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Delhi’s last elephants await marching orders

NEW DELHI (AFP) - The mighty Heera marched through a crowded slum chewing bamboo, oblivious that freedom from life as one of Delhi’s last...

Yemeni children brave new school year as war rages on

SANAA(AFP) - The walls are crumbling, the windows shattered, and the boys sit three to a desk. But by being enrolled in classes at...

Ready to kick the plastic-straw habit? We tested eight reusable options

PLASTIC straws are to 2018 as cigarettes were to the early 2000s in restaurants. And as cities and corporations have banned plastic straws, making...

Many people flee hurricanes, some birdwatchers flock to them

AS THOUSANDS of North Carolina residents were hunkering down or fleeing from Hurricane Florence on Thursday, 21-year-old Alec Hopping got into his car in...

The Weather Channel’s viral demo shows ‘worst-case scenario’ of storm surge

BY THE time the storm surge nearly reaches the height of a regulation basketball hoop, it no longer resembles ordinary water. The brackish liquid is...

Global warming has changed what it’s like to travel to the...

|     Kieran Mulvaney     | THE North Pole is a destination without a marker. Unlike its southern equivalent, which is located deep within the frozen continent...

Lest We Forget

DOWN MEMORY LANE WITH BORNEO BULLETIN ARCHIVES Compiled by Zainul Akmal Zaini Vaccination without tears SEPTEMBER 7, 1968 - Vaccination without tears is the keynote of the...

Activists take a page from NRA to overturn knife limits

LAS VEGAS - He ordered the 20-ounce rib-eye, and so the waitress at the upscale restaurant dropped off a wood-handled serrated steak knife. Doug...

‘You can’t mistreat us’: Park Service volunteers push back

|     Marissa J Lang     | WASHINGTON (The Washington Post) - Volunteers who have donated thousands of hours of their time to the Chesapeake & Ohio...

Meet the Shalennials: CEOs under 40 making millions in Texas Oil

|     Kevin Crowley     | JOHN Sellers and Cody Campbell are holding court one hot August evening in the corner of an oil-themed dive bar in...

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