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July 29, 2015 4:48 PM Debris in Indian Ocean checked for MH370 ties

Airplane debris found in Indian Ocean (CNN)Debris found off the coast of Reunion island, a French department east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean, is being examined to see if it related to the 2014 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, said Adjutant Christian Retournat, a member of the French Air Force in Reunion. "It is way too soon to say whether 17

July 23, 2015 8:43 PM First look: 'Dinotrux' rolls out on Netflix

Dinosaurs are all over our cinema screens with Jurassic World, and some mechanized versions are invading Netflix next month. Debuting Aug. 14 on the streaming-video service, DreamWorks Animation's Dinotrux is a cartoon version of Chris Gall's popular children's book series featuring dino-ized construction vehicles and tools aimed at younger kids. Ty Rux, a truck/T 36

July 9, 2015 9:58 PM Zoo reports 'security breach' involving credit cards

Zuri, a 31-year-old male western, lowland gorilla, photographed at the Bronx Zoo before moving to the Houston Zoo. Holli, a 25-year-old western, lowland gorilla, photographed at the Bronx Zoo before moving to the Houston Zoo. Ajari, a 14-year-old western lowland gorilla, photographed at the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia, S.C., before moving to the Houston 20

May 7, 2015 3:59 PM Captain Kidd’s ‘treasure’ found by divers off Madagascar

Treasure said to belong to infamous pirate Captain Kidd has been found by divers in the waters of the Indian Ocean off Madagascar. The BBC reports that underwater explorers found the 110 lb silver bar off the coast of Madagascar's Sainte Marie island. The ingot is being guarded by soldiers on the island. Famed American underwater explorer Barry Clifford 43

May 7, 2015 2:58 PM Deep sea explorer finds 17th-century pirate treasure in Madagascar

A 110-pound silver bar that allegedly once belonged to the Scottish pirate Captain William Kidd was found off the shore of Madagascar. A deep sea explorer said he found a 17th-century pirate's treasure off the coast of Madagascar Thursday. Barry Clifford said he recovered Scottish pirate William Kidd's bounty, including a 110-pound carved silver bar, from a shipwreck 23

April 23, 2015 11:32 PM 13-Year-Old's Death Is Latest Tragedy For Island Surrounded By Shark-Infested Waters

On the morning of April 12, before 13-year-old Elio Canestri was killed by a shark while surfing at a beach in his native Reunion Island, he left a note for his mother. "Don't worry," the young surfing champion wrote, according to NBC News. "I'm going surfing. If there's no security, I won't surf." Canestri was referring to shark "spotters," or officials 15

April 22, 2015 1:15 PM Voices of rare 'talking' turtles may prevent their extinction

Camila Ferrara is an aquatic turtle specialist with the Brazil Program of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). This article is the second in a series celebrating the contributions of women to the practice of conservation. Ferrara contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Years ago, in the Brazilian Amazon, I was exposed 154

April 21, 2015 2:15 AM NOAA Proposes Removing Most Humpback Whales From Endangered Species List

NOAA's proposal would consider 10 of the world's 14 distinct populations of the whales "not warranted" for the endangered species list. The Cape Verde Islands/Northwest Africa and Arabian Sea populations would still be considered endangered, and the Western North Pacific and the Central America populations would remain in the category of threatened 14

April 20, 2015 7:11 PM 'Post And Courier' Of Charleston, S.C., Wins Pulitzer For Public Service

The Post and Courier of Charleston, S.C., has been awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize award for public service for Till Death Do Us Part, a series the award's panel said "probed why South Carolina is among the deadliest states in the union for women and put the issue of what to do about it on the state's agenda." Glenn Smith, special project editor at the Post and Courier 6

April 20, 2015 3:22 PM Helen McCrory enjoying her 'golden period'

PASADENA, Calif. - Actress Helen McCrory grew up in the most exotic corners of the world. She credits that for two afflictions in her life: wanderlust and a love of acting. "I became very quickly aware that there was no such thing as normal, and there was no such thing as how people would behave in a situation," she says. Her father was a Scottish diplomat 24