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Djibouti at 40

Jun 27, 2017

On June 27, 1977, forty years ago today, in a hot, dusty corner of northeastern Africa, the French Territory of the

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Ireland’s New Prime Minister

Jun 15, 2017

Yesterday, on June 14, Leo Varadkar became the new prime minister of Ireland. Varadkar took over as leader of Ireland’s center-right Fine

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2017 Pulitzer Prizes

Apr 11, 2017

The winners of the 101st Pulitzer Prizes were announced yesterday by Columbia University on the recommendation of the Pulitzer Prize

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Saint Patrick’s Day

Mar 17, 2017

You may have noticed things are looking a little greener this week. The greens of spring are starting to bud

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Exploring the Amazon Reef

Mar 07, 2017

Off the coast of Brazil, where the Amazon River spills into the Atlantic Ocean, scientists are taking the first up-close

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Supernova Spotting

Mar 02, 2017

Time operates on an epic scale among the stars and galaxies of outer space. Some stars exist for millions of

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¡Carnaval!

Feb 24, 2017

In many places, today marks the beginning of the annual festival known as Carnival—or Carnaval in Spanish and Portuguese. Carnival

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