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Sail through the air past towering waterfalls and gleaming glacial lakes in Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland.

The 25 places you need to visit in 2018, according to the world’s top travel experts

We asked travel experts for the one place everyone should visit in 2018 — and the answers ranged from a mountain's summit to the depths of a sandstone canyon.
Map of sites and postulated migratory pathways associated with modern humans dispersing across Asia during the Late Pleistocene.

Early human ancestors started migrating around the world far earlier than scientists thought

Humans first started migrating from Africa to Asia 120,000 years ago, recent discoveries have found. These early migrants interbred with other hominin species.
No, the plane isn't underwater. That blue light is just innovation at work.

I spent 34 hours flying coach on Ethiopian Airlines, the best airline in Africa — here’s what it was like

With nearly a day and a half in the air, I had plenty of time to find out what made Ethiopian Airlines the best in Africa.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe addresses a meeting of his ruling ZANU PF party's youth league in Harare, Zimbabwe, October 7, 2017.

93-year-old Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe resigned after a military takeover — here’s what you need to know about the world’s lon...

On Tuesday, MPs in Zimbabwe started impeachment proceedings against Mugabe, although it's unclear how quickly the process could take effect.
Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar was killed June 4 in Bamako, Mali.

Green Beret killed by strangulation reportedly turned down illegal money from Navy SEALs

The death of a Green Beret is under scrutiny after reports say he may have been killed by two Navy SEALs, after he declined to accept illicit money.

Niger officials are disputing the US’s version of the mission in which 4 American soldiers died

ABC News also cited a source saying the leader of the US team expressed concern that a second team was unable to join the operation later in the day.

A Silicon Valley startup is delivering blood bags by drone to some of the most remote places on Earth

Zipline is a drone delivery service that ensures people receive the emergency medical supplies they need, when they need them most.
Nigerien soldiers train with US Marines on March 12, 2006.

This timeline shows how the Niger ambush that left 4 American Green Berets dead unfolded

A terrorist attack in Niger that left four US soldiers dead sparked a national controversy. Here's a timeline of what we know about how the incident unfolded.
Nigerien service members in a multinational military exercise in Diffa, Niger, March 3, 2017.

US troops were reportedly chasing a high-value target when they were ambushed in Niger

The US Special Forces team ambushed in Niger was reportedly on a recon mission when it was sent to a kill-or-capture mission for a high-value target.
A US Army Special Forces weapons sergeant trains Nigerien soldiers in Diffa, Niger, in March 2017. The US has been slowly escalating its presence in both Niger and the rest of the African continent.

Senators were shocked to learn the US has 1,000 troops in Africa — but the Pentagon just said the total is actually over 6,000

After four US soldiers were killed in Niger, senators are shocked that the US has 1,000 soldiers in Africa. The Pentagon just said the actual total is 6,000.