The American Bittern’s camouflaged plumage makes it nearly impossible to see when standing still. But Mark Seth Lender was lucky enough to find one strutting its stuff on a pond in northern Maine.
US military leaders were summoned to the White House on Thursday for a meeting on sexual assault in the Armed Forces. Sgt. Jennifer Norris knows the issue well. She's a veteran of the USAF and is now a member of Protect Our Defenders Advocacy Committee.
A number of college students across the country are trying to convince the administrators running their endowments that for the good of everyone, they need to stop investing in fossil fuel companies. A similar effort around South African businesses was an important part in ending apartheid.
President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, are in the final phases of their campaign. Voters across the country are not just choosing a president though, they're electing Senators and school board members and weighing in on constitutional issues as well.
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