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Across Europe, parts of North Africa, and the Middle East, the remnants of these roads can be found crisscrossing the landscape

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This less-traveled gem boasts dramatic landscapes, rich history, and utter solitude

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“Among utilities and the auto industry, there is a sense that the writing is on the wall, and they’d like to be positioned to succeed. Surprising allies could find common cause.”

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A giraffe is silhouetted against a gorgeous sunrise in Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya in this photo by Your Shot photographer Majed Al Zaabi

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At the height of the Cold War, a B-52 fell apart in midair over Faro, North Carolina, releasing two atomic bombs. An eyewitness recalls the story of America’s nuclear near-miss

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Their stories illustrate facets of the relocation experience for women migrants: the decision to leave, the hope and hardship of the journey, the adjustment to a new life, and more

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Super-strong scales that allow this tiny catfish to shrug off piranha attacks could inspire new human-made materials

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"COVID-19 pushed me to document my own experience as a Black pregnant woman living through extraordinary circumstances"

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Burrowed between an isolated past and a reinvented future, Albania’s communist bunkers take on new life today as museums, cafés, and more

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Along with 35,000 soldiers, more than 160 scholars and artists traveled to Egypt with Napoleon Bonaparte's expedition in 1798 to collect scientific and historical information

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2020 tied with 2016 for the hottest year on record. As a new era in American climate policy begins, here are six numbers that define the challenge

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What do you do if you come across an entire pack of baby boars?

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Wild bees supplement the work of honeybees in managed hives, but an overall downward trend in bee diversity worldwide is raising concerns about these crucial pollinators

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In one of the wildest, most remote places in the contiguous United States, locals grapple with what defines public use, and who gets to decide the fate of a forest

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Snowfall on evergreen trees near Elk Rock Viewpoint in Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument, Washington

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In the close-knit world of Native American rodeo, the sport is a way to sustain community culture and to stimulate economic activity

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Eventually, the virus could become a much milder illness—but for now, vaccination and surveillance are critical to end the pandemic phase

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"When you spend time on the land, you know something is wrong. Things are changing. I don’t know if we can stop it"

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The WHO is reportedly close to granting emergency use approval to the Moderna, AstraZeneca-Oxford, Sinopharm, and Sinovac vaccines

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