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Everything You Need to Know About Halloween 2018

18 Oct 2018 at 11:00am
From the holiday’s Celtic history to this year’s top costumes, here’s what to know to have a smart and scary holiday. Read more...

Wreckage of WWII-era warship U.S.S. Indianapolis found after 72 years

16 Oct 2018 at 9:12pm
A search led by billionaire Paul Allen locates the cruiser at the bottom of the Philippine Sea. Read more...

Sunken World War II aircraft carrier found by deep-sea expedition

16 Oct 2018 at 4:34pm
Known for deep-sea exploration efforts uncovering military ships in the past, Paul Allen's personal search team has helped to discover a lost aircraft carrier. Read more...

How Microsoft billionaire found largest sunken battleship

16 Oct 2018 at 8:41am
High-tech tools, including an undersea "mountain goat," and years of research led to the discovery of the WWII-era Musashi in the Pacific. Read more...

A running list of how President Trump is changing environmental policy

15 Oct 2018 at 1:45pm
The Trump administration has promised vast changes to U.S. science and environmental policy—and we’re tracking them here as they happen. Read more...

Cecil the Lion Died Amid Controversy—Here's What's Happened Since

15 Oct 2018 at 8:00am
Cecil’s killing sparked what’s been called the biggest global response to a wildlife story ever. Read more...

9 countries and the EU protected the Arctic Ocean before the ice melts

10 Oct 2018 at 11:00am
Climate change is so quickly melting the far north that key nations just agreed to prohibit commercial fishing in the high seas of the Arctic for at least 16 years. Read more...

Who Are the Nobel Prize Winners? We've Crunched the Numbers.

3 Oct 2018 at 8:40am
We dove into 115 years’ worth of past laureates, and the data revealed some striking trends. Read more...

These countries changed their names. Here's how it worked out.

2 Oct 2018 at 9:45am
Macedonia's movement to rename itself is the latest in a series of shifts in country names around the world. Here's a look back at some of the most famous. Read more...

Halloween Costume Pictures: Spooky Styles a Century Ago

2 Oct 2018 at 9:12am
From roller skates to swastikas, see how people in the early 1900s celebrated what one expert calls the United States' "rogue holiday." Read more...

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