Golden Eagles were once revered as a symbol of wisdom and power by the ancient druids in Ireland. But the Golden Eagle’s voice was not heard in Ireland for most of the Twentieth Century. In the spring of 2007, a Golden Eagle pair hatched a chick for the first time since 1912, in Glenveagh National Park, in the far northwest of the Republic of Ireland. As of 2014, three pairs are nesting in the park. The partnership that brought these eagles to Glenveagh includes not only conservation groups but also local sheep farmers and surrounding communities, which hope to bring the tradition of the Golden Eagle back to Ireland.
On June 23, 2000, the "MV Treasure" iron ore tanker sank off the coast of South Africa, covering 19,000 adult African Penguins in oil. Fortunately, thousands of volunteers arrived to help. The oily birds were moved to Cape Town to be cleaned. Another 19,500 penguins that escaped the oil were released at sea, 600 miles to the east. It took those birds nearly three weeks to swim back home, allowing workers time to clean up the oil-fouled waters and beaches.
Team CEO Steve Koonin, in a statement Friday, said he hoped Ferry's "time away from the Hawks organization allows him the privacy he needs to listen to the community, to learn about his mistakes, and to begin the long process of personal healing."
ESPN noted that Koonin has resisted calls to fire Ferry following his comments about Deng.
"The reliance on air power has all of the attraction of casual sex: It seems to offer gratification but with very little commitment.
The Crow Road is a darkly witty coming-of-age novel. It's set in the early '90s in a mostly realistic Scotland.
The novel opens in the voice of the hero, Prentice McHoan: "It was the day my grandmother exploded.
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The trio of gems in George Balanchine’s Jewels honors golden ages of music and dance. Emeralds’ graceful clouds of tulle whisper French courtesy, fashion, and fragrance; Rubies mirrors the carefree spontaneity o America, Balanchine’s beloved adopted country; and the splendor of Diamonds recalls the great choreographer’s Imperial Russian heritage.
The Department of Justice last week announced that it has opened an investigation of Ferguson police and the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Officials say they will look at the Davis case, too.
And Davis says that's appropriate. He thought it was "crazy" when police told him they were charging him with property damage.
A three-judge panel heard arguments Friday for more than 90 minutes, first from the Texas solicitor general and then from a lawyer with the Center for Reproductive Rights, which is representing many of the Texas clinics.
Polls show widespread support for using American air power against the militants, even though many people remain wary about getting dragged into another open-ended conflict in the Middle East.
The fight represents both a challenge and an opportunity for the president, whose handling of foreign policy has been widely criticized in the past year.
In recent weeks, a growing number of Americans have come around to the idea tha
The painter Barnett Newman is said to have replied along these lines to a friend who was bemoaning the sorry state of American political life and praising European social democracy.
It's a good joke. It casts light on the whole religion versus science controversy as well.
Scientists, and cultural defenders of science, like to think of themselves as free of prejudice and superstition, as moved by reason alone and a clear-eyed commitment to fact and the scientific method.
Washington State University's Board of Regents unanimously approved a plan Friday to establish a medical school in Spokane. It has the potential to generate 120 new doctors every year in the Northwest. But the move also tees up a fight between Washington's two largest public universities.
Washington Lt. Governor Brad Owen has agreed to a $15,000 ethics fine. The settlement announced Friday stems from the five-term Democrat’s use of state resources to operate a nonprofit with his wife.
The ethics investigation concluded that Owen used his office and staff to help run Strategies for Youth, a nonprofit that went around to schools, performing concerts with an anti-bullying message.