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These American Fugitives May Be Hiding Out in Cuba

FBI(NEW YORK) — Former prisoner Alan Gross was thrilled to return to America from Cuba earlier this week but there are dozens of other Americans who are in the country for other reasons — and probably don’t plan on leaving. Cuba has been a haven for Read More

How Scientists Found Deepest-Ever Fish 5 Miles Down

University of Aberdeen(NEW YORK) — An underwater voyage has found an unidentified species of fish more than 5 miles down — deeper than any other fish has ever been found before. The white, translucent fish, found in early December in the Mariana Trench below Read More

Putin Opposition Leader Facing 10-Year Prison Term

Sean Gallup/Getty Images(MOSCOW) — The day after President Vladimir Putin insisted Russia was not repressing his political opponents, Putin’s biggest critic is facing a lengthy prison term. Russian prosecutors announced Friday they are seeking a 10-year prison Read More

NASA Can See Christmas Lights from Space

NASA’s Earth Observatory/Jesse Allen(NEW YORK) — Those twinkling holiday lights illuminating suburban streets can even be seen from space. Using data from a satellite run by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, researchers determined Read More