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Unlike many young women in her ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, Yael Mizrach...
Yael Mizrachi, a 33-year-old Israeli woman, has been to many matchmakers."Too many," she says, rolling her wide dark eyes and tossing her shoulder-length hair.Matchmakers are the traditional way to...
A groundbreaking survey reports that nearly 2 out of 3 transgender people say they've been victims of physical assault. Most of those crimes are never reported to police. This year, the Justice...
General Motors is signaling its plans to ask a bankruptcy judge for protection from lawsuits related to a defective switch recall. As Michigan Radio's Tracy Samilton reports, the action could further...
The U.S. has denied a visa to Hamid Aboutalebi, Iran's choice as ambassador to the United Nations, which is based in New York. Aboutalebi is an experienced diplomat, but his past involvement as a...
This Mako shark looks like its ancient ancestors, but it's probably evolved ...
Sharks have looked more or less the same for hundreds of millions of years. But a newly discovered fossil suggests that under the hood, a modern shark is very different from its ancient ancestors.The...