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A powerful Washington player takes on Walgreens to protect tiny Antarctic krill

The Antarctic krill, tiny shrimplike crustaceans, are a key part of the ocean’s food chain for whales, penguins and seals. Increasingly, krill have also become part of the human food chain — krill oil, with omega-3 fatty acids, is advertised as a wonder drug that may help combat heart health, high cholesterol and even improve our moods.

Geoquiz

Our daily geography quiz. What time is it at the South Pole in Antarctica?

Geo Answer

Today's answer takes us to Antarctica...where many countries with research stations set their own time. At the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, it's