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Jessica Kensky lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. When she says, "Br...
At Monday's Boston Marathon, many runners will be on the course to honor the 16 people who lost limbs in last year's bombing. One married couple was among them: Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes....
Instead of a public service announcement, the FBI has made a movie. Game of ...
Earlier this week, the FBI posted a video on their website. It's a 25-minute movie called Game of Pawns, based on the true story of Glenn Shriver, an American college student who was recruited as a...
Early music specialist Jordi Savall has turned his attention to the widely v...
Jordi Savall has made a career of reviving ancient music. Whatever the age of the songs, though, he doesn't play them as museum-piece recreations, preserved in isolation. Savall takes great pleasure...
Science teachers huddle over bacteria colonies at Chicago's Museum of Scienc...
In a classroom across from the coal mine exhibit at the Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, students are huddled around tables, studying petri dishes of bacteria.But these aren't school-age...
Cannon Michael's farm grows tomatoes, melons and onions, among other crops. ...
Cannon Michael runs an 11,000-acre farm in California's Central Valley. His family has been farming in the state for six generations.Michael's multi-million-dollar operation usually provides a wealth...
The 17th-century rivalry between English philosopher Thomas Hobbes, left, an...
Here's a stumper: How many parts can you divide a line into?It seems like a simple question. You can cut it in half. Then you can cut those lines in half, then cut those lines in half again. Just how...
Dr. Timothy Jay says children are like "little language vacuum cleaners" tha...
Most parents are pretty concerned about their kids using foul language.Dr. Timothy Jay, a psychologist and expert in swearing, says parents worried about bad words might be fighting a losing battle."...