Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Close-up of an estimated 35,000 walrus haulout on a barrier island near Pt. Lay on September 27, 2014. (Photo: Corey Arrardo / NOAA/NMFS/AFSC/NMML)
Federal biologists have discovered an unusual phenomenon on a beach in northwest Alaska: a massive gathering of walruses—35,000 of them—crowded onto a small strip of shore. This swarm, which was sighted in a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration aerial survey on Saturday, is a...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Pro-democracy movement leaders say that if their demands are not met, they will move to take over government buildings
Leaders of the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong on Wednesday used China's...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The Obama administration has admitted that it is relaxing its standards for...

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