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College Football

Vaquita population drops below 30 as US Navy dolphins race to save them from extinction

We’re on the brink of losing this species of tiny porpoises forever<p>The US Navy plans to deploy its squadron of highly trained, bomb-locating bottlenose dolphins this spring. But the dolphins won’t be using their sonar for their usual missions of hunting down underwater mines or warding off enemy …

Marine Mammals

How to travel the world with no money – by people who have done it

Three adventurers share their advice on cash-free journeys around the globe, and reveal the highs and lows of the challenge<p><b>Laura Bingham: 7,000km cycle across South America, July 2016</b><p><b>What was the high point of your trip?</b><br>When my sister joined me for a short while in Argentina. We’d been there for …

South America

Republicans keep control of Congress

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Republicans pulled off a political stunner Tuesday night -- running the table down-ballot and keeping control of the House and Senate, CNN projects.<p>In a year when the GOP was almost entirely on defense, the party's incumbents -- many outspent and hobbled by struggling campaigns …

North Carolina

Make Crispier Roasted Potatoes by Roughing Them Up First

Boiling your potatoes with salt or vinegar before you roast them can help make your roasted potatoes come out crispier, but there’s an even better …

Polar vortex-type cold wave could freeze parts of U.S. next week

After a historically mild November, the start of meteorological winter is shaping up to be extremely cold and snowy for parts of the North America, …