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The Flight Of The Passenger Pigeon, Now 100 Years Extinct

The Flight Of The Passenger Pigeon, Now 100 Years ExtinctPassenger pigeons were once the world's most abundant birds. Massive flocks of more than 1 million would darken the sky.

After Just Two Years, Huge Atlantic City Casino Shuts Down

After Just Two Years, Huge Atlantic City Casino Shuts DownAfter operating for only two years, the Revel Casino Hotel has closed down, part of a trend that will reportedly shutter a third of Atlantic City's big gambling halls by the end of September.

Nicaraguan Miners Trapped After Collapse

Nicaraguan Miners Trapped After CollapseRescue workers in Nicaragua were trying to reach four trapped miners in the gold and silver mine in the country's south-central city of Bonanza, after 22 others were freed.

Corvette-Eating Sinkhole Will Be Filled In, Museum Says

Corvette-Eating Sinkhole Will Be Filled In, Museum SaysThe sinkhole that swallowed up eight cars at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kent., in February quickly became a favorite exhibit for museum visitors, but that's not enough to head off a decision to fill in the 60-foot wide, 40-foot-deep orifice in the floor.

Ukrainian Prime Minister Says Government Will Seek NATO Membership

Ukrainian Prime Minister Says Government Will Seek NATO MembershipUkrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says his government has sent parliament a bill that allows Ukraine to open a path toward membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

Fatal Shooting At Firing Range Sparks Debate About Safety

Fatal Shooting At Firing Range Sparks Debate About SafetyA 9-year-old girl in Arizona on Monday accidentally killed her firing-range instructor when she lost control of an Uzi submachine gun.

Volcanoes In Iceland, Papua New Guinea Keep Residents On Edge

Volcanoes In Iceland, Papua New Guinea Keep Residents On EdgeTwo volcanoes half a world apart are causing havoc today: Several flights have been diverted around an eruption in Papua New Guinea, and authorities in Iceland briefly put aviation on highest alert (again) due to a temperamental Mount Bardarbunga, which has been rumbling for the past week.

Flight Diverted When Passengers Feud Over Reclining Seat

Flight Diverted When Passengers Feud Over Reclining SeatAn entire plane was diverted on Sunday after a fight broke out over a passenger's right to recline her seat.

Ukrainian President Says Russian Troops Have Entered His Country

Ukrainian President Says Russian Troops Have Entered His CountryUkrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Russian troops entered his country on Thursday.

Reports: U.S. Authorizes Surveillance Flights Over Syria

Reports: U.S. Authorizes Surveillance Flights Over SyriaPresident Obama has authorized surveillance flights over Syria, The Associated Press and The New York Times are reporting this morning, citing unnamed U.S. officials.