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Bismarck residents got the Dakota Access Pipeline moved without a fight

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When the Dakota Access Pipeline was thought to be endangering the water supply of the city of Bismarck, North Dakota, the path was changed without any objection.

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So, what does it mean for there to be an election recount?

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An election recount gets underway this week in Wisconsin, while Jill Stein pushes to get recounts started in Michigan and Pennsylvania as well.

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Guam's voters tend to predict the presidency — but they have no say in the Electoral College

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Voters in Guam are the first to cast ballots in the US presidential election. But their choice won't influence who ultimately is elected.

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Fidel Castro: Immortal Until Proven Otherwise

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The first time I saw Fidel Castro, he was already in his twilight. Or so it seemed [...] From PRI's The World ©2016 PRI

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Celebrating Science With Silliness: The 2016 Ig Nobel Prizes

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In Indigenous Genes, Evidence of Colonization’s Plagues

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Skyscraper Bridges, Floating Airports, and a Dome Over Midtown

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The Scientific Tale of Author Beatrix Potter

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The situation in eastern Aleppo is as grim as ever

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There are no longer any functioning hospitals in rebel-held eastern Aleppo.

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All the (Fake) News That’s Fit to Share

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Food Failures: Add a Dash of Science to Your Thanksgiving Recipes

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Mushrooms as Tough as Leather

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Pluto Rolls Over (the Dwarf Planet, Not the Dog)

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Science Goes to the Movies: ‘Arrival’

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This Cold and Flu Season, Get to Know Your Enemy

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