Sean Fife

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Pictures: Animals of Canada

TravelPlaces of a Lifetime<p>Canada's wildlife is as varied as its landscapes. Take a look at its furry and feathered inhabitants.

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Ukraine President Backs Down, Signs Peace Pact with Protesters

KIEV, Ukraine -- President Viktor Yanukovych signed a deal with Ukraine's main opposition leaders on Friday brokered to end the deadly violence that put the country on the brink of civil war.<p>He agreed to early elections and to surrender some of his powers after 77 people were killed as a …

Rare Mekong River Dolphins May Become Extinct Because Of A Dam

A rare type of freshwater dolphin is the latest species to face extinction because of humans.<p>In a dire warning this week, the World Wildlife Fund said a new dam planned for Laos will throw the population of Mekong River dolphins into peril.<p>Irrawaddy dolphins, which are already considered critically …

Learn Latin, Old English, Sanskrit, Classical Greek & Other Ancient Languages in 10 Lessons

I receive weekly reminders of my linguistic ignorance whenever I read anything by authors fluent in Latin. How could I not, whenever Clive James …

Keystone XL unites environmentalists and landowners in pipeline battle

With yet another obstacle removed for the Keystone XL pipeline, opponents of the project are pressing forward with a lawsuit, public protests and an effort to inject the issue into the November midterm elections.<p>Supporters and opponents of the transnational pipeline were both quick to claim …

Virginia's New Attorney General Will Not Defend Gay-Marriage Ban

Virginia's new attorney general has decided to switch sides in an important case that is challenging the state's constitutional ban on gay marriage.<p>In an interview with <i>Morning Edition</i>'s Steve Inskeep, Democrat Mark Herring said his office will no longer defend the state's ban on same-sex …