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After the Oregon standoff, a new occupation begins -- this time it's the birds

The same day four final holdouts ended the armed occupation of a remote wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon, a new occupation was just getting underway. According to two decades' worth of federal data, Feb. 11 is, on average, the earliest date migrating tundra swans begin appearing at the Malheur...

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He roams alone: El Jefe may be the last wild jaguar in the U.S.

They call him El Jefe and he roams alone. Pictures have appeared for years, just glimpses of the rare beast prowling the Santa Rita Mountains outside of Tucson. Then, on Wednesday, video surfaced and there he was for all to see in muscular motion — what some scientists say is the only wild jaguar...


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Obama raises money with John Legend at Los Angeles fundraiser

President Obama appeared Thursday night at the Hancock Park home of entertainment lawyer Aaron Rosenberg and "Scorpion" executive producer Danny Rose for a reception, concert and fundraiser for about 340 people. "I still have an enormous amount I want to get done," Obama said, rattling off different...