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Eyes In The Sky: Foam Drones Keep Watch On Rain Forest Trees

The autopilot toy planes, equipped with cameras, help conservationists detect illegal logging and mining earlier in the remote parts of the Amazon basin.
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A 10-Year-Old Makes A Video So We 'Don't Forget Nepal'

Lucas Zutt has lived in Nepal since 2013. It's "where I belong," he says. He made a video so the world will have a close-up — and personal — view of the earthquake's impact.
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Takata Agrees To Declare Air Bags Defective In Nearly 34M Vehicles

The problem lies with Takata air bags that can potentially explode, sending metal shards flying into the compartment. The recall is believed to be the largest in NHTSA's history.
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An English 'Family Business,' Dedicated To A 2,000-Year-Old Roman Fort

Andrew Birley first visited Vindolanda, a Roman fort near the Scottish border, when he was still in his mother's womb. Now, he's the latest Birley to lead excavations at the site rich in artifacts.
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British Police Arrest 9 Over Audacious Easter Jewelry Heist

"A number of large bags containing significant amounts of high value property have been recovered from one address," Scotland Yard says.
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Longtime 'Charlie Hebdo' Cartoonist Announces He's Quitting

"I will no longer be Charlie Hebdo, but I will always be Charlie," says Renald Luzier, the cartoonist known as Luz.
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Why Turkish Motorists Can't Get A Break On Gas Prices

Inflation is coming down and the foreign trade deficit is shrinking but Turks aren't seeing any relief at the pumps. Lower fuel costs have been undermined by the country's declining currency.
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Macedonia's Wiretapping Scandal Worsens Political Tensions

The small Balkan country of Macedonia is in turmoil after it was revealed that the government wiretapped 20,000 people. There have been competing pro and anti-government demonstrations in the capital.
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They're Going Door To Door In The Amazon To See Why People Get Sick

In one of the most remote parts of the Peruvian Amazon, researchers are in the midst of an extensive health census. The study could be key to figuring out the impact of mercury used in illegal mining.
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Conservative, Catholic Ireland Votes On Same-Sex Marriage

In every country where same-sex marriage has been legalized, it was brought about by lawmakers or the courts. On Friday, Ireland could become the first country to make it legal by the ballot box.

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