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LAWRENCE, Kansas - A trench in Antarctica has been named after a professor at the University of Kansas.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Two miles beneath the sea surface where satellites and planes are looking for debris from the missing Malaysian jet, the ocean floor is cold, dark, covered in a squishy muck of dead plankton and - in a potential break for the search - mostly flat. The troubling exception is a steep, rocky drop ending in a deep trench.
WAHPETON, North Dakota - In storytelling, the concept of man vs. nature is one of the oldest archetypes there is. This one definitely applies.