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Bees sit on a frame from a bee hive at the Pioneer Brand Honey farm in Schomberg, Canada, in May.  Bloomberg photo by James MacDonald.
Honeybees may be dying in larger numbers due to climate change
2 hours 30 min ago
Mauled in the woods, a grizzly bear researcher in Montana walks two miles with a fractured skull for help
7 hours 7 min ago
May 22, 2018
Marine One, carrying First lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump, President Emmanuel Macron of France and his wife, Brigitte Macron, departs the South Lawn at the White House, in Washington, April 23, 2018. The two couples will dine at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate Monday night. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
There's a growing sinkhole on the White House lawn
May 22, 2018 - 7:37pm
Susan Chalstrom-Bennett holds Ivy, a full-grown goat that’s only a quarter of the size of a regular-sized goat. Chalstrom-Bennett has begun the process of seeing if Guinness World Records will certify Ivy as the world’s smallest goat. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Serviceplay button
Spunky Minnesota goat could be the world's smallest
May 22, 2018 - 6:12pm
May 21, 2018
Vehicles of authorities near Lake Hancock, northeast of Snoqualmie, Wash., where a cougar attacked two bicyclists Saturday, May 19, 2018, killing one. Two friends riding their bikes were attacked by a cougar, which killed one of them in the state’s first such fatality in more than 90 years, officials said. (Ryan Abbott/King County Sheriff’s Office)
Cougar that killed biker, injured another near Seattle was emaciated
May 21, 2018 - 11:31am
May 18, 2018
Aberdeen removing ash trees before invasive insect arrives
May 18, 2018 - 9:23am
May 17, 2018
Lava spattering area from an area between fissures on Wednesday. MUST CREDIT: U.S. Geological Survey.
'Explosive' eruption at Hawaii volcano's summit shoots ash more than five miles high
May 17, 2018 - 2:44pm
May 16, 2018
This still photo from a drone shows boats and pontoons start in their attempt to move the floating bog on North Long Lake that made its home last fall in front of Legionville camp's swimming beach, back to it's original location on the lake. Jim Stafford / Forum News Serviceplay button
Efforts to move monstrous floating bog on northern Minnesota lake bogs down
May 16, 2018 - 9:24pm
May 14, 2018
The Center for Biological Diversity on Monday asked the federal government to list the lake sturgeon as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. News Tribune file photo.
Group wants lake sturgeon federally protected
May 14, 2018 - 6:33pm
Corn and soybean planting continues to lag in South Dakota
May 14, 2018 - 5:09pm
May 13, 2018
Running coach Jeff Horowitz, in red, and ploggers pick up trash near the Francis L. Cardozo Education Campus in Washington, on April 22, 2018. Photo by Kelyn Soong.
Plogging: A light run with big impact on litter
May 13, 2018 - 10:42am
May 11, 2018
This undated file photo provided by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shows an adult emerald ash borer.
Ash borer to cost Mitchell millions
May 11, 2018 - 8:00am
May 10, 2018
Total ear reconstruction involved doctors carving a new ear out of cartilage harvested from patient's ribs.   U.S. Army
A soldier needed an ear transplant. Doctors 'grew' a new one in her arm.
May 10, 2018 - 8:02pm
May 7, 2018
In the Stall Catchers game, players watch short movies that show blood flowing through the brains of mice and point out "stalls" - areas of reduced blood flow.  Courtesy of Human Computation Institute
Scientists devise a game for the serious business of finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease
May 7, 2018 - 10:45pm
S new fissure erupted near fissures 2 and 7, beginning with small lava spattering at about 8:44 p.m. on Saturday, May 5. By 9 p.m., lava fountains as high as about 230 feet were erupting from the fissure. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey.play button
'This is heartbreaking': Lava burns more homes on Hawaii's Big Island as new fissures form
May 7, 2018 - 8:12am
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