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There’s a lot of ocean out there, and boats engaging in illegal fishing or human trafficking have good reason to hide. But even the stealthiest vessels — the ones that turn off their transponders — aren’t
This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. GUANTÁNAMO BAY, Cuba — When the C.I.A. strapped down Khalid Shaikh Mohammed at a secret site in Poland in 2003, those
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Babies are bad at listening in noisy places. Dogs aren’t. My pets took part in a study to learn why.
They also know that the hearing and attention skills of dogs are sharper than that of babies, while language cognition — how they learn and understand certain words — is similar in both. (To be sure, cannot
A photographer in the U.K. snapped pictures of what's been described as possibly "the fattest squirrel in the U.K." And the minuscule mammal can't stop eating. David Hoztaby, from Bingley West Yorks, walking