Feature: Australia Is Deadly Serious About Killing Millions of Cats Feature: Australia Is Deadly Serious About Killing Millions of Cats

Feral felines are driving the country’s native species to extinction. Now a massive culling is underway to preserve what’s left of the wild.

yesterday, 11:00
At War: On Sale in Kabul: Mementos of America’s War in Afghanistan, for $2 or Less At War: On Sale in Kabul: Mementos of America’s War in Afghanistan, for $2 or Less

Challenge coins are handed out to commemorate American military campaigns. But the trinkets carry different weight when displayed beside tokens from earlier wars that failed.

yesterday, 11:00
Poem: Poem: THE SCREAM Poem: Poem: THE SCREAM

An ordinary morning in the life of a parent dropping his son off at school assumes mythic proportions.

yesterday, 11:00
Americans Are Among the Most Stressed People on the Planet, Poll Finds Americans Are Among the Most Stressed People on the Planet, Poll Finds

An annual, global Gallup poll, released Thursday, reported that feelings of stress and worry are particularly high in the United States.

yesterday, 14:25
Can Humans Help Trees Outrun Climate Change? Can Humans Help Trees Outrun Climate Change?

A dark synergy of extreme weather and emboldened pests could imperil vast stretches of woodland. Foresters are only starting to wrestle with solutions.

yesterday, 15:17
Over 20 Million Children a Year Miss Out on First Dose of Measles Vaccine Over 20 Million Children a Year Miss Out on First Dose of Measles Vaccine

Over eight years to 2017, a Unicef report found, nearly 170 million children worldwide failed to receive the first of two doses.

yesterday, 17:31
Sooner or Later Your Cousin’s DNA Is Going to Solve a Murder Sooner or Later Your Cousin’s DNA Is Going to Solve a Murder

The Golden State Killer case was just the start. Hundreds of cold cases are hot again thanks to a new genealogy technique. The price may be everyone’s genetic privacy.

yesterday, 21:36
Trilobites: An Emperor Penguin Colony in Antarctica Vanishes Trilobites: An Emperor Penguin Colony in Antarctica Vanishes

A colony in Halley Bay lost more than 10,000 chicks in 2016 and hasn’t recovered. Some adults have relocated.

yesterday, 23:16
At War: Afghan War Casualty Report: April 19-25 At War: Afghan War Casualty Report: April 19-25

At least 16 pro-government forces and 15 civilians were killed in Afghanistan during the past week.

yesterday, 23:53
Nils Nilsson, 86, Dies; Scientist Helped Robots Find Their Way Nils Nilsson, 86, Dies; Scientist Helped Robots Find Their Way

He was part of a Stanford team whose work in artificial intelligence has found its way into smartphones, Siri and other hallmarks of the algorithmic age.

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