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Sarah Kaplan

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The century-long search for “the music of the cosmos.“

  • Feb 12, 2016

The controversial Nevada rancher who was at the center of an armed standoff with federal officials in 2014 reportedly faces the same felony charge as his sons, who orchestrated the occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge.

  • Feb 11, 2016

Cliven Bundy, the father of the man who led the armed occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge, was arrested in Portland. Bundy reportedly was on his way to the refuge, where the standoff in its 41st day seemed to be coming to an end.

  • Feb 11, 2016

Shootings are still too familiar in the Southern California city, which has tried to move past its reputation as a byword for bloodshed.

  • Feb 10, 2016

News of the deaths of three relatively young animals — a dolphin, an orca and a beluga whale — comes at a time of increased criticism and regulatory pressure and falling profits for the SeaWorld chain of marine amusement parks.

  • Feb 10, 2016

Researchers say that cockroaches provide an ideal model for a search-and-rescue robot.

  • Feb 9, 2016

Locals had misgivings about the condominium complex long before it collapsed during an earthquake Saturday, killing at least 39.

  • Feb 9, 2016

Richard Durbin Jr., the U.S. attorney for San Antonio, told the Associated Press that he hoped the indictment would help restore some public confidence in the local government.

  • Feb 8, 2016

The little girl is the fifth person to be hurt in a shooting by a toddler this year. At least 43 were shot last year by small children.

  • Feb 8, 2016

Police chief: Attack does not seem “a spur-of-the-moment thing.”

  • Dec 3, 2015
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