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Ecuador: US military could use Galápagos island for flights

Jun. 17, 2019 3:50 PM EDT

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A plan by Ecuador to let the U.S. military use a Galápagos island for aircraft on anti-drug trafficking flights is drawing criticism that the agreement would damage the archipelago's unique animal and plant life. About 30 people protested outside the main government office in...

Meet the Museum of Natural History's newest guest: a T. rex

Jun. 4, 2019 4:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Positioned in mid-kill, the Tyrannosaurus rex towers over the prone body of its prey, a similarly huge triceratops. Even in simulation millions of years later, it's a moment of unmistakable savage violence and an embodiment of the meaning of the word dinosaur: Greek for terrible lizard....