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3 Men Marooned in the Pacific Are Rescued After Writing SOS in the Sand
Three days after their boat ran out of fuel and drifted off course in Micronesia, the men were found in good condition after a plane saw their giant plea for help spelled out on the sand.
These Large Carnivorous Lizards Are Right Where They Belong
Monitor lizards, believed to be invasive species on some Pacific islands, got there long before humans, a new study says.
American Prosecutor Is Fatally Shot in Micronesia After Her Daily Run
The F.B.I. is investigating the death of a lawyer who was shot three times outside her home.
They Crossed an Ocean to Butcher Pigs. It Was No American Dream.
200 Pacific Islanders recruited to work at an Iowa pork plant ended up in a tangled migration dispute with accusations of mistreatment and broken promises.
Is Hawaii’s Racial Harmony a Myth?
Moises Velasquez-Manoff responds to people from the state who commented on the contradictory nature of race relations there.
Their Plane Was Set to Land. The Water Rushed In. Then, the Boats Came.
Residents in small boats rushed to the crash site to save passengers and crew members from the sinking aircraft, an official said.
How to Watch the Total Solar Eclipse
Skywatchers across Southeast Asia and the western Pacific can witness a solar eclipse. Here’s how to observe it from other places, too.
Experts Study Zika’s Path From First Outbreak in Pacific
The virus, which has been around in Asia for decades, first hit hard on Yap Island, and spread across the Pacific, with a huge outbreak now in Brazil.
How a Medical Mystery in Brazil Led Doctors to Zika
A sudden, sharp increase in babies with “no foreheads and very strange heads” was baffling doctors in Brazil. That set off a search for answers that led to a little-known pathogen, the Zika virus.
Ancestral Remedies to the Rescue
Ethnobotanists help Micronesian communities preserve medicinal plant knowledge and resources for future generations.
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