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  • Quarantine Politics: Why Authorities Push Voluntary Isolation in Face of Ebola

    by: Karen Weintraub

    Isolation is containing Ebola in U.S., while enforced quarantines have risks.
  • "Lost" Satellite Photos Reveal Surprising Views of Earth in the 1960s

    by: James Thomson

    Images include the Aral Sea before it dried up, the most Antarctic ice on record, and possibly the first shots of Europe from space.
  • Extremely Rare White Rhino Dies in Kenya—His Kind Nearly Extinct

    by: Christine Dell'Amore

    The northern white rhinoceros is one step closer to extinction with the death of Suni, one of only two breeding males left of the subspecies.
  • Your Shot Photos: Kitchens Around the World

    by: <p>Seiji Kamei, <a href=" " target="_blank">National Geograhpic Your Shot </a></p>

    In honor of World Food Day, we gathered together some of the photos you've sent us of the world's kitchens and culinary traditions.
  • Mistakes and Reversals Shake Trust in Ebola Response, in Dallas and Beyond

    by: Karen Weintraub

    Panic rises in Texas and beyond, complicating Ebola response.
  • Armored Fish Pioneered Sex As You Know It

    by: Brian Switek

    Fossils suggest that the first vertebrates to have sex performed the act side by side.
  • Queen of the Underworld Sheds New Light on Greek Tomb

    by: Heather Pringle

    Newly revealed mosaic may hold key to unlocking mystery: Who was buried in the massive mound?
  • Beautiful Feather Pictures: Birds Flaunt Majestic Tails and Dramatic Collars

    by: <p>Photograph by Robert Clark, National Geographic</p>

    These cooing Casanovas use showstopping plumage to court females and fend off rivals.
  • Back to Everest in 2015?

    by: Peter Gwin

    Six months after killer avalanche, mountaineering community assesses next year's climbing season
  • Weed Tourism: Have You Booked Your Reservation?

    by: Laura Secorun Palet

    Relaxed laws in Colorado have allowed a weed-business boom.
  • Amid Ebola Panic, Separating Fact From Fiction

    by: Katherine Hobson

    As the United States response to the outbreak evolves, questions to answers like "Can I get it on a plane?"
  • Week's Best Space Pictures: Clusters Form, Opportunity Pans, and Orion Is Assembled

    by: <p>Photograph by NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute</p>

    Galaxy clusters give up secrets, a Mars rover takes a panorama, and the Orion spacecraft takes a step closer to completion in this week's best space pictures.
  • Search Widens for Nepal Blizzard Survivors

    by: Dan Vergano

    Rescue teams have found dozens of missing trekkers in Nepal, even as the death toll mounts from the week's deadly blizzard.
  • Two Years After Hurricane Sandy Hit the U.S., What Lessons Can We Learn From the Deadly Storm?

    by: Simon Worrall

    In an era of extreme weather, we have to keep the risk of weather disasters in the front of our minds, author says.
  • A Century Later, Relics Emerge From a War Frozen in Time

    by: Michele Gravino

    A century after World War I began, a forgotten theater in the Alps known as the White War is being revealed thanks to retreating glaciers.
  • Stinkbugs Have Spread to 41 States; Can We Stop Them?

    by: Jason Bittel

    Scientists are looking to parasitic wasps to control brown marmorated stinkbugs, which have now spread to 41 U.S. states.
  • Avalanches Explained: How People Trigger Disasters

    by: Dan Vergano

    Avalanches can be triggered by one small push wherever snow layers pile up on slopes, experts say.
  • Being Gullah or Geechee, Once Looked Down On, Now a Treasured Heritage

    by: Ken Otterbourg

    The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor links historic African-American communities in four southern coastal states.
  • 3 Surprises (Out of Millions) About What the World Eats

    by: Robert Kunzig

    The Chinese fondness for pork fat, the American oil binge, and more.
  • Un-Cooking Africa's Books

    by: Pooja Bhatia

    With Nigeria and other countries' GDP figures based off of old data, the challenge becomes fixing the developing world's big data problem.
  • Q&A: What It’s Like to Cover Ebola

    by: Karen Weintraub

    Photojournalist Neil Brandvold—now in self-imposed isolation—describes the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak.
  • 'Death Star' Moon May Hide a Buried Ocean

    by: Michael D. Lemonick

    A wobble in Saturn's moon Mimas might betray an underground sea.
  • Q&A: Stop Wasting Food in the West and Feed the World?

    by: Susan Daugherty

    National Geographic Emerging Explorer Tristram Stuart wants the world to stop throwing away so much good food.
  • Site of Deadly Himalayan Blizzard and Avalanches Is Popular With Hikers

    by: Jane J. Lee

    At least 23 hikers are dead along Nepal's Annapurna hiking circuit, whose trails are marketed to novice trekkers.
  • Opinion: Yes, We Can Solve the Problem of Hunger

    by: Michael Kors

    Building community is the best way to make sure people get enough to eat, says the fashion designer.

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