later arrested and charged with manslaughter.(Image credit: Kaufman County Sheriff's Office/AP) [...]
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Derek Black once promoted a racist agenda by making speeches, hosting a radio show and starting a website. His change of heart is the subject of a new book, written by journalist Eli Saslow.(Image credit: The Washington Post/The Washington Post/Getty Images) [...]
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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that "the cowardly attack was committed by those who are rescued by the Americans ... and they are financed by Saudi and Emirate's money."(Image credit: Morteza Nikoubazl/Reuters) [...]
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