Olive trees have been considered a symbol of immortality dating back to ancient times, but one olive tree might actually be immortal.

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If you’ve been bummed out by recent reports of animals becoming endangered and plants going extinct, a few sea turtles are about to give you some hope.

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If Bill and Melinda Gates had a magic wand and could fix any problem, here’s what they’d choose.

“It changes everything in the family dynamic, and it changes the community, and ultimately you get these country-level effects where it’s good for everybody.”

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On Tuesday, September 18, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation released its second Goalkeepers report highlighting global data to show the progress of humanity.

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Observant Flight Attendant Rescues Teen Sex Slave

She works for Alaska Airlines

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Airports are always a hub of activity with business people and happy vacationers alike bustling from terminal to terminal. But among the busy travelers there’s a hidden evil that many fail to notice, human trafficking. Traffickers often move their victims through airports to get them away from their home countries where they stand a better chance of escape.

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Drone Camera Captures Chilling Images Of Auschwitz

It hasn’t changed in over 70 years

The Auschwitz concentration camp was the site of one of history’s greatest atrocities. From 1940 to 1945, Germany’s Third Reich killed over a million people, 90 percent of them European Jews, at the camp erected in Nazi-occupied Poland. The compound was Germany’s largest concentration camp during World War II, consisting of Auschwitz I, Auschwitz II–Birkenau (a concentration/extermination camp), Auschwitz III–Monowitz (a labor camp), and 45 satellite camps. Auschwitz was liberated by Soviet troops in 1945.

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The federal government declared a major disaster in Louisiana yesterday after a storm system created devastating floods throughout the state. More than 1,000 homes have been flooded in Baton Rouge and Livingston while 200 in St. Helena Parish and 500 in Tangipahoa Parish have been inundated by water as well. As of Monday, six people have died and 20,000 people have been rescued from flooded homes and cars. One such rescue that was caught on video shows how the people of the Bayou State have come together to survive the disaster.

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