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Drought is Over: California Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to announce that the state's drought is no more, due to a winter of downpours and rising reservoir levels.
Dying Devils: Australian scientists are trying to drum up public support for the Tasmanian Devil, which is facing extinction due to a deadly infectious cancer.
Virus Eater: A new virus that attacks other viruses was found in the extremely salty Organic Lake in eastern Antarctica.
Aftershocks Continue: Another aftershock shook Honshu, Japan, today. The magnitude 6.3 aftershock struck near the epicenter of the deadly magnitude 9.0 quake. [Related: Hundreds of Aftershocks: Will Japan Ever Stop Shaking? ]
Previously on Our Daily Planet: Missing Cobra and Snakes (Almost) on a Plane