Impossible Whopper
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Wait, what?! That’s right, meatless burgers are becoming more common and Burger King is the latest chain to hop on the bandwagon.

Burger King is selling the plant-based Impossible Whopper at its more than 7,000 locations across the United States for the next month. It is testing the... Read more

U.S. Women’s Team players show off their World Cup trophy!
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Top Photo: photo courtesy of Fox. U.S. Women’s Team players show off their World Cup trophy!

STADE DE LYON, France—Some of the press, soccer fans and even their competition called them arrogant,... Read more

Loose snake
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Top Photo: photo courtesy of Phoenix Fire Dept.

A blazing house fire wasn’t all that Phoenix fire-fighters encountered on May 16. The also faced snakes—hundreds of ’em!!!

The house was in Laveen near... Read more

The first image of a black hole!
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Top Photo: The first image of a black hole! Photo courtesy of Event Horizon Telescope

Black holes—we’ve known about them, studied them, run computer simulations to model them. And on April 10, we got... Read more

Legendary Ichiro Steps Off the Field
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Top photo credit: photo courtesy of Ben VanHouten, Seattle Mariners

Ichiro Suzuki, one of baseball’s greatest players, returned home to Japan where his career began to play his final game and announce his... Read more

Great white sharks are the largest predatory fish in the world.
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Scary teeth. Huge size. Top predator. That’s what most people think of when they think of the great white shark. However, there is a newly discovered aspect to these notorious creatures that should be added to that list: their DNA.

Scientists have mapped great white sharks’ DNA and found... Read more

Visitors learn about more of a Native American perspective of the desert at Saguaro National Park West
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Top Photo: Visitors learn about more of a Native American perspective of the desert at Saguaro National Park West.

The longest government shutdown in U.S. history ended after 35 days. The partial... Read more

As of press time, many places like the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History were closed.
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Top Photo: As of press time, many places like the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History were closed.  Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons photo

Politics Shut Down Federal Government... Read more

George Bush
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George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States, died on Nov. 30. He was 94. 

Bush had a long career of public service. He served in World War II, was a congressman, diplomat, CIA director, vice president for Ronald Reagan, and was president from 1989 to 1993. His son... Read more

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