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Amelia Earhart: After 75 Years, She’s Still Trending

Seventy-five years ago this month, Amelia Earhart took off from New Guinea in her bid to finish her trip around the world along an equatorial route. The trip started in Miami on June 1, 1937. Earhart and her navigator stopped … Continue reading

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Abby Sunderland Is a 16-Year-Old Sailor. Deal With It, America

[Update: Abby Sunderland has been rescued. She says she’ll try again.] Abby Sunderland is alive and well. Her boat is upright (see photograph, courtesy Australian Search and Rescue, on her blog). She’ll be rescued within 24 hours by a French … Continue reading

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