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Near Alaska's remote Baranof Island scientists are listening to the whups and moans of humpback whales to better understand their language

Dr. Fred Sharpe listens in as humpback whales converse in low-frequency moans and whups, and high-pitched social chatter, like trumpeting and ahoogas.

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Photos: Stuck on Lesbos, refugees fight for their future

People sleep in summer tents, there is rarely running water and there’s no trash or sewage system. Residents escaping conflict zones get sicker once they arrive, and the endless waiting creates conflicts, which sometimes escalate to fights that affect the entire camp.