Mexican soldiers stand guard near during the arrest of Joaquin Ovidio Guzman in Culiacan, Mexico, in January 2023.
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Mexico’s crime epidemic continues to worsen, as poverty and inequality also grow in the country.
Seabirds forage on an oyster shell island on the Texas Gulf Coast.
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Climate change is making oceans more acidic globally. Now, scientists are finding that large storms can send pulses of acidic water into bays and estuaries, further stressing fish and shellfish.
Rain and warm air make it harder for sea ice to grow.
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Atmospheric rivers can melt fragile new sea ice. When these storms arrive in waves, the sea ice doesn’t have a chance to recover.
Many young sports bettors think they’re knowledgeable enough to ‘beat the system.’
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In the past, typical clients tended to be retirees living on fixed incomes who played slots and card games.
Ukrainian Greek Catholic priests celebrating Sunday Mass in Lviv, in western Ukraine.
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The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church has a history going back to the 16th century, when some Orthodox bishops and their followers agreed to become Catholic.
Microsoft CEO and Chairman Satya Nadella is one of the most prominent Indian Americans.
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Indian American donors will have an opportunity to collectively fund improvements in education, health care and gender equality in India on March 2, 2023.
U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, center, arrives at a military camp in Quezon City, Philippines, on Feb. 2, 2023.
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The agreement lets the US expand its access across military bases in the Philippines, unfolding a new chapter in the countries’ long military history.
Syrian civil defence workers clear an earthquake victim in Zardana, Idlib province, on 6 February.
Using space imagery can help guide relief efforts to critical areas during a natural disaster.
More watchful eyes can mean more safety for all.
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Scientists are learning that diversity has many perks – whether in multispecies groups of animals or human society.
The white ‘bathtub ring’ around Lake Powell, which is roughly 110 feet high, shows the former high water mark.
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Lake Powell’s existential crisis is a unique opportunity to save a treasured landscape.
In what form do you eat your annual share of the approximately 5 million tons of cocoa produced worldwide?
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There’s a lot of interesting science behind the fermenting, roasting, grinding and melting that turns chocolate into the bars, bonbons and baked goods you know and love.
COVID-19 emergency status prompted coordinated vaccination efforts by health care providers, paramedics, volunteers and others.
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President Joe Biden’s intention to end the national COVID-19 emergency will have long-lasting ripple effects on federal programs such as Medicare, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
Caucusgoers stand beneath the sign for the South Carolina delegation at the Democratic National Convention.
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The Democratic National Committee is shaking up its presidential nominating calendar to give people of color an earlier vote in the process.
Some airlines are already experimenting with sustainable aviation fuel.
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Airlines are promising net-zero emissions by 2050. To get there, they’re experimenting with used cooking oil, ag waste and corn ethanol in their fuel tanks. But that alone won’t be enough.
A Chinese surveillance balloon in U.S. airspace before it was shot down by the U.S. military.
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A Chinese high-altitude balloon violated U.S. airspace, a serious enough breach to nix a high-level diplomatic meeting in Beijing. The balloon itself, however, was not much of a threat.
You can keep placing new bets throughout the whole game.
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Sports wagering apps bring in-play betting right to the palm of your hand. Easy, ever-present access can lead to excitement and fun – or problem gambling.
There are more than 100 missions to the Moon planned in the coming years, including the next Artemis missions.
With more than 100 lunar missions planned in coming years, space junk near the Moon could become an issue for humanity. No agency tracks lunar space junk, so two astronomers decided to do it themselves.
Piranhas do bite, but can they kill you?
From eating potpourri to blast fishing, Wednesday Addams and her friends and family get involved in a number of grisly hijinks. But could they happen in real life?
It wasn’t flying that gave birds the advantage.
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Birds and dinosaurs lived together for millions of years, but only toothless birds survived the asteroid impact that upended life on Earth.