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PROVINCETOWN, MA - MARCH 11: A right whale comes to the surface. Researchers on board the Shearwater from the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies, look for right whales off the coast of Provincetown, Cape Cod. Right whales, after centuries of decline, are showing signs of recovery and making a comeback. NOAA Federal permit 14603. (Photo by David L Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Right Whales Could Face Extinction After Deadly Year, Researchers Say

An already dire situation for North Atlantic right whales became even worse in 2017. This species of whale is among the most endangered animals in the world, and if significant actions to recover thei...
DAMASCUS, SYRIA - NOVEMBER 12: Um Mohammed (L) holds Hamza (R) in the Eastern Ghouta region of Damascus in Syria on November 12, 2017. Amount of children catching diseases, due to lack of medicines, increase day by day in East Ghouta, a region under a blockade by Assad Regime. Three years old Hamza lost his abilities to walk and speak as he caught diseases growing worse due to lack of medicine and food. 55 years old mother Um Mohammed, living alone, lost a son two years ago. Nowadays, she is trying to fill the gap with Hamza. (Photo by Anas Aldimashqi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

137 Children Need 'Immediate Medical Evacuation' From Syrian Suburb: UN Report

The United Nations children's agency says 137 children stranded in a war-torn suburb outside of Syria's capital are in urgent need of medical evacuation. At least five children have died while waiting...
A news report about former FBI Director James Comey plays on a television as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in the press cabin aboard Air Force One on his way to Washington after viewing damage from Hurricane Irma in Florida, U.S. September 14, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Trump Watches Up To 8 Hours Of TV Per Day

President Donald Trump, who just last month said he's too busy "reading documents" to watch much television, spends up to 8 hours in front of the TV each day, according to a new report. White House ai...
A malnourished Yemeni child receives treatment at a hospital in the capital Sanaa on November 22, 2017. The United Nations has warned that war-wracked Yemen faces a mass famine unless aid deliveries are allowed to enter the impoverished country. Some 17 million Yemenis are in desperate need of food, seven million of whom are at risk of famine, according to UN figures. The UN said in August that more than 20 million people are at risk from famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and the northeast of Nigeria. / AFP PHOTO / Mohammed HUWAIS (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Saudi Arabia's Leader Spent $450 Million On A Painting. Here's What That Could Do For Victims Of His War In Yemen.

WASHINGTON ― Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler, Crown Prince Muhammed bin Salman, secretly spent $450.3 million on a Leonardo da Vinci painting last month, according to a Wall Street Journal report on Thu...
JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - DECEMBER 06: (ISRAEL OUT) An Ultra Orthodox Jewish man blows the shofar (ram's horn) with the golden Dome of the Rock Islamic shrine behind on December 6, 2017 in Jerusalem, Israel. U.S. President Donald Trump will announce his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday.

Diplomats And World Leaders Hate Trump’s Jerusalem Move -- But His Base Loves It

WASHINGTON ― Although President Donald Trump's decision to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel found opponents in foreign policy experts, religious groups, other world leaders and even many Israel...
Brian Seligman holds a sign to protest a gas leak in the Porter Ranch area of Los Angeles before a meeting of the California Air Quality Management District in Granada Hills, California January 9, 2016. Southern California Gas Company has been tackling a Los Angeles-area natural gas leak that has been sickening nearby residents for more than two months. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Urban Air Pollution Negates Health Benefits Of A Long Walk On City Streets

Air pollution on city streets can wipe outthe beneficial health effects of exercise for people aged 60 and older, according to a new study led by scientists at Duke University and Imperial College Lon...
A man walks in front of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) building in Moscow on December 05, 2017.The International Olympic Committee (IOC) meets from Tuesday, December 5, 2017 to decide whether to bar Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics for doping violations, in one of the weightiest decisions ever faced by the Olympic movement. / AFP PHOTO / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV (Photo credit should read KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia's Olympic Team Barred From 2018 Winter Games For Doping

Russia's Olympic team will not be allowed to compete in the 2018 Winter Games following the discovery that the country executed an elaborate program allowing athletes to use performance-enhancing drug...