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His mission is to scan every fish species

At University of Washington's marine lab, 500 species of fish have been scanned so far. The scans are available for free on the Open Science Framework.
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Michael Jordan donates $2 million to build trust between police and...

Michael Jordan announced he is giving $1 million to the Institute for Community-Police Relations and another $1 million to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
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The 7 most tech-savvy countries in the world

Seven countries are getting the biggest bang for their buck in economic and digital innovation, according to a new survey.
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U.S. will meet 2016 Syrian refugee goal

The Obama administration is on track to meet its goal, set in September 2015, of resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees in the United States.
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Solar power bolstered by $1 billion World Bank loan

The World Bank has signed an agreement with the International Solar Alliance to boost solar energy in developing countries.
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Bright spot: Antarctica’s ozone hole is starting to shrink

Years of polluting the atmosphere with chlorine caused a hole in the ozone layer. But thanks to international efforts, the ozone hole is starting to heal.
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Remembering a pioneer in women’s basketball

The late Pat Summitt was the most successful coach in U.S. college basketball history — man or woman — and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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Michelle Obama, daughters in Africa to push girls’ education

First lady Michelle Obama visited a leadership camp for girls in Liberia and urged them to keep fighting to stay in school.
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Obama names Stonewall Inn a national monument — a first for...

President Obama designated the iconic Stonewall Inn in Manhattan as the first national monument to gay rights.