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A plume of smoke rises from a petrochemical fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company Monday, March 18, 2019, in Deer Park, Texas. The large fire at the Houston-area petrochemicals terminal will likely burn for another two days, authorities said Monday, noting that air quality around the facility was testing within normal guidelines. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Crews work to control fire at Texas petrochemicals plantEmergency crews in Texas are working to control a large fire burning at a Houston-area petrochemicals terminal
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Asia bracing for destruction by alien pest: fall armywormsAsia braces for destruction by alien pest: fall armyworms invade corn fields, turning cobs to mush
The Associated Press5 hours ago
CAPTION CORRECTS TYPE OF SURGERY - In this photo taken onSunday, March 17, 2019, veterinarians and volunteers of Sumatra Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) tend to a female orangutan they named 'Hope' during a surgery for infections in some parts of the body and to fix broken bones, at SOCP facility in Sibolangit, North Sumatra, Indonesia. A veterinarian says the endangered orangutan that had a young baby has gone blind after being shot at least 74 times, including six in the eyes, with air gun. The baby orangutan died from malnutrition last Friday as rescuers rushed the two to the facility. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
Orangutan mother blinded by air gun pellets in IndonesiaAn orangutan mother has been blinded after being shot with at least 74 air gun pellets on Indonesia's Sumatra island, where threats to the endangered species have increased
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Astronauts' Newest Health Concern: HerpesAstronauts who "boldly go where no man has gone before," as William Shatner's Captain Kirk once put it , likely anticipate their body will undergo certain changes while in space. But how many have guessed they might see a herpes flare-up? New research from NASA shows that the more time space...
Newser10 hours ago
First lady Melania Trump, speaks during a meeting  of the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, March 18, 2019. The goal is to build upon and improve youth programs that align with her "Be Best" initiative, which focuses on the well-being of children, their safety online and avoiding drugs.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
First lady looks for ways bureaucracy can advance "Be Best"Melania Trump has chaired a White House meeting to learn more about youth programs at federal departments and agencies
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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