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Graco recalls more than 25,000 child car seats

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that 25,494 child car seats might be affected by a recall by Graco Children’s Products Inc. that is expected to begin July 17. A test showed that the car seats might not adequately restrain a child in a crash.

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How did whales get to be 380,000 pounds? Binge-eating at giant ocean buffets, researchers say

In a study published May 23, 2017, in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, a team of researchers investigated gigantism in baleen whales, the filter-feeding leviathans that include blue whales, bowhead whales and fin whales. The marine mammals became jumbo-size relatively recently, they found, only within the past 4.5 million years. The cause? A climatic change that allowed the behemoths to binge-eat.

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There are nearly a million police officers in the U.S. This is the week to honor them.

National Police week started May 14, and many agencies are honoring their officers. Department of the Interior manages 3,500 law enforcement officers. This video describes shows how the department will thank them for the courageous work they do every day.
Department of the Interior
There are nearly a million police officers in the U.S. This is the week to honor them. 2:25

There are nearly a million police officers in the U.S. This is the week to honor them.

Hanford tunnel collapse afternoon video update 1:58

Hanford tunnel collapse afternoon video update

First look: Obama Presidential Center 1:01

First look: Obama Presidential Center

Kansas police officer rescues 4-year-old boy from pond 1:40

Kansas police officer rescues 4-year-old boy from pond